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IoT Fundamentals: IoT Security

By Cisco Networking Academy


Spot and solve hidden threats within IoT solutions

The explosive growth of connected IoT devices enables the world’s digitization, but also increases the exposure to security threats. You’ll use the latest technologies to perform vulnerability and risk assessments, then research and recommend risk mitigation strategies for common security threats in IoT systems.

The world needs more skilled cybersecurity professionals. Adding IoT Security to your skillset differentiates you from other job candidates. Consider becoming an IoT Specialist in Network Security by combining this course with your CCENT/CCNA Routing & Switching and CCNA Security certifications. Or pair IoT Security with the CCNA Cybersecurity Operations certification and increase your employability with a deeper understanding of the anatomy of an attack and how to mitigate it.

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Length: 
50 hours
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Level: Intermediate
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Learning Type: Instructor-led
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Languages: English
You'll learn these core skills

Conduct end-to-end security assessments of IoT systems to demonstrate vulnerabilities.

Gain hands-on experience with IoT prototypes using a Raspberry Pi.

Recommend threat mitigation measures to minimize the risk in IoT solutions and networks.

Become proficient using real-world penetration and vulnerability testing tools such as Kali Linux.

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