This course is designed to prepare you to apply and understand the basics of computer network security. The course covers aspects of computer crime, cyber-crime culture, basic networking topics, disaster planning, viruses, and denial of service attacks, firewalls, network address translation fundamentals, intrusion detection fundamentals, remote access and windows security.
Define basic and advanced security concepts
Explain cybersecurity including origins, trends, and culture and legal implications
Demonstrate proficiency in responding to cybersecurity incidents
Explain contingency planning and its components
Explain containment, eradication, recovery and system restoration
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.