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Digital Network

Network Security

The goal of this course is to provide learners with the tools and techniques needed to prepare for the Network Security certification—including text explanations, video demos, lab activities, self-assessment questions, and a practice exam—to increase their chances of passing the exam on the first try.

Network Security

Self-Study Course Includes:

Books: a $75 value

Videos: a $250 value

Practice Test by MeasureUp: a $100 value


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Course Outline

Lesson 1: Defense in Depth

  • Skill 1.1: Identify core security principles

  • Skill 1.2: Define and enforce physical security

  • Skill 1.3: Identify security policy types

  • Skill 1.4: Identify attack types

  • Skill 1.5: Identify backup and restore types

Lesson 2: Operating System Security

  • Skill 2.1: Identify client and server protection

  • Skill 2.2: Configure user authentication

  • Skill 2.3: Manage permissions in Windows and Linux

  • Skill 2.4: Facilitate non-repudiation using audit policies and log files

  • Skill 2.5: Demonstrate knowledge of encryption

Lesson 3: Network Device Security

  • Skill 3.1: Implement wireless security

  • Skill 3.2: Identify the role of network protection devices

  • Skill 3.3: Identify network isolation methods

  • Skill 3.4: Identify protocol security concepts

Lesson 4: Secure Computing

  • Skill 4.1: Implement email protection

  • Skill 4.2: Manage browser security

  • Skill 4.3: Install and configure anti-malware and antivirus software

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