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

Introduces fundamental security principles and real-world applications of cyber security. Topics covered in the course include access control, common classes of attacks, monitoring, attack and intrusion detection, basic cryptography, computer security models, legal and privacy issues, and risk analysis. The course also provides students with opportunities to gain hands-on experience with several security tools (e.g., protocol analyzers).

Learning Objectives

Students will master fundamental cyber security principles, be knowledgeable about practical security issues arising in a wide range of domains, understand how to use existing techniques and tools to minimize security risks for an organization, have experience in discussing and writing about security related issues.

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

  • Vulnerability Assessment and Management
  • Training, Education, and Awareness