Internet History, Technology, and Security

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Internet History, Technology, and Security

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About this course: The impact of technology and networks on our lives, culture, and society continues to increase. The very fact that you can take this course from anywhere in the world requires a technological infrastructure that was designed, engineered, and built over the past sixty years. To function in an information-centric world, we need to understand the workings of network technology. This course will open up the Internet and show you how it was created, who created it and how it works. Along the way we will meet many of the innovators who developed the Internet and Web technologies that we use today. What You Will Learn: After this course you will not take the Internet and Web…

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When you enroll for courses through Coursera you get to choose for a paid plan or for a free plan

  • Free plan: No certicification and/or audit only. You will have access to all course materials except graded items.
  • Paid plan: Commit to earning a Certificate—it's a trusted, shareable way to showcase your new skills.

About this course: The impact of technology and networks on our lives, culture, and society continues to increase. The very fact that you can take this course from anywhere in the world requires a technological infrastructure that was designed, engineered, and built over the past sixty years. To function in an information-centric world, we need to understand the workings of network technology. This course will open up the Internet and show you how it was created, who created it and how it works. Along the way we will meet many of the innovators who developed the Internet and Web technologies that we use today. What You Will Learn: After this course you will not take the Internet and Web for granted. You will be better informed about important technological issues currently facing society. You will realize that the Internet and Web are spaces for innovation and you will get a better understanding of how you might fit into that innovation. If you get excited about the material in this course, it is a great lead-in to taking a course in Web design, Web development, programming, or even network administration. At a minimum, you will be a much wiser network citizen.

Created by:  University of Michigan
  • Taught by:  Charles Severance, Associate Professor

    School of Information
Commitment 12 hours of videos and quizzes Language English, Subtitles: Italian How To Pass Pass all graded assignments to complete the course. User Ratings 4.7 stars Average User Rating 4.7See what learners said Travail en cours

Chaque cours fonctionne comme un manuel interactif en proposant des vidéos préenregistrées, des quiz et des projets.

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Connectez-vous à des milliers d'autres étudiants et débattez sur des idées, discutez le contenu du cours et obtenez de l'aide pour en maîtriser les concepts.

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Syllabus


WEEK 1


Getting Started
Welcome to the class. We will first look at the history of the Internet and Web, followed by a look at how the network works and then examine how we secure information on the Internet and Web.


3 videos, 2 readings expand


  1. Lecture: Course Materials
  2. Video: Welcome to Class
  3. Video: Bonus: Office Hours - Manila, Philippines
  4. Video: Bonus: Offices Hours in Portland, OR
  5. Lecture: Help us learn more about you!


History: Dawn of Electronic Computing
World War II emphasized the strategic importance of computation, communication, and information. There was unprecedented investment in the development of new technologies during the war. We start with Alan Turing and others at Bletchley Park.


7 videos expand


  1. Video: High Stakes Research in Computing, and Communication
  2. Video: Alan Turing and Bletchley Park
  3. Video: Bonus: Class Reunion at Bletchley Park
  4. Video: Post-War Computing and Communication
  5. Video: Using the Michigan Terminal System (through 6:00)
  6. Video: Wrap up and Reflection
  7. Video: Bonus: Office Hours - Barcelona, Spain

Graded: History: Dawn of Electronic Computing

WEEK 2


History: The First Internet - NSFNet



In the 1960s and 1970s, there was a great deal of research done to build the first wide-area packet switched networks for the US Department of Defense. In the 1980s, the first “Internet” was formed to allow academic researchers to access supercomputer resources.


