Course insights:

One of the fundamental concerns in the security of cyberspace and e-commerce is the security of operating systems that are the core piece of software running in all information systems, such as network devices (routers, firewalls, etc), Web servers, customer desktops, PDAs, and so on. Many of known vulnerabilities discovered so far are rooted from the bugs or deficiency of underneath operating systems.

The course will teach how to conceptualize design issues, principles, and good practices in securing systems in today’s increasingly diverse and complex computing ecosystem, which extends from things and personal devices to enterprises, with processing increasingly in the cloud.

We're going to discuss following topics in this course;

  • Authentication
  • One Time passwords
  • Program Threats
  • System Threats
  • Computer Security Classifications

What’s in it for you?

As computer systems are always on and always connected in the modern digital age, computer security is becoming more important than ever. This makes the IT experts who protect our operating systems against hackers, cyber-criminals, and malicious programs highly valued professionals.

Having completed this course you will be able to;

  • Distinguish between secrecy, integrity, and availability with regard to security goals
  • Define what denial of service attacks means
  • Explain when access control techniques are used
  • Describe the components for developing an access control system

Who should enroll?

The course is highly recommended for cyber security professionals and enthusiast who wish to learn main techniques used to secure modern operating systems, so that you can get one step closer to becoming such an expert. 

Student Feedback & Reviews

Adam Meiger

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Zeina Wessam 

The course was fun to learn and there was no pressure at all with timings. I kept learning at my own pace and now using the lessons in my practical life.

Marzenna Guimara

I was looking for courses to refresh some basics and get some tips on doing things in a new way. The courses are well taught and I can now practice them without much help. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


How do I access the course?

All you need is a modern browser such as Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer and you will be able to access the course from any computer, tablet or mobile device.


Is there a specific time duration to complete this course?

Learning with Eskills Academy is super easy. No limitation on time duration so you learn easily at your own pace and convenience.


Do I get a certificate?

Yes, when you complete the course you will receive a certificate of completion which you can happily add to your resume or LinkedIn profile.


In what cases will I be eligible for a refund?

All Eskills Academy courses come with Teachable backed 30-day money-back guarantee. If you are not satisfied with the purchased course, refunds are applicable as per our terms mentioned on the website.