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Skills you will gain

CybersecurityInformation Security (INFOSEC)Risk AssessmentAttack Surface

Learner Career Outcomes

44%

started a new career after completing these courses

38%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

16%

got a pay increase or promotion
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
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Beginner Level
Approx. 11 hours to complete
English

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University of Colorado System

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

What is Practical Computer Security

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 69 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
About the Instructor9m
Introduction to Practical Computer Security10m
Computer Security Key Definitions14m
The Computer Security Environment Today12m
Security Frameworks14m
3 readings
Glossary of Computer Security Terms10m
Security Frameworks10m
Lecture Slides10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz - Week 130m
Week 1: Practical Computer Security30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

The CIA Triad

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 47 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Integrity10m
Availability10m
Where will I use this? Practical application of principles12m
2 readings
Home Depot data breach25m
Lecture Slides10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz - Week 230m
Week 2 - CIA Triad30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

How we assess risk daily

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 36 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Risk Assessment9m
Risk Frameworks13m
2 readings
Risk Framework - Required Reading30m
Lecture Slides10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz - Week 330m
Week 3 - How Do We Protect Information?30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Practical Application of Daily Security

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 52 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Ports and Protocols18m
Message Authentication10m
Practical Application of Hashing12m
3 readings
Benefits of PKI10m
Cryptography10m
Digital Encryption Applied - Cryptocurrency - Optional10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz - Week 430m
Week 4 - Daily Security30m

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