Preventing malware and malicious users from gaining access is the first line of defense to secure your IT environment. In this course, Network Access and Authentication, you'll learn how to control access to your network. First, you'll be introduced to authentication factors and access control models. Next, you'll explore authentication protocols and when they should be used. Finally, you'll discover how to implement network security from authentication through to authorization. By the end of this course, you'll know how to protect your digital assets with secure authentication mechanisms. Software required: Windows Server 2016 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Authentication and Authorization
Securing Network Traffic
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.