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Systems Security

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In this course, you will learn about implementing authentication and authorization You will learn how to build and utilize tools that can alert you to system security breaches and you'll know how to effectively counter them.

In this course, you will learn about implementing authentication and authorization You will learn how to build and utilize tools that can alert you to system security breaches and you'll know how to effectively counter them.

Intermediate

4 weeks

Real-world Projects

Completion Certificate

Last Updated June 29, 2022

Skills you'll learn:
Access management • Data encryption • Vulnerability assessment • Host-based idss
Prerequisites:

No experience required

Course Lessons

Lesson 1

Introduction to Systems Security

In this lesson, you'll be introduced to the course and what to expect!

Lesson 2

Third Party Vulnerabilities

In this lesson, you will start learning about third party vulnerabilities and how to protect against them.

Lesson 3

Authentication

In this lesson, you will learn about password management tools, securing remote access, and encryption.

Lesson 4

Authorization

In this lesson, you will learn about access control, ownership and permissions, and creating rules and filters.

Lesson 5

Isolation

In this lesson, you will learn about restricting access, access control, and memory attacks.

Lesson 6

Auditing

In this lesson, you will learn about logging and monitoring.

Lesson 7 • Project

Responding to a Nation-State Cyber Attack

In this project, you will detect a threat, mitigate it, and harden a system in the aftermath of a nation-state cyber attack.

Taught By The Best

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Abhinav Singh

Engineer/Consultant, Amazon Web Services

Abhinav is a cybersecurity researcher with nearly a decade of experience working for global leaders in security technology, financial institutions and as an independent consultant. He is the author of Metasploit Penetration Testing Cookbook and Instant Wireshark Starter, as well as many papers, articles, and blogs.

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