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This Introduction to Cybersecurity Tools and Cyber Attacks offered by Coursera in partnership with IBM is part of the IT Fundamentals for Cybersecurity Specialization.

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Overview

This Introduction to Cybersecurity Tools and Cyber Attacks offered by Coursera in partnership with IBM gives you the background needed to understand basic Cybersecurity.  

Education

You will 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 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.

This course is intended for anyone who wants to gain a basic understanding of Cybersecurity or as the first course in a series of courses to acquire the skills to work in the Cybersecurity field as a Jr Cybersecurity Analyst.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History of Cybersecurity
  • A brief overview of types of actors and their motives
  • An overview of key security concepts
  • An overview of key security tools

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Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 1 months

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Language

English

Delivered

Online
  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Beginner Level

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