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Introduction to Effective Network Analysis

Learn network monitoring and analysis to ensure security and guard against social network cybercrime.

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Protect your organisation with effective network security

As cybercrime continues to grow, analysis of social networks has become a powerful tool in criminology and criminal investigations.

This four-week course will give you a comprehensive introduction to network analysis and security, allowing you to provide effective digital security to your organisation.

Develop a working knowledge of network security

The first topic you’ll cover in this course is the fundamentals of network security. You’ll learn about this ever-present cybersecurity issue from scratch.

Understanding lab setup, virtual machine installation, operating system installation, routers, and firewalls will give you the foundation you need to deal with threats from social networks.

Explore network monitoring and specific attack types

Once you’re comfortable with network security basics, you’ll move on to wireless security, network attack types, and specific network monitoring tools that provide a high level of digital security.

You’ll also take a close look at browser and password security methods, and the essential first-line defences they provide against cybercrime.

Detect and deal with cybersecurity threats before they become problems

By the end of this course, you’ll be fully equipped to not only set up a secure company network but to perform network analysis and detect cyber threats early. You’ll learn all you need to know to avoid becoming a digital criminology statistic.

Syllabus

  • Week 1

    Getting Started with Network Security, and Exploring Routers and Firewalls

    • Introduction to Network Security

      In this section, you will learn the basics of network security.

    • Routers and Firewalls

      In this section, you will be exploring routers and firewalls.

  • Week 2

    Understanding Major Network Attacks and Wireless Security

    • Major Network Attacks

      In this section, you will get familiarized with several network attacks.

    • Wireless Security

      In this section, you will learn about wireless security.

  • Week 3

    Exploring Network Monitoring Tools, Browser, and Password Security Methods

    • Network Monitoring Tools

      In this section, you will get to know about various network monitoring tools.

    • Browser Security Methods

      In this section, you will be exploring various methods for browser security.

    • Password Security Methods

      In this section, you will be exploring various methods for password security.

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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Explore the most common router and firewall attacks
  • Develop a clear understanding of network security principles
  • Evaluate and assess the major network security attacks and threats
  • Explore wireless attacks and wireless security
  • Practice and perfect the use of well known network monitoring tools
  • Assess and learn about password security and browser security methods

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for network and cybersecurity professionals interested in using network analysis to deal with operational issues and identify security breaches.

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Who developed the course?

EC-Council

International Council of E-Commerce Consultants, also known as EC-Council, is the world’s largest cyber security technical certification body.

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