Cybersecurity Awareness: Information Security Fundamentals

Cybersecurity
  • 16 Videos | 2h 1m 12s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
With information security a key concern for organizations, it is important to understand the basic concepts of information security and the security concepts that fall within this topic, such as those within the world of cybersecurity. In this course, you'll recall information security fundamentals before examining the broad domains within it. You'll then delve into cybersecurity and explore the various approaches to it. In addition, you'll examine some practical cybersecurity concepts, such as the CIA triad and the security architecture principle. You'll then investigate the actions that expose us to security risks, the roles we play in maintaining or breaching security, and the various security controls that can be implemented to mitigate security-related risks.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    recall what is meant by information security, what it protects, and how it protects it
    use case studies and examples to illustrate what can happen when information is not protected
    list the domains into which various types of information security can be categorized
    describe the purpose and importance of cybersecurity and outline the cybersecurity framework
    describe the various types of approaches to cybersecurity
    describe the CIA triad and its importance and outline some cybersecurity confidentiality concepts
    describe the integrity concepts of the CIA Triad
  • describe the availability concepts of the CIA Triad
    discuss the CIA impacts and methods
    define the function of security architecture and name related frameworks
    define the purpose of security controls and name security control methods
    classify and describe different types of security controls
    describe examples of risks that can occur to anyone in any situation as well as those that expose organization's to security risks
    define the role of humans in protecting the security of information
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

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    1. 
    Course Overview
    2m 2s
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    2. 
    Information Security Foundations Recap
    6m 14s
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    3. 
    The Consequences of Poor Information Security
    10m 59s
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    4. 
    The Numerous Domains of Information Security
    3m 47s
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    5. 
    Cybersecurity as a Domain of Information Security
    12m 24s
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    6. 
    Types of Cybersecurity Approaches
    4m 32s
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    The CIA Triad – Confidentiality
    6m 6s
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    The CIA Triad – Integrity
    6m 52s
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    The CIA Triad – Availability
    10m 58s
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    10. 
    CIA Impacts and Methods
    7m 26s
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    Security Architecture Frameworks
    5m 11s
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    12. 
    The Concept of Security Controls
    9m 22s
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    13. 
    Security Control Categories, Types, and Examples
    14m 15s
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    Examples of Risk in Daily Life and Security
    4m 56s
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    The Role of Humans in Information Security
    6m 41s
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    16. 
    Course Summary
    2m 27s

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