Cyber Security for IT Professionals

Course Code: IFIS/SCE/CS006

About this Course

As an IT personnel in an organization, your job goes far beyond fixing slow PCs, slow internet, installing programs for other people, posting online and managing the server. It also behooves you to protect your network from cyberattacks.

In this course, we show you how to use the latest tools to discourage and combat hackers, phishers, and snoops attempting to infiltrate your Windows and Linux systems.

Target Audience

  • I.T practitioners
  • Cyber security managers
  • Top managers
  • Anyone interested in I.T security at organizational level.

Learning Outcomes

In this one-day course You will learn what forms cyberattacks can take, as well as the two most common types of protection you can build into your system: antivirus protection and firewalls. Then, learn how to scan your network for suspicious files, detect intruders with Netcat, and identify vulnerabilities at the host level with Nessus scans.

Course Outline

Topic 1: A background to cybersecurity
Topic 2: Using Antivirus software the right way
Topic 3: Firewalls
Topic 4: Scanning your network
Topic 5: Vulnerability scanning
Topic 6: Web Application attacks and management
Topic 7: Monitoring packets on your network

Application/ Relevance of this course

  • This training will help you and your company understand why IT personnel should do more in protecting the organization against cyber-attacks.

Duration and Fees

Duration: 1 days
Pricing: $150

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