In this course, you will learn about the current state of IT security, or cybersecurity. Due to the integration of computers and related technology into our work environment and personal activities, security has become crucial for everyone. Cybersecurity, isn't just about protecting computers, networks, programs, and data from unintended or malicious access, change, or destruction. Cybersecurity is also about ensuring that business functions and personal tasks can still be performed with minimal interference and at a reasonable response, or throughput rate. Throughout this course you will learn about the various types of threats that can harm an organization. You will also explore the range of security responses that can be used to defend against compromises and violations and you will discover the role of IT security in risk management.
- A strong foundation in basic networking concepts
- A solid understanding of TCP/IP protocols and how they work