Acerca de este Curso
4.6
105 calificaciones
25 revisiones
Data breaches occur nearly every day. From very large retailers, down to your fantasy football website, and anywhere in between, they have been compromised in some way. How did the attackers get in? What did they do with the data they compromised? What should I be concerned with in my own business or my systems? This course is the second course in the Practical Computer Security. It will discuss types of threats and attack vectors commonly seen in today’s environment. I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but threats are all over the place! This course isn’t designed to insight fear that there is no hope for keeping systems and business secure, but rather educate you on how attacks are carried out so that you have a better sense of what to look out for in your business or with your systems....
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Cursos 100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Calendar

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Beginner Level

Nivel principiante

Clock

Approx. 11 hours to complete

Sugerido: 4 hours/week...
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English

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Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Week
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3 horas para completar

THREATS AND ATTACK VECTORS IN COMPUTER SECURITY

Welcome! This week we'll explore users and user based attacks. User based attacks are common because it may be easier to compromise a human rather than a computer....
Reading
5 videos (Total: 54 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
Video5 videos
About the Instructor9m
Phishing7m
Social Engineering13m
Authentication based attacks13m
Reading3 lecturas
About this course10m
Digital Identity - Required Reading30m
Lecture Slides10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Practice Quiz - Week 120m
Week 1 - User based attacks30m
Week
2
Clock
2 horas para completar

Network and system based attacks

Threats against networks and systems are the most common type of attack method. This week will explore these concepts....
Reading
3 videos (Total: 33 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
Video3 videos
Denial of Service attacks9m
Wireless based attacks10m
Reading4 lecturas
Viruses and Worms10m
DDoS Attacks15m
Mobile Based Attacks16m
Lecture Slides10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Practice Quiz - Week 220m
Week 2 - Network and system based attacks30m
Week
3
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2 horas para completar

Cloud Security

You use the cloud every day; you may not even realize it! This week will focus on the cloud and security surrounding cloud and cloud services....
Reading
4 videos (Total: 50 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
Video4 videos
Why do we need to be concerned with “The Cloud”15m
SaaS11m
Database Security11m
Reading3 lecturas
Real Cloud Based Attacks15m
Cloud Security Alliance10m
Lecture Slides10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Practice Quiz - Week 320m
Week 3: Cloud Security30m
Week
4
Clock
2 horas para completar

Common Vulnerabilities

The week will focus on common vulnerabilities that systems face and how they work....
Reading
4 videos (Total: 38 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
Video4 videos
Operating Systems10m
Software: Buffer Overflows9m
Software: Web Based Applications9m
Reading3 lecturas
Software: Injection20m
Shadow Brokers15m
Lecture Slides10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Practice Quiz - Week 420m
Week 4: Common Vulnerabilities30m
4.6

Principales revisiones

por VVApr 5th 2018

Great Intro and Follow-Up to First class, will be taking other Cyber-Security Classes to supplement this one and reinforce knowledge.

por RJMar 14th 2018

Nice and easy course...but last week depends on how many people are currently pursuing this course so it may take some time.

Instructor

Greg Williams

Lecturer
Department of Computer Science

Acerca de University of Colorado System

The University of Colorado is a recognized leader in higher education on the national and global stage. We collaborate to meet the diverse needs of our students and communities. We promote innovation, encourage discovery and support the extension of knowledge in ways unique to the state of Colorado and beyond....

Acerca del programa especializado Cybersecurity for Business

It seems anymore that you can't listen to the news without hearing of a data breach. You may have heard it said before that there are 2 types of companies out there, the ones who have been breached and those who will be breached. Defending against attackers who want to compromise assets can seem like an arduous task, but learning how attacks work and more importantly how to defend against those attacks can be very fulfilling. This specialization is designed to introduce you to practical computer security by teaching you the fundamentals of how you use security in the business world. This course is for those who want to understand how to defend computer systems and assets from attackers and other threats. It is also for those who want to understand how threats and attacks are carried out to help better defend their systems. This specialization is designed for senior business leaders to middle management and system administrators, so they can all speak the same language and get a better handle on their organization's security. Additionally, the course material may help you in passing some industry leading computer security examinations such as Security+ and CISSP....
Cybersecurity for Business

Preguntas Frecuentes

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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