• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Are you new to cybersecurity and looking for a stepping stone into this exciting career field? Cybersecurity skills are in high demand, and the field is projected to grow 33% by 2030. This Entry-Level Cybersecurity Training course will give you the foundational knowledge you need to get started.

Learning Objectives

What makes this course so beneficial is that you will learn the terminology and key concepts needed to speak fluently about cybersecurity. You will also have a foundation upon which to build as you explore more advanced topics in the cybersecurity field. By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Explain security concepts related to information assurance (e.g., the CIA Triad)
- Articulate the basic concepts of computer networking
- Describe common network threats and attacks
- Explain basic concepts related to network security infrastructure
- Articulate the importance of data security and security controls
- Explain access control concepts
- Describe physical access controls
- Describe logical access controls
- Describe Incident Response (IR)
- Define Business Continuity (BC)
- Define Disaster Recovery (DR)
- Define and explain the need for security awareness training
- Describe the concepts of governance, risk management, and compliance

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

  • Cyber Operations