End User: Network Security

Cybrary
MicroCourse

What is Network Security? Network Security is the process of taking physical and software preventative measures to protect the underlying networking infrastructure from unauthorized access ...

Time
17 minutes
Difficulty
Beginner
CEU/CPE
1
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Module 1: End User: Network Security
MicroCourse Description

What is Network Security? Network Security is the process of taking physical and software preventative measures to protect the underlying networking infrastructure from unauthorized access, misuse, malfunction, modification, destruction, or improper disclosure, thereby creating a secure platform for computers, users, and programs to perform their permitted critical functions within a secure environment. Why do I need this certification? This course is designed with the end-user in mind and serves as the ideal starting point for anyone looking to enter the cyber security field and ultimately raise their threat awareness. What will I learn? The importance of networks How to protect against network vulnerabilities How to determine if a website is safe ?Get your End User Network Security Certification Today: Network Security is the process of taking physical and software preventative measures to protect the underlying networking infrastructure from unauthorized access, misuse, malfunction, modification, destruction, or improper disclosure, thereby creating a secure platform for computers, users, and programs to perform their permitted critical functions within a secure environment. This course is designed with the end-user in mind and serves as the ideal starting point for anyone looking to enter the cyber security field and ultimately raise their threat awareness. Throughout the course, instructors discuss topics including: what a network is and why public networks are dangerous. Expanding on those points, individuals will learn the importance of networks, how to protect against network vulnerabilities, and how to determine if a website is secure. Additional areas of focus include data encryption, network security keys, and the risks of sending data; how to keep it safe when moving it from one computer to another.

Instructed By
Kelly Handerhan
Kelly Handerhan
Senior Instructor
Provider
Cybrary
Course Components
On Demand Videos to learn from industry leaders
Assessments to gauge understanding and comprehension
Certificate of Completion
Certificate Of Completion

Complete this entire course to earn a End User: Network Security Certificate of Completion