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Coursera Introduction to Cybersecurity for Business

University of Colorado System via Coursera

  • Overview
  1. Coursera
    University of Colorado System
    5 weeks
    Paid Certificate Available
    Part of:
    Cybersecurity for Business Specialization
    The world runs computers. From small to large businesses, from the CEO down to level 1 support staff, everyone uses computers. This course is designed to give you a practical perspective on computer security. This course approaches computer security in a way that anyone can understand. Ever wonder how your bank website is secure when you connect to it? Wonder how other business owners secure their network? Wonder how large data breaches happen? This is practical computer security. It will help you answer the question – what should I focus on?

    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?

    How we assess risk daily
    Risk in business is inevitable. You will explore what risk means and how to assess it

    Practical Application of Daily Security
    Often times we may not know how to assess our security daily. We may think we are secure when we may not be. This module covers some of the tools, ports, and protocols used in everyday computing to remain secure.

    Attack Surfaces
    This is the course project. You will assess attack surfaces and risk based off of the attack surfaces. This will sum up what you have worked on throughout the course.

    Taught by
    Greg Williams

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