Aspire Journeys

Cyber Generalist to Architecture and Policy

  • 10 Courses | 7h 45m 31s
Acquire the necessary skills to design secure architectures in adherence with industry standards, best practices, and policies. This journey provides the fundamental skills needed to grasp the concepts of designing and deploying a security architecture and integrate security policies. This journey includes: On-demand content, Instructor-led training, labs, exam prep, live mentoring, and additional books/resources.

Cyber Architecture

In this track of the Cyber Generalist to Architecture and Policy journey, the focus will be on designing and deploying a security architecture. You will learn how to integrate security policies across network, application, information, and access control architectures as well as cloud and hybrid cloud models. You will review and implement industry standard best practices and policies (NIST, etc.), along with standard architecture framework models.

This track includes Instructor-led training and on-demand content.

  • 4 Courses | 2h 55m 45s

Cyber Architecture On Demand

In this track of the Cyber Generalist to Architecture and Policy journey, the focus will be on designing and deploying a security architecture. You will learn how to integrate security policies across network, application, information, and access control architectures as well as cloud and hybrid cloud models. You will review and implement industry standard best practices and policies (NIST, etc.), along with standard architecture framework models.

This track includes on-demand content.

  • 6 Courses | 4h 49m 46s

COURSES INCLUDED

Frameworks, Life Cycles, and Architecture
Organizations require people with the skills to make decisions to secure information systems based on best practices, standards, and industry recommendations. Security architects fill this need. In this course, you'll learn about common IT life cycles and life cycle management, including the system development and security life cycles. You'll explore the importance of frameworks, including enterprise architecture frameworks. You'll then examine various stakeholders and the roles they play in architecture development. Next, you'll learn about the need for and types of security policies. Finally, you'll explore aspects of secure network architecture design, including network segmentation and components, applying industry best practices, and team member roles and responsibilities.
12 videos | 41m has Assessment available Badge
Secure Application and Data Architecture Design
Security architects design and implement secure architectures and translate business processes and risk into policy and implementation rules. In this course, you'll explore designing secure application and data architectures. First, you'll examine the history of development, the role of the application architect, and application architecture goals. Next, you'll learn about disciplines related to application architecture, as well as Service-oriented Architecture and its standards. You'll move on to learn about modular framework development, authentication, patching, and vulnerability testing. Next, you'll examine data architecture, data classification, data privacy, and database security. Finally, you'll learn about encryption and big data, as well as data architecture analysis and influences.
20 videos | 52m has Assessment available Badge
Access Control and Security Architecture Design
In this course, you'll learn about designing a secure access control architecture and updating a security architecture. First, you'll explore identity and access management, including the IAAA process and related entities. You'll move on to examine access control policies and models. You'll learn about centralized access control, as well as distributed access control, federated identity management frameworks, and supporting protocols. You'll explore the importance of access reviews, as well as access control considerations with bring your own device and Internet of Things. Next, you'll examine the impact of change on a security architecture and steps involved in life cycle management. Finally, you'll complete this course by learning about architecture change considerations and the importance of a change management policy.
13 videos | 44m has Assessment available Badge
Security Architecture Documentation and Alternative Architectures
In this course, you'll learn about documentation requirements for a security architecture and alternate architectures. First, you'll explore the types of documentation required to guide an architecture. You'll examine input documentation, including business requirements and objectives, standards and best practices, and laws and regulations. Next, you'll learn about architecture documentation, including how and what to document. You'll examine output documentation as well, including policies, procedures, and guidelines. You'll learn about the Security Requirements Traceability Matrix, including required fields. Finally, you'll learn about virtualization and how to evaluate cloud and hybrid cloud solutions, focusing on factors like shared responsibility, encryption, and key management.
12 videos | 36m has Assessment available Badge

