Introduction to System and Network Security Overview

Introduction to System and Network Security Course Outline

Module 1: Building a Secure Organisation

  • Real Threats that Impact Cyber Security
  • Hackers Inside and Out
  • Eavesdropping
  • Spoofing
  • Sniffing
  • Trojan Horse
  • Viruses
  • Wiretaps

Module 2: Cyber Security Policy and Cryptography Primer

  • Information Assurance Objectives
  • Caesar Cipher
  • Cryptography
  • Symmetric Encryption
  • Data Encryption Standard (DES)
  • Advance Encryption Method (AES)

Module 3: Solving Key Distribution Issues with Asymmetric Encryption

  • Key Management
  • What is OpenPGP/GnuPG?

Module 4: Ensuring Integrity with Hashes

  • Secure Hashing Algorithm
  • Data Integrity
  • Difference Between WEP, WPA, and WPA2
  • Data Integrity
  • Digital Signatures

Module 5: Assessing Traditional Static Password Schemes

  • Preventing Password Cracking
  • Social Engineering Attacks

Module 6: Evaluating Strong Authentication Methods and Authenticating Hosts

  • Preventing Password Replay
  • Multi-Factor Authentication
  • IP Adress Authentication
  • What is a Spoofing Attack?
  • IP Address Spoofing Attacks
  • ARP Spoofing Attacks
  • Spoofing Attack Prevention and Mitigation

Module 7: Preventing System Intrusions and Discovering System Vulnerabilities

  • Intrusion Detection Systems (IDSes)
  • Type Of IDS Monitoring
  • Sources of Vulnerabilities
  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • Identification of Vulnerabilities

Module 8: Encrypting Files for Confidentiality

  • Encrypting File System
  • Important Basic Facts About EFS

Module 9: Hardening the Operating System

  • Steps to Use to Secure an Operating System
  • Initial Setup and Patching
  • Remove Unnecessary Services, Applications, and Protocols
  • Configure Users, Groups, and Authentication
  • Configure Resource Controls
  • Install Additional Security Controls
  • Test the System Security

Module 10: Scanning for Vulnerabilities and Reducing DoS Attacks

  • Overview
  • Benefits of Vulnerability Scanner
  • Types of Vulnerability Scanner
  • Nessus Vulnerability Scanner

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Who should attend this Introduction to System and Network Security Course?

The Introduction to System and Network Security Course is designed for a broad range of individuals who want to gain foundational knowledge in the field of system and network security. This course can be beneficial for several professionals including:

  • System Administrators
  • Network Engineers
  • Security Analysts
  • Entry-level Cybersecurity Professionals
  • Security Architects
  • Security Managers
  • Compliance Officers

Prerequisites of the Introduction to System and Network Security Course

There are no formal prerequisites for attending the Introduction to System and Network Security Course. However, some knowledge of cybersecurity principles would be beneficial for the delegates.

Introduction to System and Network Security Course Overview

Introduction to System and Network Security Training is a fundamental exploration of the critical topic of Network Security. In an age where data and network protection are paramount, understanding the principles of safeguarding data, ensuring reliable network performance, and defending against cyber threats is of utmost relevance.

Proficiency in System and Network Security is indispensable for a variety of professionals, including Cyber Security Engineers, IT Security Analysts, Cyber Security Consultants, and Network Security Engineers. Mastery of this subject empowers individuals to protect their organisations from intrusions and vulnerabilities, making them valuable assets in the cybersecurity landscape.

The Knowledge Academy's 1-day Introduction to System and Network Security Training is designed to equip delegates with comprehensive knowledge in this field. Through this course, participants will acquire skills to prevent system intrusions, identify vulnerabilities, and address a range of security issues. This course provides a vital foundation for a secure digital environment.

Course Objectives

  • To provide a comprehensive understanding of Network Security principles and their significance in safeguarding data and networks
  • To equip participants with the skills necessary to prevent system intrusions and identify vulnerabilities
  • To cover essential topics such as encryption, eavesdropping, and social engineering attacks
  • To explore advanced concepts like multi-factor authentication and wireless LAN vulnerability identification
  • To teach delegates how to deploy firewalls, scan for vulnerabilities, and mitigate DoS attacks
  • To enable delegates to secure networks by removing unnecessary services and protocols

Upon completion of this course, delegates will be well-prepared to enhance their organisations' Network Security, safeguard data, and contribute to cybersecurity efforts, opening up new opportunities for career growth and advancement in the field.

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What’s included in this Introduction to System and Network Security Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Introduction to System and Network Security Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Introduction to System and Network Security, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

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Introduction to System and Network Security FAQs

Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
There are no prerequisites for attending this course.
Network Security protects your network and data from breaches, intrusions and other threats.
Eavesdropping is the unauthorised real-time interception of private communication, such as a phone call, instant message, video conference or fax transmission.
DES (Data Encryption Standard) works by using the same key to encrypt and decrypt a message, so both the sender and the receiver must know and use the same private key.
This course is 1 day.
A digital signature is a mathematical technique used to validate the authenticity and integrity of a message, software or digital document.
Our Introduction to System and Network Security Training course aims to provide you with a comprehensive knowledge of system and network security. You will also learn about various essential topics such as data encryption standards, data integrity, IP address spoofing attacks, vulnerability assessment, packet-filtering routers, sniffing the network, etc.
The training fees for Introduction to System and Network Security certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Introduction to System and Network Security.
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