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Beginner Level
Approx. 18 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Discuss the evolution of security based on historical events.

  • List various types of malicious software.

  • Describe key cybersecurity concepts including the CIA Triad, access management, incident response and common cybersecurity best practices.

  • Identify key cybersecurity tools which include the following:  firewall, anti-virus, cryptography, penetration testing and digital forensics.

Skills you will gain

  • Information Security (INFOSEC)
  • IBM New Collar
  • Malware
  • Cybersecurity
  • Cyber Attacks

Learner Career Outcomes

17%

started a new career after completing these courses

22%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Coursera Labs
Includes hands on learning projects.
Learn more about Coursera Labs External Link
Beginner Level
Approx. 18 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week1
Week 1
5 hours to complete

History of Cybersecurity

5 hours to complete
17 videos (Total 103 min), 9 readings, 7 quizzes
Week2
Week 2
5 hours to complete

A brief overview of types of actors and their motives

5 hours to complete
27 videos (Total 124 min), 3 readings, 7 quizzes
Week3
Week 3
5 hours to complete

An overview of key security concepts

5 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 67 min), 4 readings, 5 quizzes
Week4
Week 4
3 hours to complete

An overview of key security tools

3 hours to complete
16 videos (Total 68 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes

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