Examine cyber network defense from three approaches: Prevention, Reaction, and Retrospection. You'll learn basic cyber security principles, and more advanced techniques including perimeter defense, hacking, forensics, and intrusion prevention.
This program is designed to help individuals get jobs as information security auditors, site administrators, computer forensics investigators. This program will immerse the student into an interactive environment where they will be shown how to scan, test, hack and secure their own systems; emphasizing perimeter defenses, Intrusion Detection, Policy Creation, Social Engineering, DDoS Attacks, Buffer Overflows and Virus Creation. It also presents a detailed methodological approach to cyber network defense from three approaches: 1) Preventive 2) Reactive 3) Retrospective.
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.