• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

A structured approach to security allows for the efficient management of security controls. Explore assets, threats, and vulnerabilities, risk management, user and session management, data confidentiality, and encryption.

Learning Objectives

Cybersecurity 101: Session & Risk Management

  • Course Overview
  • recognize digital assets that have value to the organization along with related threats
  • identify and prioritize risks
  • implement security controls to mitigate risk
  • describe account management actions that secure the environment
  • use Group Policy to implement user account hardening
  • recognize how HTTP session management can affect security
  • harden web browsers and servers to use TLS
  • explain how centralized mobile device control can secure the environment
  • recognize encryption techniques use to protect data
  • configure a VPN to protect data in motion
  • configure file encryption to protect data at rest
  • configure encryption and session management settings

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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