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.

2 hours 39 minutes
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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