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Tuesday 20 February 2024

Cybersecurity Attack and Defense Fundamentals Specialization

 


What you'll learn

Information security threats, vulnerabilities, and attacks.

Network security assessment techniques and tools.

Computer forensics fundaments, digital evidence, and forensic investigation phases.

Join Free: Cybersecurity Attack and Defense Fundamentals Specialization

Specialization - 3 course series

This Specialization can be taken by students, IT professionals, IT managers, career changers, and anyone who seeks a cybersecurity career or aspires to advance their current role. This course is ideal for those entering the cybersecurity workforce, providing foundational, hands-on skills to solve the most common security issues organizations face today.


This 3-course Specialization will help you gain core cybersecurity skills needed to protect critical data, networks, and digital assets. You will learn to build the foundation that enables individuals to grow their skills in specialized domains like penetration testing, security consulting, auditing, and system and network administration. 

Applied Learning Project

Learn to troubleshoots  network security problems, monitor alerts, and follow policies, procedures, and standards to protect information assets. You will gain practical skills cybersecurity professionals need in Information Security, Network Security, Computer Forensics, Risk Management, Incident Handling, and the industry best practices.

Cybersecurity: Developing a Program for Your Business Specialization

 


Advance your subject-matter expertise

Learn in-demand skills from university and industry experts

Master a subject or tool with hands-on projects

Develop a deep understanding of key concepts

Earn a career certificate from University System of Georgia

Join Free: Cybersecurity: Developing a Program for Your Business Specialization

Specialization - 4 course series

Cybersecurity is an essential business skill for the evolving workplace. For-profit companies, government agencies, and not-for-profit organizations all need technologically proficient, business-savvy information technology security professionals. In this Specialization, you will learn about  a variety of processes for protecting business assets through policy, education and training, and technology best practices. You’ll develop an awareness of the risks and cyber threats or attacks associated with modern information usage, and explore key technical and managerial topics required for a balanced approach to information protection. Topics will include mobility, the Internet of Things, the human factor,  governance and management practices.

Introduction to Python for Cybersecurity

 


Build your subject-matter expertise

This course is part of the Python for Cybersecurity Specialization

When you enroll in this course, you'll also be enrolled in this Specialization.

Learn new concepts from industry experts

Gain a foundational understanding of a subject or tool

Develop job-relevant skills with hands-on projects

Earn a shareable career certificate

Join Free: Introduction to Python for Cybersecurity

There are 3 modules in this course

This course it the first part of the Python for Cybersecurity Specialization. Learners will get an introduction and overview of the course format and learning objectives.

Security Analyst Fundamentals Specialization

 


What you'll learn

Develop knowledge in digital forensics, incident response and penetration testing.

Advance your knowledge of cybersecurity analyst tools including data and endpoint protection; SIEM; and systems and network fundamentals.  

Get hands-on experience to develop skills  via industry specific and open source Security tools.

Apply your skills to investigate a real-world security breach identifying the attack, vulnerabilities, costs and prevention recommendations.

Join Free: Security Analyst Fundamentals Specialization

Specialization - 3 course series

There are a growing number of exciting, well-paying jobs in today’s security industry that do not require a traditional college degree. Forbes estimates that there will be as many as 3.5 million unfilled positions in the industry worldwide by 2021! One position with a severe shortage of skills is as a cybersecurity analyst.

Throughout this specialization, you will learn concepts around digital forensics, penetration testing and incident response.  You will learn about threat intelligence and tools to gather data to prevent an attack or in the event your organization is attacked.  You will have the opportunity to review some of the largest breach cases and try your hand at reporting on a real world breach.  

The content creators and instructors are architects , Security Operation Center (SOC) analysts, and distinguished engineers who work with cybersecurity in their day to day lives at IBM with a worldwide perspective. They will share their skills which they need to secure IBM and its clients security systems.

