• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Embedded devices tend to be linked to other devices via a wide array of technologies and often susceptible to targeted attacks. This course identifies security issues inherent to embedded devices and their deployment environments. You will also learn about the appropriate constraint of functionality from a security standpoint, and techniques to prevent common vulnerabilities.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Discuss how limitations of embedded devices impact security
  • Describe how to implement secure updates and factory resets
  • Identify techniques for reducing the attack surface
  • Describe common vulnerabilities and how to prevent them

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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