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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


Apr 26, 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.


Jul 01, 2020

Thank you Google, Qwiklabs and the Coursera team for giving me this wonderful opportunity to learn the vast IT world. Thank you for providing me with the knowledge and the start to a career in IT.

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1376 — 1400 de 1,510 Avaliações para o IT Security: Defense against the digital dark arts

por Pooja

Sep 15, 2020

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

por Naseem A

May 03, 2020

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

por Michael M

Dec 07, 2019

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

por kusum k

Sep 15, 2020

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


Jun 18, 2020

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


Feb 05, 2019

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

por Kevin T

Jun 10, 2018

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

por Oscar P

Aug 20, 2019

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

por Eric A

Mar 21, 2019

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

por Christopher M

Jun 18, 2018

Challenging but enjoyed learning in depth about network security.

por tejbahadur

Feb 20, 2019

course is informative. I can use it for my daily life even after

por Dave B

Aug 24, 2020

Good content and the instructor was actually funny. (kind of.)

por Robert S L

Oct 01, 2018

Interesting course as an Intro for various technical concepts.

por Ury

Jun 29, 2020

difficult and required a lot more patient. but good content

por Renuka P

Apr 26, 2020

it was good, more hands-on session will add into the course

por Anthony T D

Feb 08, 2019

Tough last project, but other than that, exceptional course

por Cesar R M C

Jun 26, 2019

Definitely worth taking. It's challenging and achievable.


Aug 02, 2020

It is a good course for having a hands on experience :D

por Ranjoy S R

Jul 09, 2020

Could be better if there were more hands-on exercises.

por Luís C

May 02, 2020

Very interesting course with full of isefull subjects


Feb 11, 2019

I can't even imagine how harder in the real world.

por Harrison H

Nov 11, 2018

Peer-reviewed assignments will be the death of me

por Lee W

Jul 16, 2020

Good overview of security for computer systems.

por Lexii P

Aug 16, 2018

Make sure you check the discussion for week 6!

por Murlene F

May 29, 2020

I had a few issues with the 3rd party labs.