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Introduction to Cybersecurity
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Introduction to Cybersecurity

Time limit: 90 days

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Full course description

Globally, incidents of data breaches, identity thefts, and cybercrimes are on the rise, along with the explosive growth of online personal data and the expansion of computer networks. This course teaches the fundamental concepts of information security one will encounter in the cybersecurity field. This course will set the groundwork with basic vocabulary and then introduces concepts such as access controls, risk management, cyber attacks, and digital forensics. This course requires a basic understanding of IT concepts.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe fundamental information security concepts
  • Discuss data breaches and hacker motivations
  • Identify different types of information access controls
  • Describe the importance of accountability and audits
  • Explain the technologies used to provide identification and authentication
  • Relate the role of risk and risk management in information technology
  • Describe different methods of cryptography
  • Define the elements of a business continuity and disaster recovery plan
  • Identify common access control attacks and countermeasures 
  • Describe the steps involved in a digital forensics investigation

Credentials:

PMI PDUs: 5Leadership PDUs: 1.5Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 1.5Technical PM PDUs: 2IACET CEUs: .5 (Contact Hours: 5 hours)HRCI Credits: 5 (Type: Specified - Strategic Business)SHRM PDCs: 5