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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

MT

May 14, 2017

Great Course and Great materials. Very insightful into this very deep subject of Cybersecurity and correlation with other aspects of Technology.

EI

Jul 12, 2016

A good introduction to the subject of computer security and mobile security. More of a general subject and not vert in depth, but a great start.

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By Irina M

Nov 01, 2016

Interesting info and very interesting point of view

By Benjamin N

Jul 12, 2016

Excellent to better understand those new threats

By Kirti D M

Mar 14, 2020

Course content is good and easy to understand.

By Jesse B

Sep 11, 2017

Learned alot about mobility and cybersecurity!

By Serhiy K

Feb 19, 2020

meaningful course for initial understanding

By Devershi P B

May 24, 2017

good content and structured course

By Bhargava B

Apr 23, 2020

good to learn, thank u all

By Murali T

Feb 02, 2018

Good preliminary knowledge

By Abdul H M

Jan 16, 2017

this course its very good

By Malini P R

Aug 13, 2016

Useful course on Mobility

By Ganesh V N

May 28, 2020

excellent experience

By Ben W

Sep 26, 2017

Simple but effective

By sikiru o s

Mar 27, 2017

Wholesome experience

By Er.Bhim C G

Nov 21, 2017

I like it very much

By Jason J

May 31, 2020

excellent course

By BHAVESH N P

May 31, 2020

Very nice Course

By ZAFER D

Apr 08, 2020

very good course

By prasad s s

May 05, 2020

thank u so much

By Carlos R M L

May 04, 2020

Great Course

By abdul

Dec 09, 2016

Liking it!

By Diyorbek R

Jan 08, 2017

Useful

By Nguyen H N

Aug 08, 2017

good

By Makam K K

Aug 30, 2016

A very informative course in the sense that though its very basic but its the first time I got everything in a structured way. I am already a Infosec professional however my domain is not mobility. So mobility with security and its use business development is a phenomenal task. Hence, I guess its a very good course for this specialisation. I am not giving 5 stars as there is always scope for improvement. However, it may be taken as a five star course.

Thanks to all the people who designed the course.

By Mercy O

Nov 25, 2019

Very good content to get the foundation knowledge on cybersecurity. However some of the examples & reading is very old. There is a need to change as technology has really evolved since this course was set up.

By Kepa A

Jun 05, 2017

I did enjoy this course as part of the cybersecurity module with some other three courses.

I might say that some of the articles looked a bit old, from 2011, but it has been a really interesting course.