[Coursera] Introduction to Cyber Attacks
What you’ll learn
- Info Safety (INFOSEC)
- Denial-Of-Service Assault (DOS)
- Danger Evaluation
This course offers learners with a baseline understanding of widespread cyber safety threats, vulnerabilities, and dangers. An summary of how fundamental cyber assaults are constructed and utilized to actual methods can also be included. Examples embrace easy Unix kernel hacks, Web worms, and Trojan horses in software program utilities. Community assaults comparable to distributed denial of service (DDOS) and botnet- assaults are additionally described and illustrated utilizing actual examples from the previous couple of a long time.
Acquainted analytic fashions are outlined such because the confidentiality/integrity/availability (CIA) safety risk framework, and examples are used as an instance how these several types of threats can degrade actual belongings. The course additionally contains an introduction to fundamental cyber safety threat evaluation, with an outline of how threat-asset matrices can be utilized to prioritize threat choices. Threats, vulnerabilities, and assaults are examined and mapped within the context of system safety engineering methodologies.