Chevron Left
Back to IT Security: Defense against the digital dark arts

Learner Reviews & Feedback for IT Security: Defense against the digital dark arts by Google

22,470 ratings

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


Invalid date

I feel like this went way more in depth than I think most people just getting into it can handle. I think either this needs to be dumbed down or drawn out a bit more, but a lot of great info.


Invalid date

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.

Filter by:

2326 - 2350 of 3,587 Reviews for IT Security: Defense against the digital dark arts

By Anurag S

Jul 28, 2020

nice course

By Jahid B S

Jul 26, 2020

fine course

By Omkar V G

Jul 23, 2020

Nice Course

By Ronaldo F N C

Jul 14, 2020

The Best :3


Jun 25, 2020


By Ashvini C

Jun 22, 2020

Best course

By Satyanarayan K

Jun 1, 2020

it was good

By Nayan A

May 28, 2020

Nice Course

By Moliya S H

May 26, 2020

It's Great!

By Padmashree N S

Apr 14, 2020

Nice Course

By Deleted A

Apr 2, 2020


By Daniel O A

Mar 24, 2020

nice course


Mar 9, 2020

Nice Course

By John C

Dec 5, 2019

Good course

By Stephanie R

Dec 3, 2019

Good unit!!

By Esbah M

Nov 16, 2019

Good course

By Lakshay P

Sep 29, 2019

Good course

By buck n

Jul 28, 2019

It was good

By Satveer S S

Dec 23, 2018

Good course


Apr 17, 2018

nice course

By Joseph L

Jun 10, 2024



May 29, 2024


By Oybek a

Apr 8, 2024

veery good

By Javier B

Apr 3, 2024


By Kevin C

Mar 22, 2024

Very Good!