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 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.