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Cyber Security Certification Training In Umuahia

Learning Outcome: This course provides an overview of key cybersecurity concepts and practices and broadly characterizes the global security landscape, including cyber law and cyber warfare. It is structured as a series of ordered modules that cover foundational security principles, risk management, and adversarial thinking as an organizing narrative for a series of modules on data security, system security, network security, personal security, and societal security

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Why Cyber Security Training and Certification?

Here are a few facts that explain why Cyber Security Course with Certificates is in demand these days.

#1

Protects against cyber threats: Cybersecurity training and certification equip individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify and respond to cyber threats. This enables them to prevent potential cyber attacks, protect sensitive information, and safeguard computer systems and networks from unauthorized access.

#2

Enhances career opportunities: Cybersecurity is a high-demand field, and employers are always on the lookout for candidates with cybersecurity training and certification. Having a cybersecurity certification on your resume can give you a competitive edge and open up career opportunities in various industries such as finance, healthcare, government, and technology.

You Should Join Our Classes If You Are:

  • Passionate about Cyber Security: If you have a genuine interest in learning about cybersecurity and are passionate about making the digital world a safer place, then our classes are perfect for you.
  • Looking for career advancement: If you are looking to advance your career in the field of Cyber Security, our classes can provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to take your career to the next level.
  • Seeking to protect your personal information: If you want to protect your personal information and prevent cyber attacks, our classes will teach you how to identify potential threats and take necessary measures to secure your online presence.
  • Interested in ethical hacking: If you are interested in learning about ethical hacking and how it can be used to protect computer systems, then our classes will provide you with hands-on experience and practical knowledge.
  • Pursuing a degree or certification: If you are pursuing a degree or certification in Cyber Security, our classes will provide you with the necessary foundation and practical skills to succeed in your studies.

#3

Validates expertise: Cybersecurity certification validates an individual's expertise and proficiency in cybersecurity. It serves as proof that an individual has met certain industry standards and possesses the necessary skills and knowledge to perform specific cybersecurity roles and responsibilities.

#4

Demonstrates commitment to the profession: Cybersecurity certification demonstrates an individual's commitment to the profession and their desire to continually improve their skills and knowledge. It also shows that they take cybersecurity seriously and are dedicated to protecting against cyber threats.

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Roadmap for Cyber Security Training Course

Below is the syllabus for our Cyber Security course, which covers real-world industry projects and is taught by experienced trainers.

  • WEEK 1

    Cybersecurity Foundations - Introduction to Cybersecurity CIA and Principles

  • WEEK 2

    Cyber War

  • WEEK 3

    Network and Network Security

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Introduction to Cyber Security

Description: The topics focused on in this module are the importance of cybersecurity, what is protected from hackers, historical lessons of cybersecurity, security principles, and the CIA triad.

Outcomes:

  • Understand what cybersecurity is and its importance
  • Understand what we are protecting from attackers
  • Understand the lessons learned from historical and current events, and emerging trends
  • Describe the security principles, including the CIA triad

Activities & Assignments:

  • Introduction to Cyber (Read Ch 1 & WSJ article)
  • Quiz 1 - Principles
  • HW – Code of Ethics
  • Cyber War (Read Ch 12)

Alignment:
The standards and guidelines this learning object is
mapped to

  • NICE Workforce Tasks (2020) - T0700: Facilitate the sharing of “best practices” and “lessons learned” throughout the cyber operations community
  • NICE Workforce Tasks (2020) - T0308: Analyze incident data for emerging trends.
  • CSEC (2017) - Software Security: List the three principles of security

Cyber War

Description: This module describes topics of cyber warfare such as cyber terrorism, basics of information warfare, and plausible cyber terrorism scenarios.

Outcomes:

  • Understand cyberwarfare
  • Understand cyber terrorism
  • Identify the US's four primary Nation State cyber adversaries
  • Describe the significant cyberwarfare issues relevant today
  • Understand the basics of information warfare

Activities & Assignments:

  • Cyber War (Read Ch 12)
  • HW2 – Cyber War
  • Quiz 2 – Cyber War

Alignment:
The standards and guidelines this learning object is
mapped to

  • NICE Workforce Abilities (2020) - A0019: Ability to understand the basic concepts and issues related to cyber and its organizational impact.
  • NICE Workforce Knowledge (2020) - K0162: Knowledge of cyber attackers (e.g., script kiddies, insider threat, non-nation state sponsored, and nation sponsored)

Network and Network Security

Description: This module focuses on the topics of network security; including the basics of network models and different types of network attacks.

