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University of Maryland, College Park

Cybersecurity

University of Maryland, College Park via Coursera Specialization

Overview

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.

Syllabus

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: Software Security
- Offered by University of Maryland, College Park. This course we will explore the foundations of software security. We will consider ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: 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 4: 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 5: 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.

Courses

Taught by

Gang Qu, Jennifer Golbeck, Jonathan Katz and Michael Hicks

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