National CAE Designated Institution
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

This course examines Internet security concerning two key network design issues: information security and information privacy. Students learn and understand the technical tools to protect information from external compromise, internal and external threats, various network security technologies and protection systems, apply network design techniques capable of providing information security to local and wide-area networks, general information encryption techniques and protocols including symmetric and asymmetric cryptographic methodologies, one-way hashes and digital signatures, secure sockets layer and Internet Protocol Security (IPSEC), learn to evaluate and create corporate policies regarding privacy, the adoption of cloud computing and information network security.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the business and technical drivers behind cloud adoption and how to formulate the right strategy for your company
  • Understand and apply the networking and security features of TCP/IP based networks (in particular IPV6)
  • Design a defense-in-depth strategy for a TCP/IP based converged enterprise network
  • Understand and identify the significance of VOIP, SIP, IMS, MPLS and Data Center consolidation as convergence and cloud technologies
  • Understand the network design principles that applied to traditional enterprise networks which transported voice, data and video
  • Understand the technical network design principles applied to designing a converged networks and cloud computing
  • Communicate technical concepts effectively in writing

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

Feedback

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