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Security Architect

via Udacity Nanodegree


The goal of the Security Architect Nanodegree is to equip learners with the necessary skills required to advance their careers in the field of cybersecurity. As a security architect, you'll be charged with designing security systems to thwart malware, hacker intrusions and Denial of Service attacks. The program addresses security topics related to architectural and implementation skills required by a skilled cybersecurity professional for critical use-cases like identity & access management, infrastructure security, threat detection and incident response.


  • Welcome to the Security Architect Nanodegree Program
    • This is the introduction the the
  • Security Architecture Planning and Design
    • This course introduces the fundamental security planning, design, and systems thinking concepts that are used throughout security architecture. As networks and applications grow more complex, the need to identify potential sources of weakness that are a product of that complexity becomes crucial. Students who complete this course will be equipped with the skills to identify and evaluate risks in systems, assess whether or not risks are acceptable, and work alongside stakeholders to prioritize remediation efforts.
  • Enterprise Identity and Access Control
    • This course focuses on identity and access management. As a security architect, implementing an organization-wide strategy for strong Identity and access management can greatly improve the security posture of the organization. IAM can be tricky to architect and implement. Too much access can lead to data exposure, whereas, too little access can lead to business hindrance. A fine balance is required while designing a strong IAM model. We will be covering some of those concepts and methodologies in this course.
  • Infrastructure and Network Security Architecture Planning and Design
    • In this course, you'll learn how to plan and build the architecture to ensure that your organization's security is up to date and well defended.
  • Incident Response and Business Continuity Architecture Planning, Design and Implementation
    • In this course, you'll learn how to plan and implement incident response and business continuity in a cloud environment.
  • Congratulations!
    • Congratulations on finishing your program!
  • Career Services

Taught by

Erick Galinkin, Sjon-Paul Brown instructor, Abhinav Singh instructor and William O. Ferguson instructor


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