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Sep 18, 2018
2h 58m
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Network communication is one of the primary areas of risk to most business processes. Networks provide the attack surface used to compromise data and business operations. In this course, Communications and Network Security, you will learn about network and communications models such as OSI and TCP/IP. Next, you'll touch on the area of secure protocols. Finally, you will explore network attacks. When you're finished with this course, you will have a good understanding of network and communications security, protocols, and network encryption needed to help you audit, operate, and manage secure communications.

About the author
About the author

Kevin Henry is a passionate mentor and educator in the fields of information security and audit. Mixing experience with knowledge, Kevin delivers effective training programs for companies and individuals worldwide. A frequent speaker at prestigious conferences, Kevin is known for a clear understandable manner of imparting practical information and explaining difficult topics.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone, my name is Kevin Henry, an information security consultant and educator and holder of several certifications in information security management, for example the CISSP, CISM, and CCSO. I look forward to sharing knowledge and experiences with you, and welcome to my course on communications and network security. This course will help you understand how to secure network traffic and use secure protocols. Networks are the foundation for most business operations today, not just IT, but also manufacturing, transportation, and in our homes. We need to know how networks work and how to secure them. This course will address the topics of secure protocols, the OSI and TCP/IP models and network attacks. By the end of this course, you'll be knowledgeable in secure network communications. I hope you'll join me in this journey to learn about the core concepts of secure communications and how this knowledge can help you in your role and career through this course at Pluralsight.