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BDCu SRA 110 - Intro to Cybersecurity

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This beginner-friendly course introduces the fundamentals of cybersecurity.

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Who is this class for?

  • Students seeking alternative education or wishing to enter the workforce post-grad.
  • Transitioning Military seeking to enter the field of cybersecurity.
  • Small Business Owners - This mini course trains business owners and their employees on the fundamentals of cybersecurity.

What will I learn?

Upon completion of this course, the participant should have a good understanding of the need for cybersecurity, including the scope and purpose of malicious activity.

Concepts such as the Internet, the "Internet of Things" (IoT), and the ways in which networks are connected and vulnerable, will be discussed.

Essential elements of cybersecurity will be introduced including:

  • Access Control, the method used to restrict access to sensitive data.
  • Security Operations and Administration, the action of identifying important, valuable company assets and related documents for the task of policy and procedure creation.
  • Risk management, the methods in which cyber threats can be monitored, identified, and mitigated.
  • Cryptography, the use of codes to hide and protect sensitive data from unauthorized access or malicious activity.
  • Network Security, a cybersecurity subfield that focuses on protecting an organization's network from threats, including: denial-of-service attacks, malware, and internal attackers.
  • Cybersecurity certifications, the method in which cybersecurity professionals specialize, train, and further their career path.

This course will also cover the intersection of cybersecurity and the law. The legal responsibilities of businesses and professionals to protect their client's sensitive data will be discussed.

This introductory course provides the necessary foundational information to begin and continue one's cybersecurity training. Upon completion, the student will be prepared for the second course in this three part mini-series: Security Policy & Procedures for Small Business Owners.

Completing all three courses in this mini-series grants the student an entry level Security Risk Analyst Certificate.

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  • Lunch & Learn: "Become a Disruptor in Your Industry Using Data Science"

    Join us Wed, August 17th at the Beaufort Digital Corridor "BASEcamp" for a Lunch & Learn from our guest speaker, Alexander Pelaez, CEO of 5 Elements Analytics.

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    Speakers

    Alexander Pelaez is the CEO of 5 Element Analytics, a multi-domain data science and analytics firm specializing in advanced Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Algorithms. Dr. Pelaez has been an executive and consultant for various companies across different domains such as insurance, retail, media, and banking. Dr. Pelaez is also an Associate Professor of Information Systems and Business Analytics at the Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University, a leading organization in Analytics and Data Science Research. Dr. Pelaez has authored numerous articles on data science methods and techniques, information economics, and strategic use of information technology and data analytics.

    Topic

    "Become a Disruptor in Your Industry Using Data Science" - Learn how you can harness data to drive performance and gain an edge to outmaneuver your competition.

    Cost

    • FREE for members, $10 for guests
    • Lunch Provided

    Parking

    • Metered parking in lot
    • Free street parking on Carteret
  • TECHconnect

    TECHconnect is our signature happy hour 'meetup' networking event for all professionals to connect with tech-minded people. It takes place the third Thursday of each month at Beaufort Digital Corridor's BASEcamp (500 Carteret Street, Suite D, Beaufort, SC 29902).

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  • Beaufort Women In Tech Meetup

    Are you a woman in tech looking for a community of fellow boss babes? If so, you're invited to join the Beaufort Women In Tech meetup group! We meet monthly on the 2nd Thursday of each month.

  • Beaufort Women In Tech Meetup

    Are you a woman in tech looking for a community of fellow boss babes? If so, you're invited to join the Beaufort Women In Tech meetup group! We meet monthly on the 2nd Thursday of each month.

  • BDCu SRA 111 - Security Policy & Procedures

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    This beginner-friendly course introduces business owners, employees or students to cyber-security policy, procedures and best practices.

    About this event

    Who is this class for?

    • Students seeking alternative education or wishing to enter the workforce post-grad.
    • Transitioning Military seeking to enter the field of cybersecurity.
    • Small Business Owners

    What will I learn?

    The importance and practicality of policy, procedure, and protocol will be discussed, as will industry recommended best practices. A sound information security program is initiated at the executive leadership level; therefore, this course will be particularly beneficial for individuals seeking an advancement into a leadership position or wishing to improve their executive skills.

    Participants will learn to write security policy and produce effective implementation plans to better protect their organizations from digital threats and liabilities. This course includes business templates to create effective policies, procedures, and agreements, for administrators, staff, third party contractors, and users.

    Additional topics introduced in this mini-course include:

    • COBIT, a powerful framework used to maintain control, reliability, and quality of IT systems used by a business or organization.
    • NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF), a set of best practice guidelines designed to mitigate cybersecurity risks within organizations.

    This introductory course provides the necessary foundation to continue one's cybersecurity training. Upon completion, the student will be prepared for the third course in this mini-series: Risk Analysis & Management.

    Completing all three courses in this mini-series grants the participant an entry level Security Risk Analyst Certificate.

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  • Beaufort Women In Tech Meetup

    Are you a woman in tech looking for a community of fellow boss babes? If so, you're invited to join the Beaufort Women In Tech meetup group! We meet monthly on the 2nd Thursday of each month.

  • Beaufort Women In Tech Meetup

    Are you a woman in tech looking for a community of fellow boss babes? If so, you're invited to join the Beaufort Women In Tech meetup group! We meet monthly on the 2nd Thursday of each month.

  • BDCu SRA 282 - Risk Analysis & Management

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    This beginner-friendly course offers professionals seeking to enter the field of cybersecurity a comprehensive overview of risk management.

    About this event

    Who is this class for?

    • Students seeking alternative education or wishing to enter the workforce post-grad.
    • Transitioning Military seeking to enter the field of cybersecurity.
    • Small Business Owners

    What will I learn?

    Participants will learn to view risk qualitatively and quantitatively: as it pertains to people, processes, and technologies, as well as unique intersections that can arise amongst these three elements. Modern frameworks will be Introduced to guide the beginner through risk analysis and mitigation.

    A risk management plan template is introduced to help participants plan a formal risk program. Steps of the process are discussed each week and students are encouraged to apply situations from their own organizations to the template.

    After course completion, the participant should have the confidence to navigate common digital environments while identifying and mitigating cyberthreats to both individuals and organizations.

    This course belongs to a three part course series. Upon completing the entire mini-series, participants will have earned their entry-level SRA certificate. The SRA certificate prepares individuals for entry level security and risk analyst positions.

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  • Beaufort Women In Tech Meetup

    Are you a woman in tech looking for a community of fellow boss babes? If so, you're invited to join the Beaufort Women In Tech meetup group! We meet monthly on the 2nd Thursday of each month.

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