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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 Richard

16 de jun de 2020

It was a hard and fun ride. I'll be sure to revisit this course for a refresher as it did all the introduction of what being an IT is

por Valerio D R

7 de set de 2018

Very good course. Maybe some more practical examples would be nice, like placement and setup of hardware components in the network

por Clay C

7 de set de 2018

I would like more questions during the course. During the videos so that I can learn better. Atleast one per topic or definition.

por Mark H

3 de mai de 2018

Good coverage of material. Important things to understand.

I still found some topics to be confusing, even after re-watching them.

por Alberto C

30 de abr de 2021

Good beginning information, although it would have been beneficial to get more hands on experience on tackling security issues.

por Richard K

20 de abr de 2021

I have a bit of a challenge but all same I have been able to complete it. I will have to review more of such and work out more.

por Muhammad A

6 de out de 2019

I would strongly recommend, when lecture is being played, show more of the process as animated instead of teacher's appearance.

por Kiera L C

21 de fev de 2018

Great course!! Easy to understand. Already knew most of it, just filled in some gaps. Instructor was funny and spoke clearly

por Aaron C C

18 de abr de 2019

I would have liked more hands on activities in this course. Other than that, there is a ton of information. Good course.

por Rocklyn K

4 de nov de 2021

This course has taught me a lot about information technology and I am excited to go out there and use what I have learned

por Dylan L

30 de dez de 2021

I feel like some of the other courses in the program were more in-depth than this one but I did learn some new stuff.

por Andrew G

3 de set de 2019

There were some dead links in the readings that were used, but other than that I found it enjoyable and educational.

por Brad S

21 de mar de 2018

Description for the final assignment was too vague. Passed it on the second try but the target was not very clear.

por Oluwaseun O A

11 de mai de 2022

It was a very good course with challenges the It security module needs some improvement an better explanations

por Abhinav K

27 de fev de 2021

I learned a lot of new things from this course which I was not aware of . it helped me to upgrade my skills.

por Adam C

26 de mai de 2020

Overall pretty enjoyable. Some of the quizzes in this section were challenging , but I suppose that is good.

por David Z

25 de fev de 2022

more hands on and keeping videos under 8 mins max with more quiz/questions would have made it better for me

por Alexis U R R

15 de jun de 2020

It was a good courser but, no well enough. I guess it could have less concepts and more practice exercises.

por Shivam K

28 de abr de 2020

Thank you google for this wonderful course! It provides a detailed overview of cyber security fundamentals.

por Tuang T

8 de mai de 2019

Lots of concepts, need more graphics and or graphics to stay on longer while instructor explains the topic.

por TSean G

11 de abr de 2021

I am excited about the completion of this course of instruction as it marks to completion of the program.

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.