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MIT xPRO- Professional Certificate in Cybersecurity

The MIT xPRO Professional Certificate in Cybersecurity is a professional certificate that provides a comprehensive introduction to cybersecurity, focused on both the defensive and offensive aspects of the technology.

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What will you


Here's what Emeritus say about their course...

Introduction to Cybersecurity

Explore computer security systems' operations, threat landscape, threats, vulnerabilities and identify incident response framework components and sequences.

Defensive Cybersecurity

Explore secure communications between computer systems and organizations, how attacks are identified, and defensive cybersecurity responses

Offensive Cybersecurity

Identify and test vulnerabilities, observe simulated cyberattacks on web application security, and identify malicious human actions

What do I get?

  • You'll learn Introduction to cybersecurity risk management, cybersecurity foundation concepts, threats and vulnerabilities of the systems

What do I need?

  • There are no prerequisites for this course.This programme requires students to apply through the Imperial course site - please apply through clicking the 'Website' Button.

Knoma’s Take

Emeritus' approach could be ideal for people with existing careers who want to get ahead. Why? They partner with leading universities around the world and collaborate to make education accessible globally through their online platform. Their courses are focussed on "career acceleration".

Tom Meehan

CTO Knoma


Download the syllabus to see what you could learn on this Cyber Security course from Emeritus, and find out more about how their programme works.

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Repayment period: 24 months

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