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Course #333-13-Online-1

CERT Cyber Security Training Subscription

Dates: Open Ended Enrollment


Online Courses

        Non-Government AFCEA Member
This course is available to non-government attendees only. *

This course qualifies for Continuing Education Units.
Note: CERT STEPfwd (Simulation, Training, and Exercise Platform) is a research initiative to search for innovative ways to compress the time it takes to build cyber expertise and to amplify that expertise across a globally distributed workforce. The CERT Program is pleased to work with AFCEA members to continue this important research, and to provide some relevant, self-study content to assist in their professional development efforts.

Each registration will include a one year subscription to the CERT content and access to the STEPfwd platform from the date of initial approved access. After payment, AFCEA will coordinate with Software Engineering Institute (SEI) for student access to the training portal.

* For DoD (.mil) and Federal (.gov) IA professionals, CERT cyber security training is available free through FedVTE. Please contact the FedVTE help desk to obtain the contact information for your agency's Community Manager to obtain an account.

Click here to request a CERT STEPfwd demo account to review the platform and some demo courseware.

Course Description:

Available course content includes the following:

CERT Courseware:

Information Security for Technical Staff
Advanced Information Security for Technical Staff
Incident Response Fundamentals
CSIRT Management Fundamentals
Introduction to Computer Forensics

Assessing Information Security Risk Using the OCTAVE Approach
Specialized STEPfwd Library Content Topics (free with STEPfwd access):
Computer Systems Essentials
Cyber Security Essentials
Computer Networking Security Essentials
Information Security Management
Advanced Information Security Management
Information Security Auditing
Cyber Security Systems
Information Security Engineering
Information Security Architecture
Intermediate Systems Security 
Systems Accreditation Essentials 
Advanced Network Assessment
Mobile Security
Introduction to IPv6
IPv6 Security
Security and DNS
Cloud Computing Security
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Security
LAN Security Using Switch Features
Securing the Network Perimeter
Securing Infrastructure Devices
Emerging Cyber Threats – Know Your Enemy
Penetration Testing
Cyber Risk Overview
Cyber Security Overview
Network Monitoring
Content Available Fall 2013:
Insider Threat for Managers
Software Assurance
Forensic and Malware Analysis


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