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Managing Information Security

Managing Information Security

Learn about Azure Security best practices. Understand the importance of enterprise threat detection monitoring and how to plan for a security incident.

Acquire critical skills in monitoring systems and applying controls in line with information security policies, procedures, and guidelines.

Managing Information Security Highlights

  Course duration

Duration

  • 5 weeks, online
    2hrs/week
  Course Fee

Fee

US$ 49 - US$ 99

Course duration

Duration

  • 5 weeks, online
    2hrs/week
Course Fee

Fee

US$ 49 - US$ 99

This course is designed to help you manage an enterprise security incident, while avoiding common errors. This approach will increase both the effectiveness and efficiency of your incident response efforts. Once you have completed this course, you will be able to build a Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) and understand the various tools required to achieve this.

During this course, you will be introduced to signature-based and behavioral/heuristic detection methods. You will explore the capabilities of on-premise threat detection and mitigation tools. You will develop an in-depth understanding of hybrid and cloud threat detection and mitigation tools. You will learn about the importance of enterprise threat detection monitoring. You will investigate the current nature of the security threat landscape. Plus, you will study the new security architecture and features of Microsoft’s Azure.

You will gain insights into Azure Security services with respect to securing services and data within Azure. You will build your knowledge of Azure security best practices. Plus, you will develop a firm understanding of the terminology, tools, and techniques for creating a secure resilient cloud services.

In addition, you will learn how to form a CSIRT and how to prepare a Security Incident Report.

This FutureSkills Prime course comprises three purposely designed modules that take you on a carefully defined learning journey.

It is a self-paced course, which means it is not run to a fixed schedule with regard to completing modules or submitting assignments. To give you an idea of how long the course takes to complete, it is anticipated that if you work 2 hours per week, you will complete the course in 5 weeks. However, as long as the course is completed by the end of your enrollment, you can work at your own pace. And don’t worry, you’re not alone! You will be encouraged to stay connected with your learning community and mentors through the course discussion space.

The materials for each module are accessible from the start of the course and will remain available for the duration of your enrollment. Methods of learning and assessment will include videos, reading material, and online exam questions.

As part of our mentoring service you will have access to valuable guidance and support throughout the course. We provide a dedicated discussion space where you can ask questions, chat with your peers, and resolve issues. Depending on the payment plan you have chosen, you may also have access to live classes and webinars, which are an excellent opportunity to discuss problems with your mentor and ask questions. Mentoring services will vary across packages.

Once you have successfully completed the course, you will earn your FutureSkills Prime Certificate of Participation. You will also receive a Certificate of Completion from SkillUp Online.

After completing this course students will have the ability to:

  •  Describe signature-based and behavioral/heuristic detection methods.
  • List the capabilities of on-premise threat detection and mitigation tools.
  • Name the capabilities of hybrid and cloud threat detection and mitigation tools.
  • Recognize the importance of Enterprise threat detection monitoring.
  • Understand the current nature of the security threat landscape and study the new security architecture and features of Microsoft’s Azure.
  • Understand Azure Security services to help secure your services and data within Azure.
  • Understand Azure Security best practices.
  • Understand the terminology, tools, and techniques for creating a secure resilient cloud services.
  • Individuals who want to learn about building a CSIRT.
  • Individuals who want to learn about Security Incidence Response and disaster recovery.
  • Individuals who want to learn about threat detection in an enterprise and various aspects such as penetration testing, posture testing etc.
  • Individuals who want to learn about threat detection using Microsoft Cloud App Security and Office 365 Cloud App Security.
  • Individuals who want to know about the Azure Security architecture.

In addition to their professional experience, students who take this training should already have technical knowledge in the following:

  • The current cybersecurity ecosystem.
  • Analysis of hacks on computers and networks.
  • Basic risk management.

