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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 Manuel A

Mar 29, 2020

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

By Kristin S

Oct 17, 2019

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

By abdesslam e h

Feb 7, 2021

Great and well organized content for someone to get a broad cybersecurity knowledge

By Suman D

Aug 8, 2020

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

By Edgard F

Apr 15, 2021

Muito bom o curso para quem deseja ser um especialista em segurança da informação.

By Lismar d J O

Apr 14, 2021

This course give me new knowledges! I'm very excited to do the others!! Thanks IBM

By Enrique A M

Oct 4, 2020

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


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 8, 2020

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

By Richard 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 Marie R

Feb 4, 2021

I am very delighted to have completed this module and looking forward to others.

By Juan D

Jan 29, 2021

Great course for a beginner! The sound quality could definitely be better though

By Midhun M

Nov 28, 2020

This is a wonderful course that make a basement in the field of cyber security

By Tanmay D

Aug 31, 2020

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


Aug 6, 2020

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

By Arohi B

Jul 5, 2020

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

By Hamza B

Jun 15, 2020



Sep 9, 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 4, 2020

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


May 16, 2021

They really helped me to start out on my journey as a cybersecuirty architect.

By Jalaj K

Sep 25, 2020

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