A Coursera Specialization 

By Ed Amoroso,
Chief Executive Officer, TAG Cyber LLC
Distinguished Research Professor, New York University 

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Join NYU Distinguished Research Professor, Edward Amoroso as he explores topics in cyber attack, countermeasures, real-time threat detection, mitigation and other advance topics. Take your courses of interest or complete this four course specialization hosted on Coursera to obtain a certificate in Introduction to Cybersecurity.

Start Date:

November 11, 2017 

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As a student you will develop the understanding, insights, and capabilities required to analyze complex cyber offensive attacks, design world-class cyber defensive risk mitigations for enterprise, apply advanced cyber security technology to the design and integration of cloud and mobile architectures, and research state of the art measures for advanced cyber security solutions in virtualization and Internet of Things (IoT) environments.

To participate, you should have basic knowledge of information technology (IT), enterprise architecture, and software development including Dev/Ops.  During the course, you will learn to communicate advanced concepts in cyber security, apply learnings to practical design and development projects, and along with utilize learnings to optimize management decisions in practical government and business settings.






World-renowned instructor, Amoroso will lead you through four key areas of cyber security paired with engaging instructional materials, high quality videos and rigorous assessments.

4 courses 
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Designed to help you practice and apply the skills you learn. 

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  • Introduction to Cyber Attacks
  • Cyber Attack Countermeasures
  • Real-Time Cyber Threat Detection and Mitigation
  • Advanced Topics in Cyber Security

Interview Series 

Highlighting speakers from

  • Bloomberg
  • New York Life Insurance Company
  • TD Ameritrade
  • And more!

What people are saying

"Pick this course over other cybersecurity courses on Coursera!"

"Cyber defense was not really my area of expertise or interest, but the entire course was quite exciting. I believe for someone who is a security nerd will enjoy this course and will learn methodology to implement the concepts to further their career in cyber security and make a safer nation." 

"Interested in cybersecurity? Worthwhile MOOC over here."

"Amoroso did an excellent job explaining complicated concepts in simple words and with humor."

"A very good overview of the history, theory and practice of security issues in computer systems at a variety of scales and in a variety of industries. Very well prepared and presented." 


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