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Discover how the internet is changing the nature of everyday things. What is the Internet of Things (IoT)? Simply put, it’s the concept that everyday objects can connect to each other and transfer data using the internet. It’s said that by 2025, the internet will connect over 75 billion IoT devices.
On this course, you will be introduced to the fundamentals of IoT and the rise of industrial and home automation. You will focus on the possible security risks and legal implications of IoT applications.
You will examine the use of IoT devices, the models and methods of their function, and the legal and ethical aspects of their use.
- IoT models
- Legal issues related to IoT and Industry 4.0
- Security policies in modern connected ecosystems
James is a Principal Lecturer at Coventry University and has worked in academia for 18 years, teaching and researching in the areas of operating systems, cyber security and image analysis.
Coventry University is a public research university in the city of Coventry, England, part of the wider Coventry University Group. It was formerly known as Lanchester Polytechnic until 1987, and Coventry Polytechnic until it was awarded university status in 1992. The university comprises four faculties which are made up of schools and departments which collectively run around 300 undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Across the university there are 11 research centres which specialise in different fields, from transport to peace studies.
FutureLearn is a massive open online course (MOOC) learning platform founded in December 2012.
It is a company launched and wholly owned by The Open University in Milton Keynes, England. It is the first UK-led massive open online course learning platform, and as of March 2015 included 54 UK and international University partners and unlike similar platforms includes four non-university partners: the British Museum, the British Council, the British Library and the National Film and Television School.