Network, Operating System, and Database Security

COM SCI X 420.5

This course delivers a step-by-step methodology to secure any infrastructure by enhancing defenses to the core components of networks and databases, integrating cyber threat/risk management, defense-in-depth, and more.

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Online
Classroom
Starting at $995.00
As few as 10 weeks
4.0
3.6

What you can learn.

  • Identify motivations and tactics for the major categories of cyber threat actors
  • Recognize common types of cyber attacks and exploits
  • Demonstrate understanding of risk management as it applies to information security management
  • Apply lessons learned from an APT case study
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of modern network protocols
  • Identify the components of an enterprise network architecture

About this course:

Cyber-based attacks and data breaches are a critical risk for organizations of any size. Effective defenses to the cyber threat are usually not well-understood or applied. This course delivers a step-by-step methodology to secure any infrastructure by enhancing defenses to the core components of networks, operating systems, and databases. The approach integrates cyber threat and risk management, defense-in-depth, network monitoring, cloud, and mobile devices. Also provides effective strategies for security testing, mitigating the insider threat, and recovering from a security incident. Current events case studies illustrate key concepts. Cyber defense techniques are demonstrated in computer and DIY device (Beaglebone) labs. Final project enables students to apply the methodology to secure an infrastructure of their choice. This course is relevant for security and IT professionals, students, technical users, management, and anyone seeking an understanding of the key principles of cyber defense.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Network, Operating System, and Database Security.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: Wayne Wheeler
371375
Fee:
$995.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: January 14, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 12, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Monday 6:30PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
371376
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: January 12, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 19, 2020
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Computer Lab
Mon Jan 6, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B04
Computer Lab
Mon Jan 13, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B04
Computer Lab
Mon Jan 20, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B04
Computer Lab
Mon Jan 27, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B04
Computer Lab
Mon Feb 3, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B04
Computer Lab
Mon Feb 10, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B04
Computer Lab
Mon Feb 17, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B04
Computer Lab
Mon Feb 24, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B04
Computer Lab
Mon Mar 2, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B04
Computer Lab
Mon Mar 9, 2020
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B04

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