CIW Web Security Associate

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Description

Being able to protect systems from invaders and unauthorised activity is one of the most important skills that any IT technician can have. Protecting networks is very important for any company and this course prepares students to build secure systems and prepare against any hacking activity.

About this Course

The CIW Web Security Associate course teaches you how to secure your network from unauthorized activity. This course teaches you about security principles, such as establishing an effective security policy, and about the different types of hacker activities that you are most likely to encounter. Individuals with these security skills can pursue or advance careers in many aspects of on…

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Being able to protect systems from invaders and unauthorised activity is one of the most important skills that any IT technician can have. Protecting networks is very important for any company and this course prepares students to build secure systems and prepare against any hacking activity.

About this Course

The CIW Web Security Associate course teaches you how to secure your network from unauthorized activity. This course teaches you about security principles, such as establishing an effective security policy, and about the different types of hacker activities that you are most likely to encounter. Individuals with these security skills can pursue or advance careers in many aspects of online and network security. Candidates who also pass additional certification exams from third-party security training providers can earn the higher-level, CIW Web Security Specialist and CIW Web Security Professional certifications.

Study Time:60 hours

Enrolment length:12 months

Course Format:Online

Upon completion of this qualification, students are awarded an OLC Diploma and students can apply for the CIW Level 3 Web Security Associate examination.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for the Web Security Associate course. However, students should possess Internet and networking knowledge equivalent to what is presented in the CIW Web Foundations series courses. Web Security Associate builds upon this foundational knowledge to give students the skills and knowledge to manage and protect the security of online data, from a single computer to an entire corporate network.

Qualification

This qualification has been developed by CIW to teach students the skills required for a career in web design and IT. CIW have a strong reputation for providing quality course materials and certification to professionals in many different countries.

The examination for this course must be taken at an approved CIW centre and is marked out of a possible 62. The examination is 90 minutes in length and students must achieve a grade of 76% or more in order to pass. Exam ID: 1D0-571

Qualification Number: R/502/9019

Method

Students on this qualification are sent all of the materials needed and are also granted access to the CIW online learning system. Students are able to access their course materials at any time and the qualification includes the following:

  • 24/7/365 access to all of your course materials
  • Self-led learning on all courses- study in your own time and work through your assignments at your own pace
  • Safe e-portfolio of your work is kept under lock and key on our secure servers
  • Online exercises and materials
  • Virtual labs, study books and online exercises

Course Content

This course assesses the following topics:

  • What Is Security?
  • Elements of Security
  • Applied Encryption
  • Types of Attacks
  • Recent Networking Vulnerability Considerations
  • General Security Principles
  • Protocol Layers and Security
  • Securing Resources
  • Firewalls and Virtual Private Networks
  • Levels of Firewall Protection
  • Detecting and Distracting Hackers
  • Incident Response

Assessments

The CIW Web Security Associate course prepares candidates to take the CIW Web Security Associate exam. CIW courses are examined in either a Pearson VUE or Prometric test centre and candidates must apply for their examinations and pay the necessary fee of £90 to sit the test.

Pearson VUE: Candidates can register themselves for examinations with Pearson VUE at the following page: www.pearsonvue.com/CIW

Prometric: Candidates can register themselves for examinations with Pearson VUE at the following page: www.prometric.com/CIW

Support

The CIW Web Security Associate course has been designed to be completed through an award winning learning platform which grants students access to all of the learning materials and resources required prior to taking the examination. Because of the nature of this learning platform, full tutor support is not required but students so have 24/7 contact to technical support should they require any help.

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