Information security individuals who are trained in protecting, detecting and responding to threats on the network. Information security individuals are usually familiar with network components, traffic, performance and utilization, network topology, location of each system, security policy, etc. This training will prepare students with the fundamental understanding of the true construct of data transfer, network technologies, software technologies so that they understand how networks operate, understand what software automating is and how to analyze the subject material. In addition, network defense fundamentals, application of network security controls, protocols, perimeter appliances, secure IDS, VPN and firewall configuration, intricacies of network traffic signature, analysis and vulnerability scanning are also covered which will help information security individuals design greater network security policies and successful incident response plans.
This training does not impose any prerequisites, however, we recommend that candidates have at least 1 year of IT administration experience.