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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

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.

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By Satishkumar V

Jul 18, 2020

Its a fantastic eyeopener for someone who wants to understand the concepts around cybersecurity.


Feb 10, 2020

Really, a rich course. Full of valuable information.

Expert cybersecurity instructors.

Thank you

By Jann L S

Nov 26, 2019

I enjoyed the class and learned a great deal. Looking forward to completing the 4 class program.

By Ernest B

Oct 18, 2021

A​ very good detailed course for every beginner in Cyber Security. Great starting point into CS

By Mashum A J

Oct 20, 2020

Materi ini sangat menarik dipelajari dan cukup mudah dipahami, semoga bisa mengamalkan ilmunya.

By Orunna J C

Aug 15, 2020

A very nice Course to take if really want to understand how the safe you are on the Cyber world

By Pavan K B

Jul 8, 2020

It is an awesome course for intermediate level and advanced level students. i love this course.

By S V S K

Apr 23, 2020

A very nice course to learn and I have learned many new things from this course.

Thank you, IBM.

By Napoleon L G F

Oct 21, 2021

Great course. A lot to learn and a big landscape to discover on cybersecurity field. Thank you

By d d

Mar 20, 2021

That was a perfect introduction to cybersecurity tools and cyber attacks. Thank you very much!

By Leonardo U

Aug 19, 2020

Excellent course! Congratulations to all the instructor, an IBM for making this course. thanks

By Carolina G

Jul 17, 2020

It was a wonderful course! I learned many concepts and terminology related with Cybersecurity.

By Sagar K

Jul 12, 2020

this course is very informative for beginners content of this course is very good and helpful


Jun 13, 2020

nice and helpful course from u guys i would like to continue again for more courses.

thank you!

By Margot O

Nov 18, 2019

Amazing! Technical but accessible. Completed it in one week because I found it so fascinating!

By Amit E

Nov 23, 2021

Great introduction for Cyber Security. Very good explanation of the concepts, standards ect'.

By Joaquín B M

Jun 22, 2021

Buen comienzo para el desarrollo de una carrera profesional en el mundo de la ciberseguridad.


Jan 22, 2021

Very good learning and clearing the concepts, good way to learning and earning certification.

By 2516_Anirudh G

Jul 1, 2020

It was a great experience getting taught by IBM, amazing teachers and the course is fantastic

By Mohammed Y

May 2, 2020

the course is amazing, but it included a repeted objects, and sometimes the sound is not good

By suyash t

Apr 5, 2020

The content of couse is specific and good for those who want to start career in cybersecurity

By Harshvardhan

Jun 1, 2020

Amazing Course it was ,I really feel excited to do many more courses related to this course.

By Sumit M

Feb 27, 2020

i have learned so much in this course.

thank you so much for giving me a useful information.

By Noor H

Nov 18, 2019

This Course has been designed well. It will be more good if there should be some experiments

By Chiemela B B O

Jul 26, 2021

IT very interesting to be with the coursera team course I have really learn a lot from it