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University of Colorado System

Cybersecurity for Business

University of Colorado System via Coursera Specialization


It seems anymore that you can't listen to the news without hearing of a data breach. You may have heard it said before that there are 2 types of companies out there, the ones who have been breached and those who will be breached. Defending against attackers who want to compromise assets can seem like an arduous task, but learning how attacks work and more importantly how to defend against those attacks can be very fulfilling. This specialization is designed to introduce you to practical computer security by teaching you the fundamentals of how you use security in the business world. This course is for those who want to understand how to defend computer systems and assets from attackers and other threats. It is also for those who want to understand how threats and attacks are carried out to help better defend their systems. This specialization is designed for senior business leaders to middle management and system administrators, so they can all speak the same language and get a better handle on their organization's security. Additionally, the course material may help you in passing some industry leading computer security examinations such as Security+ and CISSP.


Course 1: Introduction to Cybersecurity for Business
- Offered by University of Colorado System. The world runs computers. From small to large businesses, from the CEO down to level 1 support ... Enroll for free.

Course 2: Cyber Threats and Attack Vectors
- Offered by University of Colorado System. Data breaches occur nearly every day. From very large retailers, down to your fantasy football ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: Detecting and Mitigating Cyber Threats and Attacks
- Offered by University of Colorado System. Computer attacks and data breaches are inevitable. It seems like every day a data breach occurs ... Enroll for free.

Course 4: Proactive Computer Security
- Offered by University of Colorado System. I’ve heard this before – “I’m not sure my computer security practices are working”. I reply “Have ... Enroll for free.


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Greg Williams


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