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About the Course

This course gives you the background needed to understand basic Cybersecurity. You will learn the history of Cybersecurity, types and motives of cyber attacks to further your knowledge of current threats to organizations and individuals. Key terminology, basic system concepts and tools will be examined as an introduction to the Cybersecurity field. You will learn about critical thinking and its importance to anyone looking to pursue a career in Cybersecurity. Finally, you will begin to learn about organizations and resources to further research cybersecurity issues in the Modern era. This course is intended for anyone who wants to gain a basic understanding of Cybersecurity or as the first course in a series of courses to acquire the skills to work in the Cybersecurity field as a Jr Cybersecurity Analyst. The completion of this course also makes you eligible to earn the Introduction to Cybersecurity Tools & Cyber Attacks IBM digital badge. More information about the badge can be found Want to see if this is a good career fit for you? IBM is collaborating with MyInnerGenius, one of the world's leading assessment companies, to help you find out which careers in IT you will love -- careers that are a great match for you -- regardless of your education or experience -- even if you’ve never considered a role in IT. In less than an hour, you will receive targeted recommendations for hot roles where you will excel and everything you need to get started. You can even earn IBM Digital Badges to show the world your skills! Find out more

Top reviews


Aug 15, 2020

The reading link to Week 03's Framework and their purpose is Broken. Please Fix it. Everything else seemed perfect. I would recommend this course for people who think of starting their careers in CyS.


Nov 07, 2019

I appreciate the chance to learn fundamentals of cyber security with you.\n\nThe vast number of topics made it pretty interesting for me and I couldn't wait to learn more.\n\nSincerely, Sadra Zargar

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Aug 20, 2020

This course very knowledgwable (introduction to cybersecurity tools & cyber attacks).

By Manuel A

Mar 29, 2020

Excellent way to kickstart your Cybersecurity career. Really clear, concise and fun!

By Kristin S

Oct 18, 2019

Very informational! Love the quizzes to reinforce the info at the end of the modules

By Suman D

Aug 08, 2020

I enjoyed every bit of it. Look forward to learn and grow more using these courses.

By Enrique A M

Oct 04, 2020

The content is really good, however the way is presented (slides) can be improved.

By Sarvesh M

Aug 12, 2020

it's a good course and teaches from scratch .It is excellent course for beginner .

By Mayur T

Jun 27, 2020

I Completed all these modules, and i have increase current knowledge

its worth it

By Sonu K C

Apr 10, 2020

wow a good package , this course clear all confusion related security and threats


May 08, 2020

I enjoyed a lot learning this course and also helped me to increase my knowledge.

By Zachary F

Apr 10, 2020

Provides a very comprehensive introduction to Cybersecurity Tools & Cyber Attacks

By Bryan M

Mar 26, 2020

Great introduction taught by professionals with deep experience in cybersecurity.

By Tanmay D

Aug 31, 2020

its really felpfull for me.i came to know alot of things in this spesific course


Aug 06, 2020

Video Tutorial is very good, but need to add more concept. Overall its very good

By Arohi B

Jul 05, 2020

The video lectures were amazing! Especially for a newbie to this field, like me.

By Hamza B

Jun 15, 2020



Sep 09, 2020

It Really Help Me to Learn New things and content is also good for a good start

By Arasu S

Jun 11, 2020

Acquired a great knowledge on cybersecurity tools and attacks ... thanks to IBM

By Tan Y S

Jun 04, 2020

Is a great experience. A lot of tools and resources are shared for own studies.

By Jalaj K N

Sep 25, 2020

This course is highly recommended for anyone who wants to learn Cybersecurity.

By Chinmay A K

Aug 03, 2020

nice course but some hands on videos should be added and some assignments too.

By Santhosh P

Apr 03, 2020

I Really enjoyed doing this course.It actually explains the concepts in depth.

By Ляхович В П

Oct 28, 2020

There are some minor issues regarding sound, but overall it is a good course.

By Deleted A

Aug 18, 2020

I learned a lot of new info, and gave proper structure to what I already knew

By Habibullah

Jun 21, 2020

of course, it was knowledgable and consisted of people genius in their field.

By Ritwik M

May 15, 2020

Excellent foundations on applied security along with theoretical foundations.