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Internet History, Technology, and Security

What is the Internet? How was it created? How does it work? How do we secure communications on the Internet?

Start Date: Oct 01, 2015 Topics: General History


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This course examined how the Internet and World-Wide-Web came to be, starting from the emergence of electronic digital technology in World War II to the present-day Internet. This certificate is for the first time the course was ever taught from July through October 2012.


  • Dates: Oct 01, 2015 to Oct 01, 2015
  • Level of Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Charles Severance
  • Institution: Coursera
  • Topics: General History

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About Coursera: Coursera is an education company that partners with the top universities and organizations in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free.

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