||The Treat Environment - It’s out there!
Hackers and attacks
Cyberwar and Cyber Terror
||Week 1 Quiz
Homework = Thought questions relating to this weeks topics
Lab Project = Visit several security related websites to research current information.
||Planning and Policy - Someone has to plan, right?
Understand the critical need for proper security management planning and the resulting policy. This includes risk analysis, compliance laws and regul
||Week 2 Quiz
Homework = Research PCI-DDS control objectives and report back
Lab Project =Using sans.org, download and explain the top 20 critical controls as defined by sans.org
||Cryptography – Keeping secrets!
Symmetric Key Encryption
Public Key Encryption
||Week 3 Quiz
Homework =Research the Enigma system used in WW2 and explain the basics of the system
Lab Project = Run the Enigma Project Simulator and report your results
||Secure Networks – The BEST kind
||Week 4 Quiz
Homework = SSL vs TLS Which is better and why
Lab Project = Testout.com Security Pro+ Lab 7.2.5 Secure a switch
||Access Control - It’s all about WHO has access
Physical Access / Security
Cards and Token
Directory servers, Full Identify Mgmt
||Week 5 Quiz
Homework = Explain FFR and list six identities for yourself and the password implications
Lab Project = Run the password simulation project and report results
||Mid Term Exam Preparation and review
||Proctored Midterm Examination covering weeks one through six
||Firewalls - How do we keep the bad guys out?
IDS and IPS
||Week 7 Quiz
Homework = Reflection on course so far and its implications in your security world.
Lab Project = TestOut.com Lab Project 6.7.4 Configure a firewall
||Host Hardening - Keeping the OS safe
Server Operating Systems
Managing users and groups
Testing for Vulnerabilities
||Week 8 Quiz
Homework = Explain the security implications for netbooks vs PCs
Lab Project = Visit the NSA!
||Application Security - Avoid that weakest link!
Web browser attacks
||Week 9 Quiz
Homework = Buffer Overflow research
Lab Project = Buffer Overflow lab
||Data Protection - THE most important?
Back up processes
Data Storage policies
Data Loss prevention
||Week 10 Quiz
Homework = Apply real world examples of data protection to your life (PC and Smartphone)
Lab Project = TBD
||Incident and Disaster Response - Stuff happens
Intrusion response process for major incidents
Business Continuity Planning
IT Disaster recover
||Week 11 Quiz
Homework = Examine integrated log files to identify the point of attack
Lab Project = Using software, recover actual deleted file content on your PC
||Final Exam Preparation and review
||Proctored Final Examination covering weeks 7 through 12