About the Course

An introduction to installing network components that can help support enterprise security.  Learn how specialized security tools like intrusion prevention systems, web application firewalls, and protocol analyzers help security professionals do their jobs. Discuss how to use the appropriate software tools to assess the security posture of an organization, including protocol analyzers, network scanners, password crackers, honeypots, and command line network tools.  Explore troubleshooting common security issues, and learn the crucial art of interpreting the results generated by intrusion detection and prevention systems, firewalls, application control technology, advanced malware tools, data loss prevention systems, and other security technologies.

Jan 30 - Jun 19, 2023

Est. Tuition:
Learning Format:
21 weeks

Estimated Tuition





  • Eric A. Nielsen, M.H.A., CISSP, C|CISO, CCSP, HCISPP, CAP, CRISC, is the CEO of Defense In-Depth Cybersecurity, and specializes in cybersecurity curriculum content development. Mr. Nielsen has an established track record of accomplishments, demonstrating subject mastery and leading functional security teams in security operations, security engineering and architecture, access and identify management, threat and vulnerability management, and security risk and compliance.


Jan 30 - Jun 19


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Additional information

This is a continuous enrollment course. This means that the course is open for the entire quarter, available to enroll in and begin at any time; however, from the DATE you ENROLL, you must complete the coursework by the last day of the course as stated on your enrollment verification. Enroll before December 12 and save 15%. Apply discount code WNTR15.