AWR173 – 13.00 Hours
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This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.
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.
Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident or receive approval from TEEX/DHS-FEMA prior to the start of the class. Please contact us at [email protected] or call (800) 541-7149 for more information on the approval process.
Course Completion Requirements
- Current browser (i.e., Chrome, Firefox, Safari)
- To prevent issues during your online course, please be sure that your web browser is updated to the latest version.
- Pop-ups must be enabled.
- Adobe Acrobat Reader 7 or higher
To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.
Broadband connection recommended.
Upon successful completion, you will be able to:
- Overview and terminology
- General concepts
- TCP/IP networking
- Network security
- Operating systems and security
Continuing Education And Professional Credits
- 2.00 hours – American Council on Education (ACE)
- State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC)/Texas Education Agency (TEA)
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.
- For DHS/FEMA Funded Courses, please contact [email protected] or call (800) 541-7149