This course is a skills-based, lab intensive program based on a job-task analysis and cybersecurity education framework presented by the National Initiative of Cybersecurity Education (NICE). The course has also been mapped to global job roles and responsibilities and the Department of Defense (DoD) job roles for system/network administrators.
Module 01: Computer Network and Defense Fundamentals
Module 02: Network Security Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Attacks
Module 03: Network Security Controls, Protocols, and Devices
Module 04: Network Security Policy Design and Implementation
Module 05: Physical Security
Module 06: Host Security
Module 07: Secure Firewall Configuration and Management
Module 08: Secure IDS Configuration and Management
Module 09: Secure VPN Configuration and Management
Module 10: Wireless Network Defense
Module 11: Network Traffic Monitoring and Analysis
Module 12: Network Risk and Vulnerability Management
Module 13: Data Backup and Recovery
Module 14: Network Incident Response and Management
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.