It & Software

Introduction to Information Security

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About this course

In this course you will be introduced to basic concepts of information security. You will also get to understand some of the areas and domains where information security is being used and also be exposed to new advancements in the field and areas of cutting edge research such as quantum computing, what it means to conventional information security. This free course is offered as part of Great Learning's learning collaboration with the Stanford Centre for Professional Development.

Skills covered

  • Information security
  • Hash

Course Syllabus

Introduction to Information Security

  • Attacker Lifecycle
  • Yahoo Breach
  • OPM Breach
  • Anthem Breach
  • JP Morgan Chase Breach
  • Target Breach
  • Key Attack Vectors & Defenses
  • Holistic Defense-In-Depth Approach
  • Security Score Card
  • Password Breaches
  • How to Store Passwords
  • How to Hash?
  • Why is Custom Hardware Faster?
  • Better Hashing Approach
  • Ballon Hashing
  • Control Flow Integrity
  • Cryptographic Control Flow Integrity
  • Q/A
  • Computer Security - Its applications and its future

Course Certificate

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