Network Security Essentials


Learning Style

Instructor Led



Who this course is for

Information Security Professionals and IT Auditors working with networks.

NASBA Certified CPE

24 credits

Field of Study


Length of course



IT Audit School IT Auditing and Controls
or equivalent experience

Advanced Preparation


Here are the learning objectives we'll cover

  • Identify key components of Information Technology (IT) in today’s network
  • Define a network security strategy and associated policies.
  • Identify network security threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Evaluate built-in and add-on security tools.
  • Formulate network auditing, vulnerability testing and tool selection strategies.
  • Locate sources of information and tools.
Learning Options

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Attendance policy for on-site and online instructor-led training

Students are expected to arrive on time for classes with the proper materials and attitude. An overall attendance rate of 100% is expected to fully absorb the materials and to complete labs. If you have an expected absence, please email or your instructor ahead of time. The number of CPEs awarded will be equivalent to the number of hours attended.

ACI Learning is registered with NASBA

ACI Learning is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: