Fundamentals of Cybersecurity

Course Description

This course provides a holistic overview of the field of information security. Learn about what it takes to manage and operate an information security program and focus on areas such as risk assessment, risk management, incident handling and business continuity planning. Explore the challenges information security professionals face related to network security, system security and application security. Examine today’s trends in electronic warfare and the relationships with C4I and IS.

Course ID: COMP 2500P
Course Format: Classroom

Contract Only Course

This course is available for contract only. Please fill out this form if you are interested in this offering.

Special Discounts

GTRI employees are eligible for a discount on this course.  If you are a GTRI employee, please go to and look under “GT Professional Development” for a coupon code to use when checking out.

Note: Coupon codes must be applied during checkout and cannot be redeemed after your checkout is complete. Only one coupon code can be used per shopping cart.

Who Should Attend

Those who want to learn a broad view of information security through the lens of risk assessment, risk management, network security and electronic warfare

How You Will Benefit

  • Discuss the underlying concepts of cyber security and information security.

  • Define commonly used terminology.

  • Gain an understanding of the "big picture" of current and past cyber security incidents, including possible "what if" scenarios.

  • Explore various attack vectors affecting enterprises today.

  • Define and discuss challenges information security professionals face.

  • Identify what factors can affect cyber security systems.


  • Information security concepts

  • Network security

  • Wireless security

  • Network security lab

  • Encryption

  • Host security and server attacks

  • Security testing

  • Pen testing

  • Host security and pen testing lab

  • Incident response

  • Policies, standards and risk management

  • Case studies and special domains



  • Laptop capable of viewing PDFs and running VMWare Player

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Jim Consuegra