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Security Tools & Technologies

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Course Details

This course can only be taken as part of the Certificate in Cybersecurity.

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About this Course


This is a hands-on, lab-driven course that analyzes cloud, data, and Internet security strategies in the context of the total systems architecture of a business. You will examine technologies, tools, and techniques designed for specific threat categories and vulnerabilities at various structural levels of an information system.

What You’ll Learn

  • Common security tools and technologies and how they fit into the overall technology stack of an organization
  • Offensive security and hacking
  • The application of security technologies such as access control, hardening, firewalls and more
  • How to advocate for practical security solutions

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You’ll explore a variety of security tools and technologies through a weekly demo and lab on the “tool of the week.”

Program Overview

This course is part of the Certificate in Cybersecurity.

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