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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 learn about the different phases of penetration testing, how to gather data for your penetration test and popular penetration testing tools. Furthermore, you will learn the phases of an incident response, important documentation to collect, and the components of an incident response policy and team. Finally, you will learn key steps in the forensic process and important data to collect. This course also gives you a first look at scripting and the importance to a system analyst. This course is intended for anyone who wants to gain a basic understanding of Cybersecurity or as the fifth 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 Penetration Testing, Incident Response and Forensics IBM digital badge. More information about the badge can be found In this course you will learn to: • Describe penetration testing tools and the benefits to an organization • Describe a deep dive into incident response techniques and tools • Describe digital forensics and digital evidence. • Discuss the power of scripting....

Top reviews


Mar 5, 2023

after knowing the basic knowledge with high standards applied and taught in detail by IBM, so understanding can be achieved. This section is very useful when entering the world of cybersecurity work.


Oct 13, 2022

The course has really helped me learn lots of things conserning penetration testing and digital forensiscs and also bash scripting. All credits to IBM for their humbleness in teachng very well .

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By Mendelssohn S

Oct 30, 2020

Excellent course! Congratulations to developers!


Aug 8, 2020

Comprehensive and very concise. Great contents.


Jun 26, 2020

Learned a lot. Great Course. Thank you so much.


Mar 29, 2022

I wish there would be practical labs as well

By Saroj S

Mar 18, 2021

good to everyeone good theritical knowledge

By Shehzad A

Feb 9, 2022

Very Very Understandable , Amazing Course

By Nelson B

Jan 4, 2022

Great Instructors!! Thanks for your help.

By Nur H

Aug 25, 2022

good course but some video have problems

By Darshan H T

Jul 27, 2022

Perfect Cantain to gain lot of knowledge

By Shruti D S

May 28, 2021

Thank you Coursera . Very Happy to learn

By Abdulai B k

Feb 8, 2023

A very powerful course to take in cyber

By Edwin Z T

Dec 20, 2021

Great content and practical application


Oct 2, 2021

pleasure taking this course no regrets


Jun 17, 2020

very nice informative course thank you

By Dennis A

Aug 23, 2022

I loved Everything about this Course.

By Muhammad A

Aug 25, 2021

Nice material which enhance my skills

By solomon j

Apr 10, 2022

Thank you for this wonderful course.

By MD. S I

Sep 8, 2022

very informative and knowladgeable

By Carlos A T K M

Mar 11, 2022

Really complete course. Excellent!.

By Negasa A

Aug 18, 2020

its very helpful course. Thank you.

By K B l

Sep 20, 2020

Excellent coverage of the subject.

By vikram k D U

Dec 29, 2020

Great Course! Good for beginners.

By Waqas A

Jan 21, 2023

very good teaching methodology.

By Donya I A

Jan 7, 2023

thank you for useful information

By Davis M

Sep 2, 2022

The great and of a speial kind.