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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: 7 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

GATEWAY II: MODULE 1 - COURSE INFORMATION

** Gateway II builds on top of the networking fundamentals content that was discovered in Gateway I.** Begin your Gateway II experience here. Carefully evaluate the Course Information and Resources content area and identify the tools and processes you will use in this course....
5 readings
5 readings
Gateway II Course Information - Textbook and Work Roles10m
Cybersecurity Gateway II Syllabus10m
Gateway II Student Project Guidelines10m
IMPORTANT: NDG LAB SETUP AND ENROLLMENT10m
NDG LAB: Performing Labs with NDG10m
4 hours to complete

Gateway II: Module 2 - Cybersecurity Landscape and Threats

The term Cybersecurity Landscape is complex and difficult to define as it is ever changing. In this module security professionals will focus on identifying best practices for assessing and mitigating network vulnerabilities and their associated threats. ...
3 videos (Total 102 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
3 videos
Video: Cybersecurity Best Practices Part 143m
Video: Cybersecurity Best Practices Part 250m
1 reading
Reading: Cybersecurity Landscape and Threats10m
2 practice exercises
Module 2 Self Check10m
Module 2 Quiz2m
Week
2
4 hours to complete

Gateway II: Module 3 - Cloud, Virtualization and Storage Security

Terms like 'redundancy', 'scalability', 'availability' and 'trust' are commonly used when describing either Cloud, Virtualization or Storage environments. Module 3 helps students apply those terms in specific relationships with cloud components, cloud connectivity, virtual services and storage management....
2 videos (Total 19 min), 4 readings, 4 quizzes
2 videos
Video: IaaS and SaaS11m
4 readings
Reading: Cloud, Virtualization and Storage Security10m
Cloud Computing Investigation10m
Intel IT Center - Virtualization and Cloud Computing33m
RAID details and a Free Online RAID Calculator10m
2 practice exercises
Module 3 Self Check8m
Module 3 Quiz20m
Week
3
6 hours to complete

Gateway II: Module 4 - Networking Concepts and Principles

Networking and Security best practices often go hand in hand. You always begin by inventorying your resources and assets and identifying their vulnerabilities. Then you can apply appropriate measures to limit the threats that could exploit those vulnerabilities. In this module students will analyze different network appliances and define the troubleshooting measures that can be used to identify and remedy risks and vulnerabilities. ...
9 readings, 5 quizzes
9 readings
Reading: Networking Concepts and Principles10m
Network+ Definitions and Terms - Comprehensive!10m
Network Documentation Tools and Diagrams10m
Network Baselines10m
Troubleshooting Using the OSI Model10m
Windows Users and Groups10m
Linux File System10m
Data and Network Appliance Backups10m
Gateway II Student Project Guidelines10m
2 practice exercises
Module 4 Self Check10m
Module 4 Quiz20m
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By FBJan 26th 2019

I learned everything I needed to be a Security Analyst

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James Dalton

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About Palo Alto Networks

The Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Academy equips students with leading-edge cybersecurity knowledge and skills they will need to protect their digital way of life and prepare for the many unfilled jobs in cybersecurity....

About the Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Specialization

The Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Specialization prepares students for entry level careers in cybersecurity, with an emphasis on administering the Palo Alto Networks Next Generation Firewall. All courses also map learning objectives to the U.S. NIST/NICE framework and cybersecurity work roles....
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