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#IT-03-22 The Cyber Security Landscape

  • Categories IT
  • Duration 14h
  • Total Enrolled 9
  • Last Update September 28, 2020

About Course

Coventry University


Develop your knowledge of cyber security in today’s world

Cyber attacks have major implications for individuals, governments and businesses. No one can afford to be complacent about cyber security.

This course introduces some of the most significant issues, challenges and opportunities shaping today’s global cyber security landscape.

You will explore emerging cyber security risks, types of cyber attacks and the impact that they can have on organisations, and the specific threats posed by new technologies.

What topics will you cover?

  • Current and emerging security implications
  • Networks and security, loss of the traditional LAN and LAN perimeter
  • Consumerisation of corporate technology through apps, tablets and smartphones
  • Client-side threats, web-server security, web-applications security
  • Operating system security
  • Concepts, problems and issues related to modern technologies

Who will you learn with?

Anitha Chinnaswamy

Anitha Chinnaswamy is an Assistant Professor at the Coventry Business School. As a Research Associate with CBiS, she is involved in teaching & research that pertains to data & information management.



Who developed the course?

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Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

What Will I Learn?

  • Demonstrate a systematic understanding of relevant knowledge about organisations, their external context and how they are managed
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the changing cyber threat landscape and the developments in cyberspace
  • Apply knowledge to a range of situations including IT security, finance, accounting, and organisational behaviour, taking account of the inter-relationships of these topics and their interactions with the business and the industry and external environment
  • Demonstrate an understanding of appropriate techniques sufficient to allow detailed investigation into relevant cybersecurity management issues

Topics for this course

11 Lessons14h

The cyber security landscape?

Recognise the characteristics of the changing cyber security landscape.
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How is the cyber security landscape changing?
Getting the most out of your learning

Cyber security and types of threats?

How do we find ourselves at risk from a cyber crime, and what kind of threats is our data exposed to?

The impact of cyber crime?

What are the impacts of cyber crime on individuals and organisations?

Student Feedback


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Really good course for beginners. Thought provoking and a great source of resources to help you have a more secure digital life.

The concepts were clearly explained throughout the course and it was refreshing too.

This course is good for beginners since it contain very basic knowledge about Cyber Security , its terminologies and little knowledge about how to keep yourself safe on Internet.

It has given me a wonderful understanding of the fundamental before going into the more advanced sections of security.


Material Includes

  • Official Certificate

Target Audience

  • This course is for anyone looking to increase their knowledge of cyber security and protect themselves against cyber attacks.
  • Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.