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Network Security Scenarios

Network Security Scenarios

Price of course: $79.00
Estimated length: 5 hours
Access Time: 30 days
Total (ISC)2 CPEs: 5
  • Group A: 5
  • Group B: 0
Total PMI PDUs/Contact Hours: 5
  • Strategic & Business Mgmt: 0.5
  • Technical: 4.5
IACET CEUs: 0.5

Course Description

This course examines communications and network security. It covers the different types of networks and different transmission technologies and the two main models that govern how networks work, the OSI model and the TCP/IP model, and their related layers. This course also features a number of fictional scenarios that will help you apply what you've learned to situations you may encounter in the real world. This course requires a basic understanding of IT concepts.


Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the general concepts that enable networking and its role in information technology
  • Compare the different types of networks, including LANs, WANs, and MANs, as well as the Internet, intranets, and extranets
  • Explain what the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) Reference Model is and identify its seven layers
  • Contrast the OSI model with the TCP/IP Model
  • Identify common protocols and differentiate among network, routing, and data link protocols
  • Describe the functions of common networking devices, including bridges, routers, hubs, repeaters, switches, and firewalls
  • Discuss how wireless networks work and the technology that enables them
  • Identify common network attacks and how they can be prevented
  • Analyze a real-world scenario and make appropriate recommendations to address and improve network security

Key Features

  • Expert-supported
  • Mobile-friendly
  • Accessible
  • Badge and credit-awarding
  • Games & Flashcards
  • Video content
  • Real-world case studies
  • Audio-enabled in app

Refund Policy

You may request a refund up to 5 days from the purchase date. The registration fee will only be refunded if less than 10% of the course has been completed. Completion percentage can be viewed on the Course Progress page from within the course.


Notes

Estimated time to complete: 5 hours

This course has an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.

This course does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.

Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

Project Management Institute, PMI, the Registered Education Provider logo, Project Management Professional, PMP, Project Management Body of Knowledge, PMBOK, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, PMI-ACP, PMI Risk Management Professional, PMI-RMP, the PMI Talent Triangle, and the PMI Talent Triangle logo are marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Information in this course has been taken from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) — Fifth Edition, Project Management Institute Inc., 2013.

The following list outlines the PDUs you will earn for completing this course, based on the certification you have.

  • PMP®/PgMP®
    • Technical: 4.5
    • Leadership: 0
    • Strategic/Business: 0.5
    • TOTAL: 5
  • PMI-RMP®
    • Technical: 4.5
    • Leadership: 0
    • Strategic/Business: 0.5
    • TOTAL: 5
  • PMI-SP®
    • Technical: 0
    • Leadership: 0
    • Strategic/Business: 0.5
    • TOTAL: 0.5
  • PMI-ACP®
    • Technical: 4.5
    • Leadership: 0
    • Strategic/Business: 0.5
    • TOTAL: 5
  • PfMP®
    • Technical: 0
    • Leadership: 0
    • Strategic/Business: 0.5
    • TOTAL: 0.5
  • PMI-PBA®
    • Technical: 0
    • Leadership: 0
    • Strategic/Business: 0.5
    • TOTAL: 0.5