Information Security Basics

Information Security Basics is designed to teach entry and mid-level IT staff the technological fundamentals of information security. The goal of this course is to provide trainees some preliminary knowledge of computer security to help in identifying and stopping various cyber threats. In addition to providing an introduction to information assurance, trainees will also learn general concepts (terminologies), an overview of TCP/IP, introductory network security, introductory operating system security, and basic cryptography.

Course syllabus:

  1. Overview and terminology

  2. General concepts

  3. TCP/IP networking

  4. Network security

  5. Operating systems and security

  6. Cryptography