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IBM Cybersecurity Fundamentals

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There are a growing number of exciting, well-paying jobs in today’s security industry that do not require a traditional college degree.

Throughout this professional certificate program, you will learn concepts around cybersecurity tools and processes, system administration, operating system and the basics of security compliance and industry standards.

The instructors are IBMers with a worldwide perspective. They will share the skills they need to secure IBM and its clients’ security systems.

What you'll learn

  • The history of Cybersecurity; types and motives of cyber attacks to further your knowledge of current threats to organizations and individuals; key terminology, basic system concepts and tools as an introduction to the Cybersecurity field.
  • Key cybersecurity roles in an organization, processes and examples of each process, describe the architecture, file systems, and basic commands for multiple operating systems including Windows, Mac/OS, Linux; and understand the concept of Virtualization.
  • The background needed to understand the key cybersecurity compliance and industry standards. This knowledge will be important for you to learn no matter what cybersecurity role you would like to acquire or have within an organization.
  • The basic commands for user and server administration as it relates to security. You will need this skill to be able to understand vulnerabilities within your organizations operating systems.
  • The concepts of endpoint security and patch management and finally you will learn in depth skills around cryptography and encryption to understand how these concepts affect software within a company.

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Hours 69
Instructor Coreen Ryskamp
Language English
Subjects Programming

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From IBM via edX
Hours 69
Instructor Coreen Ryskamp
Language English
Subjects Programming

Careers

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Workforce Dev. Coordinator / Basic Skills Specialist $36k

Basic Paraprofessional $40k

Basic Literacy Tutor $43k

Coordinator, Basic Writing $45k

Adult Basic Education Coordinator $46k

Adult Basic Education/GED Instructor $46k

Adult Basic Skills / GED Teacher $47k

Zumba Basic 1 $47k

Basic Ed/Student Success Instructor $50k

Basic Training Drill Sergeant $57k

Visual Basic-Dot Net-Database Developer $74k

Visual Basic Architect $84k

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