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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 Margot O

Nov 18, 2019

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

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 Benson C B

Jul 26, 2021

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

By Leela M

Apr 6, 2021

I have learned a lot and giving thanks to Coursera for providing this cybersecurity course.


Dec 25, 2020

Was really a well-prepared and informative course I will definately word hard in this path.

By Richard A

Aug 6, 2020

This course is incredible because i get to learn how cybersecurity operates in the society.

By Achala S

Jun 16, 2020

Excellent Course. Gave me a different approach to my prior knowledge related to this field.

By Sanjay N S

May 11, 2020

Thanks a lot for making me understand the terminologies in less amount of time, loved it :)

By venkata n y k

Apr 26, 2020

Good information about cyber security,cyber attacks,tools to protect oir information.etc...

By Jhon B

Jul 3, 2021

Gracias, me pareció muy bueno el curso, los videos los podrían mejorar ser mas didácticos.

By Brandon R

Apr 22, 2021

It was a great experience, learning a lot that I didn't know or ever aware of. recommended

By Clay R

Feb 8, 2021

This course provided a great overview of key focus areas of security. Highly recommended.

By Ahmed A G

Jul 8, 2020

I really enjoyed taking this course .. it was full of valuable informations .. Thank you !

By Ahmed A

May 8, 2021

very helpful for my study because i learned about cyber security and i upgraded my skills

By Vijaya D G

Sep 18, 2020

This course gives a wide basic knowledge to beginners on cyber security. Very interesting

By Didier M

Jun 27, 2020

This was a very informative and education introduction to cybersecurity. I learned a lot.

By Francesco R

Dec 13, 2020

I loved it and a lot of knoledge that I would like to store for me in future. Thanks IBM

By Diane M

Nov 19, 2020

Thank you for an amazing opportunity to learn this course was so helpful and incredible.