Tactical Security Ops is a hands-on class that integrates security operations into the daily activities of network and system administrators. Students of the course will gain an appreciation for the security risks that threaten their environment and leave with practical skills that make them better prepared to face these threats. Students will spend time in labs implementing security tools, performing common attacks, analyzing the signs of the attacks, and hardening systems. Class discussions will focus on common security controls and how to adapt tools and processes to their own environments whether they are large or small.
The following serves as a tenative agenda for this class. The class is regularly updated to incorporate the latest information on security operations.
Students are expected to have some prior knowledge of network principles (i.e. be familiar with network troubleshooting, TCP/IP protocols, etc), and some general IT experience. Familiarity with command line interfaces and a basic understanding of security concept is also useful. This is not an advanced security class, however students with little IT experience may struggle to keep up.
To perform lab exercises, this class requires the use of a laptop with:
The pricing for this class is available as either per-seat (convenient for events) or at a flat rate for an instructor: