In this course, students will learn how to implement practical solutions for identifying, assessing, and preventing external and internal threats to networks. Key components include security issues with various protocols, OS security, network device security, authentication methods, least privilege principal, web security, security policies, communication security and cryptography basics.
OS security lockdown
Network device security
Web page security configuration
Communication Security (focusing on protocols used for network and communications)
Access control and authentication methods
Security Policy and Principal of Least Privilege
Basic network cryptography
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.