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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 Rohan P

Mar 1, 2021

Peer graded assignment was really nice

By Mr. V S

Apr 26, 2024

Great guidance and thank you coursera

By Eric P

Jun 14, 2023

it was tough. However I learned alot.

By George E M

Dec 23, 2021

Well 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 Barack E

Dec 3, 2023

Excellent course & presentation

By Shanqunetta B

Jul 25, 2022

Very challenging but worth it.

By Jonathan M

Jan 15, 2022

Excellent!! Highly Recommended

By Ahmed T

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

Loved the research component

By Bilal A

Nov 4, 2021

Very Good For My STudies

By Serhii K

Sep 21, 2021

Great learning material!

By حسان س

Feb 11, 2024

شكرا لكم جميعا 🙏🏻🌺☺️

By Victoria O O

Jun 27, 2022

It was very educational

By Aryanadi I C

Dec 4, 2021

Zillion thanks to IBM!

By don

Mar 26, 2023

I enjoyed the course.

By Trisha S

Jan 16, 2022

excellent case studies

By Abhishake B

Aug 1, 2021

It was a great course

By Sham M

Jun 2, 2022

Thank you coursera!

By keennaa r

Feb 26, 2022

i will done Traning

By Josh G

Mar 25, 2024

amazing information