The Royal Alberta College and IBM – Introduction to Cyber Security

$0.00

6 hours

Description

This is an Absolute beginner level comprehensive course that includes step-by-step explanations of core security concepts along with follow-up quizzes and hands on labs to ensure a solid learning for the course taker.

Designed by a CyberSecurity expert with a PhD degree and premium Cybersecurity certifications, this course has been designed to make it extremely simple to learn complex Cyber Security concepts. Designed for beginner Cyber Security professionals, this course will help you master the major domains and launch a successful career in the Cyber Security industry. It is also a good starting point for students targeting Cyber Security certifications like CompTIASecurity+ and CEHPlease check out our free samples videos to see how complex concepts have been explained in an easy way!

Salient features include:

  • Step by step and easy to follow videos that don’t assume any prior knowledge
  • Hands on labs to develop practical skills required in jobs
  • Quizzes at the end of each section to test knowledge about each area
  • PhD instructor with 10+ years of industry experience as well as teaching experience
  • Sample interview questions and tips
  • CISSP certified instructor

Domains covered:

  • Foundations of Cybersecurity (CIA, Security Governance, Identity Federation, Cryptography, Hashing, Digital Signatures)
  • Network Security (Primer on Computer Networks, Protocols, HTTPs, TLS/SSL, VPNs, IPSec, SSH, Firewalls, NAT, Port Scans)
  • Cyber Attacks (Man-in-the-Middle Attack, DoS/DDoS, Password Attacks, Social Engineering, Network Attacks)
  • Web Application Security (Web App Architecture, SQL Injections, Blind SQL Injections, Cross-Site Scripting)
  • Malware (Viruses, Worms, Trojans, Spyware, Adware, Ransomware, Logic Bombs and Root kits, Anti-malware)

Unlike other courses, this is a comprehensive course that covers both theory and practice.
Our 6 hands-on labs will teach you skills which you can directly use in your job:

  • Practice cryptography by generating public-private keys using RSA, encrypt data using public key and decrypt using private key
  • Employ hashing to verify the integrity of received data by leveraging MD5 hashing algorithm
  • Spot phishing emails, investigate whether the links or attachments are malicious and if you should block the domain
  • Carry out port scanning and discover which services are running on your web server
  • Carry out an actual SQL injection attack on a website and learn how to prevent these attacks
  • Carry out a blind SQL injection attack on a website by leveraging boolean and time-base inference techniques

Who this course is for:

  • Absolute Beginners to grasp an understanding on the fundementals and foundations needed to become successful in cyber security.

Additional information

Duration

6 Hours

Award

Certificate

Subject

Information Technology

Level

Beginner