It & Software

Introduction to Cyber Security

4.42 (475 Ratings)

Beginner

Skill level

Free

Course cost

About this course

The need for cybersecurity professionals has never been higher than it is today. The goal of this course is to prepare the next generation of security professionals and strengthen knowledge of current practitioners. You will be introduced to the foundations of Computer Security such as Design of Secure Systems, Goals, key concepts of Cyber security, Popular attacks, Buffer Overflow, case studies etc.

Skills covered

  • Secure-System Design Methodology

Course Syllabus

Introduction to Cyber Security

  • What is Cyber Security?
  • Key Concepts of Cyber Security
  • Pre-requisites
  • Popular Attacks - Hacker Motivation
  • Popular Attacks
  • Ransomware
  • BotNet Attack
  • Phishing Attack
  • Introduction to Cryptography
  • Types of Cryptography
  • Symmetric Key Cryptography Part 1
  • Symmetric Key Cryptography Part 2
  • Message Integrity
  • Public Key Cryptography
  • Security goals & Its Implementations - Authentication & Authorisation
  • Security goals & Its Implementations - Confidentiality
  • Design a Security System - Part 1
  • Design a Security System - Part 2
  • Buffer OverFlow & Vulnerabilities
  • Case Study: WhatsApp Attack

Course Certificate

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