Course Syllabus

 

Course Description

Cybersecurity Fundamentals: Safeguarding the Digital Frontier

In an era where the digital realm is deeply intertwined with our daily lives, the value of robust cybersecurity cannot be overstated. It stands as the fortress between our invaluable data and the incessant tide of cyber threats, ensuring the sanctity of our digital identities, assets, and the very fabric of our businesses. It's not just about defending from threats—it's about building a resilient, agile digital world.

Welcome to our comprehensive course on cybersecurity fundamentals—a meticulously designed portal to the world of digital safeguarding. Perfect for novices with an eagerness to delve into the realm of cybersecurity, this course offers a holistic exploration of the field, setting you on the path of becoming a sought-after professional in an ever-evolving industry.

Dive into a plethora of topics that will arm you with the knowledge you need:

  • The Digital Blueprint: Understand the intricate hardware underpinning computer networks and the nuances of network design.
  • Communication Codex: Master the essence of TCP/IP, get acquainted with common TCP protocols, and grasp the significance of port numbers.
  • Wireless Wisdom: Equip yourself with best practices for securing wireless networks and ensuring the safety of remote users.
  • Subnet Savvy: Demystify the realm of subnetting and the principles of network administration.
  • Threat Landscape: From cyberattacks to wireless breaches, application onslaughts to injection attacks—know your enemy, their tactics, and their weaknesses.
  • Social Engineering: Unmask the deceptive world of phishing and its kin, learning how to spot and stop these cunning threats.
  • Test & Triumph: Understand the intricacies of penetration testing, vulnerability assessment, and refine your defense mechanisms.
  • Crypto Corner: Embark on the cryptic journey of encryption and cryptography, the coded guardians of our data.

Unlike traditional courses, we ensure a seamless learning experience, free from the hassles of acquiring special software or equipment. While our primary objective isn't to prime you for specific certification exams, we lay a solid foundation upon which you can build, be it for further advanced studies or kickstarting a rewarding career in this crucial domain.

Enroll today and embark on a riveting journey to decipher, defend, and dominate the cyber realm. With every module, you'll be one step closer to becoming the vanguard of the digital world. Join us and be a beacon of security in the vast expanse of cyberspace.

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe what cybersecurity means what why it is important.
  • Describe basic network security.
  • Summarize principles of network administration.
  • Describe risk mitigation.
  • Summarize security risks associated with integrating systems.
  • Determine basic incident response and forensics.
  • Describe the importance of security training.
  • Describe malware and cyber attacks.
  • Describe cyber attacks and mitigation techniques.
  • Summarize addressing security vulnerabilities in a network.
  • Describe authentication and access services and controls.
  • Summarize encryption and cryptography techniques and best practices.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Lesson 1 Assignment 5 points
Lesson 1 Quiz 10 points
Lesson 2 Assignment 5 points
Lesson 2 Quiz 9 points
Lesson 3 Assignment 5 points
Lesson 3 Quiz 10 points
Lesson 4 Assignment 5 points
Lesson 4 Quiz 10 points
Lesson 5 Assignment 5 points
Lesson 5 Quiz 10 points
Lesson 6 Assignment 5 points
Lesson 6 Quiz 10 points
Lesson 7 Assignment 5 points
Lesson 7 Quiz 10 points
Lesson 8 Assignment 5 points
Lesson 8 Quiz 10 points
Lesson 9 Assignment 5 points
Lesson 9 Quiz 10 points
Lesson 10 Assignment 5 points
Lesson 10 Quiz 10 points
Lesson 11 Assignment 5 points
Lesson 11 Quiz 11 points
Lesson 12 Assignment 5 points
Lesson 12 Quiz 10 points
Lesson 13 Assignment 5 points
Lesson 13 Quiz 10 points
Lesson 14 Assignment 5 points
Lesson 14 Quiz 10 points
Lesson 15 Assignment 5 points
Lesson 15 Quiz 10 points
The Final Exam 78 points
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