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

This course introduces the principles of securing networks using routers and firewalls. Topics include networking protocols, threat mitigation, firewall configuration, authentication, authorization, intrusion detection, encryption, IPSec, VPNs, and remote access technologies. Upon completion, students should be able to secure internal networks using router and firewall technologies.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the purpose of practices used to secure a corporate environment
  • Apply environmental reconnaissance techniques using appropriate tools and processes
  • Compare and contrast the general purpose and reasons for using various cybersecurity tools and techniques
  • Explain the purpose of practices used to secure a corporate environment
  • Apply environmental reconnaissance techniques using appropriate tools and processes
  • Compare and contrast the general purpose and reasons for using various cybersecurity tools and techniques
  • Describe the relationship between frameworks, common policies, controls and procedures
  • Implement an information security vulnerability management process
  • Analyze the output resulting from a vulnerability scan
  • Analyze the results of a network reconnaissance
  • Distinguish threat data or behavior to determine the impact of an incident
  • Explain the importance of communication during the incident response process
  • Prepare a toolkit and use appropriate forensics tools during an investigation
  • Analyze common symptoms to select the best course of action to support incident response

Framework Connections

Feedback

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