University of Maryland, College Park
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The Cybersecurity Specialization covers the fundamental concepts underlying the construction of secure systems, from the hardware to the software to the human-computer interface, with the ...
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Dec 22, 2017
Ask HN: How can I learn computer security?
I highly recommend the online Cybersecurity Specialization of the University of Maryland on Coursera.
(disclaimer: I didn't pass the Capstone project, and never got around to trying it again)
Back then it was free if you didn't need a certificate, may still be.
Apr 12, 2017
Security Certifications Are Causing More Harm Than Good
Others will likely have more informed opinions, but here's some stuff:
Book: Web Application Hacker Handbook
I've seen it highly recommended and if you're not familiar with the field it's a good overview of exploit types for web apps.
Online training for free or cheap:
Cybrary - mostly okay, but free.
Coursera has a Cybersecurity Fundamentals specializationd that's pretty good -
Other books, if you wanted to go down the reverse engineering route:
Assembly Language Step-by-Step: Programming with Linux
The IDA Pro Book (for the strangely hard to buy IDA Pro, but the free version is pretty good)
Practical Malware Analysis