AWR173 – 13.00 Hours

Schedule

EC AWR173 98Register

Address

TEEX-Internet Moodle Campus

Texas A&M University Systems Building
College Station, TX 77845

Instructor

Diane Cornwell

Start Time

12:01 AM Saturday, February 01, 2020

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 (800) 541-7149 or ke@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

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.

Two credit hours through ACE are provided only if all four courses within the Online for IT Professionals (Cyber 201) track are completed.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

  • Current browser (i.e., Internet Explorer or, 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
  • Adobe Flash 9.0.45.0 or higher

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.

Recommended

Broadband connection recommended.

Topics

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

Suggested Audience

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

    Continuing Education And Professional Credits

    • 1.3 CEUs
    • 2.00 hours – ACE

    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.

    Government Programs

    • For DHS/FEMA Funded Courses, please contact ke@teex.tamu.edu or call (800) 541-7149
  • Contact Information

    Knowledge Engineering

    Phone: (800) 541-7149
    Email: KE@teex.tamu.edu

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    Class provided great skills that can be very helpful out in the field. Definitley a great class to attend.

    — Forensic Photography 1
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