Gain the essential knowledge and expertise in network security and forensics needed for cybersecurity in enterprise environments.
In this Cybersecurity MicroMasters Program, you will learn:
Fundamentals of networks;
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.
The MicroMasters Program capstone experience for verified learners entails practical demonstration of these skills.
Learn the process of network security, including intrusion detection, evidence collection, network auditing, and contingency planning against attacks. In this course, you will examine the various areas of network security including intrusion detection, evidence collection and defense against cyber [...]
Learn key principles of risk analysis, risk assessment and risk mitigation for information security using both qualitative and quantitative methodologies. Cybersecurity risk management guides a growing number of IT decisions. Cybersecurity risks continue to have critical impacts on overall IT risk modeling, assessment and [...]
Learn the process, techniques and tools for performing a digital forensics investigation to obtain data related to computer crimes. Digital forensics involves the investigation of computer-related crimes with the goal of obtaining evidence to be presented in a court of law.
Learn cybersecurity fundamentals, including how to detect threats, protect systems and networks, and anticipate potential cyber attacks. In this introduction to the field of computing security, you will be given an extensive overview of the various branches of computing security. You will learn cybersecurity concepts, issues, and tools that [...]