Free Course

Introduction to Cybersecurity

by
Chronicle

Learn the foundational skills needed for a cybersecurity career

About this Course

Explore the fundamental building blocks of cybersecurity. Learn how networks handle routing, DNS, load-balancing, and more. Learn the Linux operating system, and review programming and APIs. Start building cloud infrastructure.

Course Cost
Free
Timeline
Approx. 4 weeks
Skill Level
intermediate
Included in Product

Rich Learning ContentRich Learning Content

Interactive QuizzesInteractive Quizzes

Taught by Industry ProsTaught by Industry Pros

Self-Paced LearningSelf-Paced Learning

Student Support CommunityStudent Support Community

Course Leads

Richard Kalehoff

Richard Kalehoff

Curriculum Lead

Wael Ghandour

Wael Ghandour

Security Engineer, VMWare

Julia Chernushevich

Julia Chernushevich

Content Developer

Nidhi Rastogi

Nidhi Rastogi

Content Developer

What You Will Learn

Prerequisites and Requirements

You should have intermediate programming experience with Python.

See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.

Why Take This Course

Cybersecurity attacks are increasing in frequency and complexity, and demand for qualified security engineers is soaring; according to the Global Information Security Workforce Study, there will be 1.8 million open cybersecurity jobs by 2022. Building a successful cybersecurity career begins with learning the fundamentals taught in this course.

What do I get?
  • Instructor videos
  • Learn by doing exercises
  • Taught by industry professionals