Courses by IT and Scientific Computing

For important IT information, IT security tips and data protection guidelines, please attend Introduction to IT @ ISTA at your earliest convenience.

This is an online training, and when you passed the quiz, the course is finished for you.

Dear all,

welcome to the "GDPR (General data protection regulation) training".

Please contact if you've any questions.

This is an introduction to coding and what you can do with just a few lines of code. After this training, you will understand basic principles of programming and Python[1].

This is a training by an external Instructor: András Aszódi (VBCF BioComp), his course at VBCF can be found here

  • Introduction to Python: basic principles.
  • Python data structures: strings, tuples, lists, dictionaries, sets.
  • Object-oriented programming: how to model coffee machines in Python :-). Inheritance (base and derived classes), Polymorphism

This course will cover Python3 only.

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IT Security Awareness Training

IT Security is crucial to an institute which is heavily depending on information technology. Not only measures by IT are necessary, every user of the IT infrastructure is part of the network.

Some of the topics which will be covered:

  • What types of security threats do exist and what are the risks for the institute.
  • Measures/Policies/Guidelines already in place, best practices which also apply for private IT use.
    • Do’s and Don’ts
  • Demonstrations of attacks/hacks
  • Awareness on data protection for private data. (EU data protection regulation)
  • Mobile device security
  • Latest developments, FAQ