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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 Abhinav J

Jan 24, 2021

Everything was to the point and was easily understandable. Great Content. Thank You for this course.

By Yong Y F

Jul 26, 2020

This course is very beneficial to me and it expands my knowledge on Cybersecurity. Thanks a lot IBM.

By Naresh B

Jul 31, 2020

That was wonderful session..Thanks lots for IBM corporation to make available online such courses.

By Prajwal N

Jul 30, 2020

This is a good course where we learn the basics of Cybersecurity tools and Cyber attacks and more..

By Andrea D P S S

Dec 31, 2020

Muchas gracias, me encantó el curso, fue muy interesante aprender nuevos conceptos que desconocía.


Aug 12, 2020

Corso completo di tutte le nozioni base utili ad addentrarsi nel mondo della sicurezza informatica

By Lasya S R

Aug 1, 2020

Awesome course!!! Thanks to Coursera for the platform... Very interesting and useful.... Loved it!

By Alexander M

Jul 8, 2020

Excelente curso todo muy bien detallado totalmente encantando seguiré en esta ruta de aprendizaje.

By Nadezhda P

Mar 30, 2020

Good course to start lerning Cyber security, lots of video and pictures so I found it very useful)

By vinayak k

Jun 22, 2020

excellent course helped me to gain more knowledge and make me get into the cyber security field!!

By Deep R

Apr 22, 2020

A very good course to understand cybersecurity basics.For a beginner this course is very helpful.

By Marcos B

Apr 13, 2020

Well designed for beginners to get an idea of key concepts and methodology use in cyber security.

By Mohamed M

Oct 18, 2020

Really Good I learned alot from this course would recommend if your interested in cybersecurity.

By acrylic

Oct 12, 2020

Very friendly to new learners, introduced a lot of network security knowledge and open resources


Sep 29, 2020

Amazing course !! Very easy to understand and explained in a very clear way!! highly recommended

By Aniz D N

Aug 12, 2020

Amazing course, it opens your mind about why do you have to be cautions related to cybersecurity

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 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 Despina P U

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