Security Essentials Training

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Security Essentials Training Course with hands-on labs (Online, Onsite and Classroom Live)

Security Essentials Training Workshop is focused on teaching you the essential information security skills and techniques you need to protect and secure your organization’s critical information assets and business systems. Our Security Essentials Training Workshop will show you how to prevent your organization’s security problems from being headline news in the Wall Street Journal!

Duration: 5 days

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Customize It!
  • We can adapt this Security Essentials course to your group’s background and work requirements at little to no added cost.
  • If you are familiar with some aspects of this Security Essentials course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
  • We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Security Essentials Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
  • If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the Security Essentials course in manner understandable to lay audiences.
Audience / Target Group
  • Anyone who works in security, is interested in security, or has to understand security should take this course, including:
  • Security professionals who want to fill the gaps in their understanding of technical information security
  • Managers who want to understand information security beyond simple terminology and concepts
  • Operations personnel who do not have security as their primary job function but need an understanding of security to be effective
  • IT engineers and supervisors who need to know how to build a defensible network against attacks
  • Administrators responsible for building and maintaining systems that are being targeted by attackers
  • Forensic analysts, penetration testers, and auditors who need a solid foundation of security principles so they can be as effective as possible at their jobs
  • Anyone new to information security with some background in information systems and networking.
Security Essentials Training - Class Prerequisites
  • Intro to Information Security
Security Essentials Training - Objectives:

This Security Essentials Training course meets both of the key promises ENO makes to our students: (1) You will learn up-to-the-minute skills you can put into practice immediately upon returning to work; and (2) You will be taught by the best security instructors in the industry.

Security Essentials Training - Course Syllabus:

Network Security Essentials – Module Outline

  • Defensible Network Architecture
  • Virtualization and Cloud Security
  • Network and Device Security
  • Networking and Protocols
  • Securing Wireless Networks
  • Securing Web Communications

Defense-In-Depth and Attacks – Module Outline

  • Defense-in-Depth
  • Access Control & Password Management: Involves understanding understand the fundamental theory of access control
  • Security Privacy
  • Critical Security Controls
  • Malicious Code and Exploit Mitigation
  • Advanced Persistent Threat (APT)

Threat Management – Module Outline

  • Vulnerability Scanning and Penetration Testing
  • Network Security Devices
  • Endpoint Security
  • SIEM/Log Management
  • Active Defense

Cryptography, Risk Management and Response – Module Outline

  • Cryptography
  • Cryptography Algorithms and Deployment
  • Applying Cryptography
  • Incident-Handling Foundations
  • Contingency Planning – BCP/DRP
  • Risk Management

Windows Security – Module Outline

  • The Windows Security Infrastructure
  • Service Packs, Hotfixes, and Backups
  • Windows Access Controls
  • Enforcing Security Policy
  • Securing Windows Network Services
  • Automation, Auditing, and Forensics

Linux Security – Module Outline

  • Linux Security: Structure, Permissions and Access
  • Hardening and Securing Linux Services
  • Monitoring and Attack Detection
  • Security Utilities

Security Essentials Training Workshop course Wrap-Up

Time Frame: 0-3 Months4-12 Months