This course is aligned with industry-approved occupational standards set by SSC NASSCOM. Once you’ve successfully completed this course, you will receive a cobranded FutureSkills Prime/SkillUp Online Certificate of Participation that confirms you have:

  • Job-ready competencies
  • Practical experience
  • Assessed technical knowledge

The national occupational standards to which this course is aligned relate to the following job roles:

  • Security Analyst

Course Outline

Preparation Actions
Team Duties
Team Preparations
Establishing Team Roles
CSIRT Communications
Recovering
Reviewing Response and Updating Policies
Module Summary
Module Exam
The Security Incident Report - Exercise
Introduction
Practice-SIR
Incident-Overview
Disaster Recovery Plan
Assessment Questions
Final Exam
Overview
Phases of a cyber
Targeted attacks
Cryptocurrency mining
Ransomware
Rapid attacks
Living
Stealth
Assume breach
Evolving security perimeter
Lesson Review
Basic Access Control Models
Penetration Testing - Lab
Posture Testing
Ethical Hacking
Module Exam
Overview
Microsoft Cloud App Security vs Office 365 Cloud App Security
Configuring Microsoft Cloud App Security and Office 365 Cloud App Security
Lesson Review
Overview
Implementing Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection
Using Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection
Lesson Review
Overview
Lesson Review
Azure Active Directory Identity Protection
Azure Active Directory Privileged Identity Management
Microsoft Operations Management Suite
Azure Security Center
Advanced Threat Detection Features
Third party ATD capabilities through Azure Marketplace
Lesson Review
Overview
Types of logs and alerts in Azure
Log integration with on premises SIEM systems
Lesson Review
Overview
Azure Advanced Threat Protection
Overview
Microsoft 365 Enterprise
Lesson Review
Module Exam
About this Course
Course Syllabus
Course Resources
Introduction to Azure Security Architecture
Video Introduction to Azure Network Security
Azure Networking
Network Access Control
Secure Remote Access and Cross Premises Connectivity
The following video discusses Virtual Network Peering.
Availability
Name Resolution
DMZ Architecture
Monitoring and threat detection
Module Summary
What are Review Questions?
Mod 01 Assessment
Azure Security and Operations Management
Dynamic cloud environments
Services in the cloud
Shared Responsibility for Security
Azure DDoS Protection Service - Video
Azure Secure Center
Alert Validation in ASC - Video
Detecting unprotected resources
Security policies and recommendations
Azure Security Center Case Study
Recommended remediation and mitigation steps
Azure Backup – Guard against ransomware and human errors
Videos Azure Backup
Azure Log Analytics – an important component in an effective data protection strategy
Log Analytics architecture
Types of logs in Azure
Integrating Azure Security Center alerts with Azure log integration
Video Overview of Azure Log Analytics
What are Review Questions?
Mod 02 Assessment
Course Certificate

Earn your certificate

Once you have completed this course, you will earn your certificate.

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Managing Information Security

FAQs

This course is great for individuals seeking to understand more about how to prevent scams, phishing attempts, viruses, and spyware etc., which are rampant on the internet. These challenges are among the most serious of the digital age, and the world urgently needs well-trained cybersecurity professionals now more than ever. During this course, you will learn the fundamentals of information security management, including how to contribute to information security, prepare a security incident response, detect risks, and maintain information security. You will also learn how to make use of Microsoft's Azure Security Services by following the best practices.

Yes. Once you have successfully completed this FutureSkills Prime course, you will be issued a certificate that is co-branded with FutureSkills Prime and SkillUp Online. In order to receive your certificate, you must also complete an assessment that will be provided as part of this course.

As soon as you enroll in Managing Information Security, you will be able to access the course materials through your dashboard. This course is completely self-paced so you can do it at your own speed.

During the course you will:

  • Learn how to use standard templates to maintain accurate records and logs.
  • Acquire skills to monitor systems and apply controls in line with information security policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Gain understanding of how to carry out a security assessment of information security systems using automated tools.
  • Recognize the importance of enterprise threat detection monitoring.
  • Gain insights on Azure Security best practices.
  • Learn key terminologies, tools, and techniques required for creating a secure resilient cloud service.

Yes. Managing Information Security is 100% online. It is also self-paced and can be completed at a speed that suits you. All you need is a good connection to the internet to access the course materials.

Yes. You will complete an assessment. The assessment will be provided as part of this FutureSkills Prime course. Once you have successfully completed the course and the assessment, you will earn your certificate, which is co-branded with FutureSkills Prime and SkillUp Online.