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About the Course

This course gives you the background needed to gain Cybersecurity skills as part of the Cybersecurity Security Analyst Professional Certificate program. 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 gain a basic understanding of Cybersecurity or as the seventh and final course in a series of courses to acquire the skills to work in the Cybersecurity field as a Cybersecurity Analyst. The completion of this course also makes you eligible to earn the Cybersecurity Capstone: Breach Response Case Studies IBM digital badge. More information about the badge can be found . 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 Emmanuel B

Jul 12, 2022

E​xcellent resources and introduction to cyber security


Jul 20, 2022

Very informative and thorough. Very much satisfied

By Hafenie J

Jun 18, 2022

I​ learned a lot of tricks within Cyber Security.

By raphay z

Oct 12, 2021

E​xcellent Lectures and videos easy to understand

By Julio A M A

Jan 20, 2022

Muy buen curso, vale la inversión. Recomendado.!

By Alejandro E G D

Oct 25, 2021

Excellent to start a new path on cybersecurity

By David C

Aug 25, 2021

It is great to have a peer reviewed assignment

By Emre G

May 26, 2022

great course, I enjoyed and learned a lot..

By Gregory J

Feb 2, 2022

Great practice, performing a case study.

By Nada A

May 4, 2022

very useful content I highly recommand

By Tung W S

Feb 11, 2022

Learn the case studies on this course.

By Alwin V

Apr 15, 2021

Complete insight and a good case study

By Riki R

Mar 21, 2021

Thanks a lot for sharing the knowledge

By Rohan P

Mar 1, 2021

Peer graded assignment was really nice

By George E M

Dec 23, 2021

W​ell arranged and Unique Course!

By Martin C

Apr 15, 2021

Excellent course, nice assignment!

By Adrien L

Jul 9, 2020

The assessment was challenging :)

By Mr. V S

Aug 17, 2022

fantastic learning based on task


May 29, 2022

great course thanks a lot for it

By Shanqunetta B

Jul 25, 2022

Very challenging but worth it.

By Jonathan D M T

Jan 15, 2022

Excellent!! Highly Recommended


Jan 14, 2022

This course was a great intro.

By Pham T T

Mar 28, 2022

I really enjoyed this course.

By Eva G M

Nov 18, 2021

L​oved the research component

By Bilal A

Nov 4, 2021

Very Good For My STudies