Fundamentals of Cybersecurity

COM SCI X 420.1

This course combines theoretical security models with practical examples for a comprehensive intro and should benefit auditors, system administrators, or anyone else with a basic understanding of information technology.

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
In-Person
Online
Starting at $995.00
As few as 10 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Understand the role of a security policy and how an organization can manage information security
  • Understand how security relates to risk and the role of risk analysis
  • Understand the strengths and weaknesses of various authentication methods
  • Understand how proper software development can reduce security risks, and describe the types of vulnerabilities poorly written software can experience
  • Understand the importance of hardware security mechanisms in enforcing all other technical security controls
  • Know how the various layers of the network protocol stack contribute to security

About this course:

This course combines theoretical cyber security fundamentals with state-of-the-art examples for a comprehensive and useful introduction to the field. This course will benefit students who are considering a move into cybersecurity; system administrators, network administrators, or security auditors; have job responsibilities that include securing network services, devices, and traffic communication in their organization; or anyone else with an understanding of information technology, with the passion and inner drive to protect organizations and understand security needs. Having a passion for cybersecurity will make learning comprehensive technical information and practical skills much easier. In this course, you will build knowledge and professional experience with security fundamentals, networks, and organizational security as you acquire specific skills required to implement basic security services on any type of computer network. Today’s job market demands individuals with demonstrable skills and information. The activities in this course can help you build your computer security skillset so that you can confidently perform your duties in any basic security-related role. Topics include security roles, risk analysis, cryptography, and network security. The course material is consistent with relevant portions of the COMPTIA SECURITY+ (SY0-601).

Winter 2023 Schedule

Date & Time
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Format
 
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This section has no set meeting times.
Available
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389249
Fee:
$995.00
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ENROLL BY: Jan 9, 2023
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Notes
Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: January 15, 2023. Internet access required. Materials required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 13, 2023
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
The Official CompTIA Security+ Study Guide (SY0-601) by James Pengelly
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Wednesday 6:00PM - 9:30PM PT
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Instructor: Jack Chang
389248
Fee:
$995.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
ENROLL BY: Jan 11, 2023
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Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: January 17, 2023. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 24, 2023
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide, Eighth Edition by Shon Harris
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Jan 11, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Discussion
Wed Jan 18, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Discussion
Wed Jan 25, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Discussion
Wed Feb 1, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Discussion
Wed Feb 8, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Discussion
Wed Feb 15, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Discussion
Wed Feb 22, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Discussion
Wed Mar 1, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Discussion
Wed Mar 8, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Discussion
Wed Mar 15, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208

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