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1,099 reviews

About the Course

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. At the end of this course, you’ll understand: ● how various encryption algorithms and techniques work as well as their benefits and limitations. ● various authentication systems and types. ● the difference between authentication and authorization. ● how to evaluate potential risks and recommend ways to reduce risk. ● best practices for securing a network. ● how to help others to grasp security concepts and protect themselves....

Top reviews

DS

Apr 26, 2018

Great course that is full of useful information and presented in an easy to understand way. It's an awesome beginner course that will add to your knowledge and further your knowledge of IT security.

LR

Jul 01, 2020

Thank you Google, Qwiklabs and the Coursera team for giving me this wonderful opportunity to learn the vast IT world. Thank you for providing me with the knowledge and the start to a career in IT.

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By Radu H

Feb 28, 2019

This course was very nice, i liked every aspect of the security presented by the teachers.

By Shawn K

Jan 31, 2019

This was a wonderful experience. I look forward to a newer, better career in the IT field.

By vaibhav m

Aug 11, 2018

whole course is rushed to fast. video's could be split into smaller depending on the topic

By ARAVINDHA H M

Jun 27, 2020

Such a wonderful course for learning a lot about information security and its core depth.

By Yair I R P

Nov 21, 2019

A very complete course, however it's difficult if you haven't knowledge of some concepts.

By Alexis A

May 12, 2018

There are a lot of concepts and words to learn but overall this is a very helpful course.

By Sergei R

Apr 28, 2020

General view with basic details about security. It is a good start point for a beginner.

By Ivan B

Mar 08, 2018

I have learnt a lot, it is a good point for starting in the (broad) field of IT Security

By PravinBalaji

May 13, 2020

A good content course from Google encourages me to learn and do a lot. Thank You Google

By Sjir B

Apr 14, 2018

Very fun course! I think it touched the right subjects and explained it in a great way.

By Paul B

Nov 17, 2019

Great Course thank you to all the instructors it has been a great learning experience.

By Juan A

Jul 25, 2019

excellent course and program. i've learned alot and am proud and glad i stuck with it.

By Damaso R

Jan 28, 2019

Great information! IT Security will only become more prevalent. A very valuable course

By Aathil M

Jun 17, 2020

the very good content. and a good instructor.

thank you google and Coursera community.

By Eliseu d S N

May 15, 2020

basic knowledge of vital points of how to prevent and protect your organisation infra

By Jennifer, M

May 06, 2020

This Course has thought me so much more information than what my regular classes did.

By Muhammad H F b H

May 06, 2020

The course is really informative and is good for kick-starting a career in IT Support

By Tom L

Jul 13, 2019

Hands down the best in the the series. Very deep. Very thorough. Wonderful course

By Jay D

May 17, 2018

Great course to learn more about all the bad actors out there and how to fight them.

By Abhirup B

Jun 03, 2020

ITS INDEED A VERY USEFUL CERTIFICATE TO DEVELOP ONESELF AS AN IT SUPPORT SPECIALIST

By Angela L

Aug 20, 2018

Good broad overview course on IT security. But just touches the tip of the iceberg.

By Alicia E

May 19, 2019

Excellent coverage of the topics. Concepts were made clear and easy to understand.

By MANASHAY R Y

Jan 28, 2018

Awesome learning experience and looking for the next level of Security learning

By Celian L

Jun 28, 2020

Really interesting topic first and pretty well taught by the professor. Congrats!

By Lakshman K R

May 26, 2020

It was an Extraordinary course , different from those courses in the same domain