Network Security Online Course & Certificate

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20 contact hours
Used For:
2 Continuing Education Units
Course and Certificate:

‘Network Security’ is a course designed to help system administrators, network engineers and general IT personnel understand the concepts of modern day security issues, in form of easy-to-follow learning material. This course covers most major security topics, and can be used to prepare students for CompTIA Security+ certification, or just help in acquiring comprehensive security understanding.


Students completing CompTIA Security+ Certification Training will be prepared to pass the CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam


Prior experience with networks, or general IT experience is recommended.

 Students will be assigned 5 homework assignments, and 1 final exam for each course. 

Lesson 1- Network Security Overview

  • Types and Sources of Network Threats
  • Firewalls
  • Secure Network Devices

Lesson 2- General Security Concepts

  • Access Control Models
  • Authentication Methods
  • Identifying & Disabling Nonessential Services & Protocols

Lesson 3- Communication Security

  • Remote Access
  • Email Security
  • Internet Security Concepts- Email, Web servers, Browsers
  • Directory Service Security
  • File Transfer Protocol

Lesson 4- Infrastructure Security

  • Device-base Security
  • Operating System Hardening
  • Network Hardening
  • Application Hardening

Lesson 5- Wireless Communications & Security

  • Wireless Local Area Networks
  • IEEE Standards
  • Ad hoc & Infrastructure Wireless Network
  • Authentication in Wireless Networks
  • Types of Attacks on Wireless Networks
  • Site Surveys

Lesson 6- Unix & Linux Hardening

Lesson 7- Microsoft Windows Hardening


 This course is Instructor-led and delivered through our award-winning online Learning Management System. 

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