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Are you are currently working in an IT, networking or entry level cybersecurity role? Are you interested in accelerated technical training that will help you build practical skills and elevate your career? If so, the Network Analysis Tools Digital Badge series is the training for you.

What is the training?

Each course in this series is designed to help individuals build practical, technical skills through classroom instruction and instructor guided hands-on activities. The courses in this series also align with the Computer Network Defense Analysis specialty area of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Workforce Framework.

What are the courses?

Listed below is more information about each course in the series, including the NICE Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs) addressed in each course.

CTR-395 Command Line and Scripting

This continuing education course is designed for individuals pursuing professional development training in command line and scripting, and provides instruction on command line usage for everyday tasks. Topics include command line usage for Windows and Linux for everyday tasks.

Prerequisites
Foundational knowledge of computer networking including OSI and TCP/IP models; knowledge of network devices, routing concepts and protocols.

Computer Network Defense Specialty Area KSA Alignment

  • Knowledge of common network tools.
  • Knowledge of Linux (Unix) command line.
  • Knowledge of windows command line.

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CTU-322 Network Analysis with Wireshark

Learn practical network traffic and packet analysis tools practitioners use to monitor and secure networks. Explore the fundamentals of packet sniffing including protocols, collection, analysis, security-based analysis as well as others. Practice capturing and working with packets by using Wireshark in hands-on scenario based lab activities.

Prerequisites: Foundational knowledge of computer networking including OSI and TCP/IP models; knowledge of network devices, routing concepts and protocols.

Computer Network Defense Specialty Area KSA Alignment:

  • Knowledge of network traffic analysis methods.
  • Skill in using network analysis tools to identify vulnerabilities.
  • Skill in using protocol analyzers.
  • Skill in performing packet-level analysis (e.g., Wireshark, tcpdump, etc.).

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CTU-323 Python for Network Security Analysts

Gain experience using Python for network analysis and security applications by exploring and implementing third-party libraries for network analysis, penetration testing and wireless device security. Through guided scenario-based lab activities build a tool kit you can start using right away to solve real-world network security problems. Learn the basics of Python programming, how to use third-party libraries, and build the foundational skills you need to start writing your own scripts.

Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of computer networking; familiar with Object Oriented Programming language concepts (preferably Python), some practical knowledge of using Linux command lines.

Computer Network Defense Specialty Area KSA Alignment:

  • Knowledge of Computer Network Defense and vulnerability assessment tools, including open source tools, and their capabilities.
  • Knowledge of penetration testing principles, tools, and techniques.

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What is a digital badge?

The Network Analysis Tools Digital Badge signifies that the holder has the practical knowledge, skills and abilities to use industry standard tools to perform everyday network networking and computing tasks, analyze network traffic and improve network security.

Questions?

Course Ideas?

In order to meet the needs of the community, we continuously develop new trainings and courses. Call us at 410-777-1353 to inquire about any additional courses.

Our online courses can be scheduled on-demand to serve students who are seeking training on less in-demand topics or who have schedules that demand alternatives to our face-to-face schedules.

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