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學生對 Google 提供的 IT Security: Defense against the digital dark arts 的評價和反饋

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This course covers a wide variety of IT security concepts, tools, and best practices. It introduces threats and attacks and the many ways they can show up. We’ll give you some background of encryption algorithms and how they’re used to safeguard data. Then, we’ll dive into the three As of information security: authentication, authorization, and accounting. We’ll also cover network security solutions, ranging from firewalls to Wifi encryption options. The course is rounded out by putting all these elements together into a multi-layered, in-depth security architecture, followed by recommendations on how to integrate a culture of security into your organization or team. At the end of this course, you’ll understand: ● how various encryption algorithms and techniques work as well as their benefits and limitations. ● various authentication systems and types. ● the difference between authentication and authorization. ● how to evaluate potential risks and recommend ways to reduce risk. ● best practices for securing a network. ● how to help others to grasp security concepts and protect themselves....




Great course for beginners and experts. Easy to understand and a good refresher for those who have been into IT for a long date. Recommend it to everyone looking for a high quality course on coursera.



Great course that is full of useful information and presented in an easy to understand way. It's an awesome beginner course that will add to your knowledge and further your knowledge of IT security.


2401 - IT Security: Defense against the digital dark arts 的 2425 個評論(共 2,687 個)

創建者 Christopher C


The teachers were awesome. Some of the labs were faulty and didn't give good explanations, but the information in general was awesome.

創建者 Steve C I


I wish there were more hands on oportunities like with the Platfom course, but hey, it was informative. Lots basics and common sense.

創建者 Richard


It was a hard and fun ride. I'll be sure to revisit this course for a refresher as it did all the introduction of what being an IT is

創建者 Valerio D R


Very good course. Maybe some more practical examples would be nice, like placement and setup of hardware components in the network

創建者 Clay C


I would like more questions during the course. During the videos so that I can learn better. Atleast one per topic or definition.

創建者 Mark H


Good coverage of material. Important things to understand.

I still found some topics to be confusing, even after re-watching them.

創建者 Alberto C


Good beginning information, although it would have been beneficial to get more hands on experience on tackling security issues.

創建者 Richard K


I have a bit of a challenge but all same I have been able to complete it. I will have to review more of such and work out more.

創建者 Muhammad A


I would strongly recommend, when lecture is being played, show more of the process as animated instead of teacher's appearance.

創建者 Kiera L C


Great course!! Easy to understand. Already knew most of it, just filled in some gaps. Instructor was funny and spoke clearly

創建者 Aaron C C


I would have liked more hands on activities in this course. Other than that, there is a ton of information. Good course.

創建者 Rocklyn K


This course has taught me a lot about information technology and I am excited to go out there and use what I have learned

創建者 Dylan L


I feel like some of the other courses in the program were more in-depth than this one but I did learn some new stuff.

創建者 Andrew G


There were some dead links in the readings that were used, but other than that I found it enjoyable and educational.

創建者 Brad S


Description for the final assignment was too vague. Passed it on the second try but the target was not very clear.

創建者 Oluwaseun O A


It was a very good course with challenges the It security module needs some improvement an better explanations

創建者 Abhinav K


I learned a lot of new things from this course which I was not aware of . it helped me to upgrade my skills.

創建者 Adam C


Overall pretty enjoyable. Some of the quizzes in this section were challenging , but I suppose that is good.

創建者 David Z


more hands on and keeping videos under 8 mins max with more quiz/questions would have made it better for me

創建者 Alexis U R R


It was a good courser but, no well enough. I guess it could have less concepts and more practice exercises.

創建者 Shivam K


Thank you google for this wonderful course! It provides a detailed overview of cyber security fundamentals.

創建者 Tuang T


Lots of concepts, need more graphics and or graphics to stay on longer while instructor explains the topic.

創建者 TSean G


I am excited about the completion of this course of instruction as it marks to completion of the program.

創建者 Megha S


Insightful training on security from basic. Useful if you want to make a career switch in cyber security.

創建者 Godwin I


A very great IT course. Thank you Google and Coursera for giving me this kick start into the IT world.