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Cybersecurity

Coursera · University of Maryland, College Park · 2 HN citations

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 emiliobumachar on 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.

https://www.coursera.org/specializations/cyber-security

Apr 12, 2017 strictnein on 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 http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-111802647...

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.

PluralSight - https://www.pluralsight.com/browse/it-ops/security

Coursera has a Cybersecurity Fundamentals specializationd that's pretty good - https://www.coursera.org/specializations/cyber-security

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

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