Security Architecture and Design: The Big Picture

by Christopher Rees

Company security breaches are a daily news occurrence, and they affect companies of all sizes in every industry. This course will give you the essential foundation to design and architect a secure solution to protect a company’s data and assets.

What you'll learn

Every day we hear of another company that's been hacked many with millions of user records stolen, leaked to the dark web, or sold to the highest bidder. Understanding what makes an effective security posture is essential to combating this ever-changing threat.

In this course, Security Architecture and Design: The Big Picture, you'll learn the essential foundations of what makes an effective information security program along with what infrastructure and applications are required. First, you'll learn about installing and configuring network components, then you'll learn about secure protocols. Next, you'll explore implementing secure network architecture and troubleshooting common security issues. Finally, you'll discover secure systems design, application development and deployment, and physical security controls.

When you're finished this course, you'll have a good understanding of the various pieces that make up a solid security posture. Not only will you understand all major components of information security, but also how they fit together, and how to architect them according to best practices, to protect a company's data and digital assets.

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Course Overview

Course FAQ

What will you learn in this security architecture course?

In this course, you will learn how to install and configure network components, how to implement secure protocols, secure a network architecture, how to troubleshoot common security issues, and physical security controls.

Are there any prerequisites for this course?

Prerequisites for this course include: general computing knowledge and and understanding of networking fundamentals.

What are secure protocols?

Secure protocols are sequences of operations that ensure protection of data.

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who wants to learn more about cybersecurity and security architecture.

What is a firewall?

A firewall is a network security device that monitors incoming and outgoing network traffic and will permit or block data packets based on a set of security rules.

About the author

Chris is a professional information technologist, trainer, manager and lifelong learner. He is married with 3 beautiful children and interested in martial arts, working out, spending time with family and friends and being creative whenever possible. He has created a number of IT Certification training courses over the past 10 years and really enjoys helping people advance their careers through training and personal development.

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