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Deception As a Defense

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Kevin  Cardwell

Instructor: Kevin Cardwell

Beginner level

Recommended experience

5 hours to complete
3 weeks at 1 hour a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • Identify emerging cyber threats and vulnerabilities affecting modern networks.

  • Demonstrate effective vulnerability assessment automation techniques.

  • Implement advanced defensive measures to enhance network security.

  • Configure and secure network perimeter devices, including routers and firewalls.

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February 2024

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There are 2 modules in this course

This module introduces learners to the critical aspects of the cybersecurity landscape, emphasizing the understanding of threats, vulnerabilities, and strategic defense principles. By exploring topics such as threat analysis, vulnerability management, and cybersecurity challenges, students will gain a comprehensive overview of how to protect digital assets effectively.

What's included

18 videos3 readings1 assignment1 discussion prompt

Diving deeper into cybersecurity methodologies, this module focuses on advanced strategies and best practices to safeguard networks and mitigate threats. Covering proactive vulnerability tracking, patch management, and reducing the attack surface, students will explore the tactical aspects of network security.

What's included

20 videos3 readings1 assignment1 discussion prompt

Instructor

Kevin  Cardwell
Starweaver
3 Courses10,652 learners

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