This course covers a broad range of cyber security elements that pose threats to information security posture. The various threats are covered in detail, followed by mitigation strategies and best practices. This course will cover what policy is, the role it plays in cyber security, how it is implemented, and cyber security laws, standards, and initiatives. Topics include cyber security policy, knowing your enemy, mobile device security, cloud computing security, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) security, LAN security using switch features, securing the network perimeter, securing infrastructure devices, security and DNS and IPv6 security. Video demonstrations are included to reinforce concepts.
Review survey of cyber security legislation
Discuss current cyber attack vectors and treat actor profiles
Introduce mobile device trends and their impact on security
Introduce cloud computing concepts
Discuss LAN security and the use of switch features to enhance security posture
Describe techniques used to secure the network perimeter and infrastructure devices
Identify DNS security issues and mitigation strategies
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.