AWR173 – 13.00 Hours

Schedule

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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 bcs@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.

Prerequisites

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 bcs@teex.tamu.edu 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

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

    • 1.30 IACET 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 bcs@teex.tamu.edu or call (800) 541-7149
  • Contact Information

    Business and Cyber Solutions

    Phone: (979) 431-4837
    Email: bcs@teex.tamu.edu

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