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Linux Academy Free Online Training

Cornell staff and faculty are invited to this online training. Linux Academy offers 1,200 hours of video content as well as labs for hands-on training. Major training categories include:

  • Cloud Providers

    • AWS

    • Azure

    • Google Cloud Platform

  • Linux

  • DevOps

  • Containers

  • OpenStack

  • BigData

Linux Academy also offers training specifically designed to help you achieve various certificates (e.g.,AWS Certified Solutions Architect).

Cornell has a license for 40 training seats that we rotate among Cornell staff and faculty. After 3 months, we may need to rotate you out of your seat, when rotating we will prioritize by the date that each person last used Linux Academy.

We recommend that you take advantage of the free 7-day trial Linux Academy offers to individual users to see if you think Linux Academy will fit your learning style. If so, then request a seat from us.

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Lynda.com Featured Training

Cornell students, staff, and faculty have access to free online training via Lynda.com. Want to learn how to make your data into engaging and easy-to-follow visuals? Consider Infographics, learn how to create infographics with the following courses from Lynda.com.

Learning Infographic Design

Learn how to create engaging and successful infographics, graphic representation of data, that will stand out from the crowd.

Learning Data Visualization

Understand your data and your audience, craft the story you need to tell, and determine the best visual model and details to use for that story.

Designing an Infographic

Learn how to use Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, and Excel together to analyze and chart the data, plot locations on a map, and build a timeline that simply details a complex sequence of events.

Creating Infographics with Illustrator

Learn how to design charts, graphs, and other infographic components in Adobe Illustrator.

Infographics: Visualizing Relationships

Learn how to depict complex relationships in an easy-to-understand infographic.

Cornell faculty, students, and staff have free, unlimited access to Lynda.com's online library of high-quality videos on the latest software tools and skills. When signing in use your NetID and password. Get started with Lynda.com.

Skillsoft Featured Training

Cornell students, staff, and faculty have access to free online training via Skillsoft. Want to train up to obtain a certification in Client Operating Systems? Learn how by reading the books, or taking the courses listed below.

Books:

CompTIA A+ Certification (Exam 220-901) Official Study Guide, Study Notes

This course guide contains questions based on objectives and example content listed in the exam blue print that will help you get ready for the CompTIA A+ 220-902 exam.

Networking Foundations

This beginner's guide provides an introduction to the major topics involved in Networking, explaining the fundamentals in simple terms with tangible examples.

Certification Course:

CompTIA A+ 220-902: Introduction to Mobile Operating Systems

This course covers an introduction to mobile operating systems. In this course, you will explore a basic overview of mobile operating systems including some of the features, technologies, and troubleshooting methods associated with them. This course is aimed at entry level IT professionals of less than one year of experience, and may also be useful as a review for veteran professionals who are attempting the CompTIA A+ exam, or deploying a technology that may be new to their organization.

Course:

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+ CS0-001: Network Architecture and Reconnaissance

IT security analysis builds upon a solid understanding of underlying network and cloud technologies. Existing IT system implementations must be understood before security controls can be recommended.

Systems Security Certified Practitioner: Security Administration

Appropriate IT asset management is a critical element of an overall IT security administration approach. This course covers hardware, software, and data asset management best practices. It also includes best practices for implementing compliance, participating in change management activities, and conducting security awareness and training in the enterprise. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the (ISC)2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner Exam.

Skillsoft engages learners with interactive courses, enlightening videos, and practical simulations. Enjoy. Access Skillsoft with your Cornell NetID and password.

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