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Data Security

Description: Keeping your data secure is an important aspect of research. Some researchers will handle confidential information and there has been an increase in hacking attempts by foreign entities to extract valuable intellectual property.

In this course, we will look at the various levels of encryption as well as password management and general data hygiene. We will also discuss common techniques use to infiltrate your systems.

In this course, we will look at the most popular version control software, Git, which is the basis for well-known sites such as GitHub and Gitlab.

Prerequisites: None.