Foundations in Network Security: Securing Your Enterprise

Develop superior standards in enterprise network security

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Course Dates

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Course Duration

DURATION

6 weeks, online
4–6 hours per week

Course Fee

PROGRAM FEE

Establish a Solid Foundation in Network Security

While enterprise connectivity has advanced the way we work, cyber threats have emerged as a top business concern—and network security has become an absolute necessity. What are the implications? With the network security market poised to explode, demand for cybersecurity and technology professionals with foundational knowledge of networks—and how to keep them safe—has risen exponentially.

The Network Security program from NYU Tandon School of Engineering was designed to round out your portfolio of cybersecurity knowledge with an essential understanding of how to secure your organization’s data, applications, and devices—and help you stand out as a valued member of your organization’s information security team.

$53 billion

Value of the global network security market by 2029

Source: Fortune Business Insights

#1

Information security analyst took the top spot for the best jobs in America in 2022

Source: U.S. News & World Report

+33%

New job growth for information security analysts by 2030

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Key Takeaways

Throughout this six-week program, you will take your knowledge of network security to the next level by strengthening your network fundamentals, learning how to leverage monitoring and auditing, diving deep into security practices for emerging technologies, and understanding how to weave critical security enterprise into the fabric of your organization.

  • Develop fundamental knowledge of networks, including their components and protocols, and learn how networks communicate to understand their vulnerabilities.
  • Become familiar with different types of network attacks and how they are carried out to scale your organization's network security.
  • Understand how network monitoring and auditing are used to detect and mitigate intrusions.
  • Explore security practices for wireless and cloud networks to maintain an edge on threats against nascent technologies.
  • Learn how to develop the appropriate organizational structure and policies to implement network security practices for your business.

Program Syllabus

Module 1:

Understanding Network Fundamentals

Understanding networks is critical to securing them. Learn your way around the basics to ensure your organization has the most advanced cybersecurity plan in place.

Module 2:

Gauging Network Attacks and Vulnerabilities

Networks are vulnerable to a wide range of attacks. Discover the different types of attacks and how they are carried out.

Module 3:

Network Security Architecture: The Essentials

Security architecture protects your organization’s network components. Learn about the architectures you will most commonly find on an enterprise network, and understand how communications are kept secure.

Module 4:

Approaches to Intrusion Detection and Prevention

Explore how network monitoring and auditing can be used to detect intrusions.

Module 5:

Best Practices for Wireless and Cloud Security

Dive deeper into the security practices for wireless and cloud networks. Then, learn about advancements in Wi-Fi security standards.

Module 6:

Managing Network Security for the Enterprise

Understand how to create organizational structure and policies conducive to implementing network security practices for your business.

Module 1:

Understanding Network Fundamentals

Understanding networks is critical to securing them. Learn your way around the basics to ensure your organization has the most advanced cybersecurity plan in place.

Module 4:

Approaches to Intrusion Detection and Prevention

Explore how network monitoring and auditing can be used to detect intrusions.

Module 2:

Gauging Network Attacks and Vulnerabilities

Networks are vulnerable to a wide range of attacks. Discover the different types of attacks and how they are carried out.

Module 5:

Best Practices for Wireless and Cloud Security

Dive deeper into the security practices for wireless and cloud networks. Then, learn about advancements in Wi-Fi security standards.

Module 3:

Network Security Architecture: The Essentials

Security architecture protects your organization’s network components. Learn about the architectures you will most commonly find on an enterprise network, and understand how communications are kept secure.

Module 6:

Managing Network Security for the Enterprise

Understand how to create organizational structure and policies conducive to implementing network security practices for your business.

Real-World Applications

Intrusion Protection & Prevention

Examine network vulnerabilities, and learn how to manage them by exploring tools and frameworks such as Nmap, Burp Suite, and OWASP.

Information Logging & Analysis

Discover powerful information logging and analysis tools, such as SIEM, the MITRE ATT&CK framework, and the Pyramid of Pain.

Security Architecture

Put your knowledge into practice by providing secure design guidance and recommendations for a startup company’s new network.

Program Experience

Video lectures

Try-it activities

Peer discussions

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Real-world tools & technologies

Capstone project

Guest insights

Cohort-based learning

Who Should Attend?

This program is designed for early to mid-level cybersecurity and IT/technology professionals in any industry who wish to advance their career in cybersecurity and its applications, preparing them to react to today’s threats, anticipate the risks of tomorrow, and protect the future of their organization.

The curriculum will provide a distinct advantage for:

  • Early to mid-level cybersecurity professionals who want to evolve and be at par with today's threat landscape and learn the latest network security techniques to emerge as a network security specialist for their organization.
  • Early to mid-career IT/technology professionals interested in leveraging knowledge of network security to better support their organization’s information security team—and add a network security credential from a school renowned for its IT and engineering expertise.

Prerequisites

Participants will have the opportunity to work with a variety of frameworks and tools throughout the program; however, no prior experience is required.

Program Faculty

Faculty Member Amy Batallones

Amy Batallones

Adjunct Professor, NYU Tandon School of Engineering

As Vice President and Cybersecurity Portfolio Advisor at Blackstone Technology and Innovations, Amy is responsible for driving cyber improvements throughout the firm’s global portfolio of companies and conducting cyber investment due diligence... More info

Featured Guest Interview

Cody Brown

Principle Security Engineer for Cryptocurrency, Digital Forensics, and Incident Response Expert

Certificate

Certificate

Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be awarded a verified digital certificate by NYU Tandon.

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