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Connect and Protect: Networks and Network Security
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Connect and Protect: Networks and Network Security

This course is part of Google Cybersecurity Professional Certificate

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14 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Define the types of networks and components of networks

  • Illustrate how data is sent and received over a network

  • Understand how to secure a network against intrusion tactics

  • Describe system hardening techniques

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There are 4 modules in this course

You'll be introduced to network security and explain how it relates to ongoing security threats and vulnerabilities. You will learn about network architecture and mechanisms to secure a network.

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13 videos8 readings4 quizzes1 discussion prompt2 plugins

You will explore network protocols and how network communication can introduce vulnerabilities. In addition, you'll learn about common security measures, like firewalls, that help network operations remain safe and reliable.

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9 videos7 readings3 quizzes

You will understand types of network attacks and techniques used to secure compromised network systems and devices. You'll explore the many ways that malicious actors exploit vulnerabilities in network infrastructure and how cybersecurity professionals identify and close potential loopholes.

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7 videos7 readings5 quizzes1 plugin

You will become familiar with network hardening practices that strengthen network systems. You'll learn how security hardening helps defend against malicious actors and intrusion methods. You'll also learn how to use security hardening to address the unique security challenges posed by cloud infrastructures.

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8 videos10 readings7 quizzes1 discussion prompt

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