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Cybersecurity Fundamentals

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The Cybersecurity Specialization covers the fundamental concepts underlying the construction of secure systems, from the hardware to the software to the human-computer interface, with the use of cryptography to secure interactions. These concepts are illustrated with examples drawn from modern practice, and augmented with hands-on exercises involving relevant tools and techniques. Successful participants will develop a way of thinking that is security-oriented, better understanding how to think about adversaries and how to build systems that defend against them.

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University of Maryland, College Park, Rochester Institute of Technology, RITx

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Hours 266
Instructors Gang Qu, Jennifer Golbeck, Michael Hicks, Jonathan Katz, Jonathan Weissman, Jonathan S. Weissman
Language English
Subjects Programming Engineering IT & Networking Science
Careers

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Cybersecurity Auditor $69k

Data Scientist - Fundamental And Economic Analytics $73k

RandD, Cybersecurity (Early/Mid-Career) with Security Clearance $76k

R&D, Cybersecurity (Experienced) $77k

Cybersecurity Engineer 2 $110k

Research Scientist - Advanced Concepts Group $110k

Secure System Analyst $112k

Cybersecurity Advisor $114k

Security Researcher (McAfee SECURE) $154k

Courses in this Specialization

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Jun
24

Usable Security

This course focuses on how to design and build secure systems with a human-centric focus. We will look at basic principles of human-computer interaction, and apply these insights...

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Aug
18

Cybersecurity Fundamentals

In this introduction to the field of computing security, you will be given an extensive overview of the various branches of computing security. You will learn cybersecurity...

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Jun
24

Software Security (You were viewing this course)

This course we will explore the foundations of software security. We will consider important software vulnerabilities and attacks that exploit them -- such as buffer overflows,...

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May
14

Cryptography

This course will introduce you to the foundations of modern cryptography, with an eye toward practical applications.

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Jun
17

Hardware Security

In this course, we will study security and trust from the hardware perspective. Upon completing the course, students will understand the vulnerabilities in current digital system...

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Cybersecurity Capstone Project

This course presents an intensive experience during which students build a software system they intend to be secure, and then attempt to show that other students' projects are...

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University of Maryland, College Park, Rochester Institute of Technology, RITx

From University of Maryland, College Park, Rochester Institute of Technology, RITx via Coursera
Hours 266
Instructors Gang Qu, Jennifer Golbeck, Michael Hicks, Jonathan Katz, Jonathan Weissman, Jonathan S. Weissman
Language English
Subjects Programming Engineering IT & Networking Science
Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Cybersecurity Auditor $69k

Data Scientist - Fundamental And Economic Analytics $73k

RandD, Cybersecurity (Early/Mid-Career) with Security Clearance $76k

R&D, Cybersecurity (Experienced) $77k

Cybersecurity Engineer 2 $110k

Research Scientist - Advanced Concepts Group $110k

Secure System Analyst $112k

Cybersecurity Advisor $114k

Security Researcher (McAfee SECURE) $154k