98-367: Security Fundamentals

Instructor-led training Monday to Friday 

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About this course

Description: This honors level course is the first in a program that offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and cybersecurity-related careers; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge,
higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of cybersecurity.
This course introduces the students to cybersecurity and provides them with essential computer and networking knowledge and skill, particularly those related to cybersecurity. The Computer and Networking Security Fundamentals course covers a wide range of computer and networking fundamental concepts, including: Cybersecurity Trends, Legal Issues in Hacking, Basic Networking Fundamentals, Knowledge of Computer
Components and Their Functions, Virtualization, Remote Access Technologies, Security Topologies and Access Control Models. Students are expected to take a minimum of one industry certification. The industry certification goals for the Computer and Network Fundamentals course is the Microsoft Network Fundamentals certifications.

Course Goals and Competencies
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of cybersecurity, its origins, trends, culture and legal implications.
  • Understand the national agencies and supporting initiatives involving cybersecurity.
  • Understand the underlying concepts used in cybersecurity.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic computer components and operation as well as   knowledge of different operating systems.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of networking fundamentals including the Open Systems   Interface (OSI) model.
  •  Describe the services and protocols that operate in the application, transport,   network and data link layers of the OSI model.
  •  Demonstrate proficiency in using computer networks.
  •  Understand basic security concepts.
  •  Demonstrate an understanding of legal and ethical issues in cybersecurity.
  •  Demonstrate an understanding of virtualization technology.
  •  Understand the concepts of physical security.
  •  Recognize and understand the administration of the various remote access   technologies.
  •  Understand the security concerns and concepts of networking devices, such as   cabling, routers, switches, VPN, IDS, workstations, servers and mobile devices.
  •  Understand various security topologies as they relate to cybersecurity.
  Total Hours: 24 hours

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