Course Title: Certified Cybersecurity Professional
Course Length: 12 Units
Proficiency Level: Advanced
Prerequisite Requirements: Certification in CompTIA Security+ or equivalent work experience of at least 3 years in cybersecurity.
The course is designed to help learners develop the practical skills required for an Advanced Certified Cybersecurity Professional in a modern business environment. The course follows industry-wide standards and best practices, and all objectives are measurable, ensuring that learners are equipped with the knowledge and skills required for a successful cybersecurity career.
Unit 1: Introduction to Cybersecurity
Unit 2: Network Security
Unit 3: Operating System Security
Unit 4: Application Security
Unit 5: Data Security and Encryption
Unit 6: Identity and Access Management
Unit 7: Cybersecurity Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance
Unit 8: Incident Management and Response
Unit 9: Cybersecurity Threats and Vulnerabilities
Unit 10: Cloud Security
Unit 11: Cybersecurity for Industrial Control Systems
Unit 12: Capstone Project
- Understand the basic concepts and terminology of cybersecurity.
- Learn how to implement network security, including firewall protection and intrusion detection.
- Develop skills in operating system security, including risk assessment, system hardening, and endpoint protection.
- Learn how to implement secure application development practices, including designing secure software architectures and coding.
- Develop an understanding of data security and encryption techniques, including data loss prevention and encryption algorithms.
- Learn how to implement robust identity and access management systems.
- Understand cybersecurity governance, risk management, and compliance, including risk assessments, risk treatment strategies, and regulatory frameworks.
- Develop skills in incident management and response, including threat detection, investigation, and remediation.
- Learn about common cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities, including malware, social engineering, and network attacks.
- Develop knowledge and skills for implementing secure cloud solutions, including cloud architecture, data protection, and compliance.