Entry-Level Cybersecurity Training

Cybrary
Course

Are you new to cybersecurity and looking for a stepping stone into this exciting career field? Cybersecurity skills are in high demand, and the field is projected to grow 33% by 2030. This Entry-Level Cybersecurity Training course will give you the foundational knowledge you need to get started.

Time
3 hours 49 minutes
Difficulty
Beginner
CEU/CPE
4
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Course Content
Module 1: Introduction to Entry-Level Cybersecurity Training
Welcome to this ELCT Course!
10m
Module 2: Computer Networking and Security

2.1Network Terminology & The CIA Triad

10m

2.2Networking and Network Models Part 1

15m

2.3Network Models Part 2

15m

2.4Common Ports and Protocols

15m

2.5Network Threats and Attacks

15m

2.6Network Security Infrastructure

14m
Module 3: Security Controls and Control Frameworks

3.1What is a Security Control?

15m

3.2Access Management

14m

3.3Control Frameworks

10m
Module 4: Security Operations

4.1Data Handling Practices

15m

4.2Encryption and Cryptography

14m
Module 5: Incident Response, Business Continuity, and Disaster Recovery

5.1Incident Response

10m

5.2Business Continuity

10m

5.3Disaster Recovery

10m
Module 6: Governance, Risk, and Compliance

6.1Governance

10m

6.2Risk Management

10m

6.3Compliance

10m

6.4Course Conclusion

5m
Course Description

Are you new to cybersecurity and looking for a stepping stone into this exciting career field? Cybersecurity skills are in high demand, and the field is projected to grow 33% by 2030. This Entry-Level Cybersecurity Training course will give you the foundational knowledge you need to get started.

Who should take this course?

This course is for individuals who are interested in a cybersecurity career but do not have any prior knowledge or experience. It can also be useful for people working in sales who need to understand cybersecurity concepts in order to highlight how products and services support good cybersecurity. This course will give you the foundational knowledge you need to converse easily about cybersecurity and move to the next step in your cybersecurity career or goals.

What are the prerequisites for this course?

This is a beginner-level course, and it has no prerequisites.

Why take this course?

What makes this course so beneficial is that you will learn the terminology and key concepts needed to speak fluently about cybersecurity. You will also have a foundation upon which to build as you explore more advanced topics in the cybersecurity field. By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain security concepts related to information assurance (e.g., the CIA Triad)
  • Articulate the basic concepts of computer networking
  • Describe common network threats and attacks
  • Explain basic concepts related to network security infrastructure
  • Articulate the importance of data security and security controls
  • Explain access control concepts
  • Describe physical access controls
  • Describe logical access controls
  • Describe Incident Response (IR)
  • Define Business Continuity (BC)
  • Define Disaster Recovery (DR)
  • Define and explain the need for security awareness training
  • Describe the concepts of governance, risk management, and compliance

What makes this course different from others?

This course attempts to demystify cybersecurity concepts in a way that makes them accessible to a total beginner. If you have no experience or previous training related to cybersecurity, you are the perfect person to take this course. All you need is a desire to learn. In addition, this course focuses on some key concepts that will come up again and again in your cybersecurity journey and those that appear on cybersecurity certifications that you may decide to pursue later. You will have a head start by taking this course and laying the foundation of your knowledge.

Your instructor, Jennifer Barnabee, is a Course Manager at Cybrary, and she has worked with numerous cybersecurity professionals to put together courses on everything from cloud security to Adversary Emulation, Threat Hunting, and the exploitation and mitigation of high-impact vulnerabilities. She uses her background in technical writing and training to break down foundational concepts and provide them in a way that you can remember and relate to.

Instructed By
Jennifer Barnabee
Jennifer Barnabee
Course Manager at Cybrary
Instructor
Provider
Cybrary
Certificate of Completion
Certificate Of Completion

Complete this entire course to earn a Entry-Level Cybersecurity Training Certificate of Completion