The completion of this specialization also makes you eligible to earn the System Analyst Fundamentals IBM digital badge. More information about the badge can be found here:

https://www.youracclaim.com/org/ibm/badge/security-analyst-fundamentals         

Applied Learning Project

Throughout the program, you will use virtual labs and internet sites that will provide you with practical skills with applicability to real jobs that employers value, including:

Tools: e.g. Wireshark, IBM QRadar, IBM MaaS360, IBM Guardium, IBM Resilient, i2 Enterprise Insight 

 Labs: SecurityLearningAcademy.com

Libraries: Python

Projects: Investigate a real-world security breach identifying the attack, vulnerabilities, costs and prevention recommendations.

Thursday 15 February 2024

Automate Cybersecurity Tasks with Python

 


What you'll learn

Explain how the Python programming language is used in cybersecurity

Create new, user-defined Python functions

Use regular expressions to extract information from text

Practice debugging code

Join Free: Automate Cybersecurity Tasks with Python

There are 4 modules in this course

This is the seventh course in the Google Cybersecurity Certificate. These courses will equip you with the skills you need to apply for an entry-level cybersecurity job. You’ll build on your understanding of the topics that were introduced in the sixth Google Cybersecurity Certificate course.

In this course, you will be introduced to the Python programming language and apply it in a cybersecurity setting to automate tasks. You'll start by focusing on foundational Python programming concepts, including data types, variables, conditional statements, and iterative statements. You'll also learn to work with Python effectively by developing functions, using libraries and modules, and making your code readable. In addition, you'll work with string and list data, and learn how to import, parse and debug files.  

Google employees who currently work in cybersecurity will guide you through videos, provide hands-on activities and examples that simulate common cybersecurity tasks, and help you build your skills to prepare for jobs. 

Learners who complete this certificate will be equipped to apply for entry-level cybersecurity roles. No previous experience is necessary.

By the end of this course, you will: 

- Explain how the Python programming language is used in cybersecurity.
- Write conditional and iterative statements in Python.
- Create new, user-defined Python functions.
- Use Python to work with strings and lists.
- Use regular expressions to extract information from text.
- Use Python to open and read the contents of a file.
- Identify best practices to improve code readability.
- Practice debugging code.

Monday 18 December 2023

Introduction to Cybersecurity Foundations

 


What you'll learn

What Cybersecurity is

What an Operating System is  

What Risk Management is  

Join Free:Introduction to Cybersecurity Foundations

There are 4 modules in this course

Most introductory or beginner level cybersecurity courses are not truly beginner level. Most of them assume some level of technical competence and expect that cybersecurity is not your first technical job role. However, as I've successfully mentored people coming from fields such as nursing, aviation (an airline pilot!), and real estate, I've learned that these people are underserved as far a true introduction. This Learning Path is an answer to that gap.


Introduction to Cybersecurity Essentials

 


What you'll learn

Recognize the importance of data security, maintaining data integrity, and confidentiality

Demonstrate the installation of software updates and patches

Identify preferred practices for authentication, encryption, and device security

Discuss types of security threats, breaches, malware, social engineering, and other attack vectors

Join Free:Introduction to Cybersecurity Essentials

There are 4 modules in this course

With this beginner friendly course, learn fundamental Cybersecurity skills that are crucial for anyone using computing devices and connecting to the Internet.  

You will first learn to recognize common security threats and risks that individuals and organizations may face, such as theft, tampering, and destruction of sensitive information. You’ll then discover the characteristics of cyber-attacks and learn how you can employ best practices to guard against them.  

Next, you’ll learn about the best practices against cyberattacks. These include using strong passwords, good password management, and multi-factor authentication. You’ll learn ways in which you can strengthen your security plan with techniques like device hardening, encryption and more. 

You’ll then learn about safe browsing practices. You’ll gain an understanding of why you must practice safe browsing; to protect yourself against hackers, phishing, identity theft, security leaks, privacy issues and more. You’ll also explore methods for securing and managing confidential information. Then, discover how to configure browsers to help reduce security breaches. 

