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

Introduces the principles and practices of cryptography, network security, and secure software by covering security policies, models, and mechanisms for secrecy, integrity, and availability; basic cryptography and its applications; secret key cryptography; hash functions; basic number theory and public key cryptography; trusted intermediaries, and network security (firewalls, IDS, IPsec, and SSL) etc.

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to understand: (a) security policies and security models; (b) security mechanisms for confidentiality, integrity, and availability; (c) basic cryptography and its applications; (d) secret key cryptography and public key cryptography; and (e) the functions and usages of network security tools.

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

  • Network Services
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Management