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Cyberwar, Surveillance and Security

University of Adelaide via edX

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Once heralded as the ultimate vehicle for open communication and self-expression, the internet is rapidly becoming a globally networked surveillance device. Serious threats to national security, combined with the seemingly endless capacity of digital processing and storage, have led to levels of data capture and 24/7 monitoring of individuals’ activity that were unimaginable even a decade ago.
 
With resistance to such practices rising, this course will equip you to take an active part in the debate. You will gain a broad understanding of the competing tensions of the laws related to national security and personal and commercial privacy in the post-Snowden online environment. You will also grasp the looming consequences of this battle for peace, sovereignty, human rights and the internet itself.

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Rebecca LaForgia, Dale Stephens and Melissa de Zwart

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University of Adelaide is the right platform for a MOOC on Cyber War,Security and Surveillance.

The course is structured in a easy way and it is very likeable.
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