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Infrastructure Security


In this course, you will be introduced to the industry best practices for security configurations and controls.

In this course, you will be introduced to the industry best practices for security configurations and controls.


4 weeks

Real-world Projects

Completion Certificate

Last Updated March 7, 2023

Skills you'll learn:
Logging • Access management • Cybersecurity risk management • It asset management

No experience required

Course Lessons

Lesson 1

Infrastructure Security

This lesson introduces this course and the instructor to help set your learning path.

Lesson 2

Infrastructure Security Assessment

In this lesson you'll set the foundation for good security assessment practices.

Lesson 3

Access Management

In this lesson, you'll learn about access management to make sure your files and data are secure.

Lesson 4

Monitoring and Detection

In this lesson you'll learn how to monitor and detect issues inside your perimeter.

Lesson 5

Identity Access Management

In this lesson you'll learn about identity management.

Lesson 6

Top Security Failures

In this lesson you'll learn about the top security failures inside of a perimeter and how to mitigate them

Lesson 7 • Project

Adversarial Resilience - Assessing Infrastructure Security

The project and its details for this course.

Taught By The Best

Photo of Rod Soto

Rod Soto

Principal Security Research Engineer, Splunk

Rod has over 15 years of experience in information technology and security. He has worked at Prolexic, Akamai, Caspida, and Splunk. He is the co-founder of HackMiami and the Pacific Hackers meetup and conferences.

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Demonstrate proficiency with practical projects

Projects are based on real-world scenarios and challenges, allowing you to apply the skills you learn to practical situations, while giving you real hands-on experience.

  • Gain proven experience

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Top-tier services to ensure learner success

Reviewers provide timely and constructive feedback on your project submissions, highlighting areas of improvement and offering practical tips to enhance your work.

  • Get help from subject matter experts

  • Learn industry best practices

  • Gain valuable insights and improve your skills