This course is critical to understanding the complexity and nuances of cyber security as a technical discipline, and adequately interact with technical cyber security teams. This foundational course in Cyber Security will enable you to apply key concepts to cyber defence, identity and access management, network, communications and infrastructure security.
This course explores key concepts, principles and practices of cyber security. It will introduce you to security, concepts, and key security principles. You will develop insights into the types, anatomy and stages of cyber attacks with an overview of security tools and cyber defences. You will also be introduced to approaches to identity and access management (IdAM), network security concepts, applications and infrastructure security. Finally, you will engage with emerging cyber security issues.
- Analyse organisational drivers and business objectives to identify, prioritise and plan cyber security needs.
- Analyse key cyber security principles using cyber security tools, controls, and cyber defences.
- Critically evaluate security controls around identity and access management, network and communications security, applications and infrastructure security to identify vulnerabilities and propose defensive strategies against cyber threats.
- Formulate strategic advice and recommendations to implement security controls that adopt a risk-based approach and meet organisational strategy and business needs.