University of London

Cyber Security Fundamentals

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Chris Mitchell

Instructor: Chris Mitchell


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There are 3 modules in this course

This module provides an introduction to cyber security. The scope of the subject is reviewed, and a definition is introduced based on the three key security objectives of confidentiality, integrity and availability.

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7 videos6 readings5 quizzes2 discussion prompts

The importance of cryptography in providing cyber security is explained, and key elements of cryptography are introduced.

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8 videos5 readings5 quizzes1 discussion prompt

In an organisational context, security management covers the design and implementation of all aspects of the information security management system (ISMS), that is, the set of policies, processes, and procedures established to provide cyber security. The role of the ISMS is introduced and key elements of its functioning explained.

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6 videos6 readings5 quizzes2 discussion prompts


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4.9 (43 ratings)
Chris Mitchell
University of London
3 Courses17,879 learners

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