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Cybersecurity MicroMasters

In this graduate level introduction to the field of computing security, you will receive an extensive overview of the various branches of computing security. You will learn cybersecurity concepts, issues, and tools that are critical in solving problems in the computing security domain. Gain the essential knowledge and expertise in network security and forensics needed for cybersecurity in enterprise environments.

In this The MicroMasters® Programme in Cybersecurity, you will learn:

  • Fundamentals of networks;
  • Systems administration;
  • How to protect computer networks and other systems by mitigating vulnerabilities and monitoring intrusions;
  • How to perform digital forensic analysis of cybercrime by gathering information on the nature and extent of the attack for presentation in a court of law, as well as assessing the extent of the damage to an organization;
  • Techniques of risk analysis;
  • Risk assessment and vulnerability assessment.

This course is part of The MicroMasters® Programme in Cybersecurity. The courses in this series are:

Cybersecurity Fundamentals

Learn cybersecurity fundamentals, including how to detect threats, protect systems and networks, and anticipate potential cyber attacks.

Cybersecurity Risk Management

Learn key principles of risk analysis, risk assessment and risk mitigation for information security using both qualitative and quantitative methodologies.

Computer Forensics

Learn the process, techniques and tools for performing a digital forensics investigation to obtain data related to computer crimes.

Network Security

Learn the process of network security, including intrusion detection, evidence collection, network auditing, and contingency planning against attacks.

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No Need to Travel

19 March 2019

R15 591,00

8 Weeks/Course

10-12 hrs effort per week/course

  • How to setup and secure basic computer systems and networks
  • Information security risk management framework and methodologies
  • How to implement network security solutions and detect intrusions
  • How to conduct a digital forensics investigation admissible to a court
  • To practice cybersecurity skills in real world scenarios

This course is part of The MicroMasters® Programme in Cybersecurity. The courses in this series are:

Cybersecurity Fundamentals

Learn cybersecurity fundamentals, including how to detect threats, protect systems and networks, and anticipate potential cyber attacks.

Cybersecurity Risk Management

Learn key principles of risk analysis, risk assessment and risk mitigation for information security using both qualitative and quantitative methodologies.

Computer Forensics

Learn the process, techniques and tools for performing a digital forensics investigation to obtain data related to computer crimes.

Network Security

Learn the process of network security, including intrusion detection, evidence collection, network auditing, and contingency planning against attacks.

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