Outcomes:

  • Understand network basics
  • Describe denial-of-service attacks
  • Explain distributed dos attacks
  • Define zombies and botnets
  • Securing a network

Activities & Assignments:

  • Networks (Read Ch 2, 11)
  • Quiz - Networks
  • HW– Network Security

Alignment:
The standards and guidelines this learning object is
mapped to

  • CAE Cyber Defense (2019) - Industrial Control Systems: Understand and compare the basics of the most used protocols.
  • CAE Cyber Defense (2019) - Cyber Threats: Describe different types of attacks and their characteristics.

Description: This module focuses on the topics of cyber attacks, adversarial thinking, how to defend against cyber attacks, and the cyber kill chain.

Outcomes:

  • Create conclusions and reflect on a cybersecurity attack case study using adversarial thinking
  • Analyze a cybersecurity attack case study in order to determine the vulnerability, threat, exploits and the attackers.
  • Apply the cyber kill chain to case studies
  • Define zombies and botnets
  • Securing a network

Activities & Assignments:

  • Cyber Attacks and Defense (Read Ch 4,5,6)
  • HW - Cyber Attacks and Defense
  • Quiz -Attacks and Defense.

Alignment:
The standards and guidelines this learning object is
mapped to

  • NICE Workforce Knowledge (2020): Knowledge of adversarial tactics, techniques, and procedures.
  • CAE Cyber Defense (2019) - Cybersecurity Foundations: Describe potential system attacks and the actors that might perform them.
  • CAE Cyber Defense (2019) - Basic Cyber Operations: List the phases of a well organized cyber operation and describe the goals and objectives of each phase.

Description: This module describes topics of access control principles, access control challenges, multi-factor authentication, and digital forensic measures.

Outcomes:

  • Understand the CIA triad
  • Explain various types of users
  • Understand diverse identity data must be kept on different types of users
  • Understand how biometrics are implemented
  • Understand digital forensics principles and practices

Activities & Assignments:

  • Read Ch 10
  • Quiz - Authentication
  • HW – Access Control

Alignment:
The standards and guidelines this learning object is
mapped to

  • NICE Workforce Knowledge (2020): Knowledge of confidentiality, integrity, and availability principles.
  • APCSP (2020) - IOC-2.A.1: Personally identifiable information (PII) is information about an individual that identifies, links, relates, or describes them. Examples of PII include: Social Security number, age, race, phone numbers, medical information, financial information, biometric data.
  • NICE Workforce Knowledge (2020): Knowledge of concepts and practices of processing digital forensic data.

Description: This module describes topics of incident response, incident response planning, mitigating attacks, classifying attacks, attack prevention and handling.

Outcomes:

  • Identify security weaknesses
  • Recognize incidents rapidly
  • Understand incident response planning
  • Understand disaster recovery planning
  • Understand management has essential role in development, maintenance, and enforcement of information security policy, standards, practices, procedures, and guidelines

Activities & Assignments:

  • Incident Response & Forensics (Read Ch 5)
  • Quiz – Incident response and Forensics
  • HW - Incident Response and forensics

Alignment:
The standards and guidelines this learning object is
mapped to

  • CAE Cyber Defense (2019) - Fraud Prevention and Management (KU3): Analyze record keeping and management procedures for assets and to identify/correct weaknesses.
  • NICE Workforce Tasks (2020) - T0510: Coordinate incident response functions
  • NICE Workforce Knowledge (2017) - K0041: Knowledge of incident categories, incident responses, and timelines for responses.
  • CSEC (2017) - System Security: Discuss the basics of a disaster recovery plan
  • NICE Workforce Tasks (2020) - T0477: Ensure the execution of disaster recovery and continuity of operations
  • CAE Cyber Defense (2019) - Cybersecurity Planning and Management (KU2): Develop contingency plans for various size organizations to include: business continuity, disaster recovery and incident response.

