Chevron Left
Back to Introduction to Cybersecurity Tools & Cyber Attacks

Learner Reviews & Feedback for Introduction to Cybersecurity Tools & Cyber Attacks by IBM

8,205 ratings
2,229 reviews

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

Top reviews

Aug 14, 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.

Dec 24, 2020

If you want to learn cybersecurity and you have no idea about that. Then this is the best course which covers all the basic topics and provide you a best knowledge about cybersecurity and their tools.

Filter by:

276 - 300 of 2,268 Reviews for Introduction to Cybersecurity Tools & Cyber Attacks

By Fady M

May 15, 2020

Awesome course indeed and looking forward to moving onto the other remaining 3x courses to complete the full speciliazation track.

By Vismay P

Apr 25, 2020

It is very nice course if you dont know about the cyber security fundamental and it will provide valuable info. Enjoy the course.

By Leonardo A M

Jun 13, 2021

Es muy importante el contenido compartido y su aplicación en la vida moderna. Agradezco el conocimiento adquirido gracias a Uds.

By roland g

Nov 22, 2020

IT was a great course to learn the basics of cybersecurity for a newbie, and to review the concept i know as an advanced student


Nov 8, 2020

muy interesante y completo el curso, es mi primer curso en ciber seguridad y me pareció excelente las explicaciones y los vídeos

By Kh A

Sep 20, 2020

i really enjoyed in this journey , i hope to meet you again guys , thank you from heart for this opportunity and keep smiling :)


Jun 14, 2020

This course really helped me with a broad understanding of cybersecurity concepts that are necessary to advance my career.


By Konstantinos B

Oct 21, 2021

Ιs one of the few times I come across such rich material in educational material and I really learned several things. Thank you

By Adebisi A T v

Aug 24, 2021

Awesome tutorial. Well packaged with detailed information on Cybersecurity in a way that it is simple for people to understand.


Mar 5, 2020

Highly detailed and to the point course coverage. Helps in understanding the fundamentals of Cybersecurity with great clarity !

By Orlando R R N

Nov 15, 2021

Thanks for this opportunity. Hopeful to continue with the specialization and be able to have a part-time job in cybersecurity.

By Isaac K K

Mar 25, 2021

This is a very intuitive introductory course, which will give you enough information to get started in a cybersecurity career.

By donear w

Jun 25, 2020

This class was so exciting it gave me the knowledge that i thought was very hard too obtain and it made it easy to understand

By Manasi K

Apr 17, 2020

Learnt much in this course. I liked the contents of this course. Now I am planning to do advanced course also. Thank you.....

By Brahim J

Oct 9, 2021

Learnt a lot from this course. Instructors explain concepts in easy way. The audio is sometimes not clear. Should be improved

By Prateek

Sep 30, 2021

I started this course from scratch and i was not aware about what cyber security is but now i m very well informed about this

By Mohammad A

Sep 13, 2020

Some subtitles had grammatical errors which may make some misunderstandings for those who don’t have good command of English.

By suryateja s

Jul 19, 2020

From this course i learnt all the basics of cyber security, types of attacks, exploits, security management and cryptography.

By Michael L

Jun 17, 2020

This course was well designed and lays out the fundamentals of Cybersecurity for people coming from different IT backgrounds.


Aug 16, 2020

its very helpful for my studies. the cyber security tools and cyber attacks details was clearly in this section. thank you!!


Jul 24, 2021

It's a beautiful course. I got a lot of results. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to education about cybersecurity.

By Abbe A

Dec 29, 2020

The sound of videos could be better, some slides too. The content is great though. A very good start to learn fundamentals.

By Justina P

Nov 24, 2020

Great course! I have learned alot and I hope to find a job soon as a Cyber security analyst to put my skills into practice.

By Kishor M

Jul 4, 2020

Course content and toughness level superb , Really useful and knowledgeable course design by IBM and Initiative by Coursera

By Owootori N

Nov 15, 2021

I enjoyed the course... though i still need to catch up on a lot of in-depth topics but this was really interesting for me