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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

PK

Apr 9, 2022

Great course for beginners and experts. Easy to understand and a good refresher for those who have been into IT for a long date. Recommend it to everyone looking for a high quality course on coursera.

DS

Apr 25, 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.

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By LEONEL Y V M

Nov 29, 2020

This is very usefull and now this is very interesting for the use of security growing in the world.

By Nshimiyimana J D D

Nov 5, 2020

thanks for evrrything Google , let me hope that i will find job , related to my career! ITsupporter

By Jesus C

Dec 6, 2019

Wonderful unit gained a tremendous amount of useful knowledge that i hope to utilize at my new job.

By James M

Oct 7, 2019

Fear can only be eliminated by acquiring knowledge of the subject. Looking forward to this journey.

By Ignatius L J M

Dec 9, 2020

Great course. Contains all one needs to know about digital security for small and all enterprises.

By Dinesh R N

Nov 2, 2020

It is tough but lecture did grate job to teach covered basics of all security aspects . Thank you!

By Conway T

Oct 7, 2020

This particular course was amazing. This is something that no one thinks about until things happen

By MWEBYA P

Sep 14, 2020

Thanks for the opportunity you gave and shared knowledge and skills with me. It was a great Course

By Michael A A

Jan 11, 2019

I so much love this course and the high level of detailed information shared during the lectures.

By Nikolay N

Feb 28, 2018

It is really usefull and interesting! Here you can learn the basics (and more) of the IT security.

By Maria M

Jun 2, 2022

Coursera is just in simple words the best opportunity to grow in every aspect in life, thank you!

By Ashaki A P

Apr 20, 2022

D​efinaely my favorite course out of all of them. I am now decieding to lean torwards compliance.

By Camilo A S B

Feb 23, 2022

muy buen curso, aprendimos mas del tema de seguridad y de conceptos importantes a tener en cuenta

By Luis E M S

Apr 13, 2021

un curso muy completo y con excelentes profesionales de la materia que sirvieron de instructores!

By Oscar O

Apr 3, 2021

Fue lo mejor , aprendí sobre un tema para mi antes de este curso no valorizado en su importancia

By samuel m

Mar 31, 2021

very interesting course i reccomend any one who is in information tech world to learn this course

By Z A Z A

Mar 12, 2021

Great course! I love Kevin, Victor, Cindy, Devan and Gian as my instructor, they are great people

By Bob A

Nov 14, 2020

I did the course to get background for a SciFi novel I am trying to write. I did succeed in this.

By Carlos O

Aug 2, 2020

What a great course. It has been a journey.

A must have, there so much information here.

thank you.

By Joseph F

Jul 21, 2020

This is a great course and I have learned a lot in regards to security, prevention and detection.

By Pang V J

May 8, 2020

It was really interesting to learn all the ways to protect your systems, data and also the users.

By Jason D

Dec 11, 2019

Very informative, I highly recommend to anyone wanting to learn more about Information Technology

By Rhey D T

Nov 13, 2020

Finally. Thank you google for this wonderful, informative, useful, mind blowing, amazing course!

By Saumyaranjan N

Jul 15, 2020

it is good source defense against digital dark arts by google .thanks google and coursera .

By Sarah L

Jul 8, 2019

Really challenging,in that it's a lot of dense material, but it's delivered in a digestible way.