With more constant threats to our personal data and companies’ databases, the need for qualified professionals to find, handle, and resolve cybersecurity risks and issues will continue to grow. Immerse yourself in a strong foundation of terminology, best practices, available technologies, and real-world analysis to help protect our digital information and drive the next advancement in cybersecurity.

Start by learning the basics of cybersecurity, including the concepts, terminology, and common approaches by analyzing current examples of cyber-attacks and how those were handled. Understand how to install various network components like firewalls and VPN concentrators for network protection. Learn how to troubleshoot common security problems and use malware tools, data loss prevention, and other security methods. Discover the issues that threaten database security across industries and how to use SQL Server to encrypt data and connections. Use your new knowledge set to analyze real network infrastructure threats, identify the assets at risk, and devise an implementation plan. Use your achievement award to confirm your commitment to network security and move your organization towards safety and reassurance.

Designed For

  • Those interested in a career in cybersecurity
  • Those currently holding a position in cybersecurity
  • IT professionals who want to learn more about securing networks and defense against cyber-attacks

What You'll Learn

  • Essential concepts and terminology in cybersecurity
  • Assessment of vulnerability and best practices using real-world examples
  • Installation of network components and utilization of security tools for assessing risk
  • Methods to troubleshoot network security issues
  • Installation and best practices of databases security and use of SQL Server to protect it
  • Practical application of all concepts learned, from identifying assets at risk to applying appropriate technologies to protect them

What You Can Do With This Program

Positions are available in a variety of industries and can include corporations, government, private companies, and more. Jobs might include:

  • Information technology project managers
  • Security management specialists
  • Computer systems analysts
  • Database administrator
  • Criminal justice and law enforcement

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