Information Security Management Fundamentals for Non-Techies

Learn the Fundamentals of Information Security Management for Non-Techies
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  • Lectures 74
  • Length 7.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 3/2016 English

Course 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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What are the requirements?

  • A Basic Understanding of Computers
  • A Desire to Learn

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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

What 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

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Course Introduction
Welcome to the Course!
Preview
04:50
What This Course Is & What It Isn't
Preview
04:45
How to Get The Most Out Of This Course
Preview
01:51
Instructor Introduction
Preview
02:24
Discussion Board Activity: Introduce Yourself
00:38
Section 2: Getting Started In Information Security
The Many Areas of Information Security
Preview
08:25
Beginning Point Certifications & Degrees
13:03
Class Discussion Item: Your IT Security Aspirations
Article
Section 3: The Need for Information Security
The Need for Information Security
12:19
Optional Student Activity: Vimeo & Youtube Videos to Watch
12:01
Links: Videos to Watch
Article
Discussion Board Activity: Video Takeaways
00:44
Section 4: Information Security Principles
Section Introduction
00:55
The CIA Triad
Preview
07:57
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
Section 5: Access Control
Section Introduction
00:46
Access Control
14:29
Physical and Logical Access Controls
16:59
Defense in Depth
Preview
06:02
Access Control Models
13:28
Student Activity: Analyzing Your Organization's Access Control
02:29
Section 6: Basic Network Zones
Basic Network Zones
00:52
Internet
01:53
03:27
Extranet
03:22
Intranet
03:26
Mini-Case Scenario: Secure Network Design
11:55
Section 7: Network Security Devices
Section Introduction
Preview
01:31
Firewalls
05:53
Proxy Servers
07:01
Intrusion Detection & Prevention Systems
07:38
Virtual Private Networks
08:22
Section 8: Hardening Systems
Hardening a System
10:13
Patch and Change Management
Preview
05:31
Section 9: Network Threats & Vulnerabilities
Transmission Media Security Concerns
Preview
12:31
Wireless Networking Security Concerns
18:45
Network-Based Threats and Attacks
19:54
Student Activity: Locking Down Your Home's Wi-Fi
Article
Section 10: Network Scanning Tools
SuperScan Port Scanner
Preview
08:22
Nmap Zenmap Network Scanner
06:42
Tenable Nessus Vulnerability Scanner
10:54
Section 11: Security Malware Threats
Introduction to Malware
00:35
Viruses
04:27
Worms
02:32
Trojan Horses
02:13
Logic Bombs
Preview
02:40
Spyware and Adware
02:58
Protecting Against Malware
04:47
Social Engineering Attacks
08:02
Why Social Engineering Succeeds
03:56
Section 12: Introduction to Crytography
Introduction to Crytography
Preview
09:23
Symmetric Encryption
03:42
Asymmetric Encryption
04:26
Hashing Algorithms
04:45
Section 13: Introduction to Risk Management
Section Lectures Coming Soon!!!
Article
Section 14: Disaster Recovery
Disaster Recovery
03:25
Disaster Planning and Testing
04:24
Disaster Recovery and Redunancy
08:33
The Disaster Recovery Planning Process
Preview
11:35
Section 15: Personnel Policies
Section Introduction
02:02
Acceptable Use
02:49
Code of Ethics
03:27
Mandatory Vacations
Preview
02:39
Separation of Duties
03:40
Job Rotation
02:06
Education and Training
04:00
Section 16: Class Mini-Case Scenarios
Mini-Case Scenario #1: Small Tax Accounting Office
18:59
Class Discussion Item: Mini-Case Scenario #1
Article
Section 17: Congratulations!
Congratulations!
02:05
What's Next?
01:07

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Instructor Biography

Alton Hardin, 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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