This course will focus on core ideas in system security. The first portion of the class will review the three central desktop OSes: Windows, OS X, and Linux, along with the two preeminent mobile OSes: Android and iOS. We will cover basic configuration of standard services and what happens when this is not done correctly. We will study Windows Security, then Linux Security.
No application is required for individual courses and course bundles. Course readiness is to be determined by the student based upon information provided in the course descriptions on this site. Academy instructors are available to discuss your readiness and provide feedback; however, final course readiness decisions are the responsibility of the student.
The following prerequisites should help to you to determine your readiness for this course: