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Foundations of Cybersecurity

This course is part of Google Cybersecurity Professional Certificate

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  • Recognize core skills and knowledge needed to become a cybersecurity analyst

  • Identify how security attacks impact business operations

  • Explain security ethics

  • Identify common tools used by cybersecurity analysts

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There are 4 modules in this course

Begin your journey into cybersecurity! You'll explore the cybersecurity field, and learn about the job responsibilities of cybersecurity professionals.

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10 videos7 readings3 quizzes2 discussion prompts4 plugins

You will explore how cybersecurity threats have appeared and evolved alongside the adoption of computers. You will also understand how past and present cyber attacks have influenced the development of the security field. In addition, you'll get an overview of the eight security domains.

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7 videos4 readings3 quizzes1 plugin

You will learn about security frameworks and controls, which are used to mitigate organizational risk. You'll cover principles of the CIA triad and various National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) frameworks. In addition, you'll explore security ethics.

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7 videos3 readings3 quizzes1 discussion prompt1 plugin

You’ll discover common tools used by cybersecurity analysts to identify and mitigate risk. You'll learn about security information and event management (SIEM) tools, network protocol analyzers, and programming languages such as Python and SQL.

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5 videos7 readings4 quizzes1 discussion prompt1 plugin

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