This course covers a wide variety of IT security concepts, tools, and best practices. It introduces threats and attacks and the many ways they can show up. We’ll give you some background of encryption algorithms and how they’re used to safeguard data. Then, we’ll dive into the three As of information security: authentication, authorization, and accounting. We’ll also cover network security solutions, ranging from firewalls to Wifi encryption options. The course is rounded out by putting all these elements together into a multi-layered, in-depth security architecture, followed by recommendations on how to integrate a culture of security into your organization or team.
About this Course
Skills you will gain
- Wireless Security
- Network Security
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Understanding Security Threats
AAA Security (Not Roadside Assistance)
Securing Your Networks
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TOP REVIEWS FROM IT SECURITY: DEFENSE AGAINST THE DIGITAL DARK ARTS
This was by far the hardest module to finish, but I did it and I especially would like to thank Coursera's support people for that. They rooted me on, and kept telling me not to give up. Thanks!
Make you relies that we may lock are car and house but we really don'y think how an intrude can take control of our lives but gaining access through poor security at our home and work spaces
This course was insane, all the possibilities, the potential for growth, and the different ways to help protect against cyber attacks. It was truly an eye-opening lesson in security. Thank you.
Thank you to all the instructors. I learned concrete and useful IT skills from the courses and especially from the projects. After completing this course, I feel I want to learn more and more.
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