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

This course introduces students to security settings and requirements of Linux and Windows-based systems and web services. It also introduces students to Linux and Windows-based web services, including methods of configuring, testing the security and the implementing of countermeasures to discover vulnerabilities. Topics include Linux security settings, IP tables, securing IIS web service, securing Apache web service, access control methods and host auditing and tools.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand Operational Security
  • Understand  Authentication and Encryption; Account Based security
  • Understand File, Directory, and Shared Resource Security; Firewalls and Border Security
  • Understand Physical and Network Topology; Wireless Security
  • Understand Web, Remote Access, VPN; E-Mail Security
  • Understand Disaster recovery; Monitoring and Auditing
  • Understand Risk Assessment Methodology
  • Understand Security Lifecycle
  • Understand Advanced Topics Primer

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.