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Become an IT Security Specialist

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About this Learning Path

Learn the core concepts needed to secure your organization's network as an IT security specialist. In this learning path, you'll cover all the foundations of IT security: from practical skills for securing hardware and network data to the basics of cryptography and cybercrime investigation and response.

  • Learn the principles of IT security and cybersecurity.
  • Develop practical skills for securing networks.
  • Investigate cybercrimes and know the basics of computer forensics.

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Hours 19
Instructors Lisa Bock, Malcolm Shore, Sean Colins, Jungwoo Ryoo, Sandra Toner
Language English
Subjects IT & Networking
Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

CORE Coordinator $32k

Experis CORE Recruiter $43k

Assistant CORE Administrator $69k

Core Sales $72k

Core Systems Analyst $81k

Core FP&A Analyst $86k

Core Technology Engineer $96k

Core Management $102k

Research Scientist - Advanced Concepts Group $110k

Core Data Engineer $121k

Core Solutions Architect $179k

Principal Core Faculty $192k

Courses in this Learning Path

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IT Security Foundations: Core Concepts

Computing and Internet security are everyone's business, but it's especially critical for information technology specialists. Learning the core concepts of operating-system and...

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Cybersecurity Foundations

Set a rock solid foundation for your network, users, and data by learning about the basics of cybersecurity. Security expert Malcolm Shore shows how to assess and mitigate risks...

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IT Security Foundations: Operating System Security

The operating system is where many attacks are targeted, which makes OS-level security just as important to your organization as network security. OS security is a key component...

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IT Security Foundations: Network Security

Network security is the keystone of IT security, and an important component of the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Security Fundamentals exam (98-367). In this installment of

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Cybersecurity for IT Professionals

Protect your network from cyber attacks. Malcolm Shore shows how to use the latest tools to discourage and combat hackers, phishers, and snoops attempting to infiltrate your...

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Learning Secure Sockets Layer

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a cryptography protocol to protect web communication.

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Cybersecurity with Cloud Computing

How do you keep your organization's files, applications, and accounts safe on the cloud? It starts with a considered design approach. In these videos, Malcolm Shore outlines the...

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Learning Computer Forensics

Computer forensics is used to find legal evidence in computers or storage devices. Although this course won't teach you how to become a digital forensics detective, it will cover...

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Learning Cryptography and Network Security

Though technology changes rapidly, the need to assure the confidentiality, integrity, authenticity, and accountability of information does not. Understanding the basics of...

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Learning Computer Security Investigation and Response

Cybersecurity is a growing area of IT. Qualified computer forensics techs are in demand. But even if you aren't a forensics specialist, it can be useful to know how to collect...

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Hours 19
Instructors Lisa Bock, Malcolm Shore, Sean Colins, Jungwoo Ryoo, Sandra Toner
Language English
Subjects IT & Networking
Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

CORE Coordinator $32k

Experis CORE Recruiter $43k

Assistant CORE Administrator $69k

Core Sales $72k

Core Systems Analyst $81k

Core FP&A Analyst $86k

Core Technology Engineer $96k

Core Management $102k

Research Scientist - Advanced Concepts Group $110k

Core Data Engineer $121k

Core Solutions Architect $179k

Principal Core Faculty $192k