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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. Finally, we’ll go through a case study, where we examine the security model of Chrome OS. 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.

DS

Aug 17, 2018

This course was insane, all the possibilities, the potential for growth, and the different ways to help protect against cyber attacks. It was truly an eye-opening lesson in security. Thank you.

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By Russ H

Jul 07, 2018

I really enjoyed this course! Great overall coverage ob security. I would like to learn more!

By Kevin J

Jun 05, 2020

This course was intense! I really feel prepared for a world of technology and success ahead!

By Sajan K

May 30, 2020

I loved the practice quiz it was very thorough and helped me revise what i learned recently.

By SANDEEP B

Mar 21, 2018

this course covered lot of technical stuff including real work scenarios and problem solving

By Esija A

Jan 06, 2020

Super packed with so much information and delivered in a very skilled and understadable way

By Nathaniel A

Oct 21, 2019

It was very interesting and at the same time very challenging, but I give God all the glory

By Jose G

Feb 05, 2019

Great Course. Learned a lot about how to defend not just ourselves but also help a company.

By Timothy W

Apr 01, 2018

While I would have liked this to be more hands-on, a very good introduction to IT security.

By Radu H

Feb 28, 2019

This course was very nice, i liked every aspect of the security presented by the teachers.

By Shawn K

Jan 31, 2019

This was a wonderful experience. I look forward to a newer, better career in the IT field.

By vaibhav m

Aug 11, 2018

whole course is rushed to fast. video's could be split into smaller depending on the topic

By Yair I R P

Nov 21, 2019

A very complete course, however it's difficult if you haven't knowledge of some concepts.

By Alexis A

May 12, 2018

There are a lot of concepts and words to learn but overall this is a very helpful course.

By Sergei R

Apr 28, 2020

General view with basic details about security. It is a good start point for a beginner.

By Ivan B

Mar 08, 2018

I have learnt a lot, it is a good point for starting in the (broad) field of IT Security

By PravinBalaji

May 13, 2020

A good content course from Google encourages me to learn and do a lot. Thank You Google

By Sjir B

Apr 14, 2018

Very fun course! I think it touched the right subjects and explained it in a great way.

By Paul B

Nov 17, 2019

Great Course thank you to all the instructors it has been a great learning experience.

By Juan A

Jul 25, 2019

excellent course and program. i've learned alot and am proud and glad i stuck with it.

By Damaso R

Jan 28, 2019

Great information! IT Security will only become more prevalent. A very valuable course

By Eliseu d S N

May 15, 2020

basic knowledge of vital points of how to prevent and protect your organisation infra

By Jennifer, M

May 06, 2020

This Course has thought me so much more information than what my regular classes did.

By Muhammad H F b H

May 06, 2020

The course is really informative and is good for kick-starting a career in IT Support

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.