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

16,261 classificações

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 Simran M

4 de jun de 2020

The course was super exciting with the hands-on tool. Thank you for this course.

por krisH J

6 de abr de 2020

the course is superb and covered many things.I thanks to instructors heartfully.

por Narayan G

15 de jul de 2020

Well wanted more practical experiences and some details, else good for basics.

por Deleted A

19 de mai de 2020

Great course in very easy way.Learn very much needed concepts.Happy with this.

por Katura K

23 de dez de 2018

The final assessment instructions were quite vague for a novice IT individual.

por Karin H

2 de mar de 2021

I would have liked more interaction with creating a secure environment online

por Tony A

14 de jul de 2018

Good material. I think the pedagogy needs a little work, but good information

por Benjamin M

28 de mar de 2018

A few announced interesting Supplemental readings where actually not included

por Bill C

16 de fev de 2022

I​ t was changeling, and it made me think more deeply about IT Security ....

por Prajakta S

16 de out de 2020

Overall a nice certificate! Sometimes things get a little harder than usual.

por Killua S

16 de abr de 2021

I really enjoyed and got very important knowledge from this specialization

por Pooja

15 de set de 2020

awesome way of explaination , literally from zero to hero in cybersecurity

por Naseem A

3 de mai de 2020

It is one of the best online certification platform for all the beginners.

por Michael M

7 de dez de 2019

Good overview of information one should know to get stated in IT Security.

por KinMeng C

11 de mar de 2021

It would be better if the course has provided course notes in PDF format.

por Andre C

18 de jan de 2021

Very dense material but a great course to get started with IT security.

por kusum k

15 de set de 2020

You give me the coincidence and courage to find a suitable job for me.


18 de jun de 2020

I had fun in learning this course, but few concept were out of my mind

por pramod k J S s

23 de mai de 2021

Good - provide overall view of current technologies used in industry.


5 de fev de 2019

very informative and makes you think about security in a everyday way

por Kevin T

10 de jun de 2018

hit all the points, some more labs with security tools can be useful.

por Oscar P

20 de ago de 2019

Last assignment was confusing and there is no place to upload it to.

por Ndubuisi O

5 de fev de 2022

Great course. Great insights. Thank you so much Google and Cousera.

por Eric A

21 de mar de 2019

I hope in the future they'll include some Qwik lab in these module.

por John S

5 de nov de 2020

I enjoyed this section a lot and it was very fun and interesting.