National CAE Designated Institution
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

Prerequisite: CYB 610. Explore the theories and practices related to the prevention of cyber attacks. Design, apply, and analyze technological solutions that address countermeasures, encryption, network access control methods, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention, and secure systems development. Practice techniques such as software assurance, verification, and validation; virtual network and cloud computing security techniques; and physical security techniques. Examine the nation's complex critical infrastructure industries. Use state-of-the-art tools and technologies in a lab-intensive environment that provide hands-on, real-world experience.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • LG 1: Communication: You can communicate clearly in writing and speaking, meeting expectations for content, purpose, organization, audience, and format
  • LG 2: Critical Thinking and Analysis: You can apply logical processes to formulate clear, defensible ideas based on the analysis of facts and ethical considerations
  • LG 3:  Quantitative Reasoning: You can use mathematical information, operations, and quantitative analyses to solve problems and inform decision-making
  • LG 4:  Leadership, Facilitation, and Collaboration: You can lead, facilitate, and collaborate with individuals and teams to achieve organizational objectives

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.