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How To Keep Your Mobile Device Secure

This talk provides a high level overview of mobile phones and the security landscape they operate within. The attack surface along with examples of threats are highlighted along with top ten security…

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 18th, 2020 0 likes 4 plays 0  

How to keep physical information secure

A number of real world ploys are discussed along with advice on how to protect yourself from compromise.

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 18th, 2020 0 likes 4 plays 0  

How To Understand Risk

Why do we get so worried about being secure online? Are we worried enough? Do we worry too much? In this session we take a look at what information security risk is and how we can handle it…

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 18th, 2020 0 likes 4 plays 0  

How to Critique Cybercrime in the Movies

This presentation explores how the media has portrayed hacking and cybersecurity, featuring some classic films and the elements they get right... and so very, very wrong.

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 18th, 2020 0 likes 4 plays 0  

How to avoid Scams and Social Engineering

How do we get tricked into handing over our details or clicking on suspicious links? In this session we look at how criminals game human behaviour and how to avoid common scams, from money laundering…

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 18th, 2020 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Searching DiscoverEd (PG Online SPS) Sept 2020- Session 2

This 10 minute video demonstrates some of the searching functionality in DiscoverEd. This is the second short video in a series of four aimed at introducing SPS Online students to the library…

From  Donna Watson on September 17th, 2020 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Searching Web of Science (PG Online SPS) Sept 2020- Session 3

This short video demonstrates a search in Web of Science. It is the third in a set of 4 looking at accessing library resources.

From  Donna Watson on September 16th, 2020 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Using the University Library (PG Online SPS) Sept 2020- Session 1

This presentation outlines the services that new online students in SPS have access to. It is the first of 4 sessions: Session 2- Using DiscoverEd Session 3- Searching Web of Science Session 4-…

From  Donna Watson on September 16th, 2020 0 likes 4 plays 0  

PG How To Develop your digital skills

The Digital Skills and Training team (www.ed.ac.uk/is/skills) help to develop the digital and information literacy skills of University students to help them study and research more effectively and…

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 16th, 2020 0 likes 14 plays 0  

How to get Information Security Help

Unfortunately there may be times when you need guidance or help with information security issues, or if you experience cybersecurity incidents. This session introduces our team, how we can help, and…

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 15th, 2020 0 likes 10 plays 0  

How to edit Wikipedia and improve representation online

A brief run through of how information is created, curated and disseminated online on Wikipedia, the free & open encyclopedia, and how you can help improve diversity online and the…

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 15th, 2020 0 likes 18 plays 0  

PG How To keep a secure online portfolio of you learning and development at university

Information Services will deliver a session full of tips on how you can make the most of the university-provided online portfolio system (PebblePad), i.e. keeping a personal blog, creating an online…

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Why I am editing Wikipedia by Dr. Jess Wade at Women in STEM Connect

Talk by Dr. Jess Wade at the University of Edinburgh's Women in STEM Connect edit-a-thon on Sunday 16th August 2020.

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Teaching with Wikipedia - a practical 'how to' guide.

This online session is for any course leaders interested in learning more about Wikipedia Education assignments. The workshop showcases best practice derived from working with over a dozen course…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Search Techniques

A short video outlining some search techniques, including Boolean operators, phrase searching, truncation and wildcards.

From  Donna Watson on September 10th, 2020 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Literature Searching Session 2 (Social Anthropology)

This second session looks at how to apply a search in 2 databases. Also there is information on what to do if the library does not have what you need and other useful help and training resources.

From  Donna Watson on September 7th, 2020 0 likes 2 plays 0