The world has continued to watch as breach after breach results in millions of credit card and personal information records being posted on the Internet. The Internet Storm Center reports an average of over 700,000 detected intrusion attempts daily and that's only the events they catch! There is no question that Cyber Security is a necessity and an increasing global concern, the challenge is where to start the daunting task of securing your infrastructure, training your end users and preparing your organization to face the year ahead. Introduction to Cyber Security is the foundational training for all users whether management, IT, end user or programmer. Equip your team with the up-to-date knowledge of threats we all face and the hands-on skills to address them. With information culminated from the most trusted sources; CERT, NIST, DHS and others, this course presents an objective, complete, and cutting edge view of the current environment as well as a vision of the near future of Cyber Security.
Overview of the Hacking Cycle.
Phases of Network Reconnaissance.
Use and Methodology of Network Scanning Tools.
DNS Analysis and Manipulation.
Security Appliance Types and Uses.
Access Control Mechanisms.
Authentication Protocol Types and Uses.
Encryption Protocol Types and Uses.
VPN Protocol Types and Uses.
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.