Network Security Threats and Their Impact

  • 7 Videos | 27m
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
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Organizations are subject to increasingly sophisticated network attacks that are occurring more and more frequently. And despite significant improvements in IT security, hackers and attackers are still able to exploit weaknesses in some computer networks - potentially resulting in major data breaches. In this course, you'll learn about the importance of defense in stopping hackers from accessing vital customer or business data. You'll discover the different types of computer network security threats to your organization, how these threats can be prevented, and how they can be detected if one breaches your computer security system.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • identify examples of threats to network security
    identify examples of social engineering
    describe various types of malware
  • sequence the events in a typical ransomware attack
    recognize ways to counter and mitigate threats to network security
    describe ways to implement defense in depth

IN THIS COURSE

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    1. 
    Network Security Threats and Their Impact
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    2. 
    Introduction to Network Security Threats
    4m 10s
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    3. 
    Understanding Social Engineering
    4m 7s
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    4. 
    Exploring How Malware Can Infect a Network
    4m 29s
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    5. 
    Delving into Ransomware
    4m 43s
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    6. 
    Implementing Countermeasures and Mitigation
    4m 27s
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    7. 
    Achieving Defense in Depth
    4m 21s

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