Cybersecurity is one of the most important elements in national and international affairs, yet it remains one of the most misunderstood aspects of the security infrastructure. This course will cover everything from personal security — Is my smart TV spying on me? — to international threats — Can Russian hackers really change an American election? Presented in a clear, accessible, and friendly format for both absolute beginners and more experienced tech-users.
Darren Zook has taught for 16 years at UC Berkeley and has been recognized numerous times for his contributions to education on campus. He teaches courses on cybersecurity, comparative politics, security studies, and human rights.