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 Credits
3.6 CEUs

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. Course 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.

Spring 2019 Schedule

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

Available
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Instructor: Wayne Wheeler
367157
Fee:
$995.00
14 days left. Enroll by Apr 3, 2019
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Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: April 9, 2019. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 16, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

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

Available
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Tuesday 6:30PM - 10:00PM
368117
Fee:
$995.00
13 days left. Enroll by Apr 2, 2019
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 15, 2019
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Apr 2, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B05
Discussion
Tue Apr 9, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B05
Discussion
Tue Apr 16, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B05
Discussion
Tue Apr 23, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B05
Discussion
Tue Apr 30, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B05
Discussion
Tue May 7, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B05
Discussion
Tue May 14, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B05
Discussion
Tue May 21, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B05
Discussion
Tue May 28, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B05
Discussion
Tue Jun 4, 2019
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B05

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