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Information and Cybersecurity Fundamentals

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1hr 47min of on-demand video
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Learn about risk assessment and management, understanding how to identify vulnerabilities and implement effective safeguards to protect against potential breach
Learn network security, cryptography, ethical hacking, incident response, and risk management.
Learn IT Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) best practices
Learn information security best practices.
Learn cybersecurity best practices.

Requirements

  • Our course is designed to be accessible to beginners of cybersecurity. Whether you are a complete beginner or have some prior experience, we have designed our curriculum to accommodate your needs.

Description

Welcome to our course on information and cybersecurity! Whether you are new to the world of cyber defense or a seasoned professional seeking to enhance your expertise, our course is specifically crafted to cater to your needs and equip you with a robust understanding of these essentials.


An era that is increasingly reliant on digital technology, the importance of information and cybersecurity cannot be overstated. From protecting sensitive personal data to safeguarding vital organizational systems, the ability to recognize and counter cyber threats is a skill set in high demand. With our course, you will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to navigate the intricate landscape of information and cybersecurity.


Enrolling in our course, you will embark on a comprehensive learning journey that covers a wide range of topics, ensuring you develop a solid foundation in these critical fields. We have carefully curated the curriculum to include the latest advancements, best practices, and industry-standard tools used by professionals in these domains.

Throughout the course, you will delve into the fundamentals of information and cybersecurity, gaining insights into the various types of cyber threats, their motivations, and the tactics used by malicious actors. You will also learn about risk assessment and management, understand how to identify vulnerabilities and implement adequate safeguards to protect against potential breaches.


Moreover, the course will provide you with invaluable knowledge of cryptography, network security, and secure infrastructure design. You will explore the principles behind encryption, authentication protocols, secure network architectures, and the methodologies employed to mitigate risks in complex digital environments.

Who this course is for:

  • Beginners.

Instructor

Security Engineer|Instructor|Ph.D.|CISSP|CCSP
Dr. İbrahim Akdağ
  • 4.3 Instructor Rating
  • 157 Reviews
  • 6,868 Students
  • 3 Courses

Hi, I am Dr. ibrahim,

As a cybersecurity architect and information security compliance expert, my primary focus is safeguarding sensitive data and ensuring the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of critical information systems. I have extensive experience in designing and implementing robust security solutions that protect against cyber threats and comply with industry regulations.


I thrive in dynamic and challenging environments, constantly adapting to emerging technologies and staying ahead of the evolving threat landscape. My expertise includes conducting risk assessments, developing security policies and procedures, and leading incident response teams.


As a cybersecurity expert, I have a proven track record of implementing and maturing industry-leading standards such as the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, NIST 800-53, and NIST 800-37, FedRAMP, ISO 27001 ISMS, CMMC v.2. I take pride in designing and developing state-of-the-art cybersecurity operation centers (SOC) from scratch, integrating them seamlessly with network operation centers (NOC).



Additionally, I have designed and developed a state-of-the-art Cyber Security Operations Center (SOC) from scratch. By integrating it with the Network Operations Center (NOC), I have created a seamless environment for monitoring and responding to security incidents promptly.


To enhance operational efficiency, I have established playbooks, monitoring processes, and incident response procedures that align with industry best practices. This ensures a proactive approach to identifying and mitigating security risks.


I hold a Ph.D. degree in cyberpolitics, specializing in the study of the intersection between politics and cyberspace. My research focuses on cyber security threats, online activism, and the impact of digital technologies on political processes.


I have extensive experience working with government agencies, private organizations, and non-profit institutions to develop strategies for addressing cyber threats and ensuring a safe and secure digital environment.


Additionally, I am an avid writer and have published various articles and research papers on cyberpolitics.


When I'm not busy securing networks and systems, you can find me exploring the latest trends in cybersecurity, attending industry conferences, and expanding my knowledge through continuous learning. If you have any questions or need assistance with cybersecurity, feel free to reach out. Let's create a secure digital world together.

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