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This course introduces a series of advanced and current topics in cyber security, many of which are especially relevant in modern enterprise and infrastructure settings. The basics of enterprise compliance frameworks are provided with introduction to NIST and PCI. Hybrid cloud architectures are shown to provide an opportunity to fix many of the security weaknesses in modern perimeter local area networks.
Emerging security issues in blockchain, blinding algorithms, Internet of Things (IoT), and critical infrastructure protection are also described for learners in the context of cyber risk. Mobile security and cloud security hyper-resilience approaches are also introduced. The course completes with some practical advice for learners on how to plan careers in cyber security.
Security Awareness, Compliance, Assessments, and Risk
This module includes an introduction to many practical aspects of modern enterprise security including awareness, compliance, assessments, and risk management.
Hybrid Cloud Security
This module provides students with an introduction to the cyber security implications of the enterprise shifting to a hybrid cloud computing model.
Blockchain, Anonymity, and Critical Infrastructure Protection
This module introduces several advanced topics in cyber security ranging from blockchain usage, user anonymity, and critical infrastructure protection.
Mobility Security and Deception
This module introduces several advanced topics in cyber security including mobility security and deception – and includes suggestions on career planning for future cyber professionals.