This course offers in-depth coverage of the current risks and threats to an organization's data as well as the strategies for safeguarding critical electronic assets. The course provides a foundation for those responsible for protecting network services, devices, traffic, and data. Additionally, Fundamentals of Network Security prepares students for further study in more specialized security fields. The course provides a foundation for those preparing for the Computing Technology Industry Association's (CompTIA) Security+ Certification exam.
Identify security threats to network services, devices, traffic, and data. (Program Goal 2),
Secure network systems and services. (Program Goal 2), secure network communications. (Program Goal 2),
Analyze the characteristics of an effective organizational security policy. (Program Goal 3),
Monitor the security infrastructure. (Program Goal 3)
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.