About the Course

This course aims to provide participants with foundation knowledge of cyber security and its impacts on personal and business domains. It starts with introducing overview and historical developments of cyber threats, modus operandi of various malicious actors, malware types and the costs they incurred. It proceeds to cover people, process and technology aspects of cyber security, three cyber security pillars - confidentiality, integrity and availability (CIA) - follows by risk and trust management, authentication and access control topics. The fundamentals of the Internet protocols, applications and functions of various network security devices – including firewall, IDS/IPS, VPN – and foundations of operating system and web server security are covered subsequently. The course concludes with topics on effective malware prevention steps.

What You'll Study