Cyber Security is one of today’s hottest career fields. This course will provide a broad overview of cyber security concepts and practices. Starting with threat analysis and risk management, additional lessons explore core technologies such as encryption, firewalls, and intrusion detection systems. Cloud security is also featured, as are incident response, disaster recovery, and how to conduct cyber exercises.
The course unfolds over 12 video lessons and supplemental materials. Videos include statements from leaders in cyber security on potential careers and how to train for them. Learning is self-paced, but the full series can be experienced in about two weeks.
Who is the target audience?
- Job seekers
- Cyber security competition participants
- Anyone with an interest in cyber security
- A computer that connects to the internet
- Some technical background in hardware, software, or applications will be helpful.