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Comentários e feedback de alunos de Cybersecurity and the X-Factor da instituição Sistema de Universidades da Geórgia

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Sobre o curso

What is the X-Factor? In Cybersecurity, the X-Factor related to unknown and unpredictable human behavior within and outside of your organization. “No one really knows why humans do what they do”, (David K. Reynolds), and because of this organizations can be unprepared for malicious, untrained, or even best intentioned behavior that can cause alarm and sometimes irreparable harm. This course will introduce you to the types of training available to reduce the impact of the X-Factor, evaluate its effectiveness, explore the Security Education, Training and Awareness (SETA) program, and learn why it may fail. The course will conclude with information designed to assist you with some critical components for your business security program. Activities focused on hactivism, cyberinsurance, and ransomware will round out your knowledge base. Your team of instructors has prepared a series of readings, discussions, guest lectures, and quizzes to engage you in this exciting topic....

Melhores avaliações


18 de mar de 2017

There is a lot of practical and actionable information in this course related to cybersecurity. I would highly recommend anyone interested in their organization's cybersecurity take this course!


3 de abr de 2020

This was a pretty challenging course. The sections on theories of human behavior were a bit deep but they did help me to understand how human behavior is so important improving cyber security.

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51 — 69 de 69 Avaliações para o Cybersecurity and the X-Factor

por Kowsalya J

14 de set de 2020


por Fathimath Z

7 de ago de 2020


por Mona A A

22 de jul de 2020


por Novelty

29 de jan de 2018


por Anurag S

22 de abr de 2020

This course is really helpful for those who are doing research in cyber security and related to human traits. It gave me new research area that what we can do in future. Once again thanks coursera.

por Paola A L A

24 de jun de 2022

El curso es bstante bueno, a veces el idioma es un poco retador sobre todo en los articulos en PDF compartidos, pero en terminos generales muy bien.

por Nay C H

16 de out de 2020

A good course for who search knowledge about cyber security concerned with human errors.

por 18IT089 S S

21 de mai de 2020

The course gave an insight about how people become the front line of security defense.

por 18P122 G

12 de jun de 2020

Good and enough but more to improve on tutorial side is better to reveal more

por G S S

11 de jul de 2020

It was very helpful in learning things related to this topic.

por Md. S H

25 de ago de 2020


por Ken D

20 de abr de 2017

Good course


6 de out de 2020


por Yang S

25 de ago de 2021

This course explores the human side effect. Less on the machine

por marie h

4 de out de 2016

Sways between incorrect definitions and buzz words to word dense academic papers. Lacks clarity to the point of bringing the providers expertise in to question (only those who understand a concept and have relevant experience have a hope of explaining it) . Calls in to question the motive of the course and coursera - this seems more like marketing or pre-sales than it does education.

por Reetesh C

30 de set de 2020

The course do not cover relavant topics and is not suitable for learning, Learning through reading through PDF is not effective, a proper illustrative and explaining video based totorial would have added value. although , i respect the qualifications and knowlede of the instructor, i do not find this course adding any value. there are better courses available to spend time in.

por Mike R J

3 de dez de 2019

This doesn't let me submit any of the assignments for free. I can't pay for and I don't have enough money right now because I can't legally work or drive right now because my accident on January 25th, 2019 brought me close to death 4 times, put me in a coma for 3.5-4 months, gave me a severe TBI, took away both my speech and my ability to walk for around a month.

por Stefan M

5 de set de 2016

Not worth wasting your time over: they state that which is blatantly obvious and provide little insight into human factors of security.

por Nandakumar M

30 de jan de 2022

Excellent Course.

Very informative & skill-oriented Course.