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Comentários e feedback de alunos de IT Security: Defense against the digital dark arts da instituição Google

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Sobre o curso

This course covers a wide variety of IT security concepts, tools, and best practices. It introduces threats and attacks and the many ways they can show up. We’ll give you some background of encryption algorithms and how they’re used to safeguard data. Then, we’ll dive into the three As of information security: authentication, authorization, and accounting. We’ll also cover network security solutions, ranging from firewalls to Wifi encryption options. The course is rounded out by putting all these elements together into a multi-layered, in-depth security architecture, followed by recommendations on how to integrate a culture of security into your organization or team. At the end of this course, you’ll understand: ● how various encryption algorithms and techniques work as well as their benefits and limitations. ● various authentication systems and types. ● the difference between authentication and authorization. ● how to evaluate potential risks and recommend ways to reduce risk. ● best practices for securing a network. ● how to help others to grasp security concepts and protect themselves....

Melhores avaliações


9 de abr de 2022

Great course for beginners and experts. Easy to understand and a good refresher for those who have been into IT for a long date. Recommend it to everyone looking for a high quality course on coursera.


25 de abr de 2018

Great course that is full of useful information and presented in an easy to understand way. It's an awesome beginner course that will add to your knowledge and further your knowledge of IT security.

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por Jasmine M

18 de fev de 2019

This was a good course, it challenged me and contributed to my growing knowledge of IT security.

por Hans

12 de ago de 2018

A+++ Learned about how to secure yourself in an internet driven world is always an asset to have

por Khanyisa M

1 de dez de 2021

Great course! I highly recommend it if you want to want to know the basics about cybersecurity.

por Achmad S

3 de mar de 2021

Amazing program. A lot of new skills that i get and i can directly implement it into real world

por Tyler D

11 de jan de 2021

Very information dense, overhead explanation of cyber security and the infrastructure involved.

por Eugene B

21 de out de 2020

Excellent material and it really gave me an understanding of why security is important to have.

por Sneha. M

15 de set de 2020

great course!! love this as it helped me to learn and know more in depth about about networks !

por Muhammad S R

6 de jun de 2020

Fantastic course with lots of IT security info. Enjoyed a lot. Thanks to all instructors a lot.

por Dakhel A D A

30 de jul de 2021

Amazing course i recommend it to everyone to have knowledge about the tech and cyberattacks :)

por Trevor T T

15 de jul de 2021

T​he security part of the google it support certificate is by far the most fun and interesting

por Mangalan G

20 de dez de 2020

Very useful for fundamental level IT Security here i got more interesting valuable experience.

por Jason A

16 de nov de 2020

I have learned so much and I now have the confidence to continue my education in the IT field.

por Jordan C

3 de out de 2019

I thought this was a great eye opener into how to protect yourself and others against hackers.

por Tayyab K

31 de jan de 2019

Great course. Very Detailed. Covered every aspect of IT security. I will recommend this course

por Emmanuel H

27 de jan de 2019

Great course and learned a lot from this course. Also a very relevant and interesting subject.

por Robert L

31 de dez de 2021

This course covered all areas of IT Security to have a good understanding of what it entails.

por Umar K

4 de jul de 2021

Great course, really helped me with security problems and types also the understanding of it.

por Grey S

1 de abr de 2021

Really enjoyed everything about this section. Probably my favorite part of the entire course.


1 de set de 2020

Thank you Coursera...!

This was great journey and great experience..

Thank you google..!


por Russ H

6 de jul de 2018

I really enjoyed this course! Great overall coverage ob security. I would like to learn more!

por Bruno G E

18 de dez de 2020

Excelente curso donde se aprende muchísimo sobre todo el area de seguridad de la información

por Shreya P

15 de jun de 2020

It was a wonderful course with some enlightening information on IT Security. Happy Learning!

por Kevin J

4 de jun de 2020

This course was intense! I really feel prepared for a world of technology and success ahead!

por Sajan K

30 de mai de 2020

I loved the practice quiz it was very thorough and helped me revise what i learned recently.

por sandeep b

21 de mar de 2018

this course covered lot of technical stuff including real work scenarios and problem solving