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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 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 ppparkhi

Aug 24, 2020

This was best one i did in this course. It actually pulled me to do the rest part.

By Elishah Y

Jul 13, 2020

I enjoyed this course amazing content I understand all.

Thanks, GOOGLE and COURSERA

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 Efua N

Aug 06, 2020

Very interactive course. Content has been simplified and made very understandable

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

By Karen L

Sep 03, 2020

Great course content. Videos and lectures we awesome. Everyone is so informative

By Fellicia M

Mar 22, 2020

Its a good course to take and prep you for later advance course in the IT world.

By Muhammad F K

Jun 22, 2020

Very good course for someone who love IT field. Thanks for Coursera and Google.

By Julian T

Apr 27, 2020

A lot of information to take in but very helpful in learning about the IT field

By Leonardo P

May 19, 2020

Great content, best helpdesk, I highly recommend this course, thanks Coursera!

By Maryam H A

Apr 29, 2020

It was a great experiment, great experience was games. Thank you all very much

By Thornton D

Sep 02, 2020

Material was definitely more in-depth in this section and challenged me more.

By Lawrence K

Jul 13, 2020

very informative but can be information overload if you are new to the field.

By Andrew R B

Feb 23, 2020

Really good course for beginners.....This course should be help me in future.

By Ed R

Jan 19, 2020

AMAZING EXPERIENCE!!! Loved every aspect of every course. What can I say? lol

By Myles R

Jun 22, 2020

Love this certificate! Helped me learn so much and prepared me for a career!

By Filip M

Aug 03, 2019

Very interesting course with great instructors and affordable price! Thanks!

By Brendon K

Aug 09, 2020

"your dignity" haha, thanks for making the class engaging and fun to listen

By Anaghan A

May 27, 2020

Excellent! course to add something new in your knowledge about IT security.