Today, information theft is daily headline news. So, the people responsible for the security of IT systems have to be on full alert 24/7. And to be effective, they have to analyze, configure and constantly improve their detection and prevention capabilities to minimize the ever-growing threat to their systems and their sensitive information.
This Security Operations course will provide you with an opportunity for hands-on application of the most up-to-date tools used by cyber-security specialists, while familiarizing yourself with the capabilities and limitations of those tools. You’ll learn to use a range of resources from firewalls to cybertech tools, and everything in between, including the watchdog of public-infrastructure security systems—all to better protect your organisation now and in the future. You’ll also be exposed to other operations, like managing vulnerability, applying security measures to the cloud and other functions vital to your work as a cyber-resilience expert.
In terms of specific content, you’ll learn and master the following operations.
Configuration of Monitoring and Security Solutions
The creation and configuration of security solutions requires a thorough grasp of the technological tools currently in use. In this module, you’ll gain detailed knowledge of the entire range of existing systems to refine the application of your tools and optimize the efficiency of your systems.
Application and Management of Tools
Applying tools like firewalls, proxies and security solutions for access points requires knowledge and mastery of various techniques. By the end of this course, you’ll not only be familiar with the practical applications of these techniques, you’ll also be able to administer them autonomously in professional settings.
Exposure to Cyber Threats
According to the Canadian Centre for Cybersecurity “Exposure to cyber threats refers to all the endpoints that a malevolent user could try to exploit through any device connected to the internet.” In other words, cyber exposure refers to the ensemble of breaches and weaknesses in an information security system that hackers can identify and exploit. Because IT systems are evolving and changing so quickly, the threat of cyberattacks is also increasing on a daily basis. As a result, the development and implementation of a variety of prevention strategies requires the use of appropriate and scalable tools and techniques. Rest assured: you’ll familiarize yourself with all of them in this course.
Being proactive in the realm of cybersecurity is the only way to guard against attacks. Although it can’t guarantee that there will be zero risk, it’s still the best way to protect any organization’s IT systems and sensitive information. As the old saying goes “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”