world is now a connected place and your digital future depends on using and understanding
the power of networks. This course provides an
introduction to the
principles and basic concepts of the Internet and the World Wide Web,
with a focus on network
security and the privacy of your
data. Other topics include wired vs. wireless
via peer-to-peer networking, email/spam, instant messaging, and the
challenges of using the Internet as a phone or a TV.
The course is designed for Elements students who do not have a background in networking and those who are interested in a richer understanding of network protocols and security.
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She is a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science and an Internet Historian