IT Security: Defense against the digital dark arts

This course covers a wide variety of IT security concepts, tools, and best practices. It introduces threats and attacks and the many ways they can show up. We’ll give you some background of encryption algorithms and how they’re used to safeguard data. Then, we’ll dive into the three As of information security: authentication, authorization, and accounting. We’ll also cover network security solutions, ranging from firewalls to Wifi encryption options. Finally, we’ll go through a case study, where we examine the security model of Chrome OS. The course is rounded out by putting all these elements together into a multi-layered, in-depth security architecture, followed by recommendations on how to integrate a culture of security into your organization or team.

At the end of this course, you’ll understand: 

  • how various encryption algorithms and techniques work as well as their benefits and limitations. 
  • various authentication systems and types.
  • the difference between authentication and authorization. 
  • how to evaluate potential risks and recommend ways to reduce risk. 
  • best practices for securing a network. 
  • how to help others to grasp security concepts and protect themselves.
Who Is This Course For? 

IT support specialists

What Will You Learn? 
encryption algorithms and techniques various authentication systems and types. the difference between authentication and authorization.  how to evaluate potential risks and recommend ways to reduce risk.  best practices for securing a network. 
Mentor(s) 

Dmitry Pavlov

Dmitry Pavlov, tech entrepreneur and software engineer with 20+ year of experience in developing Enterprise Imaging IT systems. His software installed in thousands of hospitals worldwide. Dmitry desinged, developed, deployed software from small applications to large scale IT systems. In 2000 he joined a tech startup Dynamic Imaging where he designed and led the product that was rated #1 in the industry for multiple years. Later the company was acquired by GE Healthcare.

Brandon Weygant

Brandon Weygant is a web developer & software engineer by trade, but really a person of many interests. In addition to dabbling in new tech whenever possible, he has also co-written & produced an independent comic, started a podcast (including all the audio set up & editing), and has a history in political activism. With a passion for all things tech, a history of taking on leadership roles wherever he goes, and a deep seeded passion for growth (both for himself and others) Brandon uses his desire to learn as fuel to help those around him grow as well.

Duration 
6 weeks
Cost 
$450.00
Tags 
Bootcamp 
IT support Professional Certificate

Course Schedule:

Starting Monday, July 6, 2020 - 6:00pm
Location:
OU Boces
Three Washington Center
Newburgh, NY 12550
This course is part of a bootcamp: IT support Professional Certificate
All class dates:
Jul 6, Jul 7, Jul 9, Jul 13, Jul 14, Jul 16, Jul 20, Jul 21, Jul 23, Jul 27, Jul 28, Jul 30, Aug 3, Aug 4, Aug 6, Aug 10