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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 Jay D

16 de mai de 2018

Great course to learn more about all the bad actors out there and how to fight them.

por Lawrence H

7 de jun de 2022

I learned so much. It was an amazing course. O and Cindy is my favorite instructor.

por Alejandro B

16 de dez de 2021

It's a perfect course if you want to introduce yourself with the basis to this area

por Latifah T

11 de dez de 2020

Quite, challenging, but overall this was an extremely great and informative course.

por Abhirup B

3 de jun de 2020


por Angela L

20 de ago de 2018

Good broad overview course on IT security. But just touches the tip of the iceberg.

por Balint S

6 de ago de 2022

IT was a though one for sure. I'm happy I managed to learn all these new concepts.

por Quedo S

9 de fev de 2021

Great course it provides a good foundation for developing a good security posture.

por ppparkhi

24 de ago de 2020

This was best one i did in this course. It actually pulled me to do the rest part.

por Elishah Y

13 de jul de 2020

I enjoyed this course amazing content I understand all.


por Alicia E

19 de mai de 2019

Excellent coverage of the topics. Concepts were made clear and easy to understand.

por Manashay r

27 de jan de 2018

Awesome learning experience and looking for the next level of Security learning

por Bryan D

10 de mai de 2022

The best of the 5 Google IT courses. Lots of info and great job search assistance

por A.M I H A

8 de out de 2020

Learn about the valuable technologies related to Information technology security.

por Mim A

29 de set de 2020

It was an excellent journey and learn a lot of important things from this course.


28 de set de 2020

Great program. Now lets go educate the inter-city and give our youth a chance .

por Efua N

6 de ago de 2020

Very interactive course. Content has been simplified and made very understandable

por Celian L

28 de jun de 2020

Really interesting topic first and pretty well taught by the professor. Congrats!

por Lakshman K

26 de mai de 2020

It was an Extraordinary course , different from those courses in the same domain

por ali h

31 de mai de 2022

good course to learn the basics about security thank you for all the information

por Cindy L

2 de mai de 2021

I learned alot form this course and I look forward to getting into an IT career.

por Karen L

3 de set de 2020

Great course content. Videos and lectures we awesome. Everyone is so informative

por Fellicia M

22 de mar de 2020

Its a good course to take and prep you for later advance course in the IT world.

por Jon L

24 de out de 2021

This course got me interested in learning more about cyber security. Thank you.

por Daniel A B V

27 de out de 2020

Another great course by Google and Coursera, thanks for this amazing experience