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Cyber Security Initiative

This course provides participants the opportunity to learn about the basic elements that comprise Voice and Data Security, and how those elements apply to protecting organizational and community information assets. This course includes both lecture and hands-on exercises.  After an overview of information security, management, policies, procedures, and planning, participants will conduct detailed explorations into areas such as network, wireless, and voice system security, operating system security, application hardening, and individual security.  Upon completion of this course, participants will understand the major tenets and issues of information security and how to relate them to themselves, their organizations and community.


This is an introductory level course for technical personnel new to information assurance.  Topics include information security policies, procedures, and planning, as well as physical, personnel, network, operating system, application, and individual security.  The primary focus of the course is network, operating system, application, and individual security.  Where possible, topics are reinforced with hands-on activities.  The class presents general information regarding a topic, then focuses on the threats and countermeasures for those threats.

Who Should Attend?

Personnel with between zero to four years’ work experience in general information technology such as networking (TCP/IP, protocols, ports, wireless, etc.) or system administration (operating systems, user accounts, etc.).


Participants should have at least a basic user’s knowledge of popular operating systems such as Windows, Linux, or Mac. Experience with basic networking or system administration is helpful but not required. 

Course Length

The next course will be happening June 15 - 19, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with an hour break for lunch.

Provided Materials / Facilities

Students will be provided with a Participant Guide and all necessary handouts.
Courses are held in the North Paseo building at the main campus, room 3.120.

Please have a valid credit card ready as you will be providing payment during the registration process.



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