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English

Subtitles: English

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CybersecurityWearable DevicesInternet Of Things (IOT)Wearable Technology
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Hours to complete

Approx. 8 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Welcome to Cybersecurity and the Internet of Things!

Welcome to “Cybersecurity and the Internet of Things”! Your team for this course are experts in the field of cybersecurity and the Internet of Things. Through their research and experience, the team has collaborated to create a course that encompasses the most relevant aspects of cybersecurity and its impact on the Internet of Things. The team consists of Dr. Humayun Zafar, Dr. Traci Carte, Mr. Andy Green, and Dr. Herbert Mattord. All team members are faculty at Kennesaw State University which is one of the largest universities in the state of Georgia. In this course, we will talk about the so-called “Internet of Things” and what it means in the industrial sector, the “connected home”, and “consumer wearables” arenas. Good luck, and we look forward to seeing you successfully complete this course! Mr. Green is active on Twitter, follow him at @secprofgreen. He will be tweeting about IoT topics, using the #iotsecmooc tag. Join him there to engage in conversation!...
Reading
4 videos (Total 13 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
How To Succeed In This Course1m
How Organizations Address IoT1m
IoT in the Business World4m
Reading5 readings
Learning Objectives1m
What is the Internet of Things?15m
The Internet of Things – Promise for the Future? An Introduction20m
Internet of Things to generate 400 zettabytes of data by 201810m
Internet of Things – New security and privacy challenges20m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Introduction Quiz18m
Week
2
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

IoT and the Industrial Sector

In this module, you will explore how IoT devices are used in the industrial sector. You will explore some of the common devices in use today, learn how they work, and how businesses and consumers benefit. You will also be exposed to some of the security and privacy-related issues found in this sector....
Reading
5 videos (Total 14 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
Video5 videos
IoT and its Use in Organizations2m
IoT and Organizational Risks1m
The Future of Corporate IoT1m
Industrial Sector and IoT: A Second Look4m
Reading7 readings
Learning Objectives10m
Internet of Things in Industries: A Survey10m
The Internet of Things in an Enterprise Context10m
Internet of Things Technology and its Application in Smart Grid10m
A Survey on Internet of Things: Security and Privacy Issues10m
Internet of Things in healthcare: Interoperability and security issues10m
Putting It All Together5m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz: IoT and the Industrial Sector Practice20m
Quiz on IoT and the Industrial Sectors
Week
3
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

IoT and the Connected Home

In this module, we will guide you through some of the more common IoT devices in use in a modern “connected home”, and how they are used. We will also show you some of the big security and privacy-related issues found with these devices, and their use in our homes....
Reading
2 videos (Total 8 min), 6 readings, 3 quizzes
Video2 videos
Your Connected Home5m
Reading6 readings
Learning Objectives1m
Smart Community: An Internet of Things Application15m
Internet of Things: A Survey on Enabling Technologies, Protocols, and Applications (p. 2347-2360 only)20m
The Internet of Things: Risks in the Connected Home18m
How IoT is challenging enterprise security10m
Putting It All Together10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
IoT and the Connected Home Practice Quiz20m
IoT and the Connected Home20m
Week
4
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

IoT and Consumer Wearables

In this module, we will expose you to IoT devices in the consumer wearables sector. You will learn about some of the more popular devices, how they are used, what data they can report about you, and how that data may be used. As with the other modules, we will also help you explore current security and privacy-related concerns that are out there. ...
Reading
4 videos (Total 10 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
Video4 videos
Consumer Wearables and the Organizational Risks1m
Future Opportunities for IoT2m
IoT and the Cloak of Invisibility3m
Reading7 readings
Learning Objectives1m
Sensor Mania! The Internet of Things, Wearable Computing, Objective Metrics, and the Quantified Self 2.030m
CES 2016: Fashion meets function in smartwatches, fitness trackers and other wearables10m
Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things20m
As IoT risks rise, security vendors won’t meet challenge, says Gartner10m
Regulating the Internet of Things: First Steps Toward Managing Discrimination, Privacy, Security, and Consent (p. 128-131 only)10m
Putting It All Together5m
Quiz2 practice exercises
IoT and Consumer Wearables Practice Quiz20m
IoT and Consumer Wearables40m
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Top Reviews

By PKJan 23rd 2017

This module gave me basic understanding on the IoT concepts and the relative security issues associated. It gave me confidence in the field and steps to learning more about this topic.

By WVSep 3rd 2016

It is always a good to experience the excellence of the delivery in this course. Great materials with real life experts experience and analysis. Thumbs up.

Instructors

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Dr. Humayun Zafar

Associate Professor of Information Security and Assurance
Information Systems
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Dr. Traci Carte

Associate Professor Chair, Information Systems
Information Systems
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Mr. Andy Green

Lecturer of Information Security and Assurance
Kennesaw State University - Department of Information Systems
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Herbert J. Mattord, Ph.D., CISM, CISSP, CDP

Associate Professor in Information Security and Assurance
Information Systems
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Michael Whitman, Ph.D., CISM, CISSP

Professor of Information Security
Information Systems

About University System of Georgia

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About the Cybersecurity: Developing a Program for Your Business Specialization

Cybersecurity is an essential business skill for the evolving workplace. For-profit companies, government agencies, and not-for-profit organizations all need technologically proficient, business-savvy information technology security professionals. In this Specialization, you will learn about a variety of processes for protecting business assets through policy, education and training, and technology best practices. You’ll develop an awareness of the risks and cyber threats or attacks associated with modern information usage, and explore key technical and managerial topics required for a balanced approach to information protection. Topics will include mobility, the Internet of Things, the human factor, governance and management practices....
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