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Cybersecurity Basics

Build a baseline of cybersecurity knowledge in this introductory course.

5 videos  //  61 minutes of training

Course description

The CCSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) contains terminology and concepts that may be expressed in specific ways. These usages may be unique to the CCSP and different from what you are used to dealing with in your normal operations. This course provides a basic understanding of security fundamentals used throughout the industry. For instance, the familiar CIA triad is mentioned extensively throughout this learning path, as well as in the CCSP CBK.

Course syllabus

Cybersecurity FundamentalsDuration: 7:07

Governance PrinciplesDuration: 8:03

Control FrameworksDuration: 15:09

Cyber Security Framework (CSF) Amplification FrameworkDuration: 15:09

Regulatory ComplianceDuration: 15:09

Meet the author

Ross Casanova


Mr. Casanova has extensive experience in leadership, project management, intelligence analysis and training development. As a program manager, he helped build the CSRA pipeline of new opportunities, including developing winning proposals for more than $100 million in new business. He served the intelligence community in various roles and retired from the United States Army after 20+ years of service. He has over twenty years’ experience as a technical trainer. Certifications held: CISSP, Security+ce, CEH, CCSP, NSA-IAM, GIAC, CCSK, CIRM, SMSP, Infosec Certified Instructor, (ISC)² Certified CISSP Instructor, Ultimate Knowledge Institute Certified Instructor, ITIL® Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management (ITILv3-F).

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$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.