COURSES INCLUDED

Frameworks, Life Cycles, and Architecture
Organizations require people with the skills to make decisions to secure information systems based on best practices, standards, and industry recommendations. Security architects fill this need. In this course, you'll learn about common IT life cycles and life cycle management, including the system development and security life cycles. You'll explore the importance of frameworks, including enterprise architecture frameworks. You'll then examine various stakeholders and the roles they play in architecture development. Next, you'll learn about the need for and types of security policies. Finally, you'll explore aspects of secure network architecture design, including network segmentation and components, applying industry best practices, and team member roles and responsibilities.
12 videos | 41m has Assessment available Badge
Secure Application and Data Architecture Design
Security architects design and implement secure architectures and translate business processes and risk into policy and implementation rules. In this course, you'll explore designing secure application and data architectures. First, you'll examine the history of development, the role of the application architect, and application architecture goals. Next, you'll learn about disciplines related to application architecture, as well as Service-oriented Architecture and its standards. You'll move on to learn about modular framework development, authentication, patching, and vulnerability testing. Next, you'll examine data architecture, data classification, data privacy, and database security. Finally, you'll learn about encryption and big data, as well as data architecture analysis and influences.
20 videos | 52m has Assessment available Badge
Access Control and Security Architecture Design
In this course, you'll learn about designing a secure access control architecture and updating a security architecture. First, you'll explore identity and access management, including the IAAA process and related entities. You'll move on to examine access control policies and models. You'll learn about centralized access control, as well as distributed access control, federated identity management frameworks, and supporting protocols. You'll explore the importance of access reviews, as well as access control considerations with bring your own device and Internet of Things. Next, you'll examine the impact of change on a security architecture and steps involved in life cycle management. Finally, you'll complete this course by learning about architecture change considerations and the importance of a change management policy.
13 videos | 44m has Assessment available Badge
Security Architecture Documentation and Alternative Architectures
In this course, you'll learn about documentation requirements for a security architecture and alternate architectures. First, you'll explore the types of documentation required to guide an architecture. You'll examine input documentation, including business requirements and objectives, standards and best practices, and laws and regulations. Next, you'll learn about architecture documentation, including how and what to document. You'll examine output documentation as well, including policies, procedures, and guidelines. You'll learn about the Security Requirements Traceability Matrix, including required fields. Finally, you'll learn about virtualization and how to evaluate cloud and hybrid cloud solutions, focusing on factors like shared responsibility, encryption, and key management.
12 videos | 36m has Assessment available Badge
Cybersecurity and Networking Fundamentals
The goal of cybersecurity is to protect systems, networks, data, and programs from digital attacks. As cyber-attacks continue to increase in frequency and sophistication, it is imperative that cybersecurity professionals learn how to quickly identify and mitigate vulnerabilities. In this course, you will learn common security terminology including threats, vulnerabilities, attacks, exploits, controls, and countermeasures. Discover the fundamentals of the confidentiality, integrity, and availability (CIA) triad, and explore the five elements of the AAA framework; identification, authentication, authorization, auditing, and accountability. You'll then explore risk considerations and management strategies, and discover how risks can be mitigated, accepted, transferred, and rejected. Lastly, explore core networking components and discover how information flow models are used to prevent unauthorized information flow in any direction. This course was originally created by Global Knowledge (GK).
13 videos | 42m has Assessment available Badge
Security Architecture
Security architecture can be defined as the specifications, processes, and standard operating procedures (SOPs) required to protect an organization's IT infrastructure. In order to improve network security and mitigate risks, a series of network devices can be used to control access to networks and resources. In this course, explore how security architectures can be used to enforce security at the network layer. Explore basic switching and routing devices, and discover core functions of a network intrusion detection systems (NIDS) and host-based intrusion detection systems (HIDS). Explore the characteristics and categories of firewall devices, and learn about networks, intranets, and demilitarized zones. Discover the benefits of network segmentation and learn how to segment networks. Lastly, discover how Network Address Translation (NAT) is used to map addresses, and explore how Network Access Control (NAC) can be used to verify compliance using security policies. This course was originally created by Global Knowledge (GK).
19 videos | 1h 11m has Assessment available Badge

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