8 videos expand


  1. Video: History Through Supercomputing
  2. Video: Larry Smarr - NCSA
  3. Video: History Through NSFNet
  4. Video: Doug Van Houweling - NSFNet
  5. Video: Leonard Klienrock - The First Two Packets on the Internet
  6. Video: Katie Hafner - Where Wizards Stay Up Late
  7. Video: Bonus: Nii Quaynor - Bringing the Web to Africa
  8. Video: Bonus: Office Hours - Washington DC, USA

Graded: History: The First Internet - NSFNet

WEEK 3


History: The Web Makes it Easy to Use
The World-Wide-Web was invented in 1990 but it was not an overnight success. But by 1994 - “the year of the web” - the web was being widely used and Internet usage was growing by leaps and bounds.


8 videos expand


  1. Video: Getting to the Web
  2. Video: Robert Cailliau - Co-Inventor of the Web
  3. Video: The Web Becomes Content
  4. Video: Paul Kunz - The First Web Server in America
  5. Video: Building Mosaic
  6. Video: Joseph Hardin - NCSA Mosaic
  7. Video: Reflecting on Mosaic
  8. Video: Bonus: Office Hours - Mexico City, Mexico

Graded: History: The Web Makes it Easy to Use

WEEK 4


History: Commercialization and Growth
The late 1990’s saw the web and Internet used increasingly to revolutionize how business was done. Companies like Amazon were founded and grew very rapidly.


8 videos expand


  1. Video: The Year of the Web
  2. Video: Mitchell Baker: The Mozilla Foundation
  3. Video: Brendan Eich - Inventor of JavaScript
  4. Video: Assume the Web
  5. Video: Jeff Bezos - Founder of Amazon
  6. Video: The Modern Internet
  7. Video: Bonus: Tim Berners-Lee
  8. Video: Bonus: Office Hours - Melbourne, Australia

Graded: History: Commercialization and Growth

WEEK 5


Technology: Internets and Packets
The Internet is designed based on a four-layer model. Each layer builds on the layers below it. The Link and Internetwork layers are the lowest layers of that model.


5 videos expand


  1. Video: Introduction / The Link Layer
  2. Video: Bob Metcalfe - The Ethernet Story
  3. Video: The InterNetwork (IP)
  4. Video: Vint Cerf - A Brief History of Packets
  5. Video: Bonus: Office Hours - Palo Alto, California, USA

Graded: Technology: Internets and Packets

WEEK 6


Technology: Transport Control Protocol (TCP)
The Transport layer is built on the Internetwork layer and is what makes our network connections reliable.


5 videos expand


  1. Video: Transport Layer
  2. Video: Van Jacobson - Slow Start Algorithm
  3. Video: The Domain Name System
  4. Video: TCP Wrap Up
  5. Video: Bonus: Office Hours - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Graded: Technology: Transport Control Protocol (TCP)

WEEK 7


Technology: Application Protocols
With reliable “pipes” available from the Transport layer, we can build applications like web browsers, file transfer applications, or email clients and servers.


3 videos expand


  1. Video: Application Layer
  2. Video: Van Jacobson - Content Centered Networking
  3. Video: Bonus: Office Hours - San Diego, California, USA

Graded: Technology: Application Protocols

WEEK 8


Security: Encrypting and Signing
Using simple examples, we examing how to shield data from prying eyes and make sure that the data was not altered while in transit.


4 videos expand


  1. Video: Security Introduction
  2. Video: Security - Encryption and Confidentiality
  3. Video: Security - Integrity and Signatures
  4. Video: Bruce Schneier: The Security Mindset

Graded: Security : Encrypting and Signing

WEEK 9


Security: Web Security
We apply the basic ideas of encryption and signing to who we actually secure the connections that we use on today’s Web and Internet.


4 videos expand


  1. Video: Security Public/Private Key - Secure Sockets
  2. Video: Diffie, Hellman, and Merkle (YouTube only)
  3. Video: Security - Integrity and Certificate Authorities
  4. Video: Bruce Schneier: Building Cryptographic Systems

Graded: Security: Web Security

WEEK 10


Final Exam



1 video, 1 reading expand


  1. Video: Graduation Ceremony
  2. Lecture: Post-course Survey

Graded: Final Exam - IHTS

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