• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

This course explores concepts and practices of defending the modern net-centric computer and communications environment. The course covers the 10 domains of the Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP®) Common Body of Knowledge (CBK®).

Learning Objectives

Course covers a wide range of technical issues and current topics including:

  • Basics of network security
  • Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Risks
  • Network Vulnerability Assessment
  • Firewalls and Intrusion Detection
  • Transmission Security and TEMPEST
  • Operating System Security
  • Web Security
  • Encryption and Key Management
  • Physical and Personnel Security
  • Incident Handling and Forensics
  • Authentication, Access Control, and Biometrics
  • Wireless security
  • Virtual/3D Worlds
  • Emerging network security technologies such as radio frequency identification (RFID) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) security.

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.