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Learner Career Outcomes

60%

started a new career after completing these courses

57%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

40%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Beginner Level
Approx. 12 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction and Firewalls

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 45 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
About the Instructor9m
Firewall basics9m
Advanced firewalls9m
Types of firewall configurations9m
2 readings
About this course10m
Lecture Slides10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz - Week 130m
Week 1 - Firewalls - the gatekeeper30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Intrusion Detection and Prevention

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 20 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Intrusion Detection Systems4m
Intrusion Prevention Systems6m
3 readings
Intrusion Detection Readings15m
Honeypots35m
Lecture Slides10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz - Week 230m
Week 2 - Intrusion Detection and Prevention30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Detection and Prevention tools

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 39 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Snort10m
HIDs and HIPs8m
Splunk8m
3 readings
Splunk and Security10m
Understanding IPS vs. IDS15m
Lecture Slides10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz - Week 330m
Week 3 - Detection and Prevention Tools30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Attacks are Inevitable - Case Study

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 39 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Before the Attack11m
During the Attack11m
After the Attack8m
2 readings
The Incident Handlers Handbook25m
Case Study - The Target Breach20m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz - Week 430m
Week 4 - Real World Attacks30m

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