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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Cyber Attack Countermeasures by New York University Tandon School of Engineering

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About the Course

This course introduces the basics of cyber defense starting with foundational models such as Bell-LaPadula and information flow frameworks. These underlying policy enforcements mechanisms help introduce basic functional protections, starting with authentication methods. Learners will be introduced to a series of different authentication solutions and protocols, including RSA SecureID and Kerberos, in the context of a canonical schema.   The basics of cryptography are also introduced with attention to conventional block ciphers as well as public key cryptography. Important cryptographic techniques such as cipher block chaining and triple-DES are explained. Modern certification authority-based cryptographic support is also discussed and shown to provide basis for secure e-commerce using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) schemes....

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Aug 26, 2019

Really good content especially in explaining public key cryptography. Not sure why there is peer review for the final (it's a short multiple choice quiz), but it worked out ok since I finished early.


Mar 02, 2020

This course is exactly what I was looking for. Dr. Edward is absolutely phenomenal at explaining every single point with great detail and his unique style of teaching makes him one of a kind!

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By Cheick B

Jan 06, 2018

I like the way you explain the course. Also, the course is well written.

By Kumar R

Jun 02, 2018

Awesome knowledge on cryptography...fine lectures and assessments.

By ernie

Nov 19, 2018

Excellent intro - great explanations and additional readings!

By Tony S

Mar 08, 2020

Excellent course, easy to grasp and clear assessments.

By Joan M S

Feb 24, 2020

Good material. Easy to follow and great experience!

By Dimple

Jul 19, 2018

Well designed course. A perfect start for beginner.

By Brooks T

Dec 30, 2018

Very good course on Cyber Attack Countermeasures.

By Carlos A C S

Nov 06, 2018

Excellent professor and interesting course!!!

By Maiquel A G R

Dec 26, 2019

Very good! learn a lot about cryptography.

By Ronnie L P S

Jul 31, 2019

Great instructor and course material.

By Muhammad S Z

Apr 18, 2018

Best course related to said topic


Mar 14, 2019

Lesson is dramatic and practical

By James C

Feb 10, 2020

Great Instruction. Good videos

By Mukarram A

Sep 26, 2018

Excellent and valuable course .

By Manuel

May 27, 2018

Great course and great teacher.

By Akshay S

Apr 07, 2019

Good course for beginners

By Arthur S

Mar 04, 2019

Very interesting course !

By Sersemis A

Oct 29, 2019

Thank you. Learn a lot

By Dandy B

Aug 15, 2019

Love this course !

By Lixiaoxu

Jun 09, 2019

I will keep going!

By Gustavo G

Feb 20, 2020

Still awesome!!!

By Roberto V

Oct 29, 2019

Really great!

By Yana A

May 27, 2019

I enjoyed it!

By Chaitanya T

Mar 28, 2020

good course

By Ghulam M D

Feb 20, 2018

Thank you