Why learn about IoT security with Flatiron School?
Our Intro to IoT Security lesson is free — that way you can learn IoT security fundamentals at your own pace.
Our IoT security lessons are a great way to determine if learning cybersecurity is right for you. Discover whether you're passionate about pursuing a cyber career, or if you just want to learn a new skill.
These lessons are the quickest way to get real hands-on experience and learn the basics you'll need to get into our immersive Cybersecurity Engineering course.
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What you'll learn: IoT security
An IoT device is any device that can take in information and connects to other devices on a network. This could be anything from smart fridges and thermostats to iPhones. In our introductory tutorial, you'll learn how IoT devices interact and how they can become vulnerable to attack.
Learn how wardriving — a technique used by bad actors — can expose IoT security vulnerabilities through your wireless WiFi network.
A MAC address is a system-level unique identification number used to communicate on a local network. Learn how it affects your IoT security and how to protect yourself from attack.
Boost your IoT network security using tools like Nmap, which lets you scan your home WiFi for vulnerabilities.
IoT devices are prime targets for botnets because they are easy to infect. Learn how botnets are used in Distributed Denial of Services attacks to crash networks and target vulnerabilities.
Other free cybersecurity tutorials at Flatiron School
Cybersecurity is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the tech industry. But there’s a skills gap — employer demand is rapidly outpacing the supply of highly trained cybersecurity specialists. If you're ready to join the mission to prevent global cybercrime, Flatiron School's Cybersecurity Engineering courses teaches you everything you need to know to become a cybersec professional. Try the other free lessons below to get a peek at the range of subjects we cover.
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