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Information Security Basics

AWR173  - 13.00 Hours

Online Class Details

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EC AWR173 35 No Cost 180 Days from Registration Date   login enroll now


Information Security Basics is designed to teach entry and mid-level IT staff the technological fundamentals of information security. The goal of this course is to provide trainees some preliminary knowledge of computer security to help in identifying and stopping various cyber threats. In addition to providing an introduction to information assurance, trainees will also learn general concepts (terminologies), an overview of TCP/IP, introductory network security, introductory operating system security, and basic cryptography.


There are no prerequisites for this class


  • Overview and terminology
  • General concepts
  • TCP/IP networking
  • Network security
  • Operating systems and security
  • Cryptography


  • Emergency management agency
  • Emergency medical services
  • Fire service
  • Administrative
  • Law enforcement
  • Healthcare
  • Public health
  • Public safety communications
  • Public works
  • Hazardous materials personnel


    • 56K modem internet connection
    • Current browser (i.e., Internet Explorer 6 or higher, Firefox 2.0 or higher, or Safari 2 or higher)
    • Adobe Acrobat Reader 7 or higher
    • Adobe Flash or higher


    Broadband connection recommended.

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    Education Credits

    2.00 ACE

    1.30 CEU

    Contact Information

    Customer Service

    Phone: 800-541-7149

    Other Information

    In order to receive the full two credit hours, all four classes in the Cybersecurity for IT Professionals track must be successfully completed

    After registering for this online course, you will receive an email with instructions for getting started. If you do not receive a confirmation within one hour, please contact us.

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