Learn Information Security Fundamentals
The Information Security Fundamentals skill path teaches you critical knowledge of hardware, software and network security. You'll learn about popular security concepts, controls and technologies, as well an overview of risk management, incident response and disaster recovery.
Information Security Fundamentals training
This learning path builds on your existing IT knowledge and introduces you to fundamental information security concepts and areas. You’ll gain confidence in your cybersecurity skills as you progress through 17 entry-level courses and learn a broad range of new skills. Upon completion, you’ll have the baseline knowledge and skills necessary to establish a foothold in the world of cybersecurity.
Learning path components
Command Line Basics Cyber Range
Access Control Fundamentals
Secure Network Design
Identification and AAA
Hardware and OS Security
Software and Application Security
Security Technologies and Tools
Introduction to Cryptography
Introduction to Security Controls
Risk Management Concepts
Threats and Threat Actors
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
What you’ll learn.
- Network security
- Hardware, software and application security
- Security and access controls fundamentals
- Common cyber threats
- Incident response basics
- Risk management and business continuity concepts
- Cryptography overview
Who is this for?
A solid understanding of computers and networking is recommended, or a Network+ or equivalant certification. This skill path is designed for:
- IT professionals looking to transition into cybersecurity
- Early career cybersecurity professionals
- Anyone looking to establish a foundation of information security concepts
Command Line Basics Cyber Range
This cyber range introduces the most common Linux and Windows command-line tools and utilities. From basic navigation commands to port scanning and modifying file permissions, the labs in this cyber range help you practice some of the fundamental system and network administration tasks using Command-Line Interface (CLI).
You're in good company
Infosec Skills is a very good place for building technical acumen and engineering development knowledge. It enables us to provide training to the entire team on relevant topics.
Romy Ricafort, West Division Senior Director of Sales Engineering
Comparing Infosec to other vendors is like comparing apples to oranges. My instructor was hands-down the best I've had.
James Coyle , Senior U.S. Public Sector Channel Sales Engineer
Train on your schedule
- 600+ courses
- 100s of hands-on labs and projects
- 70+ role-based learning paths
- Skill assessments
- Custom learning paths
- Custom certification practice exams
- Cloud-hosted cyber ranges
- Infosec peer community support
Infosec Skills Teams
- All Infosec Skills content for the year
- Team boot camp discounts — online or onsite (not included with subscription)
- Team administration and reporting
- Custom team learning paths
- Transferable licenses
- Dedicated client success manager
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Exceptional learning experiences powered by LX Labs cyber expertise
Infosec Skills courses and labs are powered by LX Labs — our elite team of cyber SMEs, learning specialists and community of top-ranked security instructors, published authors and sought-after industry leaders. We rigorously vet all Infosec Skills training resources to guarantee they meet certification and compliance requirements and align with recognized guidelines like the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.