Course

Security Concepts

Get familiar with some common security lingo and strategies used to identify risks and secure systems.

    Syllabus

  • Exploits Video — 00:07:19
    • Learn about different types of exploits available in Metasploit.

  • Rule/Time-based Access Control Video — 00:01:05
  • Defense in Depth Strategy Video — 00:00:53
    • Learn how defensive mechanisms are layered.

  • Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP) Video — 00:01:57
  • Threat Hunting Video — 00:01:05
  • Access Control Models Video — 00:01:36
    • Learn how access control models work.

  • Risks Video — 00:01:18
    • Get an overview of security risks and risk assessments.

  • Vulnerabilities Video — 00:05:54
    • Learn about finding vulnerabilities using GoLismero in Kali Linux.

  • Authentication, Authorization, Accounting Video — 00:11:54
  • Zero Trust Video — 00:01:41
  • Describe the CIA Triad Video — 00:00:59
  • Security Management Video — 00:02:24
    • Learn about cybersecurity management.

  • Security Terms Video — 00:04:06
    • Learn security terms you should be familiar with for the CCNA Cyber Ops exam.

Syllabus

Course description

Cybersecurity has never been more important than it is today. In this course, you’ll get a closer introduction to some of the basic security concepts and tools that will help you later on in the CCNA Cyber Ops Learning Path — and in the rest of your career!

Meet the author

Matt Carey is a network engineer who has been in the IT field for over a decade. He has worked on over 100 networks with his main focus being Cisco WAN, DC, SDN and security solutions.

Working as a consultant has given him exposure to many different technologies and skills, which has helped him excel in IT. Teaching has always been one of his passions, and he started working as an instructor about five years into his career. He enjoys using his experience to help others further their careers in IT and security.

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