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Introduction to Effective Network Analysis

EC-Council via FutureLearn

Overview

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.

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

Taught by

Shashank Dubey

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