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ICSI | CyberSecurity Essentials (CSESS)

This course teaches the basics regarding Information Security, including a holistic view of modern network security, operating system hardening, firewalls, Encryption, Application Security, Incident Response and Recovery.

2 Days
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2 days, 09:00 AM GMT - 05:00 PM GMT

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  • £500.00 incl. VAT

This product includes eLearning for 1 year, 6 months lab access along with Mock Exam, CSESS Exam Voucher.

  • £240.00 incl. VAT

Description

This course teaches the basics regarding Information Security,  including a holistic view of modern network security, operating system hardening, firewalls, Encryption, Application Security, Incident Response and Recovery.

Audience Profile

This course is aimed to those considering a career in cyber security.

Prerequisites

There are no special prerequisites for you to meet to successfully start this course.

What's included

  • Study Guide
  • Experienced CSESS Instructor
  • 24-hr remote access to a virtual lab for 6 months
  • Complimentary access to eLearning content
  • Exam Voucher
  • Online Resources
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Refreshments (Classroom training)

Exam Details

  • Exam Code: CSESS
  • Type of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Duration: 1 Hour
  • Passing Score: 70%
  • Exam Voucher Included

Course Outline

Module 1: Information Security

Lessons:

  • What is Security
  • Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability triad
  • Privacy
  • Non-Repudiation
  • Types of Attacks
  • Threats, Vulnerabilities and Risk
  • Risk Management

Review Questions

Module 2: Identification, Authentication and Authorisation

Lessons:

  • Identification
  • Authentication
  • Password and Multifactor Authentication
  • Biometrics
  • Authorization

Review Questions

Module 3: Access Control

Lessons:

  • Access Control Lists (ACLs)
  • Access Control Models and Methodologies
  • Discretionary Access Control
  • Mandatory Access Control
  • Role-based Access Control

Review Questions

Module 4: Law and Compliance

Lessons:

  • Laws and Regulations
  • Compliance (Regulatory & Industry Compliance)

Review Questions

Module 5: Fundamentals of Encryption

Lessons:

  • The History of Encryption
  • Modern Encryption Methods
  • Windows and Linux Encryption
  • Hashing

Review Questions

Labs:

  • Enabling BitLocker
  • Encrypting a Folder Using EFS
  • Use HashGenerator to generate hashes
  • Use Ophcrack to crack password hashes

Module 6: Network Infrastructure and Security

Lessons:

  • IP Protocols
  • Management Protocols
  • Routers and Switches
  • Firewalls
  • Firewall Implementation
  • Proxy Servers
  • Windows Firewalls
  • Linux Firewalls
  • Wireless Security
  • Mobile Device Security
  • Network Security Tools

Review Questions

Labs:

  • Configuring Windows Firewall
  • Configuring iptables Rules

Module 7: Microsoft Windows Infrastructure

Lessons:

  • Active Directory Domain Services
  • Group Policy Objects
  • Configuring Windows
  • Windows Update

Review Questions

Labs:

  • Password Policies

Module 8: UNIX / Linux Server

Lessons:

  • Configuring Linux
  • Third Party Software Updates
  • Core Operating System updates

Review Questions

Labs:

  • Linux File Permissions
  • Disabling Linux Services

Module 9: Assessing System Security

Lessons:

  • Risk Assessment
  • Conducting an Initial Assessment
  • Probing the Network
  • Vulnerabilities
  • Documenting Security

Review Questions

Labs:

  • Probing the Network using Nmap
  • Identify details regarding a specific vulnerability

Module 10: Application Security

Lessons:

  • Software Development Vulnerabilities
  • Buffer Overflows
  • Input Validation Attacks
  • Authentication, Authorisation and Cryptographic Attacks
  • Web Security
  • Database Security
  • Application Security tools

Review Questions

Module 11: Incident Response and Recovery

Lessons:

  • What is Incident Response
  • The Incident Response Process Model
  • Why Incident Response is needed
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Business Continuity
  • Fault Tolerance

Review Questions

Labs:

  • Backup Windows 10
  • Backup files using CPIO
  • Backup files with TAR

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