cyb110 | undergraduate

Foundations Of Security

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This course provides comprehensive Cybersecurity awareness and a fundamental understanding of various computer and network security threats, such as: Identity Theft, Fraud, Online Scams, Viruses and Backdoors, Hacking, Social Engineering Attacks, and more.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Data Security Fundamentals

    • Relate how foundational concepts: Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability (CIA) of data and systems interact and affect each other.
    • Identify ways to protect data at rest, data in transit, and processing.
    • Explain access control techniques.
    • Outline policies to enforce security.

    Introduction to Threats and Defenses of Systems

    • Secure an operating system.
    • List different types of malware and attack vectors.
    • Differentiate between threats, risks, and vulnerabilities.

    Threats and Defenses of Online Interactions

    • Identify threats posed by using a web browser.
    • Explain risks associated with online social networking.
    • Use security procedures when interacting online and utilizing email.

    Threats and Defenses of Network Connections, Mobile, and Cloud Computing

    • Outline the threats and defenses of network connections, mobile devices, and cloud computing services.
    • Explain methods used to protect network connections and mobile devices.
    • Identify how cloud computing services function and methods used to protect them.

    Introduction to Data Backup and Disaster Recovery

    • List data backup tools and processes.
    • Define secure backup policies and procedures.
    • Relate business continuity and disaster recovery plans to an organization’s security.
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