cyb205 | undergraduate

Infrastructure Administration

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This course analyzes and compares security administration for traditional physical infrastructures with that of evolving cloud infrastructures.

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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    Assets, Vulnerabilities, Threats, and Risks

    • Describe information required for an asset inventory.
    • Identify and describe software and hardware vulnerabilities.
    • List the threats to various assets.
    • Examine an example business for potential IT risks.

    Threats to Information: How Information and Systems Can Be Compromised

    • Identify the most common threats to data and systems.
    • Provide examples of threats to the edge, internal network, and other access points.

    Protecting Information: Protective Controls

    • Identify and describe the different access controls used to protect data.
    • Explain cryptography and how it is used to protect data and data use.
    • Identify defenses against malware.

    Comprehensive Security Policies

    • Explain the importance of a comprehensive security policy.
    • Explain the contents of a comprehensive security policy.
    • Compare premise and cloud security policy needs.
    • Differentiate among administrative, technical, preventative, detective, and responsive controls.

    Business Continuity

    • Describe the meaning of business continuation.
    • Describe how risks can be transferred to cloud providers.
    • Identify risks associated with using the cloud.
    • Generate a cost/benefit analysis.
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