Estimated Length: 20 seat hours
This course covers a broad, cross-section of topics related to security. It will appeal to students already in the information technology security field who are preparing for their examination as well as those just wanting to get into security. Students will learn about risk management, cryptography, access management, securing individual systems, intrusion detection, vulnerability assessments, and business impact analysis. The course also introduces command-line utilities, tools for scanning network machines, protocol analyzers, Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), and using log files. Lastly, the course covers basic local area network (LAN) terms and protocols.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to perform basic security configurations, describe computer security and its functions, and become an effective team member of the security group in a business environment.
The estimated completion time for this course is 20 hours. The maximum allotted time is four months from enrollment.
- use this course to help prepare for CompTIA Security+ certification exam
- receive an industry-recognized NCTI certificate of graduation