Fundamentals of IT Security

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A primer in IT Security that addresses foundational topics including: IT Risk Analysis, Network and Platform security, wireless technology, cryptography, VPNs, and Firewalls. Emphasis is consistently placed on understanding and mitigating risk, defense-in-depth, vulnerability patterns, Best Practices, and effective countermeasures.

3 Days/Lecture & Lab

Individuals seeking a solid grounding in IT Security; particularly those interested in subsequently learning more about any of the following: Network security, Platform security, Industrial Control System (ICS) security, and how to design and implement secure software.

  • Introduction
  • IT Security Concepts and Terms
  • Malware
  • Understanding IT Security Risk
  • Internetworking Primer
  • Introduction to Firewalls
  • IT Security Macro Patterns
  • Introduction to Cryptography
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • Understanding Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
  • Wireless Network Security
  • TIntrusion Detection and Prevention Systems
  • Appendix Quiz Answers
  • Appendix Acronyms

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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