Emerging Threats & Defenses


Stanford School of Engineering

  • Fee:
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Enroll today to experience new and improved course content, including exclusive interviews with the CEO of Data Theorem, as well as an Engineering Director and former VP of Security Engineering at Google.

Cyber attacks are a serious economic and security threat. To combat both immediate and future dangers, businesses and governments are investing in cyber security. Understanding trends in computer science and how machine learning and anti-malware defenses can respond to threats is a critical component of protecting networks, infrastructure and users.

This course explores the growing challenges of securing sensitive data, networks, mobile devices and applications with different privacy controls to defend against malicious acts.

What you will learn

  • Advanced persistent threats and mobile threats
  • Cloud trust assumptions and threat models
  • Machine learning use for detection and defenses
  • Network traffic analysis, web trafficking and defenses
  • SSL/TLS protocol and authentication infrastructure
  • Trusted cloud hardware and advanced cryptographic solutions


  • $495 per online course
  • $75 one-time document fee ?



050 Open for Enrollment Online

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Delivery Option:
Online Course $495.00 ?


Course Access
60 day access to the online course starts upon payment. The end date of a section of this course does not restrict your access to the course material.

Course Materials
Course materials are available for download from the online videos page. All materials are available for printing and review upon enrollment.

Final Exam
Online participants are asked to complete a final exam at the end of each course to maintain the integrity of the program. A score of 85% must be achieved to successfully pass the exam. A digital record of completion will be emailed to participants when they pass the exam.

Course Evaluation
It is required that participants complete the course evaluation once they have passed the final exam.