Provides basic skills to secure computer, network and corporate environments including network security, compliance and operational security, threats and vulnerabilities, application, data and host security, access control and identity management, cryptography, etc.
- Identify risk, to participate in risk mitigation activities, and to provide infrastructure, application, information, and operational security.
- Apply security controls to maintain confidentiality, integrity, and availability, identify appropriate technologies and products, troubleshoot security events and incidents, and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations.
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.
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