Throughout this course you will complete many hands-on labs which will enhance your understanding of course material. At the end of this course, you will have the opportunity to complete a final project where you will demonstrate your proficiency in cybersecurity. 

Designed specifically for beginners and those who are interested in a Cybersecurity Specialist or Analyst roles as well as entry-level roles in Information Security (Infosec) engineering. This course dives into the world of cybersecurity to give you the critical skills employers need. It also supports the needs of technical and IT support roles, who can find themselves on the front lines of defense for cybersecurity issues.

CompTIA a+_ cyber Specialization

 


What you'll learn

Understand and perform basic security tasks for Windows computers and home networks

Recognize the procedures and tools used in cybersecurity to protect enterprise networks

Describe the tools used for managing Linux computers and creating automation scripts

Join Free:CompTIA a+_ cyber Specialization

Specialization - 3 course series

Embark on an exciting journey into the world of cybersecurity with this comprehensive specialization. Designed for beginners, this cybersecurity specialization provides an introduction to cybersecurity, including basic knowledge and key skills needed to confidently start training for CompTIA Security+ certification.                   

In today's digital age, cybersecurity professionals are in high demand and are one of the highest-paying IT career paths. Job opportunities in this fast-growing sector seek applicants with technical skills, analytical thinking and creative problem-solving qualifications.

Through this specialization, you'll learn from cybersecurity experts and industry insiders about the day-to-day tasks and challenges you can expect in this role. You'll gain insights into how to protect a company's valuable information from theft and damage, ensuring that computers and networks store and process data according to the organization’s rules.   

Moreover, you'll acquire practical computer and network administration skills, preparing you to confidently begin a complete cybersecurity training program. This is your first step to becoming a key player in the cybersecurity field.  

Don't miss this opportunity to kickstart your career in cybersecurity. Enroll in this specialization today and take the first step towards a promising future in information security.

Applied Learning Project

In this cybersecurity specialization, you'll engage in practical activities that serve as a steppingstone to meet the pre-requisites for Security+ training. You'll gain hands-on experience in securing Windows and Linux systems, networking and scripting. You'll be able to test your knowledge through multiple-choice practice questions with extensive feedback. Additionally, you'll have access to informative videos and interviews with seasoned industry professionals, providing real-world context and insights into how these skills are applied in the cybersecurity field. This course is designed with accessibility in mind, meeting WCAG 2.0 AA compliance, including keyboard navigation, alt-tags for images, captions for videos, screen reader compatibility and adherence to color contrast guidelines.  

Python for Cybersecurity Specialization

 


What you'll learn

Develop custom Python scripts to automate cybersecurity tasks.

Apply Python to meet objectives through the cybersecurity attack lifecycle.

Automate common cyberattack and defense activities with Python.

Join Free:Python for Cybersecurity Specialization

Specialization - 5 course series

 Python is one of the most popular and widely-used programming languages in the world due to its high usability and large collection of libraries. This learning path provides an application-driven introduction to using Python for cybersecurity. Python can help to automate tasks across the cyberattack life cycle for both cyber attackers and defenders. This Specialization demonstrates some of these applications and how Python can be used to make cybersecurity professionals more efficient and effective.    

Applied Learning Project

Learners will acquire the technical skills needs to develop custom Python scripts to automate cybersecurity tasks. The challenges in this project involve developing or modifying Python code to address cybersecurity use cases drawn from MITRE ATT&CK and Shield.

Cyber Security Fundamentals

 


Join Free:Cyber Security Fundamentals

There are 3 modules in this course

This course is intended to provide a general introduction to key concepts in cyber security. It is aimed at anyone with a good general knowledge of information and communications technology. The nature, scope and importance of cyber security are explained, and key concepts are justified and explored. This includes examining the types of threat that cyber security must address, as well as the range of mechanisms, both technological and procedural, that can be deployed.

