This course explores concepts and practices of defending the modern net-centric computer and communications environment. The course covers the 10 domains of the Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP®) Common Body of Knowledge (CBK®).
Course covers a wide range of technical issues and current topics including:
Basics of network security
Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Risks
Network Vulnerability Assessment
Firewalls and Intrusion Detection
Transmission Security and TEMPEST
Operating System Security
Encryption and Key Management
Physical and Personnel Security
Incident Handling and Forensics
Authentication, Access Control, and Biometrics
Emerging network security technologies such as radio frequency identification (RFID) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) security.
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.