Cyber Security for Technologists (CYBR-101-TECH)



Cyber Security for Technologists (CYBR-101-TECH)

This is a closed class. It requires a contract. On-site for 22 people.

Days: 5 Days Labs: No

Type of Course: Security / Intro Technical

Prerequisite skills: This is a hands-on course for beginners with 1-2 years of technology experience.

About this course: This course is a nationally targeted validation of beginner-level security skills and knowledge base.

Goals: As a competent technologist you will learn the tools and concepts of a cybersecurity professional in order to work with others in accomplishing the technology goals of the organization while limiting the disruption to the production environment.

Topics: Engineering principles; DNS; access control; risk assessment; access control systems; control/principle/service; system engineering; threats; APT management; IDS and IPS; mobile; virtualization; firewalls; VPN; cryptology, PKI; patch; incident response; asset classification; cloud; operating system, and current threat events.

Methods of instruction: There are 8 different possible exercises that can be used in a module. Some examples include: threats and controls, case studies, risk analysis practice, and reading review. Technical labs will require basic skills in operating systems and virtualization. As soon as students become too comfortable, the instructor will switch methods.

Students are expected to have basic experience in the areas of networking and DoD Cybersecurity as well as knowledge of related Cybersecurity policies and procedures.  Course support DISA responsibilities in DoD Cybersecurity Discipline Implementation Plan, DoD I 8551.01, the STIG’s and NIST SP800-53. The course covers topics in NICCS / NICE and ARTEP.