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Coventry University

The Cyber Security Landscape

Coventry University via FutureLearn

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Develop your knowledge of cyber security in today’s world

Cyber attacks have major implications for individuals, governments and businesses. No one can afford to be complacent about cyber security.

This course introduces some of the most significant issues, challenges and opportunities shaping today’s global cyber security landscape.

You will explore emerging cyber security risks, types of cyber attacks and the impact that they can have on organisations, and the specific threats posed by new technologies.

This course is for anyone looking to increase their knowledge of cyber security and protect themselves against cyber attacks.

Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.


  • Introduction to The Cyber Security Landscape
    • The cyber security landscape
    • Cyber security and types of threats
    • The impact of cyber crime
    • Summary
  • Cyber Security Breaches
    • Introduction to Week 2
    • Risks
    • Summary

Taught by

Anitha Chinnaswamy


4.6 rating at FutureLearn based on 76 ratings

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