Coursera platform offers, in cooperation with The University of Maryland, a free online course: Cybersecurity for Everyone. Cybersecurity affects everyone, including in the delivery of basic products and services.
If you or your organization want to better understand how to address your cybersecurity, this is the course for you and your colleagues to take — from seasoned professionals to your non-technical colleagues.
About Cybersecurity for Everyone Course
Cybersecurity for Everyone lays the groundwork to understand and explore the key issues facing policy makers attempting to manage the problem of cybersecurity, from its technical foundations to the domestic and international policy considerations surrounding governance, privacy, and risk management, to applications for achieving the goals of an enterprise, an institution, or a nation.
|The course is designed for||Beginner level.|
|Offered by||Coursera platform in cooperation with University ofMaryland.|
|Course duration||22 hours.|
|Price||Free of charge.|
|Certificate upon Completion||Available with the paid version.|
|Course language||English (Subtitles: Arabic, French, Portuguese (European), Italian, Vietnamese, German, Russian, English, Spanish).|
|Already enrolled||9,453 students.|
What you will learn
This course is designed for students with some or no background in information technology, whether a novice or active in the cybersecurity field (engineers and computer scientists will learn the broader context and business aspects of cybersecurity), and will provide the principles to understand the current debates shaping a rapidly evolving security landscape.
What you will learn from this course:
- Cybersecurity for Everyone: Defining Cyber, Security, and Cybersecurity Policy (Week 1).
- Cybersecurity for Everyone: Evolution of the Internet (Week 2).
- Cybersecurity for Everyone: Global Telecommunications Architecture and Governance (Week 3).
- Cybersecurity for Everyone: Threat Actors and Their Motivations (Week 4).
- Cybersecurity for Everyone: The Hacking Process (Week 5).
- Cybersecurity for Everyone: End Effects – Direct and Indirect Consequences (Week 6).
How to enroll in Cybersecurity for Everyone course for free
Check the course official website and click on “Enroll For Free”. A enrollment box will pop up to you. Here you have two options, you can either join the paid version of the course by clicking on “Purchase Course ”, or you can view all course lessons for free by clicking on “Full Course, No Certificate”.
After clicking on “Full Course, No Certificate”, you can click on “Continue” to start your course for free!
If you are unable to pay and want a certificate, you can apply to Coursera for Financial aid.
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