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Cyber Security - ETHZ




In the last decade cyber security developed into a source of profound confusion and hype. Consumers and businesses are struggling to keep pace with the changes in the digital age where every new tomorow brings a flurry of new concerns and not a lot of tools to combat them. This course introduces key threats and drivers behind cyber security from a historical, economic, social, as well as technological perspective. This course will help you ask relevant questions and make better informed decisions about cyber security.


This course provides a solid understanding of the fundamental mechanics and limitations of cyber security to provide guidance for future leaders as well as individuals. Introduction to the concepts, developments, and the current state of affairs in the cyber security domain. We look at the topic from the attacker, defender, and society perspective.