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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Cybersecurity and Mobility by University System of Georgia

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About the Course

This course is for you if you are interested in transitioning toward a managerial role in cybersecurity and mobility. Through interviews with industry experts in this area, you will be able to analyze innovations powering the rapid spread of information technology and how they present new challenges for protecting data. For example, mobile devices increase convenience but often bypass traditional security measures. After this course, you will be able to describe how the nature of the threat evolves, as culprits employ a burgeoning set of sophisticated tools to take advantage of our growing reliance on networks for critical-data exchange. If you want to pursue a career in the public sector, the stakes are high as well. The proliferation of hackers, inevitable human errors, bring-your-own-device (BYOD) initiatives, and the ever-broadening need to share information weigh heavily on government and education organizations, and consume substantial resources. The Pentagon, for example, has proposed to spend $23 billion on network security initiatives through 2018. This sounds like a large sum, until you consider the scope and importance of the U.S. government information resources this investment must protect. After completing the course modules you will be able to explain how yesterday’s prevention strategies are no longer adequate for stopping advanced, targeted attacks. Effective cybersecurity must be multi-dimensional and tiered, as threats can originate from virtually anywhere, target numerous levels of an organization, and sometimes persist for months or years before an information security staff is aware of an attack or breach. Therefore securing networks requires a holistic approach that incorporates several elements....

Top reviews

Aug 22, 2020

It was a wonderful course, it helped me a lot, thanks to the instructor and everyone who were related with this course and thanks to Coursera for giving us this wonderful opportunity. Thank you.

Jul 23, 2020

If anyone wants to know about Basics of Cybersecurity, Mobility and IoT, this is one of the very good course. I will recommend it to others. Thanks To CourseEra and the teachers.

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By Cassandra P

Aug 15, 2016

Great class; interesting reading assignments

By andrew h

Aug 15, 2016

I wish there was a little more meat.

By Rathod S P U

Aug 31, 2020

Nice and easy explain this topic

By Edwar D J

Mar 10, 2019

very good course, thanks for all


May 16, 2020

it was very positive and best.

By A. C R

Apr 9, 2019

better explanation....

By Aibel S

Nov 16, 2020

Good and best course

By Pranab M

Jun 28, 2020

Good and informative

By Ibrahim M

Jun 2, 2020

it's really helpfull

By Kiru M N

Aug 4, 2018

Challenging course

By 5057 V V

Jul 11, 2020

Excellant course

By Shubhangi M V

May 25, 2020

excellent course

By Sanchit P

Oct 8, 2016

Very effective!

By Kirika M

Oct 30, 2017

Great course!!

By Deleted A

Oct 27, 2016

Useful course.

By Rahul S

Jul 11, 2020

awesome work.

By Yashaswini S

Jun 15, 2020

Great course


May 4, 2020

nice course

By Gopala k D

Jul 9, 2020


By Saptarsi B

Feb 5, 2021

Learnt the very basics of cybersecurity and mobility. Taught how the systems are presently done and how it would look in the future with the advent of improvements in IoT. Measures to be taken to prevent threats, both internal and external, are also discussed.

By Asim B

Aug 17, 2020

This very good to get basic of cybersecurity in the age of mobility. Need to update most of the study documents with latest survey reports and research documents to know more about current trend.

By Klas F

Nov 17, 2017

A bit outdated material, and also a lot of focus on mobility and wow rather than the security aspects. But all in all an ok introduction to the subject

By Stephane Q

Jun 15, 2018

Good overview, although a bit outdated now: by essence, this domain is evolving very rapidly.

By Husam A

May 28, 2017

Not exactly what I was looking for, but helpful never the less.

By Sajid M

Apr 25, 2020

best ever