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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 Teodora A

30 de jun de 2022

The external labs have a few bugs and some things can always be improved, but it is very well explained.

por Asantewah M

18 de mar de 2021

This course has exposed me the security aspect of the IT infrastructure and looking forward to learn more


18 de fev de 2021

Quite an insightful course. I need to work on it more and gather more knowledge about the subject matter.

por Andrew L

10 de dez de 2020

After this course you'll be equipped to protect yourself and others from Bad Actors in the digital world.

por David L

4 de jul de 2020

This course was truly 200% amazing. i couldn't stop. i finished 3 weeks in 2 days. it was so interesting.

por Charito T N

19 de abr de 2020

Thank you for this course! I am now comfortable securing my devices to networks and to people. Triple AAA

por Himanshu B

15 de ago de 2019

It gives me immense pleasure to have gone through this course. Amazing content. Thanks google and courser

por Ebony A

12 de abr de 2019

This really prepared me ti understand cybersecurity and get the foundation behind the field. Keep it up!

por Shivani K

31 de ago de 2018

The tutor was super knowlegeable I had a really great experience. I know a lot which i didnt know earlier

por Brian D

14 de set de 2022

Great course provides an excellent overview of the security objectives associated with being an IT pro!

por Bijaya B

30 de set de 2020

this course was very helpful and introduce a lot of new concepts in cryptography that I wasn't aware of.

por Jane A

8 de jan de 2023

Very interesting Topics covered in this course. Each topic was well-explained Thanks to the instructor.

por Kevin L

26 de set de 2022

Great course to understand the basics of IT. Definetly take your time to fully understand the concepts

por I P S W

7 de mar de 2021

Great course for everyone because it is important to make security habits in digital world right now :)

por Calvin W

19 de out de 2020

I love the courses but I think they can make it better by providing lecture notes may be in PDF format.

por Dario T

24 de ago de 2020

Gracias, antes de este curso no tenia un objetivo al cual dirigirme, ahora lo se. Muchas muchas gracias

por Devon T

18 de out de 2018

What a course, it definitely covered cyber-security in a nutshell. I found this course very insightful!

por abdulrahman H

29 de dez de 2022

one of the best courses there is. I learned a lot about security and how to secure systems and recover

por Jean E M

30 de mai de 2022

I am glad I was able to finish this course. And I thank Coursera for accepting my financial aide offer

por ياسر ا

7 de jan de 2022

I benefited and learned a lot during this course. Thanks Kyocera and Google. Thanks to all my teachers

por Jakie R

23 de set de 2021

Very knowledgeable course, I recommend this course to any that has a desire to expand their learning.

por GLEN B

9 de mar de 2021

Learned a lot in this particular course! Kudos to the presenter. The delivery of the content is great.

por mari m

15 de fev de 2021

This was so interesting and I hope to learn more in the future. Now I am going to get my resume ready.

por Evan B

21 de ago de 2020

Amazing Course. However I do wish we went a little more depth into the algorithms used for encryption.

por Saif J

26 de jun de 2020

Great Course with So much information and practical knowledge that can enhance your Professional field