This hands-on course focuses on establishing and using test and audit policies to minimize vulnerability to intrusion and maximize intrusion detection. Course covers basics of testing a network security environment, including installation, configuration, and utilization of software tools for testing and auditing. Internal and external security auditing is also discussed.
Demonstrate proficiency in basic and advanced security concepts
Explain cybersecurity, including its origins, trends, culture, and legal implications
Describe the basic categories of vulnerabilities associated with cybersecurity (i.e., hardware, software, network, physical and organizational)
Describe the process and scope of cybersecurity disaster recovery plan and cybersecurity business continuity plan
Identify gaps and vulnerabilities in security
Create a risk management framework
Explain the essential elements of forensic analysis
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.