About this Course

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Beginner Level

Approx. 25 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: French, Chinese (Simplified), Greek, Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian), Vietnamese, Dutch, English, Spanish, Persian...

Skills you will gain

CybersecurityCryptographyInformation Security (INFOSEC)Cyber-Security Regulation

Learner Career Outcomes

27%

started a new career after completing these courses

33%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

14%

got a pay increase or promotion

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 25 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: French, Chinese (Simplified), Greek, Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian), Vietnamese, Dutch, English, Spanish, Persian...

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Welcome and Course Overview

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 4 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
The Importance of Cybersecurity1m
3 readings
Welcome to the Course10m
Meet the Instructor10m
Course Objectives10m
1 practice exercise
Test Your Existing Knowledge20m
Week
2

Week 2

6 hours to complete

Introduction to Security, Access Control, and Software Development Security

6 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 11 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Introduction to Security3m
Access Control2m
Software Development Security3m
1 reading
Module Readings3h 10m
1 practice exercise
Introduction to Security, Access Control, and Software Development Security Quiz28m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning and Cryptography

5 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 5 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning2m
Cryptography1m
1 reading
Module Readings4h
1 practice exercise
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning and Cryptography Quiz36m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Information Security Governance and Risk Management & Legal, Regulations, Investigations, and Compliance

4 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 5 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Information Security Governance and Risk Management1m
Legal, Regulations, Investigations, and Compliance2m
1 reading
Module Readings3h 10m
1 practice exercise
Information Security Governance and Risk Management & Legal, Regulations, Investigations, and Compliance Quiz38m

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