This course focuses on security-related issues and the essential skills needed to implement security in a network in an enterprise environment, such as risk analysis, security policies, penetration testing techniques, Transfer Control Protocol (TCP), packet analysis, cryptography, operating system (OS) hardening, virus protection, and disaster recovery.
Compare and contrast advanced concepts and procedures related to the Transfer Control Protocol / Internet Protocol (TCP/IP). (Program Goal 2),
Configure Linux and Windows computers and networks and test the effectiveness of various security measures. (Program Goal 4),
Demonstrate how cryptography helps to ensure secure communication in a network, environment. (Program Goal 3),
Analyze measures that can help ensure business continuity in the event of a disaster, such as contingency planning and power and backup issues. (Program Goal 3),
Define common Internet components and identify techniques used in Web hacking and other attacks. (Program Goal 4)
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.