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Information Security Essentials Online Learning for IT Administrators and End Users (Boost)

Information Security Essentials Online Learning for IT Administrators and End Users (Boost)
  • Donor or Provider: SkillSoft
  • Platform: Multiple platforms
  • Format: Online
  • Product ID: G-49791
  • Availability: Available

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Information Security Essentials Online Training for IT Administrators and End Users is a collection of self-paced online courses for learning security best practices and IT security standards to prepare for Microsoft and CompTIA Security+ certification exams. Skillsoft online learning uses a combination self-paced lessons, real-world practice activities, assessments with feedback, and how-to video demonstrations. It can be accessed on a computer or tablet. Learners receive a printable transcript and certificate upon completion of courses.

This offer provides a license for one user to access the online learning for up to six months. The six-month period begins immediately after your request is approved. Before you request this product, be sure the intended learner is ready to begin.

Benefits for Organizations

If you have basic computer skills, you can take this training to learn IT security concepts and best practices.

If you have systems administration experience, you can take this training to learn

Lessons Included

The training includes 24 hours of self-paced lessons for IT administrators and 2.5 hours of lessons for end users. Learners can search within lessons to find specific topics or tasks to study.

  • Information Security for End Users
    • IT Security Fundamentals
    • Using Corporate Devices Securely
    • Secure Corporate Communications and Networking
  • CompTIA Security+ SY0-401
    • Control Fundamentals and Security Threats
    • Network Protocols, Attacks, and Defenses
    • Creating Secure Networks
    • Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing
    • Authentication, Biometrics, and Security Controls
    • Securing a Networked Environment
    • Remote Access, Mobile, and Wireless Security
    • Cryptographic Methods and Public Key Infrastructures
    • Securing Applications, Virtualization, and the Cloud
    • Continuity, Disaster Recovery, and Computer Forensics
    • TestPrep SY0-401: CompTIA Security+
    • Mentoring SY0-401: CompTIA Security+
  • Microsoft Security Fundamentals
    • Security Layers
    • Operating System Security
    • Network Security
    • Security Software
    • TestPrep 98-367: Security Fundamentals
    • Mentoring 98-367: Security Fundamentals
  • Windows Devices and Mobility Fundamentals
    • Device Configuration and Data Access
    • Data Management and Device Security
    • Cloud Services and Enterprise Mobility


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Choose Carefully

The administrative fee for this product is not refundable, and the product cannot be exchanged.

Obtaining This Product

When TechSoup approves your request, we will send a message to your organization email address with instructions for accessing your requested training. After you receive this email, you will have six months to complete the training.

Rules, Eligibility and Restrictions

  • Quantity: Organizations may request an unlimited number of products.
  • Budget: Organizations with annual operating budgets of $50 million or less are eligible for products in this program.
  • Nonprofits and public libraries only:
    • Products in this program are available only to qualifying nonprofits with 501(c)(3) designation and to public libraries. Public libraries must either have valid 501(c)(3) nonprofit status or be listed in the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) database.
    • Public libraries without a 501(c)(3) designation may request Skillsoft products through this program for use by library staff only and not the public.
  • Organization types: All organization types are eligible for products in this program.
  • Terms of service: Organizations that request Skillsoft products must agree to any applicable terms of service.
  • Anti-discrimination policy: Organizations that advocate, support, or practice discrimination based on age, ethnicity, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic background are not eligible to participate in this program. Organizations must be willing and able to attest that they do not discriminate on any of these grounds in order to receive products in this program.
  • Product distribution:
    • Products will be distributed under this program to qualifying organizations only, not to individuals.
    • Recipient organizations may not transfer or resell Skillsoft products.