The role of cryptography in providing security is explored, including how algorithms and keys play their part in enabling cyber security. The key supporting function played by key management is identified, including why the use of cryptographic functions depends on it.

The need for security management in an organisation is explained, and its main elements are introduced - including the key role played by risk management. The importance of standardised approaches to security management is explained, as is the notion of compliance.

Sunday 17 December 2023

IT Fundamentals for Cybersecurity Specialization

 


Advance your subject-matter expertise

Learn in-demand skills from university and industry experts

Master a subject or tool with hands-on projects

Develop a deep understanding of key concepts

Earn a career certificate from IBM

Join Free:IT Fundamentals for Cybersecurity Specialization

Specialization - 4 course series

There are a growing number of exciting, well-paying jobs in today’s security industry that do not require a traditional college degree.  Forbes estimates that there will be as many as 3.5 million unfilled positions in the industry worldwide by 2021! One position with a severe shortage of skills is as a junior cybersecurity analyst. 

Throughout this specialization, you will learn concepts around cybersecurity tools and processes, system administration,  operating system and database vulnerabilities, types of cyber attacks and basics of networking. You will also gain knowledge around important topics such as cryptography and digital forensics.  

The instructors are architects , Security Operation Center (SOC) analysts, and distinguished engineers who work with cybersecurity in their day to day lives at IBM with a worldwide perspective.  They will share their skills which they need to secure IBM and its clients security systems.

The completion of this specialization also makes you eligible to earn the IT Fundamentals for Cybersecurity IBM digital badge. 

Applied Learning Project

This specialization will provide you with the basics you need to get started. Throughout this specialization, you will learn concepts around cybersecurity tools and processes, system administration, operating system and database vulnerabilities, types of cyber attacks and basics of networking. You will also gain knowledge around important topics such as cryptography and digital forensics.

This specialization is truly an international offering from IBM with experts from the United States, Costa Rica, Canada and Italy. These instructors are architects, Security Operation Center (SOC) analysts, and distinguished engineers who work with cybersecurity in their day to day lives at IBM. They will share their skills which they need to secure IBM and its clients security systems.

Learners will apply the skills they acquire to complete assessment exams as well as a project at the end of the four courses within this specialization.

Certified in Cybersecurity Specialization

 


What you'll learn

Demonstrate that you have foundational knowledge of industry terminology, network security, security operations and policies and procedures.

Join Free:Certified in Cybersecurity Specialization

Specialization - 5 course series

Congratulations on your interest in pursuing a career in cybersecurity. The Certified in Cybersecurity (CC) certification will demonstrate to employers that you have foundational knowledge of industry terminology, network security, security operations and policies and procedures that are necessary for an entry- or junior-level cybersecurity role. It will signal your understanding of fundamental security best practices, policies and procedures, as well as your willingness and ability to learn more and grow on the job.

Applied Learning Project

Each course includes a case study that will require students to put into practice the knowledge they have gained throughout each course. Successful completion of course projects will require the basic understanding of the topics covered and the ability to relate those topics to the real world. The objective of each project is to determine whether students have understood course concepts and are able to use them in a real world setting. 

Microsoft Cybersecurity Analyst Professional Certificate

 


What you'll learn

Understand the cybersecurity landscape and learn core concepts foundational to security, compliance, and identity solutions.

Understand the vulnerabilities of an organizations network and mitigate attacks on network infrastructures to protect data.

Develop and implement threat mitigation strategies by applying effective cybersecurity measures within an Azure environment.   

Demonstrate your new skills with a capstone project and prepare for the industry-recognized Microsoft SC-900 Certification exam. 

Join Free:Microsoft Cybersecurity Analys Professional Certificate

Professional Certificate - 9 course series

Learners who complete this program will receive a 50% discount voucher to take the SC-900 Certification Exam. 

