Introduction to Cybersecurity

Online Course

Introduction to Cybersecurity

What is the course about?

Introduction to Cybersecurity
The course Introduction to Cybersecurity is an online class provided by Udacity. The skill level of the course is Intermediate. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.

Explore the fundamental building blocks of cybersecurity. Learn how networks handle routing, DNS, load-balancing, and more. Learn the Linux operating system, and review programming and APIs. Start building cloud infrastructure.

Course description
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity
  • 4 weeks
  • Learn the foundational skills needed for a cybersecurity career
  • Introduction
  • Programming
  • Networking
  • Systems
  • APIs
  • Modern Cloud Architecture
  • Cybersecurity Fundamentals
  • Welcome to the exciting world of Cloud Security!
  • Review basic programming concepts, and learn to put them to use for basic scripting tasks.
  • Be able to carry out basic configuration and troubleshooting of networking components in an IAAS environment.
  • Be able to demonstrate an understanding of system administration essentials.
  • Be able to interact with APIs to carry out various tasks, including deploying cloud infrastructure.
  • Understand the core concepts of modern cloud architecture, and use that knowledge to analyze the structure of a modern cloud-native application.
  • Learn key security concepts, and understand how risk, governance, and compliance operate in the cybersecurity landscape.
  • You should have intermediate programming experience with Python.
  • See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.
  • Cybersecurity attacks are increasing in frequency and complexity, and demand for qualified security engineers is soaring; according to the Global Information Security Workforce Study, there will be 1.8 million open cybersecurity jobs by 2022. Building a successful cybersecurity career begins with learning the fundamentals taught in this course.

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Introduction to Cybersecurity

Course Topic

Full Stack Web Developer

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Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)



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Introduction to Cybersecurity

To obtain a verified certificate from Udacity you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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Topic: Full Stack Web Developer