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Federal Deposit
Insurance Corporation

Each depositor insured to at least $250,000 per insured bank

Continuing IT Training Program

Network Architecture and Security

Program Overview

This course will provide training on the protocols and technologies that enable computer-to-computer communications across local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and the global internet, from the physical mediums used to carry the signals up to the applications enabling the communications. 

Key Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

Instructional Format

Facilitated classroom discussion and lectures

Duration

Four days

Level

Advanced

Target Audience

Examiners or ITEAs who will lead or participate on level B and A examinations.

This course is open to appropriate staff of the FDIC and partner government regulatory agencies. This course is not open to the public or staff of private banks.

Prerequisites

Participants should have completed all of the basic- level and, at least most of, the intermediate-level IT courses.  In addition, we recommend (not required) Mainframe Security for Examiners and Incident Response.

Pre-Course Assignment

None

Special Requirements

None

Post Course Feedback

This course should be followed by the Advanced Network Vulnerabilities Assessment course and the Cyber Forensics course.

Credits

This course may provide CPE/CEU credits; however, any credits offered will be handled by the vendor.

More Information

For more information concerning course content and administration, please contact Kathryn Shipley at (703) 516-5071.

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