Organizations rely on cybersecurity experts to protect themselves from threats, but nearly 60% report security talent shortages.1 Prepare for a new career in this high-demand field with professional training from Microsoft — an industry-recognized leader in cybersecurity.

The role of a cybersecurity analyst includes monitoring networks for vulnerabilities or potential threats, mitigating attacks on the network infrastructures, and implementing strategies for data protection. With 95% of fortune 500 companies using Azure, it’s critical for cybersecurity professionals to learn to protect data within an Azure environment.2

Through a mix of videos, assessments, and hands-on activities, you’ll learn cybersecurity concepts and how they apply to a business environment, discuss threat mitigation strategies from an enterprise perspective, apply effective cybersecurity policy measures within an Azure environment, & practice on tools like MS defender, Azure Active Directory & more.

When you graduate, you’ll have tangible examples to talk about in job interviews and you’ll also be prepared to take the Microsoft SC-900 Certification Exam.

1McKinsey & Company, Securing your organization to reduce cyber risk (June 2022)

2Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Azure:The only consistent, comprehensive hybrid cloud (Sept 2018)

Applied Learning Project

This program has been uniquely mapped to key job skills required in cybersecurity analyst roles. In each course, you’ll be able to consolidate what you have learned by completing a capstone project that simulates real-world cybersecurity scenarios. You’ll also complete a final capstone project where you’ll create your own cybersecurity proposal for the creation and protection of a business network and infrastructure. The projects will include practicing on:

A real-world scenario focused on penetration testing, building configuration, and testing strategy for white box testing of a penetration test on virtual networks.

A real-world capstone project that enables you to demonstrate your cybersecurity analyst skills. 

To round off your learning, you’ll take a mock exam that has been set up in a similar style to the industry-recognized Microsoft Exam SC-900: Microsoft Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals. 

Google IT Support Professional Certificate

 


What you'll learn

Gain skills required to succeed in an entry-level IT job

Learn to perform day-to-day IT support tasks including computer assembly, wireless networking, installing programs, and customer service

Learn how to provide end-to-end customer support, ranging from identifying problems to troubleshooting and debugging

Learn to use systems including Linux, Domain Name Systems, Command-Line Interface, and Binary Code

Join Free:Google IT Support Professional Certificate

Prepare for a career in IT Support

Receive professional-level training from Google
Demonstrate your proficiency in portfolio-ready projects
Earn an employer-recognized certificate from Google
Qualify for in-demand job titles: IT Specialist, Tech Support Specialist, IT Support Specialist

Introduction to Cybersecurity Tools & Cyber Attacks

 


What you'll learn

Discuss the evolution of security based on historical events.  

List various types of malicious software.  

Describe key cybersecurity concepts including the CIA Triad, access management, incident response and common cybersecurity best practices.  

Identify key cybersecurity tools which include the following:  firewall, anti-virus, cryptography, penetration testing and digital forensics.   

Join Free: Introduction to Cybersecurity Tools & Cyber Attacks

There are 4 modules in this course

This course gives you the background needed to understand basic Cybersecurity.  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.

The completion of this course also makes you eligible to earn the Introduction to Cybersecurity Tools & Cyber Attacks IBM digital badge. 

Connect and Protect: Networks and Network Security

 


What you'll learn

Define the types of networks and components of networks

Illustrate how data is sent and received over a network

Understand how to secure a network against intrusion tactics

Join Free:Connect and Protect: Networks and Network Security

There are 4 modules in this course

This is the third course in the Google Cybersecurity Certificate. These courses will equip you with the skills you need to apply for an entry-level cybersecurity job. You’ll build on your understanding of the topics that were introduced in the second Google Cybersecurity Certificate course.

