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学生对 IBM 提供的 Introduction to Cybersecurity Tools & Cyber Attacks 的评价和反馈

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This course gives you the background needed to understand basic Cybersecurity. You will learn the history of Cybersecurity, types and motives of cyber attacks to further your knowledge of current threats to organizations and individuals. Key terminology, basic system concepts and tools will be examined as an introduction to the Cybersecurity field. You will learn about critical thinking and its importance to anyone looking to pursue a career in Cybersecurity. Finally, you will begin to learn about organizations and resources to further research cybersecurity issues in the Modern era. This course is intended for anyone who wants to gain a basic understanding of Cybersecurity or as the first course in a series of courses to acquire the skills to work in the Cybersecurity field as a Jr Cybersecurity Analyst. The completion of this course also makes you eligible to earn the Introduction to Cybersecurity Tools & Cyber Attacks IBM digital badge. More information about the badge can be found



Aug 14, 2020

The reading link to Week 03's Framework and their purpose is Broken. Please Fix it. Everything else seemed perfect. I would recommend this course for people who think of starting their careers in CyS.


Dec 24, 2020

If you want to learn cybersecurity and you have no idea about that. Then this is the best course which covers all the basic topics and provide you a best knowledge about cybersecurity and their tools.


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Jul 5, 2020


创建者 Luis F A

Jan 5, 2023

I am only giving 3 stars because the material of this course is great and the SME (subject matter experts) were knowledgeable, but the presentation is mostly bad, IBM seem to equip the SME's with the worst audio equipment possible, there were some with a lot of background noise, some even barely audible. Most of the slides presented were low quality there were cases when you cannot read the text properly.

IBM really need to redo this course, maybe give them some better equipment and a silent room, have the course scripted so we can rely on subtitles if needed and with that improve accessibility of the material for people with impaired hearing

I hope the next courses are better developed because I am really not considering in continuing after finishing this one

创建者 Jacques S

Feb 7, 2020

Der Kurs deckt ein breites Specktrum ab, geht aber nicht sehr in die Tiefe. Nichts desto trotz wird auf interessante Resourcen im Web verwiesen um die Themen noch selbst weiter vertiefen zu können. Zudem wird auch immer mal wieder auf IBM Spezifische Resourcen (z.B. IBM X-Force) verwiesen, was keinen grossen Mehrwert bringt.

Die Audio Qualität könnte besser sein und Slides mit Comic Sans Schriftart wirken teils wenig professionell.

创建者 Farhad S

Jan 3, 2023


I was expecting more quality of material from IBM. The quality of the voice in some of the videos was very low. I would appreciate that you can revise the course materials and prepare it specifically for this course not take it from different presentations or courses and gather it here.

Thanks & Regards

创建者 Bernard S

Sep 23, 2021

Very informative, but could use examples that the students could work out. Also, if we don't pass a test, show what the incorrect answers are so we can properly correct ourselves.

创建者 Gurunand P

May 2, 2021

I am extremely dissatisfied with the content of this course and the quality of the materials in this course. I have taken a few other courses in the past and had a lot of expectations from this one, considering it is by IBM and is a paid course. I urge you to withdraw this course, unless Coursera/IBM can fully revamp it.

Here are a few points that I would like to bring to your attention, as feedback. If you visit the forum, you will notice that many students have expressed similar concerns:

1. Quality of the videos:

These videos can use significant improvements. It would be best to record these from scratch.

As others have mentioned, the audio quality is bad, the video is subpar and the presentation skills of the presenter can use vast improvements (in many cases, not all). It is hard to believe that this came from IBM.

2. Quality of the materials:

The content is not up to the mark. The recording/audio quality is bad, with background noises in many. The material does not even do justice to the relevant subject.

Here is an example - Compare this video with this one (on YouTube), also by IBM:

3. You are charging for this course and I would reconsider taking it or recommend it to someone, even if it were free.

4. More on the content:

The content is from a few years ago and may not have been updated.

I see different dates on slides (2018, 2019, etc.) which also tells me that the they were not created for this course. It is a mix-and-match from different IBM presentations. The slide numbers mentioned by the presenter sometimes do not match the actual number.

5. Forums seem to be unmonitored:

I barely see moderators assisting with the questions.

What I am stating here is nothing new and other students have provided similar feedback but no response or action over months.

6. Links to download reading materials:

Many of the materials that I have seen so far need one to signup or register to download/view materials. IBM should have provided direct links instead of requesting one to register by providing a bunch of information.

7. I could not believe that this is an ad by IBM - a well made video, I must add:

I hope this helps you and also other students who may be considering this course - I am aware that they may not see this feedback.


