• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Preventing malware and malicious users from gaining access is the first line of defense to secure your IT environment. In this course, Network Access and Authentication, you'll learn how to control access to your network. First, you'll be introduced to authentication factors and access control models. Next, you'll explore authentication protocols and when they should be used. Finally, you'll discover how to implement network security from authentication through to authorization. By the end of this course, you'll know how to protect your digital assets with secure authentication mechanisms. Software required: Windows Server 2016 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Learning Objectives

  • Authentication and Authorization
  • Authentication Protocols
  • Securing Network Traffic

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