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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....

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An absolutely engaging and challenging feat that I am so proud to have completed. I hope this opens new door and better job opportunities so that I can better enhance my future. Thank you Google


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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 Jean D P D J

Dec 31, 2023

So Proud!!!

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Dec 26, 2023


By Diyorbek M R o

Nov 27, 2023

Good course

By Eldose A

Sep 18, 2023

good course

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Sep 16, 2023

good course

By Jason M

Jul 18, 2023

Great work!

By Nats V

Jun 2, 2023

I loved it!

By Badr A

May 26, 2023

nice course

By Dr. G J W K

May 19, 2023

Great Class

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Jan 7, 2023

nice course

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Dec 3, 2022

good course

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Nov 25, 2022

nice course

By Richard A M M

Oct 14, 2022

muiy bueno


Oct 14, 2022

Thank you!

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By Lusha K

Oct 19, 2021

Great class

By Naci C

Sep 13, 2021

İts amazing