Cybersecurity Fundamentals

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This badge earner demonstrates a foundational understanding of cybersecurity concepts, objectives, and practices. This includes cyber threat groups, types of attacks, social engineering, case studies, overall security strategies, cryptography, and common approaches that organizations take to prevent, detect, and respond to cyber attacks. This also includes an awareness of the job market. Badge earners can use this knowledge to pursue further education for a variety of roles in cybersecurity.

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Cybersecurity Fundamentals

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Complete the Cybersecurity Fundamentals course designed by IBM.


Pass the end-of-course assessment with a score of 80% or higher.


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