RISA

COURSES

Fundamentals of Cybersecurity 2

INSTRUCTOR

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JOSE CARNERO \\ jose.carnero@ttu.edu

Cyber Security Intern at Samsung Austin Semiconductor (2018)

Major: Management Information Systems (MIS/IT)

Concentration: Telecommunication + Networking, Web Design

Certifications: CompTIA Network+, CompTIA A+, Microsoft MTA

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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.

OVERVIEW

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)

TARGET AUDIENCE

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.

COURSE SCHEDULE

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)

REQUIRED SUPPLIES

Laptop (optional)

MICRO-CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

There will be a micro-certification awarded for this course. Micro-certification requirements will be announced during the first day of the course.

  • Fundamentals of Cybersecurity 2 Course - Class #1 @ Rawls Rm. 001
    Fundamentals of Cybersecurity 2 Course - Class #1 @ Rawls Rm. 001
    Oct 09, 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Rawls College of Business Rm. 001, Rawls College of Business Rm. 001
    Introduction and Security basics (Understanding attacks, Defense Planning, Cryptography Basics, Network Monitoring)
  • Fundamentals of Cybersecurity 2 Course - Class #2 @ Rawls Rm. 001
    Fundamentals of Cybersecurity 2 Course - Class #2 @ Rawls Rm. 001
    Oct 16, 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Rawls College of Business Rm. 001, Rawls College of Business Rm. 001
    Awareness (Risk Management / Business Continuity, Social Engineering, Employee Management, Mobile Devices)
  • Fundamentals of Cybersecurity 2 Course - Class #3 @ Rawls Rm. 001
    Fundamentals of Cybersecurity 2 Course - Class #3 @ Rawls Rm. 001
    Oct 23, 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Rawls College of Business Rm. 001, Rawls College of Business Rm. 001
    Physical (Physical Threats, Device Protection, Network Infrastructure Protection, Environmental controls)
  • Fundamentals of Cybersecurity 2 Course - Class #4 @ Rawls Rm. 001
    Fundamentals of Cybersecurity 2 Course - Class #4 @ Rawls Rm. 001
    Oct 30, 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Rawls College of Business Rm. 001, Rawls College of Business Rm. 001
    Perimeter (Recon and Denial, Spoofing and Poisoning, Security Appliances, DMZs)
  • Fundamentals of Cybersecurity 2 Course - Class #5 @ Rawls Rm. 001
    Fundamentals of Cybersecurity 2 Course - Class #5 @ Rawls Rm. 001
    Nov 06, 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Rawls College of Business Rm. 001, Rawls College of Business Rm. 001
    Perimeter Cont. (Firewalls, NAT/VPN, Web Threat Protection, Network Access Protection, Wireless overview, attacks, and Defenses)
  • Fundamentals of Cybersecurity 2 Course - Class #6 @ Rawls Rm. 001
    Fundamentals of Cybersecurity 2 Course - Class #6 @ Rawls Rm. 001
    Nov 13, 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Rawls College of Business Rm. 001, Rawls College of Business Rm. 001
    Network (Network Threats & Device Vulnerabilities, Switch attacks and Security, Using VLANs, Router Security, Penetration Testing Facts)