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Introduction to Computer Security (Coursera)

The purpose of this short four-week course is to introduce the topic of computer system security. We initially look at a short basic introduction to computer system core components and functions and then extend this to consider a variety of topics from hardware to applications. Throughout we provide pointers [...]

Fundamentals of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (Coursera)

This course will provide you with a basic introduction to Linux® skills using Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 8. It will show you how a Linux system is organized, and will demonstrate introductory system administration tasks, which you will be able to practice on your own. You will be introduced [...]

How Computers Work (Coursera)

Computers are everywhere, they aren't just the desktops and laptops we use for work but the phones in our pockets and even the watches on our wrists are also computers. You probably use a computer every day and in fact you are reading this on a computer! Just because [...]

Cyber-Physical Systems: Modeling and Simulation (Coursera)

Cyber-physical systems (CPS for short) combine digital and analog devices, interfaces, networks, computer systems, and the like, with the natural and man-made physical world. The inherent interconnected and heterogeneous combination of behaviors in these systems makes their analysis and design a challenging task. [...]

Cryptography I (Coursera)

Cryptography is an indispensable tool for protecting information in computer systems. In this course you will learn the inner workings of cryptographic systems and how to correctly use them in real-world applications. The course begins with a detailed discussion of how two parties who have a shared secret key [...]

Computer Systems Design for Energy Efficiency (edX)

Learn how to design modern computers to improve the speed, performance and energy efficiency of your programs. In order to be competitive in the computer science field, it’s imperative to understand the basic building blocks of a modern computer and how they directly impact the speed and efficiency of [...]

Understanding Computer Systems (FutureLearn)

Nov 1st 2021
Understanding Computer Systems (FutureLearn)
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Understand how the components of a computer system interact with each other on this online course for computing teachers. Learn what really happens when you turn a computer on. Understanding how a computer works after you press the power button is key to working with technology effectively. On this [...]