cyb120 | undergraduate
Computer Network Defense Part 1
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Computer Network and Defense Fundamentals
- Compare host-based protections and computer network defense.
- Describe how the Open System Interconnect (OSI) and Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) models apply to network security.
- Describe the most common threats to network security.
Network Security Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Attacks
- Identify types of network threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities.
- Describe the effects of network security breaches on business continuity.
- Explain ways to defend against ten of the most common network attacks.
Network Security Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Attacks (Continued)
- Identify the different categories of network threats and network security vulnerabilities.
- Describe the different categories of network attacks.
- Describe types of network attacks.
Network Security Controls, Protocols, and Devices
- Explain the relevance of the SANS 20 Critical Security Controls and how they can help defend your network.
- Illustrate network protocols, their purpose, and how attacks can occur within a given protocol.
- Identify and describe the different types of perimeter appliances and their purpose.
Network Security Policy Design and Implementation
- Describe the need and important characteristics of a good security policy.
- Describe the typical contents of a security policy and how to design a security policy.
- Identify security related standards, laws, and acts.
- Describe the steps for creating and implementing a security policy.
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