• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
  • Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course concentrates on providing cyber security specialists from various disciplines a baseline understanding across the major areas of cyber operations (network operations, defense, exploitation and attack) and planning. It will cover unclassified capabilities and techniques, tactics and procedures for effectively planning and operating in each of these areas.

This course will also familiarize students with pertinent cyber laws and policies governing Private, DoD and Federal Agencies. This course will conclude with a one day cyber exercise in a virtual environment in which students will employ offensive and defensive cyberspace capabilities.

Learning Objectives

Critical Definitions Laws, Policies and Ethics

  • U.S. Codes
  • Federal Law
  • National Policies
  • Ethics (as they apply to cyber) Cyber Doctrine
  • Joint Level
  • Service Level Cyber Operations Planning
  • Joint Operation Planning Process Network Operations
  • Network Architecture
  • Wireless Networks
  • Cloud Computing Cyber Defense
  • Security Policy
  • Intrusion Detection and Protection
  • Assessments and Penetration Testing
  • Continuous Monitoring
  • Defense in Depth
  • Incident Response
  • Exercise: Cyber Defense Tools Cyber Exploitation
  • Reconnaissance
  • Surveillance
  • Exercise: Exploitation Tools Cyber Attack
  • Components of a Cyber Attack
  • Trojans/Backdoors/Virus/Worms
  • Web Server and Application Attacks
  • Denial of Service
  • Wireless Network Attacks
  • Exercise: Cyber Attack Tools Capstone Exercise
  • Execute Offensive and Defensive Cyber Operations

Framework Connections