In this course, you will explore how networks connect multiple devices and allow them to communicate. You'll start with the fundamentals of modern networking operations and protocols. For example, you'll learn about the Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) model and how network hardware, like routers and modems, allow your computer to send and receive information on the internet. Then, you'll learn about network security. Organizations often store and send valuable information on their networks, so networks are common targets of cyber attacks. By the end of this course, you'll be able to recognize network-level vulnerabilities, and explain how to secure a network using firewalls, system hardening, and virtual private networks. 

Google employees who currently work in cybersecurity will guide you through videos, provide hands-on activities and examples that simulate common cybersecurity tasks, and help you build your skills to prepare for jobs. 

Learners who complete this certificate will be equipped to apply for entry-level cybersecurity roles. No previous experience is necessary.

By the end of this course, you will: 

- Describe the structure of different computer networks.
- Illustrate how data is sent and received over a network.
- Recognize common network protocols.
- Identify common network security measures and protocols.
- Explain how to secure a network against intrusion tactics.
- Compare and contrast local networks to cloud computing.
- Explain the different types of system hardening techniques.

Play It Safe: Manage Security Risks

 


What you'll learn

Identify the primary threats, risks, and vulnerabilities to business operations

Examine how organizations use security frameworks and controls to protect business operations

Define commonly used Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools

Use a playbook to respond to threats, risks, and vulnerabilities

Join Free:Play It Safe: Manage Security Risks

There are 4 modules in this course

This is the second course in the Google Cybersecurity Certificate. These courses will equip you with the skills you need to apply for an entry-level cybersecurity job. You’ll build on your understanding of the topics that were introduced in the first Google Cybersecurity Certificate course.

In this course, you will take a deeper dive into concepts introduced in the first course, with an emphasis on how cybersecurity professionals use frameworks and controls to protect business operations. In particular, you'll identify the steps of risk management and explore common threats, risks, and vulnerabilities. Additionally, you'll explore Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) data and use a playbook to respond to identified threats, risks, and vulnerabilities. Finally, you will take an important step towards becoming a cybersecurity professional and practice performing a security audit.

Google employees who currently work in cybersecurity will guide you through videos, provide hands-on activities and examples that simulate common cybersecurity tasks, and help you build your skills to prepare for jobs. 

Learners who complete this certificate will be equipped to apply for entry-level cybersecurity roles. No previous experience is necessary.

By the end of this course, you will: 

- Identify the common threats, risks, and vulnerabilities to business operations.
- Understand the threats, risks, and vulnerabilities that entry-level cybersecurity analysts are most focused on.
- Comprehend the purpose of security frameworks and controls.
- Describe the confidentiality, integrity, and availability (CIA) triad.
- Explain the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) framework.
- Explore and practice conducting a security audit.
- Use a playbook to respond to threats, risks, and vulnerabilities.

Thursday 14 December 2023

IBM Cybersecurity Analyst Professional Certificate

 


What you'll learn

Develop knowledge of cybersecurity analyst tools including data protection; endpoint protection; SIEM; and systems and network fundamentals.   

Learn about key compliance and threat intelligence topics important in today’s cybersecurity landscape. 

Gain skills for incident responses and forensics with real-world cybersecurity case studies.

Get hands-on experience to develop skills via industry specific and open source Security tools.


Professional Certificate - 8 course series

A growing number of exciting, well-paying jobs in today’s security industry do not require a college degree. This Professional Certificate will give you the technical skills to become job-ready for a Cybersecurity Analyst role. Instructional content and labs will introduce you to concepts including network security, endpoint protection, incident response, threat intelligence, penetration testing, and vulnerability assessment.

Join Free : IBM Cybersecurity Analyst Professional Certificate

Thursday 16 November 2023

Google Cybersecurity Professional Certificate

 



What you'll learn

Understand the importance of cybersecurity practices and their impact for organizations.

Identify common risks, threats, and vulnerabilities, as well as techniques to mitigate them.

Protect networks, devices, people, and data from unauthorized access and cyberattacks using Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools.

Gain hands-on experience with Python, Linux, and SQL.


