• Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

Security training for systems and network operations staff: First line of defense against unauthorized access to systems applications and networks.

Learning Objectives

  • Basic Security frameworks and principles.
  • Start with expectations on how and what to do with Incident Handling, coving the framework and step by step learnings.
  • Understand what is involved with a Forensics investigation.
  • Go wider in learning about Networks and ability to scan from the attackers view and also in defending against attacks with a Security Operations Center.
  • Learn about specific types of attacks both traditional and advanced persistent threats (APT).
  • Go over various types of tools and techniques used by hackers to probe and infiltrate into networks and applications.
  • As students finally understand the ways an attack can occur and how hackers operate, the course will then transition to ways and methods to prevent, detect and respond to such attacks.
  • Determine how to incorporate security learning into their regular IT/Admin roles.
  • Work with Security organization and integrate.

Framework Connections

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.

Feedback

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