Join the Cybersecurity Capstone: Breach Response Case Studies course to acquire essential skills for a career in cybersecurity. Explore incident response methodologies, security models, and the various types of vulnerabilities and attacks affecting organizations today. Learn from past and recent breaches to understand detection methods and threat reduction strategies. The course also covers the costs of data breaches, empowering you to analyze, research, and apply your knowledge to real-world cybersecurity breaches, culminating in a peer-reviewed project. The completion of this course makes you eligible to earn the Cybersecurity Capstone: Breach Response Case Studies IBM digital badge.
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This course covers incident response methodologies, security models, and real-world breach case studies. Gain insights into watering hole attacks, ransomware threats, point of sale breaches, 3rd party breaches, and phishing scams, culminating in a comprehensive peer-reviewed project.
Delve into incident response methodologies and cyberattack frameworks, including the NIST Incident Response Lifecycle and the IBM X-Force IRIS Cyberattack Framework. Gain insights into the Target Attack Timeline, vulnerabilities, and watering hole attacks. Apply your knowledge through a graded assessment and case studies.
Explore the world of phishing scams, studying their impact and recovery steps. Analyze real-life phishing case studies, like those involving Google and Facebook, and develop an understanding of the consequences of falling victim to phishing attacks. Test your knowledge with a graded assessment and case study knowledge check.
Uncover the intricacies of point of sale breaches, including PoS malware, skimming, and the Cyber Kill Chain in PoS breaches. Study real-world cases, such as the Home Depot breach, and assess your understanding through a graded assessment and case study knowledge check.
Learn about the impacts of 3rd party breaches and their associated challenges. Analyze real-life cases, including the breach involving Quest Diagnostics, and develop a breach plan to mitigate the effects of such breaches. Test your knowledge with a third-party breach knowledge check.
Dive into the realm of ransomware, exploring its impact on organizations and studying real-life cases, such as the ransomware attack on the City of Atlanta. Gain insights into emerging trends in ransomware and test your understanding through a graded assessment and case study knowledge check.
Apply your skills by investigating a recent data breach, utilizing the knowledge and expertise gained throughout the course. This module provides a hands-on opportunity to analyze and comprehend the complexities of real-world cyber attacks and breaches.
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