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IT Security: Defense against the digital dark arts , Google

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Über diesen Kurs

This course covers a wide variety of IT security concepts, tools, and best practices. It introduces threats and attacks and the many ways they can show up. We’ll give you some background of encryption algorithms and how they’re used to safeguard data. Then, we’ll dive into the three As of information security: authentication, authorization, and accounting. We’ll also cover network security solutions, ranging from firewalls to Wifi encryption options. Finally, we’ll go through a case study, where we examine the security model of Chrome OS. The course is rounded out by putting all these elements together into a multi-layered, in-depth security architecture, followed by recommendations on how to integrate a culture of security into your organization or team. At the end of this course, you’ll understand: ● how various encryption algorithms and techniques work as well as their benefits and limitations. ● various authentication systems and types. ● the difference between authentication and authorization. ● how to evaluate potential risks and recommend ways to reduce risk. ● best practices for securing a network. ● how to help others to grasp security concepts and protect themselves....


von DS

Apr 26, 2018

Great course that is full of useful information and presented in an easy to understand way. It's an awesome beginner course that will add to your knowledge and further your knowledge of IT security.

von DS

Aug 17, 2018

This course was insane, all the possibilities, the potential for growth, and the different ways to help protect against cyber attacks. It was truly an eye-opening lesson in security. Thank you.

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von Luz Angel Martinez Jr

May 21, 2019

I like it already

von Hem Kumar Khadka

May 21, 2019

IT has a lot to cover and it is very important in day to day work.

von Jamal Aldaikh

May 21, 2019


von Frances Navarro Cabán

May 20, 2019

A lot of learning, excellent course!!


May 20, 2019

awesome course

von Preston Menke

May 19, 2019

Some of the labs earlier on were kinda confusing but I learned a lot to make up for it. Definitely recommend to anyone with basic knowledge or no knowledge of IT.

von Alicia Epping

May 19, 2019

Excellent coverage of the topics. Concepts were made clear and easy to understand.

von Mohd Aasim Ali

May 19, 2019

I love this course.

von Cristina DeBolt

May 17, 2019

Super dry, but very informative.

von James A Martin Jr

May 17, 2019

Great course very fun, and learned a lot thank you coursera