- Course info
This entry-level security training prepares network administrators to recognize physical security threats that leave networks vulnerable to attacks, and how to mitigate them with physical and digital policies.
Like many people, you probably think that people as far away as the other side of the globe are the biggest cybersecurity threat to a network. You’d only be half right. Once you're done with this Physical Security and Network Attacks training, you'll know how to recognize physical security threats that leave networks vulnerable to attacks, and how to mitigate them with physical and digital policies.
For anyone who leads a technology team, this security training can be used to onboard new network administrators, curated into individual or team training plans, or as a security reference resource.
Physical Security and Network Attacks: What You Need to Know
This Physical Security and Network Attacks training has videos that cover physical security and network attacks topics including:
- Recognizing who has access to what data, and how to control that
- Identifying data storage vulnerabilities
- Separating data according to its value to hackers
- Providing real-time alerting and continuous monitoring of data
Who Should Take Physical Security and Network Attacks Training?
This Physical Security and Network Attacks training is considered foundational-level security training, which means it was designed for network administrators. This network security skills course is valuable for new IT professionals with at least a year of experience with physical security and network attacks and experienced network administrators looking to validate their security skills.
New or aspiring network administrators. If you're a network administrator and you're just starting out, you're probably just coming to realize that you've got a career ahead of you of many different jobs and responsibilities. While you may not be a cybersecurity expert, knowing how to keep your networks secure is one of your core responsibilities. And nothing will frustrate you more than having a ton of digital safeguards in place, only to have them bypassed because someone wrote their password down on a post-it. Learn to recognize and enforce the best physical security practices and start your career with a strong foundation.
Experienced network administrators. If you've been working as a network administrator for several years, this training is most helpful as one step of many toward gaining credentials in network security. If you've been administering networks for a while, you're probably already familiar with how vulnerable a network is with lax physical security standards — this training will help formalize your knowledge of it and set you up with a paper trail proving your expertise.