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

Fundamentals of computer security technology, including cryptography, authentication, digital signatures, firewalls, intrusion detection, and network security tools and applications. Linux is used heavily throughout the course as it is a very commonly deployed operating system for servers (Google, Facebook, Twitter, IBM, and many other companies use Linux).

Learning Objectives

  • Design, deploy, and customize a firewall based on security policies
  • Design, deploy, and customize intrusion detection system based on security policies
  • Demonstrate an understanding of computer authentication, as well as how to audit passwords
  • Demonstrate an understanding of cryptography, as well as how to deploy public/private key cryptography
  • Demonstrate how to cope with ethical issues regarding security in organizations

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

  • Systems Administration