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Specialization

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Specialization

Course 5 of 5 in the

100% online

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 7 hours to complete

Suggested: 2 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

WEEK 1: CAPSTONE OVERVIEW AND SETUP

Participate in the Build-it, Break-it, Fix-it contest to test your skills at building secure software, and breaking software vulnerable to attack....
Reading
2 videos (Total 7 min), 5 readings
Video2 videos
Heroku Overview4m
Reading5 readings
Capstone Project Description10m
Capstone Schedule10m
Heroku Links and Tutorials10m
Group Work Overview and FAQ10m
Week 1 Wrap Up10m
Week
2
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

WEEK 2-3: DEVELOPMENT OF PROJECT SYSTEM

Group Project Work...
Reading
3 readings, 1 quiz
Reading3 readings
Developing, Deploying, and Grouping10m
Criteria for Evaluation10m
Week 3 Overview10m
Week
3
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

WEEK 4-5: EVALUATION OF OTHER TEAM'S SYSTEMS

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Reading
2 readings, 1 quiz
Reading2 readings
Feedback Rubric10m
Instructions on Evaluation10m
Week
4
Hours to complete
20 minutes to complete

Week 6: Evaluation Feedback

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Reading
2 readings
Reading2 readings
Break it Feedback10m
Capstone Conclusion10m

Instructor

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Jennifer Golbeck

Director
Human-Computer Interaction Lab

About University of Maryland, College Park

The University of Maryland is the state's flagship university and one of the nation's preeminent public research universities. A global leader in research, entrepreneurship and innovation, the university is home to more than 37,000 students, 9,000 faculty and staff, and 250 academic programs. Its faculty includes three Nobel laureates, three Pulitzer Prize winners, 47 members of the national academies and scores of Fulbright scholars. The institution has a $1.8 billion operating budget, secures $500 million annually in external research funding and recently completed a $1 billion fundraising campaign. ...

About the Cybersecurity Specialization

The Cybersecurity Specialization covers the fundamental concepts underlying the construction of secure systems, from the hardware to the software to the human-computer interface, with the use of cryptography to secure interactions. These concepts are illustrated with examples drawn from modern practice, and augmented with hands-on exercises involving relevant tools and techniques. Successful participants will develop a way of thinking that is security-oriented, better understanding how to think about adversaries and how to build systems that defend against them....
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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