A detailed and informative overview of a very complex subject: network security. The narrator includes a variety of topics, including information about the user's expectation of privacy, wireless security, and a general overview of network security topics.
Type of Material:
This video could be used in a course context, but could also be useful for new hires at any organization that uses a network for work-related tasks.
Broadband internet connection (video requires fast connection), web browser.
Identify Major Learning Goals:
What is meant by "network security", elements involved in securing a network, the user's expectation of privacy on a work network, wireless security, company policies.
Target Student Population:
High school and university, adult education.
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
Familiarity with basic network concepts. In terms of accessing the material, no specific skills are needed, but familiarity with YouTube video controls would be useful.
Network security is a highly complex topic, but the author does a very good job of breaking the concept down into several main topics that can be quickly understood by a student at any level of IT expertise. Worthy video for all new hires; should be part of an onboarding course for new employees.
The section on permissions is general. For an in depth understanding, material will have to be supplemented.
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
When discussing network security, the author emphasizes the role that a user plays in maintaining network security (this is often overlooked). By pointing out the responsibility of the user in maintaining network security, the author has tackled the "weak link" in the network security chain.
Concise , sharp video. Useful material; hopefully there will be a follow up video and a downloadable summary (links and notes).
Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty
Easy to use, just watch the video.
Captioning is harder to see because the PowerPoint text but they are helpful. Perhaps offer a PDF downloadable summary of the presentation.
Other Issues and Comments:
No other issues, other than possibly including subtitles.
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