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CCNA Cybersecurity Operations (in English)

CSOa Acad. year 2019/2020 Summer semester 5 credits

CCNA Cyber Ops introduces the core security concepts and skills needed to monitor, detect, analyze and respond to cybercrime, cyberespionage, insider threats, advanced persistent threats, regulatory requirements, and other cybersecurity issues facing organizations. It emphasizes the practical application of the skills needed to maintain and ensure security operational readiness of secure networked systems.

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Language of instruction

English

Completion

Classified Credit

Time span

26 hrs lectures, 26 hrs laboratories

Assessment points

54 half-term test, 46 labs

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Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Students get understanding and hands-on experience on how to detect and respond to security incidents. They will understand how an organization deals with cybercrime, cyberespionage, insider threats, advanced persistent threats, regulatory requirements, and related issues. They gain job-ready practical skills for in-demand job roles in cybersecurity operations. The course prepares for industry recognize CCNA Cybersecurity Operations certification.

Generic learning outcomes and competences

Computer networking. Cybersecurity skills. Security analysis of network devices and communication.

Learning objectives

Students acquire applied skills in the rapidly growing area of cybersecurity operations at the associate level (including Level 1 and 2 support and SOC operatives), with alignment to the Cisco CCNA Cybersecurity Operations certification.

Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

Prerequisites for participation in the course include application of networking knowledge as taught in IPK and ISA networking courses in Bc. study program. In general, you need to have basic knowledge of Windows and Linux OS, computer networks, conversions between binary, hexadecimal and decimal systems. We also expect basic programming skills and fundamentals of database query language SQL.

Study literature

  • Presentation materials in English.
  • Electronic quizzes and tutorials on available at www.netacad.com portal.

Fundamental literature

  • Omar Santos, Joseph Muniz, Stefano De Crescenzo. CCNA Cyber Ops (SECFND #210-250 and SECOPS #210-255) Official Cert Guide Library. ISBN-10: 1-58714-500-6. Cisco Press.

Progress assessment

  • Preparation and active participation in laboratory exercises (max. 26 points).
  • Practical laboratory (max. 20 points).
  • Final configuration practice test and Test on theoretical skills (max. 54 points).

Controlled instruction

  • Preparation and active participation in all laboratory exercises.
  • Missed classes are not replaced.

Exam prerequisites

  • Passing all laboratory exercises.
  • Getting at least half of the points from each activity.

Schedule

DayTypeWeeksRoomStartEndLect.grpGroupsInfo
Frilecturelectures E104 12:0013:50 1EIT 1MIT 2EIT 2MIT INTE xx

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