Fundamentals of Cybersecurity 2
UPCOMING COURSE IN CYBERSECURITY:
Fundamentals of Cybersecurity 2 // 7PM Every Tuesday
This course is free and exclusive to all RISA members. Click here to register for your RISA membership.
This course is a sequel course to Fundamentals of Cybersecurity 1 (not a pre-requisite but highly suggested). The purpose of this course is to teach students with basic understanding of the cybersecurity field the fundamental day-to-day technical concepts, as well as the non-technical business cybersecurity management concepts covered by the CompTIA Security+ objectives. Full schedule can be found under the 'Course Schedule' section below.
Students who successfully complete this course will:
Learn the basic concepts of offensive and defensive security
Learn the business/corporate cybersecurity requirements and awareness
Learn the physical threats and protection in cybersecurity
Learn the other IT assets and components involved in securing an organization
Have access to free resume and LinkedIn critiquing for cybersecurity job hunting as well as guidance
Be given members points per session attended (5pts per session)
All members with a technical and non-technical background are welcome. A basic understanding of cybersecurity and/or general computing (IT) is helpful in better comprehending the material taught in this course. Completion of the RISA Fundamentals of Cybersecurity 1 course is highly recommended for those without prior cybersecurity knowledge or experience; however, it is not a requirement or pre-requisite.
10/9 Tuesday - Class 1: Introduction and Security basics (Understanding attacks, Defense Planning, Cryptography Basics, Network Monitoring)
10/16 Tuesday - Class 2: Awareness (Risk Management / Business Continuity, Social Engineering, Employee Management, Mobile Devices)
10/23 Tuesday - Class 3: Physical (Physical Threats, Device Protection, Network Infrastructure Protection, Environmental controls)
10/30 Tuesday - Class 4: Perimeter (Recon and Denial, Spoofing and Poisoning, Security Appliances, DMZs)
11/6 Tuesday - Class 5: Perimeter Cont. (Firewalls, NAT/VPN, Web Threat Protection, Network Access Protection, Wireless overview, attacks, and Defenses)
11/13 Tuesday - Class 6: Network (Network Threats & Device Vulnerabilities, Switch attacks and Security, Using VLANs, Router Security, Penetration Testing Facts)
There will be a micro-certification awarded for this course. Micro-certification requirements will be announced during the first day of the course.