• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
  • Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

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.

Learning Objectives

  • 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

    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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