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Horas para completar

Aprox. 8 horas para completar

Sugerido: This is Course 1 in a 4-course specialization. Estimated workload: 15-hours over 1-week....
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100 % en línea

100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Nivel principiante

Nivel principiante

Horas para completar

Aprox. 8 horas para completar

Sugerido: This is Course 1 in a 4-course specialization. Estimated workload: 15-hours over 1-week....
Idiomas disponibles

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English)

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
Horas para completar
2 horas para completar

Module 1: Domestic Catastrophic Destruction

Homeland security is about safeguarding the United States from domestic catastrophic destruction. Domestic catastrophic destruction comes in two forms: natural and manmade. For most of history, the manmade variety came in the form of warfare and required the combined resources of a nation state. In this module we examine two pivotal incidents that changed that calculus, and demonstrated how destruction once reserved to the power of nation states was wrested by non-state actors. ...
Reading
5 videos (Total 36 minutos), 6 readings, 3 quizzes
Video5 videos
About the Instructor9m
L1 The Origin of Homeland Security7m
L2 Weapons of Mass Destruction8m
L3 9/116m
Reading6 lecturas
Turning Point, pp3-10 & pp13-16 (Optional)10m
Tokyo Subway Attacks Lessons (Optional Video)10m
Turning Point, pp10-12 (Optional)10m
More About WMD (Optional Video)10m
We Have Some Planes (Optional)10m
9/11 Lessons Learned (Optional Video)10m
Quiz3 ejercicios de práctica
L1 Challenge Questions6m
L2 Challenge Questions6m
L3 Challenge Questions6m
Semana
2
Horas para completar
2 horas para completar

Module 2: HS & DHS

This module tackles the question "what is homeland security", and offers a working definition to help guide the student to understanding. It also looks at the mission of the Department of Homeland Security as it relates to "Safeguarding the United States from Domestic Catastrophic Destruction". Also included in this module is course exam #1. Good luck!...
Reading
2 videos (Total 12 minutos), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
Video2 videos
L6 DHS Missions4m
Reading4 lecturas
Homeland Security (Optional)10m
Challenging the Definition of Homeland Security (Optional Video)10m
DHS Evolution (Optional)10m
SecDHS Remarks on Unity of Effort (Optional Video)10m
Quiz3 ejercicios de práctica
L4 Challenge Questions6m
L6 Challenge Questions6m
Exam 130m
Semana
3
Horas para completar
1 hora para completar

Module 3: Safeguarding Against Domestic Catastrophic Destruction

Manmade domestic catastrophic destruction comes in two known forms: 1) weapons of mass destruction, and 2) subverting critical infrastructure. This module looks at the nation's overall strategy for countering WMD, and protecting critical infrastructure. ...
Reading
2 videos (Total 13 minutos), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
Video2 videos
L8 Critical Infrastructure Protection7m
Reading3 lecturas
Counter WMD Strategy (Optional)10m
Critical Infrastructure Protection (Optional)10m
Why is Critical Infrastructure Critical? (Optional Video)10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
L7 Challenge Questions6m
L8 Challenge Questions6m
Semana
4
Horas para completar
2 horas para completar

Module 4: Homeland Security and Cybersecurity

As stated previously, homeland security is connected to cybersecurity through critical infrastructure protection. How this insight came about and what is meant by "cybersecurity" are the focus of attention in this module. Also included in this module is course exam #2 and related project assignment. Good luck!...
Reading
3 videos (Total 21 minutos), 4 readings, 5 quizzes
Video3 videos
L9 DHS Cybersecurity8m
L10 Cybersecurity Basics5m
Reading4 lecturas
Surpassing Disproportion (Optional)10m
Congressional Hearing (Optional Video)10m
DHS Cybersecurity (Optional)10m
TED Talk on Cybersecurity (Optional Video)10m
Quiz5 ejercicios de práctica
L5 Challenge Questions6m
L9 Challenge Questions6m
L10 Challenge Questions6m
Exam 230m
Making the Business Case4m
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por ABOct 17th 2017

Thank You Mr. Richard White for making a hard course seems easy and enlighten us specially about the "it's all about the terrorist" notion people have when it comes to Homeland Security.

por RBOct 9th 2018

This was a great course. I learned a ton and now have access to some great materials I didn't previously know about ahead of a job I am taking with DHS.

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Richard White

Assistant Research Professor
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 Homeland Security and Cybersecurity

Homeland security is about safeguarding the United States from domestic catastrophic destruction. Cybersecurity has emerged as a priority homeland security concern because a coordinated cyber attack against critical infrastructure could result in the worst catastrophe in the nation’s history. This specialization examines the cybersecurity problem, and takes a close look at what is being done to safeguard the United States from domestic catastrophic destruction by cyber attack. At the conclusion of this course, we hope learners grasp the central message that cybersecurity is essential to critical infrastructure protection, which is essential to homeland security, which is about safeguarding the United States from domestic catastrophic destruction....
Homeland Security and Cybersecurity

Preguntas Frecuentes

  • Una vez que te inscribes para obtener un Certificado, tendrás acceso a todos los videos, cuestionarios y tareas de programación (si corresponde). Las tareas calificadas por compañeros solo pueden enviarse y revisarse una vez que haya comenzado tu sesión. Si eliges explorar el curso sin comprarlo, es posible que no puedas acceder a determinadas tareas.

  • Cuando te inscribes en un curso, obtienes acceso a todos los cursos que forman parte del Programa especializado y te darán un Certificado cuando completes el trabajo. Se añadirá tu Certificado electrónico a la página Logros. Desde allí, puedes imprimir tu Certificado o añadirlo a tu perfil de LinkedIn. Si solo quieres leer y visualizar el contenido del curso, puedes auditar el curso sin costo.

  • In the process of restructuring this specialization to conform with Coursera design guidelines, it was decided that Lesson 5 was more appropriate to Module 4 instead of Module 2. A lesson place mark was added to Module 2 to note the move. Otherwise, no lessons were forgotten or harmed in making this specialization.

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