Securing data

In this course, you will learn the details of protecting and securing data from unauthorized access.


  • Use cryptography appropriately Video — 00:30:49
    • Cryptography is a primary tool for securing data, but when it is improperly implemented, it can leave data vulnerable while providing a false sense of security.

  • Protect data in motion Video — 00:34:47
    • When data is moved across a network or between software processes, it may be vulnerable to unauthorized viewing or modification. Compromised data may include such things as passwords, session tokens, encryption keys, private user information, account deta

  • Protect data at rest Video — 00:12:10
    • In the life cycle of IoT data, there are numerous points where it “rests” in storage. Some of these locations are inherently more vulnerable than others, but data must be protected in all of the these locations.

  • Protect data in use Video — 00:13:44
    • Not only may data be vulnerable when it is being transferred or in storage, but data may also be vulnerable even when it is in use — in memory, or even when it is undergoing active processing within a processor or microcontroller.


Course description

IoT technologies may provide a vast increase in the quality and volume of data available to users and organizations, and with this comes an even greater need to ensure that data is secure when it is stored, processed and transferred.

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

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We use Infosec Skills to provide continuous training to our technicians and to prepare them for various certifications. Infosec Skills allows us to create personalized training programs that focus on each of our technicians’ particular roles and see their progress as they take courses. We also, recommend it to clients to make their IT support teams better.

Caleb Yankus


This has been utilized to bridge the skills gap across our cyber team and to aid them as they prepare for their various certifications. It also has provided a nice learning foundation for our various cyber team members to utilize as we continue to find ways for cross-utilization with operations while minimizing the downtime needed to ensure everyone’s knowledge is the same.

Daniel Simpson


We use Infosec Skills to provide base level knowledge for employees. We also use the services to provide in depth learning for employees as they encounter new technologies. If an employee is is assigned to a new project, we can rely on Infosec Skills to provide a rapid concentrated learning environment. This rapid concentrated learning positions our employees for success.

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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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