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Learning

Preparing a new generation to succeed as Internet technology, policy, and business leaders is a key objective for the Internet Society. To be successful, the next generation of Internet leaders will require a wide range of skills in a variety of disciplines as well as the ability and experience to work with people at all levels of society.

Since its inception in 1992, the Internet Society has been at the forefront of global Internet education, bringing essential information and training to people throughout the world.

Online Courses

We are offering these moderated courses four times a year.

The deadline for applications for all three courses is 15 October 2019.

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  • Online Course: Building Wireless Community Networks category image

    Online Course: Building Wireless Community Networks

    Available in English and Spanish, this course provides a solid foundation on how to build wireless community networks to foster collective endeavor through a shared, intangible network. It covers important topics such as wireless network standards, radio physics, practical network planning, IP network administration, radio device configuration, securing wireless networks, and others.

  • Online Course: Shaping the Internet – History and Futures category image

    Online Course: Shaping the Internet – History and Futures

    Available in English, Spanish and French, this course provides an introduction to Internet governance, explains briefly the history of the Internet and then dives into an exploration of Internet policy principles, regulatory frameworks, legal aspects, security, privacy and much more.

  • Online Course: Introduction to Network Operations category image

    Online Course: Introduction to Network Operations

    Currently available in English and Spanish, this introductory online course is targeted at novice/entry level UNIX/Linux users pursuing careers in Network or System Administration. The course is practically oriented and guides the trainee step by step on how to install and setup a working UNIX/Linux server, connect it to the Internet and then run a Caching Domain Name System (DNS) server in a Virtualized environment all using IETF open standards.

Upcoming courses

These two courses will be offered soon, stay tuned!

  • Online Course: Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security category image

    Online Course: Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security

    Available in English, this course provides an introduction to the Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS), including the four Actions all network operators should implement to improve both the Internet's routing security and their own network's operational efficiency.

  • Online Course: Setting Up Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs) category image

    Online Course: Setting Up Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs)

    Available in English and Spanish, this online course provides high-level guidance on the scope, motivation and importance of establishing CSIRTs, and cover the process of setting up CSIRTs from all relevant perspectives such as business management, process management and the technical perspective.

Tutorials

Watch our online tutorials and learn more about critical Internet technologies and policies, right from wherever you are.

  • Shaping the Internet: History and Futures category image

    Shaping the Internet: History and Futures

    These tutorials provide an overview of Internet governance, touching on key areas such as its history, policy principles, actors and stakeholders, infrastructure, regulatory frameworks, multilingualism, cybersecurity, and others.

  • Building Wireless Community Networks category image

    Building Wireless Community Networks

    The vision of the Internet Society is simply stated as "the Internet is for everyone". To ensure that this vision is realized, the organization undertakes work in a number of areas to increase access to the Internet in developing and emerging economies.

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    MANRS

    These tutorials provide an introduction to the Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS), including the four Actions all network operators should implement to improve both the Internet’s routing security and their own network’s operational efficiency.