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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 Megha S

16 de jan de 2021

Insightful training on security from basic. Useful if you want to make a career switch in cyber security.

por Godwin I

20 de out de 2020

A very great IT course. Thank you Google and Coursera for giving me this kick start into the IT world.

por Christopher M

21 de out de 2018

Overall, great. But some of the videos need updating. There were some suggested readings but no links.

por David N

9 de mai de 2018

Who knew computers were so vulnerable. Excellent course to learn how to secure your IT infrastructure.

por Nicolas C

26 de mai de 2021

V​ery good training to gain IT knowledge, I only wish there would have been more practical projects.

por Mark W

12 de fev de 2018

Decent introduction to IT security. Goes over a lot of terminology and practices to secure systems.

por Emad A

18 de jan de 2022

tthecnical data should be put in text formate, saying them in front of a camera won't really help

por Andrew W

16 de out de 2019

Aside from The Bits and Bytes of Networking, this was the most challenging, and rewarding course.

por Nyi N S

5 de dez de 2020

Good foundation for IT Security. Highly recommend and very suitable for IT support professional.

por aderito c

15 de out de 2020

very interesting. i will recommended to my friends and people i know are interested in security.

por Hernani D

12 de set de 2021

Em alguns vídeos as legendas simplesmente não funcionaram e os testes estavam em idioma inglês.

por John P R

2 de jan de 2021

Some of the lessons had too much material.. overload. Maybe a few more lessons should be added.

por SYED A M

18 de dez de 2019

I had no knowledge of security but this course has provided me the basic knowledge of security.


23 de set de 2020

A bit difficult but very interesting. have to review the lessons again a good number of times.

por Francisco D D G

30 de set de 2019

basic complete review of normal policies and technologies in an enterprise setting. very good.

por Kelenda A

19 de jun de 2019

Very common sense social instructions. Technical portion to reinforce the social was helpful.

por Bryce M

30 de jun de 2022

A very good course with all explanations but often things were not very clear but managable.

por Jason

9 de jun de 2020

I made it!. I may forget a lot of this, but at least I can sat I sat down and completed it.

por Endia D

22 de mar de 2019

The google console is extremely glitchy and delays or inhibits completion of the course.

por Michael F T D O T N

27 de ago de 2020

It was a difficult course, which needed some more presentation format but i enjoyed it

por Mario E S J

25 de jun de 2020

Falto temas sobre ciencia de datos o inteligencia artificial aplicado a ciberseguridad

por Kseniia K

18 de jan de 2020

in general it's great and contains a lot of information, but could be better organized

por Shannon C

1 de ago de 2019

Informative but hard. A rubric prior to finishing the final project would be great!

por Tony R

21 de out de 2020

I think the exams could be made better. The information and videos were excellent.

por Alan T F

1 de jan de 2021

I love the practical approach to relaying subject material. It was easy to digest