This course introduces learners to network security. You will learn about network fundamentals, network attacks and vulnerabilities, and current defenses. Topics covered include network protocols, addressing, routing, small network configuration, network vulnerability, threats, attacks, defending the networks, mitigating network attacks, and cryptography.
This course imparts a broad understanding of the underpinnings of small network configuration, security techniques, security best practices, and security failures. You will also utilize Wireshark to capture data traffic and analyze that traffic to understand better how data circumnavigates the web and your internal networks.
Credit: Completion of this course earns 3 undergraduate credits from Radford University. Applicability of the undergraduate credit to a degree program may vary.
Prerequisite: In order to add this course, you must have successfully completed:
• CBIT 100 - Ethics and Laws in Cybersecurity
• CBIT 101 - Foundations of Cybersecurity
• CBIT 240 - Data and Web Security