• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course provides essential guidance to information system managers, information security managers, system designers and developers on implementing cryptographic controls at the information systems level to facilitate compliance with applicable regulatory requirements.

Learning Objectives

On successful completion of this course, learners should have the knowledge and skills to:

  • Choose asymmetric key algorithms
  • Use hash functions to protect data integrity
  • Store authentication passwords safely
  • Encrypt file transfers and downloads
  • Add salt values before hashing
  • Use trusted certificate authorities

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

If you would like to provide feedback for this course, please e-mail the NICCS SO at NICCS@hq.dhs.gov.