Information Security Management Fundamentals for Non-Techies
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Information Security Management Fundamentals for Non-Techies

Learn the Fundamentals of Information Security Management for Non-Techies
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4.8 (32 ratings)
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Created by Alton Hardin
Last updated 4/2016
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Includes:
  • 7.5 hours on-demand video
  • 5 Articles
  • 4 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand the Fundamentals of Information Security Management
  • Have a Working Understanding of The Many Aspects of IT Security
  • Be Prepared for More Advanced Information Security Courses
  • Better Protect Your Business & I.T. Infrastructure
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Requirements
  • A Basic Understanding of Computers
  • A Desire to Learn
Description

***New Course Released March 29th, 2016 With Already 1,800+ Students Happily Enrolled***

ACTUAL STUDENT REVIEWS

"I am a completely newbie when it comes to IT but due to the extremely high demand in the field of IT security, I decided that this was something that I had to learn. I struggled trying to learn on my own, until I finally came across this course. This course provided me with the necessary information to understand the foundations of IT security. It feels good to say that I finally "get it"! I can now say that I have the confidence and knowledge to further my skills in IT security. Great beginner course! The instructor is also very clear and well spoken on the lessons, making it even easier to understand. I highly recommend this course to anyone seeking to start their career in the field of IT security." - Pedro

"Easy to follow and great for beginners. The course gives a nice insight in IT security and also this course will help you understand how networking works. Easy to follow, on point and the lectures are very clear and organized. Finally I am able to start my networking career. Thanks Sir. Recommended to all levels." - Naveed

INFORMATION SECURITY DEMYSTIFIED FOR NON-TECHIES

Are you a non-techie interested in learning about information security? Are you a business or aspiring IT professional that needs to better understand how cyber security works? Then you have come to the right place!

This course will teach you the fundamentals of information security and essential cyber security core principles, designed for Non-Techies!

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN IN THIS COURSE:

  • Why We Need Information Security
  • Information Security Core Principles
  • Fundamental Access Control Concepts
  • Basic Network Zones
  • Fundamental Network Security Devices
  • Hardening Systems
  • Fundamentals Security Threats
  • Disaster Recovery Basics
  • I.T. Personnel Policies
  • And Much More...

***Additional Course Material Added Daily***


COURSE MINI-CASE SCENARIOS

You'll also learn by the "case method" that is commonly used in both law and business school. I will be creating and uploaded course mini-cases, where I walk through and complete the entire case for you while you are watching. This will hopefully help you to think about the course and all of it's topics holistically and synergistic-ally.

Once you complete this course, you'll understand the core principles of information security to help you better protect your I.T. and business infrastructure!

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Who is the target audience?
  • Non-Techies Wanting to Learn About Information Security
  • Business & IT Managers Needing a Working Knowledge of Information Security
  • Aspiring & Inexperienced IT Professionals
  • This Course Is NOT for Seasoned & Experienced IT & Cyber Security Professionals
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 74 Lectures Collapse All 74 Lectures 07:20:58
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Course Introduction
5 Lectures 14:28
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Getting Started In Information Security
3 Lectures 21:35

Beginning Point Certifications & Degrees
13:03

Class Discussion Item: Your IT Security Aspirations
00:07
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The Need for Information Security
4 Lectures 25:12
The Need for Information Security
12:19

Optional Student Activity: Vimeo & Youtube Videos to Watch
12:01

Links: Videos to Watch
00:08

Discussion Board Activity: Video Takeaways
00:44
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Information Security Principles
7 Lectures 51:36
Section Introduction
00:55


More Concepts
06:41

Authentication Basics
12:42

Identify Proofing
03:44

General Password Rules
08:26

Designing an Authentication Strategy with Microsoft Technet
11:11
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Access Control
6 Lectures 54:13
Section Introduction
00:46

Access Control
14:29

Physical and Logical Access Controls
16:59


Access Control Models
13:28

Student Activity: Analyzing Your Organization's Access Control
02:29
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Basic Network Zones
6 Lectures 24:55
Basic Network Zones
00:52

Internet
01:53


Extranet
03:22

Intranet
03:26

Mini-Case Scenario: Secure Network Design
11:55
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Network Security Devices
5 Lectures 30:25

Firewalls
05:53

Proxy Servers
07:01

Intrusion Detection & Prevention Systems
07:38

Virtual Private Networks
08:22
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Hardening Systems
2 Lectures 15:44
Hardening a System
10:13

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Network Threats & Vulnerabilities
4 Lectures 51:17

Wireless Networking Security Concerns
18:45

Network-Based Threats and Attacks
19:54

Student Activity: Locking Down Your Home's Wi-Fi
00:07
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Network Scanning Tools
3 Lectures 25:58

Nmap Zenmap Network Scanner
06:42

Tenable Nessus Vulnerability Scanner
10:54
7 More Sections
About the Instructor
Alton Hardin
4.5 Average rating
682 Reviews
9,474 Students
10 Courses
Educator. Author. Poker Coach. IT & Business Professional.

Wisdom Begins with Wonder - Socrates

Alton is an educator, poker coach, self-published & best-selling author, and full-time IT and Business professional. He is also the founder of MicroGrinder, a free online website dedicated to micro stakes poker players, where he provides a wide array of free poker resources and poker training, included poker strategy articles and poker training video series.

Outside of poker, Alton is a full-time business and IT professional, where he works in the field of cyber security. He has earned two graduate degrees, an M.B.A. and M.S. in IT Network Management; moreover, he currently holds multiple IT industry certifications.

Alton also has a fond love for teaching. As an undergraduate he group tutored chemistry students and as a graduate student he taught a GMAT prep course. Upon graduating from his MBA program, he began teaching as an adjunct professional for the School of Business & Public Administration at his local state university in the field of Information Systems and IT Management.

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