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Skills you will gain

CybersecurityUsabilityPrivacyUser Interface

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27%

started a new career after completing these courses

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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Course 1 of 5 in the
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Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 12 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: French, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, English, Spanish

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Week 1

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 56 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
What is Human Computer Interaction?3m
Usability9m
Tasks 310m
Chunking Information16m
Mental Models9m
4 readings
Privacy Policy10m
Syllabus10m
Grading and Logistics10m
Week 1 - HCI Basics10m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz - HCI Basics30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Week 2

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 55 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Design Methodologies15m
Case Study: SSL Warnings - example user7m
Case Study: SSL Warnings - paper discussion15m
Interview: SSL Warnings4m
1 reading
Week 2 Introduction10m
1 practice exercise
Week 2 Quiz - Design30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Week 3

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 72 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Running Controlled Experiments11m
Usability Studies16m
A/B Testing15m
Case Study: Phishing Email - paper discussion8m
Interview: Phishing3m
1 reading
Week 3 - Evaluation10m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 Quiz - Evaluation 30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Week 4

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 57 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Authority Guidelines 18m
Authorization and Communication Guidelines13m
Interface Guidelines for Usable Security11m
Case Study: Phishing Warnings5m
1 reading
Week 4 - Guidelines for Usable Security10m
1 practice exercise
Week 4 Quiz - Guidelines for Usable Security30m

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About the Cybersecurity Specialization

The Cybersecurity Specialization covers the fundamental concepts underlying the construction of secure systems, from the hardware to the software to the human-computer interface, with the use of cryptography to secure interactions. These concepts are illustrated with examples drawn from modern practice, and augmented with hands-on exercises involving relevant tools and techniques. Successful participants will develop a way of thinking that is security-oriented, better understanding how to think about adversaries and how to build systems that defend against them....
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