• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

In this 14-video course, learners will explore cybersecurity auditing concepts and the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, how they can improve infrastructure security, and how to perform cybersecurity assessments. Examine web application auditing and approaches for securing web applications. Key concepts covered here include cybersecurity auditing concepts and how they are used to improve infrastructure security; steps used in performing cybersecurity assessments; and how to examine audit review, analysis, and reporting. Next, learn how to use the Wireshark network security auditing tool; how to use the Nmap perimeter security tool; how to perform web application auditing and secure web application and websites; and how to monitor and audit Windows by using audit policies and Event Viewer. Then learn how to monitor the Linux system by reviewing system logs; learn how to use Tiger security audit and intrusion detection tool; and examine guidelines and standards for defining cybersecurity audit strategies. Finally, learn about available security audit tools and their features and benefits; and learn to use Nessus audit tool to run Nessus security system scans.

Learning Objectives

{"discover the key concepts covered in this course"}

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

  • Cyber Operational Planning
  • Cyber Operations
  • Cyber Defense Analysis
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Executive Cyber Leadership
  • Strategic Planning and Policy
  • Systems Analysis
  • Threat Analysis
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Management