Prepare for a career in cybersecurity

Receive professional-level training from Google

Demonstrate your proficiency in portfolio-ready projects

Earn an employer-recognized certificate from Google

Qualify for in-demand job titles: cybersecurity analyst, security analyst, security operations center (SOC) analyst

Professional Certificate - 8 course series

Prepare for a new career in the high-growth field of cybersecurity, no degree or experience required. Get professional training designed and delivered by subject matter experts at Google and have the opportunity to connect with top employers.

Organizations must continuously protect themselves and the people they serve from cyber-related threats, like fraud and phishing. They rely on cybersecurity to maintain the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of their internal systems and information. Cybersecurity analysts use a collection of methods and technologies to safeguard against threats and unauthorized access — and to create and implement solutions should a threat get through.

During the 8 courses in this certificate program, you’ll learn from cybersecurity experts at Google and gain in-demand skills that prepare you for entry-level roles like cybersecurity analyst, security operations center (SOC) analyst, and more. At under 10 hours per week, you can complete the certificate in less than 6 months. 

Upon completion of the certificate, you can directly apply for jobs with Google and over 150 U.S. employers, including American Express, Deloitte, Colgate-Palmolive, Mandiant (now part of Google Cloud), T-Mobile, and Walmart.

The Google Cybersecurity Certificate helps prepare you for the CompTIA Security+ exam, the industry leading certification for cybersecurity roles. You’ll earn a dual credential when you complete both.

Applied Learning Project

This program includes 170 hours of instruction and hundreds of practice-based assessments and activities that simulate real-world cybersecurity scenarios that are critical for success in the workplace. Through a mix of videos, assessments, and hands-on labs, you’ll become familiar with the cybersecurity tools, platforms, and skills required for an entry-level job.

Skills you’ll gain will include: Python, Linux, SQL, Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools, Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), communication, collaboration, analysis, problem solving and more! 

Additionally, each course includes portfolio activities through which you’ll showcase examples of cybersecurity skills that you can share with potential employers. Acquire concrete skills that top employers are hiring for right now.

Join Free - Google Cybersecurity Professional Certificate

Saturday 28 October 2023

Foundations of Cybersecurity from Google (Free Course)

 



What you'll learn

Recognize core skills and knowledge needed to become a cybersecurity analyst

Identify how security attacks impact business operations

Explain security ethics

Identify common tools used by cybersecurity analysts

Build your Computer Security and Networks expertise

This course is part of the Google Cybersecurity Professional Certificate

When you enroll in this course, you'll also be enrolled in this Professional Certificate.

Learn new concepts from industry experts

Gain a foundational understanding of a subject or tool

Develop job-relevant skills with hands-on projects


Earn a shareable career certificate from Google
There are 4 modules in this course

This is the first course in the Google Cybersecurity Certificate. These courses will equip you with the skills you need to prepare for an entry-level cybersecurity job. 

In this course, you will be introduced to the world of cybersecurity through an interactive curriculum developed by Google. You will identify significant events that led to the development of the cybersecurity field, explain the importance of cybersecurity in today's business operations, and explore the job responsibilities and skills of an entry-level cybersecurity analyst. 

Google employees who currently work in cybersecurity will guide you through videos, provide hands-on activities and examples that simulate common cybersecurity tasks, and help you build your skills to prepare for jobs. 

Learners who complete the eight courses in the Google Cybersecurity Certificate will be equipped to apply for entry-level cybersecurity roles. No previous experience is necessary.

By the end of this course, you will: 

- Identify how security attacks impact business operations.

- Explore the job responsibilities and core skills of an entry-level cybersecurity analyst.

- Recognize how past and present attacks on organizations led to the development of the cybersecurity field.

- Learn the CISSP eight security domains.

- Identify security domains, frameworks, and controls.

- Explain security ethics.

- Recognize common tools used by cybersecurity analysts.

JOIN Free - Foundations of Cybersecurity

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