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Cybersecurity Basics

IBM Cybersecurity Fundamentals,

This course gives you the background needed to understand basic Cybersecurity. You will learn the history of Cybersecurity exploring motives of cyber attacks to further your knowledge of current cyber threats to organizations and individuals. Key terminology, basic system concepts and tools will be examined as an introduction to the Cybersecurity field.

You will learn about critical thinking and its importance to anyone looking to pursue a career in Cybersecurity.

Finally, you will begin to learn about organizations and resources to further research cybersecurity issues in the Modern era.

What you'll learn

  • Define cybersecurity and describe key terms
  • Describe how penetration testing is used in cybersecurity
  • Explain the role of cryptography in cybersecurity and how it is used.
  • Describe the purpose, function and types of firewalls
  • Describe the CIA triad and what is meant by confidentiality, integrity and availability.
  • Describe social engineering and how it is used in phishing and vishing attacks.
  • Describe the different types of cybersecurity attack models.
  • Describe why critical thinking is such an important skill for a cybersecurity professional.

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Instructor Coreen Ryskamp
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Subjects Programming
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Length 4 weeks
Effort 4 - 8 hours per week
Starts On Demand (Start anytime)
Cost $149
From IBM via edX
Instructor Coreen Ryskamp
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Programming
Tags Computer Science

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