No prior experience required.
Introduction to Cybersecurity & Risk Management Specialization
Gain Skills in Cybersecurity and Risk Management. The three interconnected courses in this specialization cover security governance and compliance strategies, foundational risk management techniques, as well as personnel and third-party security measures.
About this Specialization
Applied Learning Project
In this program you will complete a series of case studies which will require you to apply the concepts and tools introduced in the video lectures to problems addressed by cybersecurity practitioners in real-world situations.
The topics of these case studies cover a broad range of cybersecurity threats such as those posed by novel IoT technologies, ransomware attacks, and social engineering campaigns.
How the Specialization Works
A Coursera Specialization is a series of courses that helps you master a skill. To begin, enroll in the Specialization directly, or review its courses and choose the one you'd like to start with. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Specialization, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Specialization. It’s okay to complete just one course — you can pause your learning or end your subscription at any time. Visit your learner dashboard to track your course enrollments and your progress.
Every Specialization includes a hands-on project. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to complete the Specialization and earn your certificate. If the Specialization includes a separate course for the hands-on project, you'll need to finish each of the other courses before you can start it.
Earn a Certificate
When you finish every course and complete the hands-on project, you'll earn a Certificate that you can share with prospective employers and your professional network.
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