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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 Ashok B

May 02, 2020

An insightful course recommended for all persons looking for a career in IT

By Ken L

Apr 12, 2020

Enjoyed this and superuser module too much I want to do them again... maybe

By Nick D

Jun 02, 2020

I found the course on cyber-security the most interesting and most useful!

By Jon R

Jan 07, 2020

I learned a lot from this security course. A little overwhelming but good.

By Fernando A

Jun 23, 2018

Great course! It was the most challenging! I highly recommend this course.

By Elvis A

Sep 18, 2020

Thanks for the opportunity to learn about defense against the digital web

By John V

Sep 17, 2020

Very useful information for the proper implementation against bad systems

By Yonas G

Nov 11, 2019

AMAZING AND HELP FULL TRAINING THANK YOU ALL THE STAFFS OF THIS COURSE.

By Bruno A G

Feb 06, 2019

Really interesting! I'm very happy to take this course.

It opened my eyes.

By Ammar H

Nov 23, 2018

Excellent course to do security analysis of different domains of security

By Fleer, J

May 17, 2020

This course took me a little to get in to it, but once i did I LOVED IT!

By Rashik A

May 11, 2020

Very nice!!!! Learnt a lot about potential attacks and their mitigation.

By Ayush B

Apr 18, 2020

Great Course.

Provides rock-solid fundamentals to know the subject well.

By PATEL P M

Mar 16, 2020

very good course to gain knowledge about network security and encryption

By Cindy L

Dec 28, 2019

Great course regarding various aspects of security and defenses. Thanks

By Dorjan Q

Aug 08, 2019

Great overall training and very good knowledge earned during the course!

By Brandon S

Mar 04, 2019

Learned the values of IT Security: Defense against the digital dark arts

By Don A

Aug 16, 2018

Great class. I learned a ton and can not wait to apply my new knowledge.

By Gerald M M

Sep 10, 2020

This was a wonderful course, it was very well structured and practical.

By GAURAV P

Jul 05, 2020

it has been an amazing journey , in this course learned a lot of things

By Hetti A J H

May 28, 2020

A Great Course!

This course gives a wide knowledge of computer security.

By Preeti P

Apr 24, 2020

Very very informative course. Everything in a very simple way. Thanks.]

By Svetoslav B

Feb 17, 2020

Improved my knowledge base, it is a lot of material so tread carefully.

By SAPTARSHI D

Jul 31, 2020

Great, Thanks Gian, Google and Coursera for such and Wonderful course.

By Christopher G

Jul 14, 2020

Some info packed lessons in here but always a fun learning experience.