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University of Maryland, College Park


University of Maryland, College Park via Coursera Specialization


The Cybersecurity Specialization covers the fundamental concepts underlying the construction of secure systems, from the hardware to the software to the human-computer interface, with the use of cryptography to secure interactions. These concepts are illustrated with examples drawn from modern practice, and augmented with hands-on exercises involving relevant tools and techniques. Successful participants will develop a way of thinking that is security-oriented, better understanding how to think about adversaries and how to build systems that defend against them.


Course 1: Usable Security
- Offered by University of Maryland, College Park. This course focuses on how to design and build secure systems with a human-centric focus. ... Enroll for free.

Course 2: Cryptography
- Offered by University of Maryland, College Park. This course will introduce you to the foundations of modern cryptography, with an eye ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: Hardware Security
- Offered by University of Maryland, College Park. In this course, we will study security and trust from the hardware perspective. Upon ... Enroll for free.

Course 4: Cybersecurity Capstone Project
- Offered by University of Maryland, College Park. This course presents an intensive experience during which students build a software system ... Enroll for free.


Taught by

Gang Qu, Jennifer Golbeck, Jonathan Katz and Michael Hicks


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  • Shelter Kofi Anloadey
    I recently had the privilege of taking the "Cybersecurity Fundamentals" course with Professor John Smith, and I must say it was an eye-opening and invaluable experience. In today's increasingly digital world, where data breaches and cyber threats are becoming more prevalent, this course provides essential knowledge and skills to navigate the complex realm of cybersecurity.
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