CertPREP Courseware: IT Specialist Network Security - Self-Paced

CertPREP Courseware: IT Specialist Network Security - Self-Paced
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This self-paced CertPREP IT Specialist Network Security course is based on learning the different techniques, tools and technologies to protect the network from unauthorized access. Upon completion of this course, learners can expect to have knowledge of identifying the different types of attacks, configuring the user authentication, identifying the protocols, implementing email protection, and managing browser security. Students will also learn to configure anti-malware and antivirus software.

The goal of this course is to provide learners with the tools and techniques needed to prepare for the Network Security certification—including text explanations, video demos, lab activities, self-assessment questions, and a practice exam—to increase their chances of passing the exam on the first try.

Course components:

  • Lessons
  • Video learning
  • MeasureUp Practice Test for IT Specialist Network Security. Practice Mode with remediation and Certification mode to simulate the test day experience.
  • Labs

Duration:  Approximately 40 hours of primary course content. Each learner will progress at their own rate.


Designed to instruct any learner who wants to gain expertise in designing and implementing safe network infrastructure which includes: monitoring system performance, managing network, deploying data backup and recovery, installing and configuring hardware and software related to the networking.

By becoming a Network Security Certified: Network Administrator, you will be able to manage a complete organization’s network by advising the network engineering team to manage and maintain the organization’s data safe and secure. You will also be able to pursue a career as a network architect.


  • Basics of computer networking
  • Fundamentals of the network protocols and topologies
  • Expertise in troubleshooting
  • Understanding the complete architecture of the networking system

Required course materials: Self-paced CertPREP IT Specialist Network Security Courseware.

Course objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: 

  • Identify the core security policies and their types
  • Identify the different types of threats or attacks on the network
  • Authenticate the user and manage permissions
  • Manage email and browser security
  • Install anti-virus and investigating alerts

Lesson 1: Defense in Depth

  • Skill 1.1: Identify core security principles
  • Skill 1.2: Define and enforce physical security
  • Skill 1.3: Identify security policy types
  • Skill 1.4: Identify attack types
  • Skill 1.5: Identify backup and restore types

Lesson 2: Operating System Security

  • Skill 2.1: Identify client and server protection
  • Skill 2.2: Configure user authentication
  • Skill 2.3: Manage permissions in Windows and Linux
  • Skill 2.4: Facilitate non-repudiation using audit policies and log files
  • Skill 2.5: Demonstrate knowledge of encryption

Lesson 3: Network Device Security

  • Skill 3.1: Implement wireless security
  • Skill 3.2: Identify the role of network protection devices
  • Skill 3.3: Identify network isolation methods
  • Skill 3.4: Identify protocol security concepts

Lesson 4: Secure Computing

  • Skill 4.1: Implement email protection
  • Skill 4.2: Manage browser security
  • Skill 4.3: Install and configure anti-malware and antivirus software
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