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About the Course

This course gives you the background needed to gain Cybersecurity skills as part of the IBM Cybersecurity Professional Certificate programs. You will explore incident response methodologies and security models. You will learn to recognize and categorize key types of vulnerabilities and associated attacks against today's organizations. You will explore in depth several past and recent breaches to learn how they were detected and what was done or could have been done to reduce the threat risk to the organization. Finally, you will explore the costs of data breaches through research studies and well known breaches. This course requires you to select and research a cybersecurity breach in the news today and apply your knowledge and skills from this course and previous cybersecurity courses to analyze the type of attack, attack timeline, vulnerable systems, and any missed opportunities. This project will be graded by your peers in the course. This course is intended for anyone who wants to explore examples of Cybersecurity breaches to work in the Cybersecurity field as a Cybersecurity Analyst or a Cybersecurity Specialist. The completion of this course also makes you eligible to earn the Cybersecurity Capstone: Breach Response Case Studies IBM digital badge. In this course, you will learn to: ● Apply incident response methodologies. ● Research and describe a watering hole attack. ● Research and describe ransomware threats and the consequences to organization. ● Research and describe 3rd party breaches and how they affect an organization. ● Research and describe the effects of a phishing attack. ● Research and describe a point of sale attack and approximate cost of data breaches. ● Perform a case study on a current cyber attack and breach....

Top reviews


Nov 2, 2021

I find this course to be the most useful in terms of practical application. Some of the previous courses felt a bit bogged down by the technical aspects, but I guess this may be unavoidable.


Oct 27, 2021

The best part of the course is the investigative work though it is an online web research in articles it is done with the vision of the knoweldge acquire through the different courses

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By Takahide M

Aug 31, 2021

The story of computer viruses and cybersecurity reaffirmed the importance of teamwork and communication.

By Joselito N

Aug 4, 2023

An excellent scheme to collaborate and share inputs, comments, and ideas among your peers

By Kevin M M

Jul 11, 2020

Very interesting even if sometimes the lecture is more theoretical than practical

By Don M

Mar 1, 2022

I got a little discouraged having to wait to review other students assignments

By Badmus B A

Nov 20, 2021

Learned how to make researches about cyber attacks on companies


Dec 31, 2020

Really good stuff and strong foundation of cyber security.

By Sausan A

Dec 4, 2021

it is important course to start cybersecurity roadmap

By Daniel O

Aug 30, 2021

In depth analysis of data breach. Very resourceful.

By Sergio A C

Mar 31, 2023

Good for introducing to the world of cybersecurity

By Mark S

Sep 14, 2021

The girl that just reads the information is awful.

By Nabeel A

Mar 22, 2023

Thank you all. I benefited a lot from the course.

By Davis M

Dec 26, 2022

Hard to crack, and need a lot of study. thanks

By AbdAllah M E

Sep 1, 2022

Don't like the idea of peer review


Mar 1, 2023

I love the peer to peer project.

By Hector H R

Jun 17, 2023

The most I like was the project

By Alexey M

Sep 21, 2022

low video/aqudio quality

By ibrahim n

Oct 10, 2022

Amazing. Learnt alot!

By Faraz A

Aug 19, 2023

Its nice course.

By Mukesh K V

Jun 26, 2022

excellnt course

By Mamaru D

Oct 12, 2021

was interesting

By Phyo W W

Jan 15, 2023

Good course

By Bourama S

Jul 5, 2022

no complain

By Daniel A D

Mar 10, 2022

quite good

By Abduhoshimov S

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