Critical Knowledge

Build baseline cybersecurity knowledge, skills, and abilities to propel your cyber career. 

Enterprises leverage the capabilities of the 100% online Critical Knowledge enterprise solution to cross-skill, and upskill cybersecurity and cyber-enabled team members. Now you have an opportunity to experience this offering for your own personal benefit. Critical Knowledge aligns with the National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (NCWF) meaning that the skills acquired in this course will help you to build a firm foundation within the field of cybersecurity.  This offer includes:

Critical Knowledge Diagnostic exam
  • An engaging one-hour assessment of 36 questions designed to identify your strengths and weaknesses across subject areas
Unit 4 – Security EngineeringA 5-hour course that covers general cryptography, identity and access mechanisms, and physical security controls. By the end of the course, students will be able to:
  • Describe the importance of physical security as part of an organization’s overall security posture.
  • Given a scenario, apply the most appropriate cryptographic solution, such as hashing, symmetric, asymmetric, PKI.
  • Follow best practices to secure user and account management, including Need to Know and Least Privilege principles