SKILL PATH

Cyber Security Fundamentals

Cyber security is the protection of systems, devices, controls, programs, and data from attacks by malicious actors. Every company focuses on cyber security as it is extremely vulnerable and easily breachable these days. Cyber security professionals are in high demand with a promising career outlook. In this Skill Path, you will learn the modern approaches to monitor, detect, and respond to cyber security incidents and how to maintain cyber security. You'll also learn techniques related to patching, software vulnerabilities, cryptography, windows security, and phishing to prevent attacks. You'll go through the protection method using HTTP headers and working knowledge of JWT, OAuth2, and OpenID Connect. By the end, you will have a strong understanding of each of the technologies involved and will be able to apply this knowledge for security purposes.

Cyber Security Fundamentals

41 hours

225 Lessons

Learning Objectives


Familiarity with the approaches to monitor, detect, and respond to cyber security incidents.

Understanding of basic practices: patching, software vulnerabilities, cryptography, windows security, and phishing.

The ability to protect web applications using HTTP header and cookies.

A basic understanding of DDOS attacks and how to ward off these attacks.

An understanding of JSON tokens and JWT verification.

Working knowledge of the authentication and authorization frameworks called OAuth and OpenID Connect.

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Your method is simple, straight to the point and I can practice with it everywhere, even from my phone, that's something I have never had in other learning platforms.

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