The Principles of Network Security course is designed to prepare entry-level security professionals to recognize network security threats and recommend security solutions in enterprise environments. The course is presented in an easy to follow format, and business case examples reinforce the lessons learned.

Course Description


  • The significance of the Security Triad
  • Principles of Secure Design
  • Analyze risk and recovery strategies


  • Basic knowledge of networking
  • Windows Server and/or UNIX skills
  • Internet and TCP/IP experience

How You Will Benefit

  • Be prepared to defend against physical and virtual threats
  • Evaluate existing security policies and industry best practices
  • Manage user access and limit access aggregation
  • Monitor suspicious network activities and analyze attacks
  • Avoid email and messaging probes
  • Discover security resources available in the evolving Security community
  • Evaluate publicly available security documentation
Exam Information

EXAM #156-110

What You Need To Know

  • An introduction to network security principles
    • Security Triad
    • Principles of secure design
    • Risk management
  • What are best practices
    • Security policies
    • Business continuity planning
    • Disaster recovery planning
    • Operational security
    • Access control
    • Security education
  • Which security technologies are best for your environment
    • Security architecture
    • Base lining and penetration testing
    • Cryptography
    • Intrusion detection
    • Access control technologies
  • How to implement security in your network
    • Intranets, Extranets, and Remote Users
    • Enterprise Networks
    • Remote Offices, Small Offices, and Home Users (broadband)
  • Security Standards


How You Will Benefit

  • Check Point Certification provide indepth awareness of network security principles and concepts
  • Validation you have the knowledge to address the latest network security issues
  • Web access to SecureKnowledge community

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