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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 Edwin Z T

Dec 14, 2021

Richly resourceful, informative and educational in all ways.

By Cedrick G

Mar 27, 2023

Hands on practice loved it, wish had more time review cases

By Himmel B

Jan 18, 2023

Just good for professional career of cybersecurity analyst.

By William S

Apr 28, 2022

Learned a lot. Helped me better understand syber security.

By Ekhlas T

Nov 5, 2022

Everything I learned in this course was new and wonderful

By Geoffrey N

Feb 13, 2021

Informative and engaging, enjoyed every single bit of it.

By Emmanuel B

Jul 12, 2022

Excellent resources and introduction to cyber security

By Nana D

Apr 5, 2024

This course broadened my knowledge on CyberSecurity

By Naing L K

Oct 4, 2022

Nice course and very effective hand-on case study!


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

Excellent Lectures and videos easy to understand

By Ronald D

Sep 29, 2023

Excellent course on hands-on and applied project

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 Imran A

Jan 21, 2024

Great Course and Specialization. Loved it <3

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.


Jan 24, 2023

برنامج جدير بالتعلم استفدت منه الكثير

By Zando J

Aug 20, 2022

Please can anybody review mine. thanks

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