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
Identification and AAA
Access Control Fundamentals
Secure Network Design
Hardware and OS Security
Software and Application Security
Introduction to Cryptography
Risk Management Concepts
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
Introduction to Security Controls
Threats and Threat Actors
Introduction to Incident Response
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
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