• Online, Instructor-Led
  • Online, Self-Paced
  • Classroom
Course Description

This course is the study of intro levels of security processes based on a security policy, emphasizing hands-on skills in the areas of secure perimeter, security connectivity, security management, identity services, and intrusion detection. The course prepares students to manage network security.

Learning Objectives

Introduction to Information Security
Introduction to Networking
Understand the concepts of security policies, standards and planning
Understand how to find network vulnerabilities
Understand the concepts of firewall planning and design
Understand the concepts of packet filtering
Understand how to work with proxy servers and application-level firewalls
Understand the concepts of firewall configuration and administration
Understand the concepts of encryption and firewalls
Understand the concepts of authenticating users
Understand how to set up a virtual private network
Understand the concept of contingency planning
Understand intrusion detection and prevention systems
Understand the concepts of digital forensics

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

  • Systems Administration
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Management
  • Network Services
  • Systems Architecture