Description: This module describes topics of risk management, risk identification, and risk control throughout the Risk Management process

Outcomes:

  • Define risk management, risk identification, and risk control
  • Identify the steps of the Risk Management process
  • Understand how risk is identified, assessed and controlled

Activities & Assignments:

  • Quiz - Risk Management
  • HW - Risk Management

Alignment:
The standards and guidelines this learning object is
mapped to

  • CAE Cyber Defense (2019) - Security Risk Analysis: Describe various risk analysis methodologies.
  • CSEC (2017) - Organizational Security: Describe risk management techniques to identify and prioritize risk factors for information assets and how risk is assessed.

Description: This module focuses on the topics of cryptology, the major protocols used for secure communications, steganography, and the nature and execution of the dominant methods of attack used against cryptosystems.

Outcomes:

  • Understand the basic terms used in cryptology
  • Understand the basic principles of cryptography
  • List and explain the major protocols used for secure communications
  • Understand the nature and execution of the dominant methods of attack used against cryptosystems

Activities & Assignments:

  • Crypto (Read Ch 8)
  • Quiz -Crypto
  • HW - Crypto

Alignment:
The standards and guidelines this learning object is
mapped to

  • NICE Workforce Knowledge (2020) - K0308: Knowledge of cryptology.
  • CSEC (2017) - Data Security: Describe the purpose of cryptography and list ways it is used in data communications.
  • CAE Cyber Defense (2019) - Industrial Control Systems (KU5): Understand and compare the basics of the most used protocols.

Description: This module describes topics of the secure software development lifecycle, secure coding practices, common software vulnerabilities, and security design principles.

Outcomes:

  • Discuss why secure software development lifecycle is important
  • Identify why secure coding is important
  • Identify some security technologies, threats, and mitigation techniques in software
  • Identify common software vulnerabilities
  • Understand security design principles
  • Characterize secure coding practices for secure software development

Activities & Assignments:

  • Secure Software (Read Ch 9)
  • Quiz– Secure Software
  • HW– Secure Software

Alignment:
The standards and guidelines this learning object is
mapped to

  • Cyber2yr2020 (2020) - Software Security [SOF-E2]: Analyze security and ethical considerations at each phase of the software development lifecycle
  • NICE Workforce Skills (2020) - S0172: Skill in applying secure coding techniques
  • Cyber2yr2020 (2020) - Data Security [DAT-E3]: Apply principles, processes, tools and techniques used in mitigating security threats and responding to security incidents.
  • CAE Cyber Defense (2019) - Network Technology and Protocols: Identify and describe a variety of common network vulnerabilities.
  • CSEC (2017) - Software Security: Identify common attack vectors.
  • CAE Cyber Defense (2019) - Software Assurance: Apply security design principles.
  • CAE Cyber Defense (2019) - Secure Programming Practices: Describe the characteristics of secure programming.

Description: This module focuses on the topics of social engineering, how social engineering attacks are effective, defend against social engineering attacks, and how social engineering attacks are planned out against specific organizations

Outcomes:

  • Define and differentiate between types of social engineering attacks
  • Recognize how to defend against social engineering attacks
  • Explain why social engineering attack is effective
  • Recognize social engineering attack vectors
  • Synthesize the goals of particular social engineering attacks
  • Identify sources of information about people and organizations that could be used to craft social engineering attacks

Activities & Assignments:

  • Social Engineering (Reading Ch. 3,6, 7)
  • Quiz – Social Engineering
  • HW – Societal Security

Alignment:
The standards and guidelines this learning object is
mapped to

  • CSEC (2017) - Human Security: Demonstrate overall understanding of the types of social engineering attacks, psychology of social engineering attacks, and misleading users.
  • CSEC (2017) - Human Security: Demonstrate the ability to identify types of social engineering attacks.
  • CSEC (2017) - Human Security: Demonstrate the ability to implement approaches for detection and mitigation of social engineering attacks.
  • CSEC (2017) - Software Security: Identify common attack vectors.
  • CSEC (2017) - Organizational Security: Discuss the strategy options used to treat risk and be prepared to select from them when given background information.

