IT Security Fundamentals
This course is designed to provide you with a solid understanding of the basics of IT security, including threats, vulnerabilities, and risk management. The main goal of this course is to equip you with the foundational knowledge necessary to understand and implement effective IT security practices in any setting. By the end of this course, you will have a broad understanding of the fundamental concepts of IT security and how they apply to real-world scenarios.
Duration: 40 hours
Course prerequisite: Students/early career/professionals
- Understand the basics of IT security, including threats, vulnerabilities, and risk management
- Identify common types of cyber attacks and their potential impact
- Understand the principles of network security and how to implement effective security measures
- Understand the importance of data protection and privacy in IT security
- Develop strategies for incident response and disaster recovery
Introduction to IT Security: In this module, you will be introduced to the basic concepts of IT security, including the CIA triad, risk management, and security policies and procedures.
Threats and Vulnerabilities: This module will cover the most common types of cyber threats and vulnerabilities, including malware, social engineering, and phishing attacks.
Network Security: In this module, you will learn about the principles of network security, including firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, and virtual private networks (VPNs).
Data Protection and Privacy: This module will cover the importance of data protection and privacy in IT security, including data encryption, access control, and data retention policies.
Incident Response and Disaster Recovery: In this module, you will learn about incident response and disaster recovery strategies, including incident response plans, business continuity planning, and disaster recovery plans.