Cybersecurity principles Course

Explore the security principles that help protect privacy.

30 minutes

Course description

In this course, you'll learn about how cybersecurity principles can help to protect privacy. We’ll discuss concepts like the CIA Triad, dealing with adversaries and attacks and malware, and principles like least privilege and implementing multiple layers of defense.


System security principles

Video - 00:04:00

Guiding principles for any system.
Controlling access

Video - 00:10:00

How we manage what users can get to.
Security properties, adversaries & attacks

Video - 00:09:00

Some fundamentals of cybersecurity.
Framework for systems security

Video - 00:06:00

A review of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education framework, as a model for implementing security.

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Associated NICE Work Roles

All Infosec training maps directly to the NICE Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity to guide you from beginner to expert across 52 Work Roles.

  • All-Source Analyst
  • Mission Assessment Specialist
  • Exploitation Analyst

Plans & pricing

Infosec Skills Personal

$299 / year

  • 190+ role-guided learning paths (e.g., Ethical Hacking, Threat Hunting)
  • 100s of hands-on labs in cloud-hosted cyber ranges
  • Custom certification practice exams (e.g., CISSP, Security+)
  • Skill assessments
  • Infosec peer community support

Infosec Skills Teams

$799 per license / year

  • Team administration and reporting
  • Dedicated client success manager
  • Single sign-on (SSO)
    Easily authenticate and manage your learners by connecting to any identity provider that supports the SAML 2.0 standard.
  • Integrations via API
    Retrieve training performance and engagement metrics and integrate learner data into your existing LMS or HRS.
  • 190+ role-guided learning paths and assessments (e.g., Incident Response)
  • 100s of hands-on labs in cloud-hosted cyber ranges
  • Create and assign custom learning paths
  • Custom certification practice exams (e.g., CISSP, CISA)
  • Optional upgrade: Guarantee team certification with live boot camps

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