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Overview

Discover the practical side of computer security

Duration

5 months

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Total fee

Free

Mode of learning

Online

Difficulty level

Beginner

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Credential

Certificate

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Highlights

  • Earn a Certificate of completion from University of Colorado on successful course completion
  • Instructor- Greg Williams
  • 60% started a new career after completing this specialization
  • 40% Got a pay increase or promotion.
  • Effort - 2 hours/ week
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Cybersecurity for Business Specialization
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Course details

Who should do this course?
  • This course is designed for the security professionals
What are the course deliverables?
  • Identify risks and learn how to protect systems given real-world system architectures
  • Determine what threats and exploits caused the data breaches and also what defense mechanisms would have prevented the breaches
  • Use the proactive security knowledge they gained to exploit a live system to show the risks of insecure web applications
More about this course
  • This course is for those who want to understand how to defend computer systems and assets from attackers and other threats. It is also for those who want to understand how threats and attacks are carried out to help better defend their systems. This specialization is designed for senior business leaders to middle management and system administrators, so they can all speak the same language and get a better handle on their organization's security.

Cybersecurity for Business Specialization
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Curriculum

Introduction to Cybersecurity for Business

What is Practical Computer Security

Understand the basics of computer security for business

The CIA Triad

Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability are the cornerstones of security. Do you know how they apply?

Cyber Threats and Attack Vectors

Cyber Threats and Attack Vectors

Network and system based attacks

Cloud Security

Common Vulnerabilities

Data Breaches

Detecting and Mitigating Cyber Threats and Attacks

Introduction and Firewalls

Welcome! This week we'll explore firewalls as they are usually the first line of defense against a threat or attack.

Intrusion Detection and Prevention

Detection and Prevention tools

Attacks are Inevitable - Case Study

Understanding detection and mitigation

Proactive Computer Security

Information Sharing and Threat Intelligence

This module covers information sharing. Information sharing is an important tool to help organizations gather information from others so

Penetration Testing - Methodology

Common Pen Testing Tools

Proactive computer security management

Exploiting OWASP Top 20 Controls

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Admission Process

    Important Dates

    May 25, 2024
    Course Commencement Date

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