Learn strategies to create

secure systems and embrace

new technological advances to counter the damaging attacks

facing organizations around

the globe.

 

COURSE OVERVIEW

 

Your company’s security needs more than a patch job. Discover new solutions in to solve your organization’s security challenges. With the help of 14 world-renowned MIT Faculty Cybersecurity experts from the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), you will move your organization from a “patch and pray” defense to security “by default.”

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“There are two kinds of companies today. Those that

have experienced a security breach and those

that don’t know it yet.”

Howard Shrobe

Director, Cybersecurity, MIT CSAIL

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Director Howard Shrobe and the leading security experts from MIT CSAIL teach five modules that cover 14 topics areas and provide 12 hours of video instruction in this 6-week course.

 

There’s a better way to protect your code and your company’s data. In this Cybersecurity course, you will broaden your understanding of hardware, software, cryptography, and policy in order to make better, safer decisions. Topics include:

  • Systems: secure architectures, network security, secure programming languages, system
  • verification
  • Algorithmic solutions: public key cryptography, multi-party computation, secret sharing,
  • distributing trust, computing on encrypted data
  • Public Policy issues in cybersecurity
  • Case studies (BitLocker, web security, mobile phone security)

 

Key takeaways include:

  • Certification of Completion from MIT Professional Education (upon successfully completing the course and all assessments)
  • Convenient, self-paced online course to fit into your busy schedule
  • 24/7 access to all course materials and assessments
  • 90-day access to the archived course (featuring videos, discussion boards, content, and
  • Community Wiki)
  • Invaluable networking opportunities

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WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS PROGRAM?

 

This course is suitable for anyone with a bachelor’s level education in computer science. Because the application of the course is broad, it can apply to both early career professionals as well as senior technical managers. To ensure participants understand how the concepts apply to business, at least three years of work experience is recommended. Teams of

individuals from the same organization are also encouraged to apply.

 

Participants may include:

  • Engineers who need a greater understanding of the latest cybersecurity technologies
  • Technical managers who want to familiarize themselves with emerging technologies
  • Entrepreneurs who would like to gain insights into trends and future capabilities of cybersecurity technology
  • Managers/C-level executives with a background in computer science who would like a greater understanding of the cybersecurity landscape

MEET THE FACULTY DIRECTORS

Howard Shrobe

Principal Research Scientist, MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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COURSE STARTS

MARCH 14, 2017

Dr. Daniela Rus

Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology