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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 Edwin Z T

Dec 20, 2021

Hands-on practical course and awesome content that meets its requirements.

By Joseph

Nov 5, 2021

The Excellent Instructors made it easier to understand and follow through.

By Ila S

Jun 2, 2020

its a good start to understand the network security and DB vulnerabilities

By wondwossen a

Apr 14, 2021

Always uplifting, model, world-class sturdy platform! Thank you coursera.

By Mohammad H

Apr 21, 2020

Very informational, perfect for a beginner to network security. Loved it!

By Wafula J

Oct 14, 2022

The Course is very informative and Helps you grow your Security skills

By Oludemi-Adelaiye D

Nov 25, 2019

Another great course! Looking forward to completing the specialisation.

By Orlando A G R

Nov 20, 2022

Excelente curso, el desarrollo de todos los temas son bastante claros.

By Kritek U

Apr 14, 2020

A very good course to learn about network and database vulnerabilities

By Wild R

Aug 6, 2022

It is the toughest course so far to me. This course is very in-depth.

By Александр А

Feb 1, 2022

A Good Course. But we need more about addressing the L2 and L3 levels

By Supratim C

May 22, 2020

Well structured course. Covered all basics with ample demonstration.

By Adan M A

Jan 31, 2023

it was a cool and very useful course I like it and really enjoy it

By Jesús S N

Jul 21, 2022

Excelente curso para conocer las generalidades de Ciberseguridad.

By Swagat P

Jul 17, 2020

Great Course to learn about databases and network vulnerabilities

By Rane T I

May 22, 2020

Very Good Course and Contents. The resource people were excellent

By Niraj M

May 28, 2022

I enjoy lot many thing today i learn about Database and Network.

By James S

Sep 1, 2020

Learned several topics never covered in my masters degree in IT.

By Rajabel F A

Jan 2, 2022

Good for Network and Database vulnerabilities critical concerns


Jun 18, 2020

It was a really good course. The SQL injection part is awesome.


Jun 17, 2020

lots of knowledge gain about networking and their vulnerability


May 13, 2022

Perfect introductory course into IT and Security Fundamentals

By Oluwapelumi A

Oct 18, 2022

Great lectures with simplified explanations in each sessions

By Selvaraj P

Nov 27, 2020

Effective and Valuable knowledge course on Network Security

By 19EPAE002 S K M

Sep 23, 2020

The course was very useful and surely i will do many course