This section includes industry courses and course materials originally prepared for students at various colleges and universities.  Most lectures are available in PowerPoint files (older ones are PPT and newer are PPTX); some other documents such as syllabuses are usually available as PDF files. All students, teachers and others are welcome to use these course materials for free courses and lectures.

If you want to use this material in paid courses contact me by e-mail ( for permission to do so.


Course codes have been converted to current standards wherever possible; however, older syllabuses and course descriptions may still contains older course labels.

Industry Courses -- click link for course descriptions

The courses in this list were given in industry conferences, workshops, seminars and in-house training sessions. Quick links follow to lecture files:

       Welcome to My Web Site: overview of sections     PPT (narrated)     PDF (no narration)

       Assessing and Auditing Internet Usage Policies     PPT      PDF

       Bugs, Flaws and Features     PDF

       Basic Medical INFOSEC     PPTX


       INFOSEC UPDATE    PDF   -- March 2001

       INFOSEC UPDATE    PDF -- March 2002

       INFOSEC UPDATE    PDF -- January 2006

      Internet Monitoring and Filtering: Technology, Law & Policy    PDF -- November 2000

       Introduction to Intellectual Property Law     PPT    PDF

       INFOWAR -- March 2016     PPTX     PDF

      Le rôle des gestionnaires contre l'espionnage industriel     PPT;      PDF couleur;      PDF n&b.

       Making Sense of Statistics in Information Security     PPT     PDF

       News from the Front (July 2001):  The Changing Face of Information Security     PDF

       Phishing     PPT      PDF

       Protecting Data at Rest     PPT     PDF

       Rational Risk Management: Balancing Costs and Benefits of Security Measures     PPT     PDF


       Social Psychology & INFOSEC      PPT     PDF

                 The Pillars of APT Defense      PPTX     PDF

Community Presentations: Delivered to non-technical community members

       Disinformation in Cyberspace    PPTX     PDF

       Using Email Effectively, Safely & Well     PPTX     PDF


University and College Courses -- click link for navigation to course descriptions by institution. The courses in this list were delivered to college and university students. Quick links follow for course home pages:

  MSIA Topics -- use index page to select type of download for some of the narrated lectures from theNorwich University Master of Science in Information Assurance (MSIA) courses. I was the creator of the MSIA and its Director from 2001 through 2009.


  • Introduction to Database Management System Administration & Security
  • Management Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Introduction to Cyberlaw & Jurisdiction
  • Introduction to Intellectual Property Law
  • Introduction to Cryptology
  • Physical & Facilities Security
  • Identification & Authentication
  • Applied Ethics
  • Managing Employment, Hiring & Firing
  • E-mail & Internet Use Policies
  • Auditing Information Security
  • Working with Vendors
  • Solving Problems


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Updated 2022-11-30