Information Security - Authentication and Access Control

Learn more fundamentals of information security, including Introduction to Cryptography, Authentication, Access Control and Containerization. This is a self-paced course that provides a continuation of information security and cybersecurity topics. Among the topics covered are Introduction to Cryptography, Authentication, Access Control, and Containerization. Students learn about both symmetric and asymmetric encryption and their uses. We also take a look at one-way hashing and how it differs from encryption. We drill into ways that encryption is used in PKI and Digital Certificates.

Course syllabus:

  1. Introduction to Cryptography

  2. Authentication

  3. Access Control Part 1

  4. Access Control Part 2

  5. Containerization

  6. Final Exam