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Cybersecurity and Privacy in the IoT

Learn about the security and privacy implications of the IoT and how to design a secure system.

Cybersecurity and Privacy in the IoT

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Starts Sep 22
Ends Dec 5
Estimated 5 weeks
4–6 hours per week
Self-paced
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About this course

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As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow so will the number of privacy and security concerns and issues. As a professional working in the field, it is essential to understand the potential security risks and how to best mitigate them.

In this course, you will learn about security and privacy issues in IoT environments. We’ll explore the organizational risks posed by IoT networks, and the principles of IoT device vulnerabilities. We’ll also look at software and hardware IoT Applications for industry.

With billions of devices tracking our every move, privacy is a critical issue. We will explore and discuss the social and commercial implications the IoT brings to society.

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What you'll learn

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  • Identify and analyse IoT security and privacy risks
  • Concept design for secure hardware and software
  • Analyse the social and privacy impacts of the IoT.

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