• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Malicious users and software continuously scan networks looking for vulnerable devices and hosts. In this course, Firewalls and Intrusion Detection, you'll acquire the ability to determine how various types of firewalls should be deployed in your specific environment. First, you'll discover how to implement an intrusion detection system to detect suspicious activity. Next, you'll learn how to determine between honeypots and honeynets. Finally, you'll explore how honeynets and honeypots can be used as IT system decoys to track intruder actions in order to learn how production systems should be hardened. When you have completed this course, you will have the skills to implement various types of firewalls for specific environments.

Learning Objectives

  • Firewall Concepts
  • IDS and IPS
  • Honeypots

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.

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