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Cyber Security Fundamentals

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Course Overview

The ISACA Cybersecurity Fundamentals and Career Development Course is designed to offer insight into the importance of cybersecurity and the integral role of cybersecurity professionals. Cybersecurity is a growing and rapidly changing field that focuses on the protection of information assets that are embedded in internetworked information systems. Given todays technological advances, professionals in the IS/IT field must be knowledgeable and up to date on the central concepts and security implications that frame and define this increasingly all-pervasive field.

Key Takeaways

Identify key concepts and terminology in cybersecurity.
Define the key concepts, roles and domains of cybersecurity.
Specify the key components of securing networks, systems and applications and data.
Recognize an incident and outline the phases of incident response.
Recognize new and emerging information technology and information security technologies.

Information Systems Audit and Control Association
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ISACA was incorporated in 1969 by a small group of individuals who recognized a need for a centralized source of information and guidance in the growing field of auditing controls for computer systems. Today, ISACA serves 140,000 professionals in 180 countries. As an independent, nonprofit, global association, ISACA engages in the development, adoption and use of globally accepted, industry-leading knowledge and practices for information systems. Previously known as the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, ISACA now goes by its acronym only, to reflect the broad range of IT governance professionals it serves.

Course Outline

Day 1
Cybersecurity Introduction and Overview
1.1. Introduction to cybersecurity
1.2. Difference between information security and cybersecurity
1.3. Cybersecurity objectives
1.4. Cybersecurity roles
1.5. Cybersecurity domains
Cybersecurity Concepts
2.1. Risk
2.2. Common attack types and vectors
2.3. Policies and procedures
2.4. Cybersecurity controls
Day 2
Security Architecture
3.1. Overview of security architecture
3.2. The OSI model
3.3. Defense in depth
3.4. Information flow control
3.5. Isolation and segmentation
3.6. Logging, monitoring and detection
3.7. Encryption fundamentals, techniques and applications
Day 3
Security of Networks, Systems, Applications and Data
4.1. Process controls Risk assessment
4.2. Process controls Vulnerability management
4.3. Process controls Penetration testing
4.4. Network security
4.5. Operating system security
4.6. Application security
4.7. Data security
Day 4
Incident Response
5.1. Event vs. incident
5.2. Security incident response
5.3. Investigations, legal holds, and preservation
5.4. Forensics
5.5. Disaster recovery and business continuity
Security Implications and Adoption of Evolving Technology
6.1. Current threat landscape
6.2. Advanced persistent threats(APTs)
6.3. Mobile technology Vulnerabilities, threats, and risk
6.4. Consumerization of IT and mobile devices
6.5. Cloud and digital collaboration

Who Should Attend?

This highly practical and interactive course has been specifically designed for
Audit, risk, compliance, information security, government and legal professionals with a familiarity of basic information technology and information systems concepts, who are:
New to cybersecurity
Interested in entering the field of cybersecurity
Interested in the ISACA Cybersecurity Certification
Students and recent graduates interested in the field of cybersecurity
Individuals with zero to three years cybersecurity experience

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