Chevron Left
Back to Introduction to Cyber Attacks

Learner Reviews & Feedback for Introduction to Cyber Attacks by New York University

4.7
stars
2,442 ratings

About the Course

This course provides learners with a baseline understanding of common cyber security threats, vulnerabilities, and risks. An overview of how basic cyber attacks are constructed and applied to real systems is also included. Examples include simple Unix kernel hacks, Internet worms, and Trojan horses in software utilities. Network attacks such as distributed denial of service (DDOS) and botnet- attacks are also described and illustrated using real examples from the past couple of decades. Familiar analytic models are outlined such as the confidentiality/integrity/availability (CIA) security threat framework, and examples are used to illustrate how these different types of threats can degrade real assets. The course also includes an introduction to basic cyber security risk analysis, with an overview of how threat-asset matrices can be used to prioritize risk decisions. Threats, vulnerabilities, and attacks are examined and mapped in the context of system security engineering methodologies....

Top reviews

PH

Jun 27, 2020

Ed is a very engaging instructor and tries to make the content applicable and understandable. I would recommend this course for anyone who is looking for an introduction to the world of cybersecurity!

HI

Mar 3, 2020

I'm so glad I could complete this course as I look forward to continuing other courses on Cyber attacks. Its been helpful as it gave me the background knowledge as to what is needed in Cyber Security.

Filter by:

1 - 25 of 659 Reviews for Introduction to Cyber Attacks

By Bianca K

Feb 26, 2019

By Bryan C

Mar 10, 2018

By Sandra H

Nov 13, 2019

By Nicholas F d O

Dec 4, 2019

By Cristian I

Dec 22, 2019

By saitejas m

May 23, 2020

By Anna U

Dec 30, 2019

By MOHAMAD M

May 12, 2019

By Troy W

Feb 2, 2020

By Douglas W

Nov 19, 2019

By Dan H

Sep 17, 2018

By Kossi G

Nov 18, 2019

By Alain M

Feb 3, 2020

By Pablo R A

Jan 25, 2019

By Lixiaoxu

May 8, 2019

By Phoebe H

Jun 28, 2020

By Spencer B

Feb 21, 2021

By Abhijit

Feb 26, 2018

By Rishabh J

May 3, 2019

By Jason E

Mar 2, 2018

By Chris R

Jun 20, 2019

By Daniel L

Apr 29, 2020

By Henry I

Mar 4, 2020

By Maureen W

Apr 14, 2021

By Ketu P

May 19, 2020