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Learn Network Security Fundamentals

Network security is a highly in-demand skill in the infosec world, and this learning path will teach you the fundamentals of networking and how to secure your networks.

7 courses  //   29 videos  //   5 hours of training

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Network Security Fundamentals training

Throughout this learning path, we will be covering the fundamentals of wireless network security, firewalls and IDS/IPSes, VPNs and how users access your network remotely, endpoint security, preventing and mitigating network attacks, and some best practices related to securing your network. This learning path is designed to get you up to speed on how to secure your organization’s network as quickly as possible.

Learning path components

Network Security Fundamentals Skills Assessment
Assessment
Network Security Fundamentals Skills Assessment

Network Security Fundamentals Skills Assessment

See how your Network Security Fundamentals skills stack up against other professionals in your field.

Number of questions: 20

Networking Fundamentals
Course
Networking Fundamentals

Networking Fundamentals

Learn about the OSI and TCP/IP models, AAA services and IAM (Identity and Access Management), and find out more about network traffic and how to secure it.

5 videos
99 minutes of training

Wireless Networks and Security
Course
Wireless Networks and Security

Wireless Networks and Security

Uncover new information about wireless networks and security, with a focus on both Wi-Fi and cellular networks. We will be discussing best practices for wireless networks as well as ways to mitigate wireless attacks.

4 videos
53 minutes of training

Firewalls and IDS/IPS
Course
Firewalls and IDS/IPS

Firewalls and IDS/IPS

Understand the fundamentals of both firewalls and IDS/IPSes, including types and architecture of both network security devices. Understand the evolution of firewalls and what today’s firewalls and IDS/IPSes can do to protect your network.

4 videos
30 minutes of training

VPNs and Remote Access Technologies
Course
VPNs and Remote Access Technologies

VPNs and Remote Access Technologies

VPNs (virtual private networks) are essential to secure remote access of your network, and in this course we’ll be focused on how to lock down your network using VPN tunnels and different remote access technologies.

3 videos
25 minutes of training

Endpoint Security
Course
Endpoint Security

Endpoint Security

The endpoint is one of the most critical parts of the network to defend, particularly since network threats often affect the weakest link in a network’s security. In this course, we will discuss protecting the endpoint, anti-malware and host-based IDS/IPSes, endpoint hardening and using mobile device management to lock down mobile devices.

4 videos
32 minutes of training

Preventing and Mitigating Network Attacks
Course
Preventing and Mitigating Network Attacks

Preventing and Mitigating Network Attacks

In this course, we cover real-world network attacks and how to mitigate these potential risks. We also discuss vulnerability assessment and testing as well as penetration testing as offensive security controls that allow an organization to have a high level of assurance they are providing for proper network security.

3 videos
20 minutes of training

Network Security Principles
Course
Network Security Principles

Network Security Principles

In this course, we go over some general concepts related to network security as well as how to establish these principles through policies and procedures. We cover the concepts of defense in depth, backing up data, securing both voice and email, zero-trust networking policies and establishing best practices for IT security within your organization.

6 videos
43 minutes of training

 

What you’ll learn.

  • Network models and protocols
  • Best practices for network security
  • Wireless and mobile security concepts
  • Common network security tools
  • Endpoint protection and hardening techniques

Who is this for?

  • Network technicians
  • Network administrators or engineers
  • Anyone wanting to build their networking security skills

Plans and pricing

Personal

$299

Annually

Teams

$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.

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