An introduction to the information technology sector of cybersecurity, providing foundational knowledge. Topics include emerging cyber trends, computer/applications security, personal, physical, mobile/wireless security, risk assessment and management. Best practices for protecting and defending against cyber attacks are thoroughly examined.
- Describe the landscape of cybersecurity threats and explain common attack vectors. Identify the best practices of information security in defending against cyber threats and protecting assets.
- Explain the best practice methods for establishing personal information security awareness.
- Analyze the importance of physical, network, mobile/wireless, and applications level security.
- Examine the steps involved in an information security risk assessment