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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.

Request a seat Featured Training

Cornell students, staff, and faculty have access to free online training via Want to learn how to store and share your files from one location? Learn how to manage projects with Box, how to install apps in Box, and how to administer Box throughout your organization with the courses and videos below from 

Video: Managing Email Notifications from Box

Learn how to customize the email notifications you get regarding Box activity based on your needs.

Course: Managing Projects with Box

Learn how to use Box’s content management features to manage projects.

Video: Box Users: The Essentials

Learn the different types of users in Box and how to set limitations on their access.

Course: Box OneCloud Apps for Mobile Productivity

Learn how to install apps and connect them to your Box storage account, edit documents with Documents to Go, take notes with Notability, use PDF Expert and iAnnotate to view and mark up PDFs, and work with presentations and forms.

Cornell faculty, students, and staff have free, unlimited access to'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

Skillsoft Featured Training

Cornell students, staff, and faculty have access to free online training via Skillsoft. What does corporate and government invasion of data privacy mean? What are your data and devices exposed to and how do you guard against it? Learn strategies you can use to manage security threats for you and your company with the following books and courses from

Book: You: For Sale: Protecting Your Personal Data and Privacy Online

Read interviews with top security experts, black market data traders, privacy groups and much more to see your data privacy in a new light.

Course: Securing Mobile Devices in the Enterprise: Mobile Security Threats

What are the top 10 security concerns for mobile devices and applications? Take the course to learn the best practices for securely handling mobile devices.

Book: Swiped: How to Protect Yourself in a World Full of Scammers, Phishers, and Identity Thieves

Read the guide to a world full of identify fraud and learn how to guide yourself against them and upgrade your online security.

Course: Securing Mobile Devices in the Enterprise: Mobile Security Threat Migration

What is a good set of user policies for unmanaged devices that your company owns? Learn how to formulate a good mobile threat migration strategy with this course.

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

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