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.
This course is part of the Introduction to Cyber Security Specialization
About this Course
Skills you will gain
- Information Security (INFOSEC)
- Denial-Of-Service Attack (DOS)
- Risk Assessment
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Introduction to Cyber Security
Understanding Basic Security Frameworks
Examining Cyber Threats More Closely
Introducing Security Risk Analysis
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TOP REVIEWS FROM INTRODUCTION TO CYBER ATTACKS
its a awesome course.it fills us with knowledge and also spread awareness about different types of cyber attacks and how to prevent ourselves. it also adds my skills list to my resume.
The Instructor was Incredibly knowledgable, and the videos were excellent. I was able to understand what he was talking about given my very little knowledge of cyber security prior to this course.
Great introduction to cybersecurity concepts with relevant supplemental material in the form of journal papers, magazine articles and supporting TED talks and videos. Highly recommended!
Great introductory course to cyber security. Learned the basics of cyber security, CIA model of threat assessment and how to classify assets for each of the threats level - High Medium Low.
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