- Guru

创建者 Stephan S

Jan 30, 2021

This course succeeded in giving rudimentary introduction to some key concepts in cybersecurity. Regrettably, the audio quality is fairly poor in many places and the explanations of concepts are often extremely cursory -- in some cases limited strictly to basic vocabulary definitions without accompanying details about their purpose or importance. The selection of lecturers from different disciplines adds interest but ultimately the mishmash of different lessons with different slides decks and presentation styles from different perspectives gives a somewhat disorganized feel. Occasional typographic errors and omissions have slipped through, (including, ironically, leaving out the word 'security' when spelling out OWASP). Finally, the quiz questions frequently felt as if they were composed by someone without strong understanding of the subject.

创建者 Hajar I

Apr 30, 2022

Audio system sucks! Teachers talk but I can't hear anything. Explanations aren't good enough. You should provide your teachers with good microphone!

创建者 Thomas G

Feb 7, 2022

Terrible sound quality

创建者 Timur U

Jun 20, 2020

Although the content of this course was important and crucial in the real IT lifestyle, some weaknesses should be mentioned. First of all, the technical support of chapters is not at an acceptable level. Sound disruption was too much. The second one, the tutoring approach. I believe that IBM will invite the professional tutors for this important course. Speach of some tutors was incoherent and not organized. I respect all tutors who tried to explain some complicated definitions easier, but probably, they know what does it mean but cannot explain it. It is a presentation skill that they need to improve or invite someone who has these skills. The last one is the assessment stage, some questions were included in module 1 but the information was in the last module only. It is confusing for learners. I wish all the best to the IBM learning team and hope these comments will be useful for further education process and business itself.

创建者 Frank D

Nov 7, 2022

Poor audio quality for the instructional videos. Almost every section of this course has blurry slides with important information, such as an audit process, that is not legible.

Each summary quiz at the end of the week, (not including the practice quizzes) had one to two questions with improper grammar or poor wording that left the answers ambiguous. Thus, even with all of the videos being searchable with transcription, all of my notes (linked at the bottom), some questions are up to interpretation and chance.

In the fourth 'week' of material, I stopped listening to the videos unless there was a diagram on the slide deck. Took my notes based on what was presented on the slide, and still aced the final test aside from the question that was worded poorly.

Here is a viewing link to my notes document for reference:

创建者 354_SYIT_DEV

Nov 3, 2020

it's very boring from my POV

创建者 Youssef K

Aug 7, 2020

Too short video lectures.

创建者 Gustavo A R D

Jul 7, 2020

No me llamó la atención


May 10, 2020


创建者 Jasti S

Jul 12, 2020

Worst Audio Quality

创建者 Soumik P J

Jul 30, 2020

Poor Sound quality

创建者 Sadman S

Aug 16, 2020

Very Bad Course

创建者 phongsatorn l

May 25, 2020

poor sound

创建者 SwapnilPatel

May 20, 2020

very poor

创建者 Errajraji k

May 16, 2020

too bad

创建者 Deleted A

Oct 10, 2020



Nov 29, 2020

This is one of my dream course which i wanted to learn about cyber-security since my childhood however, i belongs to middle class family and i was unable to afford any fees to any institute even a little amount but, my all dream got possible by requesting the financial aid to coursera ,luckily my financial aid got accepted, i personally wants to thanks coursera to maintaining this platform for all those stundents who wants to learn something new and wanna do something into there life but always money become a barrier for following their dreams, THANK YOU SO MUCH coursera once again it was impossible without you it only got possible by enrolled myself on your website with the help of financial aid.


Nov 16, 2022

Me parecio un curso que ocupa mucho tiempo en las descripciones de las tareas con elementos que no van en el analisis del sistema virtual necesario para aplicarse practicando, me refiero a usar programas de ciberseguridad. Pero me parece que esta bien poder iniciarse asi, es bastante entretenido... Gracias por compartir la información que se enseña y pienso seguir al siguiente nivel a ver como utilizar algún programa y aprender a hacer un análisis de datos o según como se conforme el siguiente curso. Pondré un poco mas de empeño en el tiempo que ocupa porque venia haciendo este primer curso hace mucho tiempo, pero me alegro de poder termuinarlo. Un saludo.

创建者 Sajeeth A

Nov 24, 2021

I have got to know many terminologies after the course and my skills of auditing and governance has been improved. After that, the instructors are so dmmn pretty awesome, my favourite past of this course is the critical thinking part I love that section a lot. I have found some difficulties while learning about the network based topics cause of my lack of acknowledgement in that particular topic and I have to work for it as well. The cryptography parts are so awesome and recommended reading materials are so wonderfull as well. I enjoyed this course much Thanks coursera and IBM