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Crash Course Network Security

Attacking and defending our Interconnected world

Photo by Anastasia Dulgier on Unsplash

In order to understand how fundamental networking technology influences security, we must first gain a solid understanding of how our Internet works.

The Internet is a network of interconnected machines, passing messages (via “packets”) to and from each other to communicate.




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Vickie Li

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Professional investigator of nerdy stuff. Hacks and secures. Creates god awful infographics.

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