Cyber Threats and Vulnerabilities
This course provides an overview of cyberspace and the ever changing threat landscape. It provides an understanding of the evolving threats from bad actors, including phishing, ransomware, cryptojacking and use of social engineering tactics. The course briefly sets the history of cyber crime and recent major breaches and addresses key changes and trends in the space today. The course covers corporate, government and consumers responses to growing challenges.
You will understand the application of cybersecurity in a corporate (and government) culture and the varying risks in the cyber ecosystem.
You will understand cloud computing, mobility, and the Internet of Things (IOT), and the security implications and challenges involved with these important trends.
You will understand effective technologies and responses necessary to secure data and connected devices.