About this Specialization

There are a growing number of exciting, well-paying jobs in today’s security industry that do not require a traditional college degree. Forbes estimates that there will be as many as 3.5 million unfilled positions in the industry worldwide by 2021! One position with a severe shortage of skills is as a junior cybersecurity analyst. Throughout this specialization, you will learn concepts around cybersecurity tools and processes, system administration, operating system and database vulnerabilities, types of cyber attacks and basics of networking. You will also gain knowledge around important topics such as cryptography and digital forensics. The instructors are architects , Security Operation Center (SOC) analysts, and distinguished engineers who work with cybersecurity in their day to day lives at IBM with a worldwide perspective. They will share their skills which they need to secure IBM and its clients security systems. The completion of this specialization also makes you eligible to earn the IT Fundamentals for Cybersecurity IBM digital badge. More information about the badge can be found here: https://www.youracclaim.com/org/ibm/badge/cybersecurity-it-fundamentals-specialist
Learner Career Outcomes
13%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
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Flexible Schedule
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Beginner Level
Approximately 4 months to complete
Suggested pace of 4 hours/week
English
Learner Career Outcomes
13%
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.
Beginner Level
Approximately 4 months to complete
Suggested pace of 4 hours/week
English

There are 4 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Introduction to Cybersecurity Tools & Cyber Attacks

4.5
stars
5,798 ratings
1,611 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Cybersecurity Roles, Processes & Operating System Security

4.6
stars
2,280 ratings
474 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Cybersecurity Compliance Framework & System Administration

4.6
stars
1,331 ratings
253 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Network Security & Database Vulnerabilities

4.6
stars
1,424 ratings
301 reviews

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