May 27, 2019
Was prepared and presented in a very special and superb way. I am glad I took and completed it. Thanks to my tutor Michael Hicks and special appreciation to coursera for making this possible for me.
Nov 20, 2016
Content is really valuable and actionable with a specific comeback for the student in terms of secure development, security and how to understand the origin of exploits and other cyber attacks
por Ramadas S M•
Jul 17, 2016
This course on software security was very informative . This is the best place to start off for a beginner as it not only covers the technical aspects of security ,but also talks about modelling threats and identifying adversaries and their capabilities.I however was slightly disappointed with the testing methods of this course.I feel that most of the testing should have been on the basis of projects and a project should have been included every week .But, all in all taking the course was a very pleasant experience and I thoroughly enjoyed all the projects that were given.
Looking forward to taking the next course in the specialization!!
por Carlos M•
Sep 07, 2016
Very good course. Very good introduction to some interesting concepts in software security. Well explained. Maybe introduce more practical exercises. They could also include references to places where you can practice the concepts learned. For example repositories as vulnhub and others are sites where you can put into practice exercises. It however is a course that is very well explained ...
por Lucian C•
Jun 12, 2016
Some parts of the course were more advanced (Program Analysis), while some briefly touched the topic (Penetration Testing). Web Application Security was almost there, while Low Level Security was just right!
Keep up the good work, recommended +++++
por Fabio D•
Apr 19, 2017
por Bishoy S R S•
May 13, 2017
The course overall is very good, I hope to have a more specialized course in C/C++ languages with more practices, as I work more with embedded systems/C
por TAMERA Y•
Aug 21, 2017
Great Course. I like that it offered the interviews at the end of each lesson. I didn't know anything about the style of fuzzing or pen testing prior to taking this course. I need to delve into the learning hands
por Emilie D•
Mar 20, 2017
Learnt a lot. Quite a lot of background required esp. if you've never debugged/analyzed memory locations/ of C programs before. I'm a web developer and write php in my day to day, with a little experience in C++. Being able to read C code wasn't too much of a problem. Very hard, however, was figuring out how to use gdb properly to analyze/ debug -- to calculate the distance between two memory locations, for example. That wasn't something I cared to anguish over.
por James N•
Jun 24, 2017
I really enjoyed the hands-on C exploit labs. That deserves a six week course on its own. The rest of the material provides a good introduction to tooling and general concepts. I feel like it is two different courses, in a way.
por Akash V•
Jun 10, 2018
I personally enjoyed the course. It covers number of topics in software security. Although I find this course pretty easy (read basic), I can understand that the goal of the course is to introduce and focus security in the software development process itself, hence it is brief. I would have liked if more "practical" work was there in the course. I liked all the assignments as well as projects, few of them were really good.
por David A P•
Feb 23, 2017
Excellent intro course with 3 semi-challenging and fun projects
por Alberto H A•
Mar 22, 2017
This course is totally recommended for developers and architects no matter the programming language you use.
In my opinion, the only thing that I missed was a project for the penetration testing week.
Contents are very well teached and the interviews were awesome.
por Eugenia G•
Jun 27, 2017
Described security issues are very practical & real. Material built in a structured and logical way. Very interesting interviews with the Expert from the certain security areas that gives oppertunity to see how it works from inside. Had some issues with the Projects passing due to the way how questions built - it took more time to understood questions then to find a response on it.
por Ricardo D A R•
Jun 11, 2018
Thank you for an insightful look at the world of software security. If I were to make a suggestion it would be to include a refresher module about programming in C. I find it odd that the syllabus wouldn't include some basics on C (while assuming the student is fluid with C) and yet, the course had a couple of modules to explain the most basic of web functionalities like server and client paradigm. I think some students of this course have that kind of knowledge mastered, and would have liked a refreshment for C to have an easier time in the earlier weeks.
por Laurent B•
Feb 19, 2017
The course is great but it would be better to have it over 8 weeks to diffuse the amount of valuable information in Week 5. Also, charts should be numbered for easier references in discussions.
por mohamed h a•
Jul 07, 2017
por Juan F•
Aug 13, 2017
Enjoyed the course, would have liked to have in video questions for all videos. I think they stopped after week 4 . I would also have liked to see more projects or more depth to the last project.
por Andy Y•
May 12, 2017
The course was taught well and contained very interesting and relevant content. However, an increase of projects would be beneficial as I feel just spitting out facts learned from the videos doesn't really make the information stick in a meaningful way.
por dominique a f•
Nov 13, 2017
Nice course. One remark, it is necessary to review version compatibility of mentioned virtualbox against today OS versions, mainly macOSX.
por Anton P•
Mar 24, 2018
por David G•
Nov 24, 2017
Good foundations, feels a bit dated though as the Web Security sections seem more focused on vulnerabilities more common in PHP/pre-Web 2.0 & the rise of modern frameworks such as Ruby on Rails, which is surprising for a series that came out in 2014. Still essential knowledge though for software security 101.
por Jason J•
Dec 15, 2017
Some of the videos were a bit slow, but overall a good course.
por Dan R•
May 24, 2017
Excellent course on software security! Loved that we actually got to get into some code!
por teya k d p•
Dec 16, 2016
tres bon merci beaucoup
por ZUBIN S•
Oct 23, 2017
Good Course,But less content ROP gadget etc not covered in details.
por Kai P•
Mar 31, 2019
Seems outdated (as of 2014). Quiz for week 5 is strange and not easy with the provided material.