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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 Naresh B

Aug 20, 2020

great and thanks..IBM and coursera for such opportunity..


May 24, 2022

i enjoyed every bit of this course.....i rate it highly.


Feb 16, 2022

Great Course about vulnerabilities existing in DataBase.

By D A

May 4, 2020

it was great....i finally completed whole specialization

By Wesam A

Apr 14, 2020

The course was useful and relevant in many career fields

By Timothy G

Oct 20, 2020

Excellent material, excellent narration and instruction

By Angel M

Nov 7, 2022

Thank you for the information and detail lesson plans.

By Ambuj K

Dec 16, 2019

A good course to learn about networking and databases.

By Kostiantyn T

Dec 13, 2020

Great. 3rd and 4th weeks are double great :)..Thanks.

By adedeji

Jun 21, 2020

This course exceptional. I bet you to give it a shot.

By Lakshmi P

Aug 11, 2020

Good course to improve

knowledge in network security

By Elizabeth S

Feb 1, 2021

enjoyable course with a lot of information to learn

By Abhijit S

Jun 24, 2020

well-groomed topics and great explanation of topics

By Maram A

May 30, 2020

week4 segments were helpful and contain great info.

By mouad b

Dec 16, 2021

great course, thank you IBM and thank you Coursera

By Edinson G

Jul 10, 2020

Excelente curso, con ejemplos practicos de ataques

By Paul S

Jun 2, 2020

There was a lot of good information in this course

By Iqbal U K

May 20, 2020

I learned a lot about injections and bad practices


Oct 8, 2021

action packed course. relevant with great insight

By Erick C

Jul 22, 2020

Excellent program to approach deeply to security!

By Pumuditha A

Aug 7, 2021

This Course is Amazingly detailed...!!! love it.

By Vineet_kritant t

Apr 1, 2021

Excellent Course designed and easy to understand

By Mendelssohn S

Oct 30, 2020

Excellent course! Congratulations to developers!


Jul 22, 2020

the course is very useful and easy to understand

By Verónica V A

Dec 23, 2022

Estoy encantada de aprender con IBM en Coursera