• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

In this course, you will learn about secure communications using Transport Layer Security (TLS), and best practices for implementing these with your C and C++ applications. After completing this course, you will be able to identify the basic security principles of TLS, identify libraries and interfaces for implementing the TLS protocol, identify TLS security considerations, and identify alternatives to TLS.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify the basic principles of Transport Layer Security (TLS)
  • Identify libraries and interfaces for implementing the TLS protocol
  • Identify TLS security considerations
  • Identify alternatives to TLS

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

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