National CAE Designated Institution
  • Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

An introduction to fundamentals on designing, planning, and executing vulnerability analysis of networks. Students will work on multiple topics to include, but not limited to:  System Security, Network Infrastructure, Access Control, Assessments & Audits, Cryptography, and organizational Security.  This course is mapped to the CompTIA Security+ Exam. This course is a required course for the NSA/DHS KU alignment for the CAE-CDE Designation.

Learning Objectives

  • A. recognize the basics of System Security;
  • B. identify Network Infrastructure;
  • C. recognize the fundamentals of Access Control;
  • D. conduct assessments and audits of systems;
  • E. implement basic Cryptography Skills; and
  • F. implement basic Organizational Security Skills.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Incident Response
  • Risk Management
  • Threat Analysis