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About the Course

This course gives you the background needed to understand basic network security. You will learn the about Local Area Networks, TCP/IP, the OSI Framework and routing basics. You will learn how networking affects security systems within an organization. You will learn the network components that guard an organization from cybersecurity attacks. In addition to networking, you will learn about database vulnerabilities and the tools/knowledge needed to research a database vulnerability for a variety of databases including SQL Injection, Oracle, Mongo and Couch. You will learn about various security breach types associated with databases and organizations that define standards and provide tools for cybersecurity professionals. This course is intended for anyone who wants to gain a basic understanding of Network Security/Database Vulnerabilities or as the fourth course in a series of courses to acquire the skills to work in the Cybersecurity field as a Jr Cybersecurity Analyst....

Top reviews


Apr 24, 2020

Very solid course. Quick overview about almost everything you need to know at the beginning. A lot of useful links with additional material to study. Thanks a lot for sharing the knowledge, indeed!


Aug 26, 2020

This course gave me great insights into the network security domain while explaining different types of DB vulnerabilities. A quick revision of my Cyber Security and Computer Networks subjects. ;>

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By Edson d A S

Jan 26, 2021

I enjoyed taking this course and I am very happy with what I learned during those four weeks.

By Erwin N

Jul 22, 2020

Great Job IBM Instructors!!! I learned a lot about the different type of Injection Attacks!!!

By Abhishek A

Jul 14, 2020

Networking part was really interesting but the database part could be made more fascinating.

By Pratik G B ( C N & I S

May 23, 2020

This coursed helped me boost my knowledge on injection vulnerabilities and network security.


Apr 1, 2021

excelente Curso, muy util para mi trabajo y para poder tener un mejor desempeño profesional

By Kishor M

Jul 10, 2020

Course contents are really helpful to ad-on my knowledge beneficial course to professionals

By MFvanDeelen

Dec 24, 2019

Nice course, containing a lot of useful material. Especially on Database Vulnerabilities!

By danlity i

Jun 8, 2022

Such a wonderful course and the content is updated and compact and simple to understand


Jan 12, 2021

More practical examples are needed. I like the introduction to New generation Firewalls


Sep 3, 2021

very good course with high quality content especially the database vlnerability part .

By Atharva_ D

Oct 15, 2022

This was a fun course. I have learned many hot topics in networking very thoroughly.


Jul 24, 2020

Through this course I got Soo many information thank you for providing this course.

By suyash t

May 8, 2020

Best for begineers. One will have a good knowledge of SQL after watching the videos

By John M

Oct 30, 2022

Very good knowledge and I have learnt somethings I may have forgotten years ago

By Shahzaib A A

Oct 25, 2022

Very Helpful and easy to understand with having sound knowledge about all topics


Sep 27, 2020

It's very nice to is easy and clear to learn about the specific course.

By Atharav s

Aug 7, 2021

Thank you IBM for making such informative courses looking forward to learn more

By Putra P

Jun 9, 2020

Good, thanks very much for informatioan tools ibm for knowledge and learning.:)

By Lamar O

Mar 3, 2021

great introduction to the tools needed in a professional cybersecurity career

By P C

Oct 20, 2020

this is a good course to learn network security & database vulnerabilities :)

By Vichhaiy S

Sep 10, 2020

many useful and helpful insights and keytakeaways to learn :). not so boring.

By Saad A

Sep 11, 2022

That is very informative course regarding Network Security and Pentesting.

By Andrew D

Feb 19, 2021

Excellent course. Material was thorough and well presented in every module.

By Caracciolo

Jan 12, 2023

many thanks to everybody involved in setting up and publishing thie course

By Gianluis R

Jan 16, 2022

The Guardium section of it and the Injections section of it are excellent.