Cybersecurity Technology Topics

Understand your role as an auditor in helping to define risk and controls related to specific information technologies and how they affect protection of assets.

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Course description

After this course, the auditor should be able to understand the functions of each type of technology and the limitations and the risks of using them in their organization.

Course syllabus

Firewall and Network SecurityDuration: 15:19

Dig deeper into firewall and network security: packet, stateful, application and next-gen.

Log Management Using SIEMDuration: 9:50

Look at log management using SIEM: logging, converting with APIs and supplementing with IDS/IPS.

Wireless ConsiderationsDuration: 10:25

Explore WEP, WPA and WPA2.

Considerations for Cloud ComputingDuration: 12:47

Cloud computing is full of possibilities. Look at IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, private, public, community and hybrid clouds.

Mobile Computing IssuesDuration: 10:49

You need a good MDM system and a good MAM system if you are going to do BYOD.

IoTDuration: 5:59

Giving physical objects the capability to communicate, or: is your hot water heater smart?

VirtualizationDuration: 10:22

Hypervisors, guest virtual machines, software-defined networking (SDN) and containerized development in the cloud.

Industrial Control SystemsDuration: 8:17

Look at the types of systems and data (SCADA).

Meet the author

Ken Magee


Ken is President and owner of Data Security Consultation and Training, LLC. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Robert Morris College in PA and a Master’s degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University in NJ. He has taught cybersecurity at many different venues, including the JAG school at the University of Virginia, KPMG Advisory University, Microsoft, and several major federal financial institutions and government agencies. Ken has also taught cybersecurity classes in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Canada and Mexico.

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