• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

In this course, you'll explore various types of attacks that can compromise a network, including DoS, insider threats, and ransomware. Also discover network device hardening techniques to reduce vulnerabilities and prepare for exam N10-007.

Learning Objectives

Network Attacks

  • start the course
  • summarize DoS attacks such as reflective, amplified, and distributed
  • recognize social engineering
  • recognize insider threats
  • describe logic bombs and evil twin attacks
  • describe wardriving and phishing
  • recognize rogue access points and spoofing
  • summarize DNS and ARP poisoning attacks
  • describe ransomware
  • summarize deauthentication and brute force attacks
  • recognize VLAN hopping and man-in-the-middle attacks
  • differentiate between exploits and vulnerabilities

Practice: Identify Network Attacks

  • recognize various network attacks

Network Device Hardening

  • choose strong passwords
  • update firmware
  • implement patches and updates
  • implement file hashing
  • disable unnecessary services
  • implement secure protocols
  • implement cryptography
  • generate new keys
  • disable unused ports such as IP ports and device ports

Practice: Hardening Network Devices

  • implement network device hardening

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 Defense Analysis
  • Incident Response
  • Network Services
  • Systems Administration
  • Technology R&D