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Approx. 11 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Characterize the CIA principles and use them to classify a variety of cyber scenarios.

  • Identify and disseminate vulnerabilities in the data security space- social (human) and technical (digital).

  • Distinguish ethical boundaries of hacking and its applications.

  • Explore professional cybersecurity networks and connect with experts from the field.

Skills you will gain

CommunicationRisk AnalysisProblem Solving
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Beginner Level

Anyone can take this course

Approx. 11 hours to complete
English

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University of Colorado Boulder

Start working towards your Master's degree

This course is part of the 100% online Master of Science in Data Science from University of Colorado Boulder. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Basic Cybersecurity Concepts and Principles

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 20 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Your Cyber Story and Your Public Data Profile

4 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 38 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Wifi, IoT, Hacking, Data Breaches and Social Engineering

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 33 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

The Ethics of Cyber Security

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 21 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz

About the Vital Skills for Data Science Specialization

Vital Skills for Data Science

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