About this Specialization

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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.
Learner Career Outcomes
43%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
25%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
Shareable Certificate
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Intermediate Level
Approx. 8 months to complete
Suggested 2 hours/week
English
Learner Career Outcomes
43%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
25%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Intermediate Level
Approx. 8 months to complete
Suggested 2 hours/week
English

There are 5 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Usable Security

4.6
stars
2,545 ratings
630 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Software Security

4.6
stars
1,208 ratings
269 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Cryptography

4.6
stars
863 ratings
160 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Hardware Security

4.2
stars
509 ratings
94 reviews

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University of Maryland, College Park

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