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Are You Cybersecure?

The term “cybersecurity” is always in the news, but what does it really mean?


Take our introductory class  to learn what cybersecurity is and how to safeguard yourself from technology-related risks.

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INTRODUCTION TO CYBERSECURITY (LSP 0007): Learn more about the dangers of cyberspace and how to defend yourself from cyberattacks. Self-defense measures to identify risks and threats, and how to avoid threats, will be covered. Discuss similarities in threats across corporate civilian users. This course is intended for individuals interested in safeguarding themselves from cybercrime and in gaining an understanding of the ever-changing cyberthreat landscape. 10/10/17-10/24/17 TU 6:00 PM-9:15 PM

ISACA CSX CYBERSECURITY FUNDAMENTALS – ONLINE (LSP 0008): Provides learners with the data and technology principles that frame and define cybersecurity. Gain insight into the importance of cybersecurity and the key roles of cybersecurity professionals. This is an 8-hour interactive and self-guided online course that is ideal for individuals interested in entering the cybersecurity field. Prepares for the ISACA Cybersecurity Fundamentals Certificate exam. Students can earn 8 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits by taking the course. ISACA Cybersecurity Fundamentals Certificate exam included with course. Register on or after 8/14/17.

DENIAL OF SERVICE (DOS) DETECTION AND MITIGATION I (LSP 0200): In this workshop, students learn the basic mechanics of denial of service (DoS) attacks, common attack vectors used, and mitigation techniques. They then participate in a handson lab in which they first perform successful denial of service attacks and then implement firewall rules to mitigate them. 11/7/17 TU 6:00 PM-9:15 PM

DENIAL OF SERVICE (DOS) DETECTION AND MITIGATION II (LSP 0210): This lab-based workshop builds upon Part 1 by introducing some more advanced denial of service (DoS) attacks. In the labs, students will execute several types of attacks discussed in Part 1 as well as some of the advanced attacks introduced in this module. 11/14/17 TU 6:00 PM-9:15 PM

INTRODUCTION TO WEB APPLICATION PEN TESTING (LSP 0220): In this workshop, students will learn the basic principles behind web application penetration (pen) testing, information gathering, common exploit methods and security vulnerabilities, and documentation and reporting. They will then participate in a hands-on lab, and then write a short report on their findings and recommendations for mitigation. 11/28/17 TU 6:00 PM-10:15 PM

 Register online or call 847.925.6300.

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Find details for these and all our Computer Training courses in our August-December CE Course Scheduleor visit our Computer Training page for additional information.

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