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Horas para completar

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Sugerido: This is Course 1 in a 4-course specialization. Estimated workload: 15-hours over 1-week....
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Programa de cursos integrados
100% online

100% online

Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.
Prazos flexíveis

Prazos flexíveis

Redefinir os prazos de acordo com sua programação.
Nível iniciante

Nível iniciante

Horas para completar

Aprox. 8 horas para completar

Sugerido: This is Course 1 in a 4-course specialization. Estimated workload: 15-hours over 1-week....
Idiomas disponíveis

Inglês

Legendas: Inglês...

Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

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1
Horas para completar
2 horas para concluir

Module 1: Domestic Catastrophic Destruction

Homeland security is about safeguarding the United States from domestic catastrophic destruction. Domestic catastrophic destruction comes in two forms: natural and manmade. For most of history, the manmade variety came in the form of warfare and required the combined resources of a nation state. In this module we examine two pivotal incidents that changed that calculus, and demonstrated how destruction once reserved to the power of nation states was wrested by non-state actors. ...
Reading
5 vídeos (Total de 36 min), 6 leituras, 3 testes
Video5 videos
About the Instructor9min
L1 The Origin of Homeland Security7min
L2 Weapons of Mass Destruction8min
L3 9/116min
Reading6 leituras
Turning Point, pp3-10 & pp13-16 (Optional)10min
Tokyo Subway Attacks Lessons (Optional Video)10min
Turning Point, pp10-12 (Optional)10min
More About WMD (Optional Video)10min
We Have Some Planes (Optional)10min
9/11 Lessons Learned (Optional Video)10min
Quiz3 exercícios práticos
L1 Challenge Questions6min
L2 Challenge Questions6min
L3 Challenge Questions6min
Semana
2
Horas para completar
2 horas para concluir

Module 2: HS & DHS

This module tackles the question "what is homeland security", and offers a working definition to help guide the student to understanding. It also looks at the mission of the Department of Homeland Security as it relates to "Safeguarding the United States from Domestic Catastrophic Destruction". Also included in this module is course exam #1. Good luck!...
Reading
2 vídeos (Total de 12 min), 4 leituras, 3 testes
Video2 videos
L6 DHS Missions4min
Reading4 leituras
Homeland Security (Optional)10min
Challenging the Definition of Homeland Security (Optional Video)10min
DHS Evolution (Optional)10min
SecDHS Remarks on Unity of Effort (Optional Video)10min
Quiz3 exercícios práticos
L4 Challenge Questions6min
L6 Challenge Questions6min
Exam 130min
Semana
3
Horas para completar
1 hora para concluir

Module 3: Safeguarding Against Domestic Catastrophic Destruction

Manmade domestic catastrophic destruction comes in two known forms: 1) weapons of mass destruction, and 2) subverting critical infrastructure. This module looks at the nation's overall strategy for countering WMD, and protecting critical infrastructure. ...
Reading
2 vídeos (Total de 13 min), 3 leituras, 2 testes
Video2 videos
L8 Critical Infrastructure Protection7min
Reading3 leituras
Counter WMD Strategy (Optional)10min
Critical Infrastructure Protection (Optional)10min
Why is Critical Infrastructure Critical? (Optional Video)10min
Quiz2 exercícios práticos
L7 Challenge Questions6min
L8 Challenge Questions6min
Semana
4
Horas para completar
2 horas para concluir

Module 4: Homeland Security and Cybersecurity

As stated previously, homeland security is connected to cybersecurity through critical infrastructure protection. How this insight came about and what is meant by "cybersecurity" are the focus of attention in this module. Also included in this module is course exam #2 and related project assignment. Good luck!...
Reading
3 vídeos (Total de 21 min), 4 leituras, 5 testes
Video3 videos
L9 DHS Cybersecurity8min
L10 Cybersecurity Basics5min
Reading4 leituras
Surpassing Disproportion (Optional)10min
Congressional Hearing (Optional Video)10min
DHS Cybersecurity (Optional)10min
TED Talk on Cybersecurity (Optional Video)10min
Quiz5 exercícios práticos
L5 Challenge Questions6min
L9 Challenge Questions6min
L10 Challenge Questions6min
Exam 230min
Making the Business Case4min
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por ABOct 17th 2017

Thank You Mr. Richard White for making a hard course seems easy and enlighten us specially about the "it's all about the terrorist" notion people have when it comes to Homeland Security.

por RBOct 9th 2018

This was a great course. I learned a ton and now have access to some great materials I didn't previously know about ahead of a job I am taking with DHS.

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Richard White

Assistant Research Professor
Computer Science

Sobre University of Colorado System

The University of Colorado is a recognized leader in higher education on the national and global stage. We collaborate to meet the diverse needs of our students and communities. We promote innovation, encourage discovery and support the extension of knowledge in ways unique to the state of Colorado and beyond....

Sobre o Programa de cursos integrados Homeland Security and Cybersecurity

Homeland security is about safeguarding the United States from domestic catastrophic destruction. Cybersecurity has emerged as a priority homeland security concern because a coordinated cyber attack against critical infrastructure could result in the worst catastrophe in the nation’s history. This specialization examines the cybersecurity problem, and takes a close look at what is being done to safeguard the United States from domestic catastrophic destruction by cyber attack. At the conclusion of this course, we hope learners grasp the central message that cybersecurity is essential to critical infrastructure protection, which is essential to homeland security, which is about safeguarding the United States from domestic catastrophic destruction....
Homeland Security and Cybersecurity

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  • In the process of restructuring this specialization to conform with Coursera design guidelines, it was decided that Lesson 5 was more appropriate to Module 4 instead of Module 2. A lesson place mark was added to Module 2 to note the move. Otherwise, no lessons were forgotten or harmed in making this specialization.

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