Asset Security Fundamentals

As a cybersecurity professional, it's often your responsibility to set security standards for your organization. In the Asset Security Fundamentals course, you will identify what types of assets need protection and the job roles that are involved.

Course Content

Course Description

Students will learn how to protect each asset type and learn how to achieve asset protection. The course will also cover the different assets between small and medium businesses and larger corporations.

Before you are able to create these security standards, you must first understand what asset security is and how it functions. What will I learn? The concepts, structures, and standards used to monitor and secure assets The differentiation between classification and categorization.

These standards must define the scope of processes, procedures, and practices necessary for protecting cross-departmental assets. Before you are able to create these standards, you must first understand what asset security is and how it functions. Knowledge in this domain is particularly attractive to employers growing or redefining their IT security sector. An asset is any data, device, or other component of the environment that supports information-related activities. Simply protecting those components, either hardware or software, from illicit access, use, disclosure, alteration, destruction, or theft, encompasses access security.


No special knowledge is required for this course.

Course Goals

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  • Know which types of assets there are that need protection
  • Know how to protect each type of assets
  • Know positions/people that are involved in asset protection and their responsibilities
  • Know what tasks that need to be performed in order to achieve asset protection
  • * Tell the differences in asset protection between small/medium and large corporations

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    Instructed by

    Milan Cetic

    I am seasoned IT professional with more than two decades of experience. I have been working as IT journalist, reviewing and testing hardware and software. I have worked as a pre-sales consultant for 15 years. I worked on small to very large projects in various industries and countries. At one point I was sole pre-sales contact for almost 20 countries and over 500 customers. I have been working in Hewlett Packard and HP Inc. as a specialist for printers and printing solutions as well as for PCs and PC solutions. I have substantial experience in solution selling. I also worked as an HP Supplies Trainer. I help customers and channel partners understand the benefits in using original supplies.

    I am known for finding ways to teach complex concepts and technological solutions for people that do not have an IT background. I am rather famous for my car metaphors, which I have chosen as something that almost everybody understands.

    After 15 years of working for a large company, I have decided to go independent and pursue my professional interests as independent consultant, with emphasis on security consulting.

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    Certificate of Completion

    Complete this entire course to earn a Asset Security Fundamentals Certificate of Completion