Mar 27, 2019
Excellent overview of existing state of play. Also very interesting coverage of psychology underpinning cyber behaviours. Thank you for this enlightening course!
Jul 20, 2017
I wish there should be a more detailed and broadened bulletins of particular and concrete cases about cyber conflicts throughout the whole world.
par Pavlína P•
Aug 21, 2017
International Cyber Conflict course provides a great insight into increasingly relevant topic. The course is very well structured to help even a beginner student to understand broad range of issues such as different cyber terms, cyberspace and government, conflict and cooperation, international law and the problems of attribution. I would certainly recommend this course to anyone interested in this field.
(To give the full 5 stars, I would appreciate a mention of the works of Thomas Rid, John Stone or Libicki.)
par Faith E B•
Jan 08, 2018
The class was interesting, and the topics were presented in an understandable format. The lectures appropriately covered the information noted within the syllabus. The earlier lectures were more helpful from a technical perspective than the later lectures. The final lessons covered a lot of theory regarding international political considerations associated with cyber risks.
par monlia w•
Jun 22, 2016
The course content was great but delivery was a little dry. Appears that the presenters were reading from a teleprompter - sort of awkward.
par Johnathan L•
Feb 26, 2017
Pretty good course. While the assessments are pretty much just a repeat of the in-video questions, I feel I was still able to learn a fair amount.
par Carl J I•
May 29, 2016
Course was ok. However, some of questions were not clear based on excerpt from support video. For example, quiz #1 question 7. Course was "general" overview of very important subject matter of Cyber Conflicts. Looking forward to a more specific and detailed course structure. PS: A course concerning Cyberwar in Space would be quite interesting.
par Fabio D•
Sep 22, 2017
par Donald D•
Mar 06, 2016
This was a very good course (4.5/5.0). One area that could be improved would be the discussion of industrial control systems (ICS). On lecture briefly mentions STUXNET and SCADA, but this was rather incomplete discussion. A very recent incident that could have been used was the attack on the Ukraine Power grid as a demo of a cyber attack against infrastructure. https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/alerts/IR-ALERT-H-16-056-01?_mc=sm_dr_editor_kellyjacksonhiggins
I am perhaps biased toward this area, since this is my field of work.
Nov 29, 2016
It takes time for me, as a non English spoken, to understand some professor's accent. Overall, I learned a lot from this course. This course helped me understand what causes of cyberattack are, the wa
Jan 27, 2019
Not very in depth.
par Ricardo J O•
Jan 28, 2016
On the positive side I emphasise the importance of bringing this topic to a Coursera course. Also the readings were important and added value to the learning experience.
On the other hand there are - in my opinion some aspects that made this course a not so rich experience. First, there are some audio issues in the videos. Second, the quizzes are excessively easy and the in video quizzes should not appear in the weekly assignments. If there are required readings, some of the quiz questions should relate to those readings. This way students had an incentive to go over those readings. But the most salient thing that made my experience very limited was the fact that one of the instructors - the one that presented most of the videos, was excessively nervous and all that he did was read the slides, in most cases not doing so naturally and committing errors, rephrasing, stopping, changing speed. I found it very, very difficult to follow along what he was saying. I had to focus only on the slides, otherwise I would get distracted. I think it is ok to be nervous or at ease, but the team should alerted him to this, and shoot the videos again and again until they had acceptable and balanced quality.
A minor thing, I would like to had available the weekly slides to further reflection. I think the video issues that I've mentioned should been carefully planned before this course made it mainstream.
This is my opinion. Hope it will help you for future improvements of the course and/or other offerings.
par Roeland H•
May 15, 2017
Much of the literature was unavailable which I think is a downside. Also, while interesting, the topics were covered only superficially and I felt that that questions during the videos and at the end of the module were very easy and did not challenge the participant to think or research.
par Richard F R•
May 20, 2018
Cyber topic speaker needs more speaking practice: too wooden, h. Need to include downloadable files of lecture slides.
par Thomas C•
Jun 23, 2016
Wished the course was a deeper dive into this area.
par Paul A•
Jan 26, 2018
Could make use of more real world examples. Hacktivism and individual actors receive more attention than they deserve given their extremely limited capabilities. Over all a good class though.
par Elena G•
Mar 24, 2017
The videos were not always easy to understand because of the unclear pronouncing of the key speaker. Also although most of the tests were easy to complete, the ones that you had to write the answer down instead of only choosing the correct answer, were hard since if one word you wrote was wrong you lost the question.
par Athena A•
Mar 17, 2018
Was ok, got a little boring after week 2
par Daria M K•
Jun 03, 2017
This course provides a great foundation to build upon, but it is not very engaging. The instructor is simply reading off the screen and it looks like all the lectures were recorded over one day. He struggles to read the material towards the end of the course, while often mispronouncing the words and neglecting the concept of punctuation. I would recommend reading the reference book used in this course, "Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know", because listening to the lectures is painful!
par Celeste H•
May 24, 2018
While informative and interesting, I believe the course hadn't been updated in a few years and some of the links to further readings didn't work. I really enjoyed what I studied.
par Emilio J M V•
Aug 03, 2017
si bien es interesante el tema quedan muchas preguntas a resumir se necesitaria mas ejercicios asi el alumno investiga, y trabajar sobre mas textos y describir mas juridicciones.
Although it is interesting the topic are many questions to summarize would need more exercises so the student investigates, and work on more texts and describe more legal
par Christian P•
Mar 25, 2017
I like the comparisons between past physical wars and current cyberwar. However, the course take the long way to explain very basic elements of nations interactions and trust.
par Oleksandr K•
Aug 15, 2017
Way too basic: about everything and nothing at the same time.
par Navneet H•
Apr 29, 2017
It's Ok, nothing much to gain iin terms of knowledge realted to cyber conflict.
par Ionut M C•
May 05, 2019
Not very challenging.
par Ivan G•
Jun 23, 2019
Informative, however Indian dude's pronunciation is awful, luckily they have subtitles.
par David G•
Aug 11, 2019
The content of this course was helpful. I learned some important concepts regarding conventional warfare, and motivations and difficulties with cyber conflicts. However the production of the course was terrible. The sounds quality was bad and distracting, and the presenters were obviously very uncomfortable speaking to camera. This aspect distracted from the effectiveness of the teaching.