Description: This module describes topics of legal policy, cyber-related laws within the United States, how privacy is seen in law, and how law has changed over the years.

Outcomes:

  • Distinguish privacy from traditional security
  • Understand the definition of privacy, particularly information/data privacy
  • Distinguish between laws and policy
  • Understand big privacy breaches in recent years
  • Describe due process

Activities & Assignments:

  • Legal and ethics and privacy (Read Ch 3, 10)
  • Quiz - Legal and Ethics and Privacy
  • HW Legal, Ethics, and Privacy

Alignment:
The standards and guidelines this learning object is
mapped to

  • CAE Cyber Defense (2019) - Privacy (KU1): Examine concepts of privacy.
  • CSEC (2017) - Organizational Security: Differentiate between law and ethics.
  • CAE Cyber Defense (2019) - Privacy (KU1): Explore the effects the Internet has on privacy.

Description: Module topics: basic HTML/CSS/Javascript/PHP, SQL injection attack, XSS attack, CSRF attack, malicious code.

Outcomes:

  • Describe basic web security concepts and common web vulnerabilities
  • Describe SQL injection attack and defense mechanisms
  • Describe common web attacks and defense mechanisms including XSS, CSRF, and malicious code attacks

Activities & Assignments:

  • Web Security (Read Ch 8)
  • Lab 3 & 4

Alignment:
The standards and guidelines this learning object is
mapped to

  • CAE CDE 2019 (2019) - Web Application Security: Examine concepts of web application technologies and security issues associated with them.
  • CAE CDE 2019 (2019) - Web Application Security: Describe approaches used in the development and deployment of secure web applications
  • CAE CDE 2019 (2019) - Web Application Security: Explain how web applications are operated in a secure manner

Description: This addon course focuses on scripting with PERL, Python, BASH and PowerShell to accomplish and automate common system administration, security and automation tasks such as working with files, network, web, and database interaction.
This is a very hands-on course with most of the work and learning taking place in lab exercises on virtual machines using a "learn by example" model where students can examine and analyze example scripts to then synthesize and create their own scripts to accomplish lab goals and tasks.
Students will learn scripting languages from scratch starting with the basics and build up from there. Scripts are developed on both Linux and Windows platforms with each topic being repeated in each language to illustrate both similarities and differences in the scripting languages and environments

Outcomes:

  • Apply scripting to work with network and web communications
  • Apply scripting to work with files
  • Apply scripting to accomplish and automate common system administration tasks
  • Apply scripting to work with databases

Activities & Assignments:

  • Introduction to four languages: Bash, Powershell, Perl, & Python
  • Working with files
  • Working with web
  • Working with SQL
  • Web Authentication
  • SQL Injection

Alignment:
The standards and guidelines this learning object is
mapped to

  • CAE CDE 2019 (2019) - Basic Scripting and Programming: Demonstrate their proficiency in the use of scripting languages to write simple scripts (e.g., to automate system administration tasks)
  • CAE CDE 2019 (2019) - Basic Scripting and Programming: Write simple linear and looping scripts.

Description:Operating Systems Concepts and Administration is an introduction to operating systems geared towards future administrators. The course includes coverage of operating system roles, functions and services, hardware components, virtualization, and the installation, configuration, and administration of a secure operating system.

Outcomes:

  • Explain the core roles, functions, and services of secure operating systems
  • Discuss the physical, logical, and virtualized components of computing hardware
  • Install , configure, and patch one or more common operating systems (OS).
  • Configure and troubleshoot network connectivity on one or more OS.
  • Explain common access control mechanisms as applied to both files and services of an OS.
  • Isolate access to files and services of an OS.
  • Compare common OS backup strategies.
  • Record and restore all or portions of an OS
  • Analyze system logs to audit OS security and troubleshoot OS performance.
  • Demonstrate common OS administration tasks using a contemporary scripting language.

  • Students project presentation
  • Linkedin profile design and optimization
  • Resune design
  • Internship Placement

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We understand the importance of developing and maintaining a strong security culture. That's why our Cyber Security class is designed to help you develop the skills and confidence to identify and mitigate potential cyber threats, as well as respond to security incidents in an efficient and effective manner.

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