Cybersecurity Foundations

This course introduces you to the basic concepts that are usually not covered in other classes and boot camps for people entering the industry.

1 video  //  40 minutes of training

Course description

If you’ve been trying to break into cybersecurity and felt like the courses you’ve taken didn’t address enough of the foundational aspects of cybersecurity and technology in general, this course is for you. We answer questions such as “What is cybersecurity?”, “What is an operating system?” and many other foundational questions that one absolutely must understand to be comfortable in any cybersecurity bootcamp or training course. It is the missing piece for brand-new cybersecurity students.

Course syllabus

Cybersecurity FoundationsDuration: 39:50

This is your hands-on introduction to cybersecurity foundations.

Meet the author

Keatron Evans

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Keatron Evans is regularly engaged in training, consulting, penetration testing and incident response for government, Fortune 50 and small businesses. In addition to being the lead author of the best selling book, "Chained Exploits: Advanced Hacking Attacks from Start to Finish", you will see Keatron on major news outlets such as CNN, Fox News and others on a regular basis as a featured analyst concerning cybersecurity events and issues.

For years, Keatron has worked regularly as both an employee and consultant for several intelligence community organizations on breaches and offensive cybersecurity and attack development. Keatron also provides world class training for the top training organizations in the industry, including Infosec Skills live boot camps and on-demand training.

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  • 100s of hands-on labs in cloud-hosted cyber ranges
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  • Custom certification practice exams (e.g., CISSP, CISA)
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