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Welcome to Week 2

This article highlights the key learnings of this week.

Last week, you understood the basics of Information Security and learned about Information Systems Security.

In this second week of the course, you will build upon the knowledge you gained in the past week. You will explore human security and understand cryptography basics and its real-life use-cases.

Here are the highlights of what you will learn this week:

  1. Introduction to Phishing, Vishing, and Smishing
  2. Understanding what access control is, what its different types are, and AAA
  3. Introduction to physical security and its examples
  4. Understanding cryptography and public key infrastructure in detail
  5. Introduction to symmetric and asymmetric encryption
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