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IT Security Champion: Network Security Monitoring

by Christopher Rees

Security is everyone’s job now more than ever. This course will teach you what Network Security Monitoring (NSM) is, what tools are used, and how it can help you become a more effective IT administrator.

What you'll learn

In today's digital landscape, organizations face a constant barrage of cyber threats, ranging from sophisticated malware to insider attacks. Despite deploying various security measures, many organizations struggle to effectively monitor their networks for potential security incidents. This course will equip IT administrators with the knowledge and skills necessary to understand what network security monitoring tools exist, how and where they're used, and how they can use them to help defend against evolving threats. In this course, IT Security Champion: Network Security Monitoring, you’ll learn about NSM tools like packet capture analysis and how they can help increase security, in addition to troubleshooting common network and application issues. Next, you learn about Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS) and how an IT Administrator can help implement and maintain those systems. Lastly, you’ll learn about Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) solutions and how they allow an IT admin to collect, correlate, and analyze log data to identify a wide range of incidents and issues, including security breaches. This course is tailored to introduce you to the knowledge and skills needed to navigate the complex world of cybersecurity and network security monitoring, empowering you to safeguard your digital environment.

About the author

Chris is a professional information technologist, author, trainer, manager and a lifelong learner. He is married with 3 beautiful children and interested in working out, spending time with family and friends and being creative whenever possible. He has been an author for over 25 years and has created over 60 IT Certification training courses. Chris really enjoys helping people advance in their careers through training and personal development.

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