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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 Chris F

10 de mai de 2020

I'm better prepared to secure my home network and start learning more about how to protect businesses.

por Deric N

31 de out de 2022

I have learnt many security concepts and terms in this course, and I have found it very informative.

por Andre B

13 de mai de 2022



por David E P Q

6 de set de 2020

I have acquired a vast amount of knowledge on security and the different attacks that compromise data

por Nihad S

21 de jun de 2020

This is a professional course, i learned a lot of things about IT security and gained more experience

por Shakira S

14 de mai de 2020

This was the most interesting and best laid out course with the best intructor of the specialization.

por Angel J C V

15 de jul de 2019

This is a great experience and remarkable teaching. I was able to refine my skills and beyond. Thanks

por Vanessa B

7 de set de 2021

Great lesson and progression in the course to touch on all the pertinent topics needed for basic IT.

por Harold R J

23 de jul de 2021

this course really helped me understand computers so much more than I did before, thank you so much

por Ahmad A

14 de mar de 2021

its really fun and exhausted experience but there's a lot of things i could learned from this course

por Satwik D

26 de jan de 2021

A very intuitive and quite-in-detail IT security course for beginners. This is 1-Course-handles-All!

por Emel R

1 de jan de 2021

Great course for the beginners. Instructor did a great job of presenting the information. Thank you!

por Beatriz J

11 de jul de 2020

A healthy and secure workplace brings a better family and a ventilated communities around the world.

por Dwight E

3 de jul de 2020

Very informative! Provides all the fundamentals and more! This course is setting you up for success!

por Anthony C

24 de mai de 2022

There was so much more information than I thought there would be in this course. I learned so much!

por Mercy K

1 de abr de 2022

It is comprehensive. The videos do have a lot of content, be sure to take some breaks to absorb it.

por Arturo G

17 de ago de 2021

Very interesting and complete course, but the lack of visual aids really hurt some of these videos.


14 de ago de 2021

This was an excellent training. The method of teaching of the tutor was really great and fantastic.

por Kamanzi O

5 de jan de 2021

This course is hard and many but be strong and work hard because you will achieve what yoou deserve


29 de nov de 2020

This is very usefull and now this is very interesting for the use of security growing in the world.

por Nshimiyimana J D D

5 de nov de 2020

thanks for evrrything Google , let me hope that i will find job , related to my career! ITsupporter

por Jesus C

6 de dez de 2019

Wonderful unit gained a tremendous amount of useful knowledge that i hope to utilize at my new job.

por James M

7 de out de 2019

Fear can only be eliminated by acquiring knowledge of the subject. Looking forward to this journey.

por Frank H

11 de dez de 2022

Very great course. it help me rebuild my IT knowledge and provide more knowledge that I dont have.

por Ignatius L J M

9 de dez de 2020

Great course. Contains all one needs to know about digital security for small and all enterprises.