University of Minnesota

Cloud Security Basics

This course is part of Cybersecurity in the Cloud Specialization

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Rick Smith

Instructor: Rick Smith

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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No prior experience required
12 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Design a simple cloud service and select appropriate security measures to protect it.

  • Associate user roles with appropriate entities deploying or using a cloud service.

  • Assess levels of risk and recent vulnerabilities that apply to cloud services.

  • Learn and apply basic network security techniques in the cloud environment.

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15 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.3

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Beginner level
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12 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 4 modules in this course

Here we introduce Internet server security in six steps, covering the first three in detail.

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12 videos4 readings5 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

We examine techniques to control how different hosts interact within a network.

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7 videos3 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

Modern systems rarely reside inside a single trust boundary. We use cryptography to protect information when it travels outside our trust boundary.

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15 videos1 reading5 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

The public cloud provides both operational benefits and security challenges. We use concepts from the earlier modules to address cloud security challenges.

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8 videos1 reading2 quizzes1 peer review

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Rick Smith
University of Minnesota
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