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Virginia Cybersecurity Software Operations Framework


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6304.39 Navigate an end user’s digital operating system network/environment. Lessons
6304.40 Compare current digital operating systems. Lessons
6304.41 Navigate the digital operating system environment. Lessons
6304.42 Demonstrate the procedures followed when installing digital operating systems. Lessons
6304.43 Manage a file system structure. Lessons
6304.44 Compare server operating systems. Lessons
6304.45 Explain different types of drive partitions and file system formats. Lessons
6304.46 Explain file system formats. Lessons
6304.47 Analyze current and emerging specialized server hardware. Lessons
6304.48 Manage partitions and volumes. Lessons
6304.49 Explain the authentication of users in a network environment. Lessons
6304.50 Install applications. Lessons
6304.51 Define aspects of networks. Lessons
6304.52 (Optional) Define types of network architecture. Lessons
6304.53 (Optional) Differentiate between distributed and centralized computing. Lessons
6304.54 (Optional) Identify services delivered by a server. Lessons
6304.55 (Optional) Describe standard network LAN topologies. Lessons
6304.56 Describe variations of standard topologies. Lessons
6304.57 Describe the role of the network adapter. Lessons
6304.58 (Optional) Describe the functions of networking infrastructure (e.g., adapter, router, switch, bridge, wireless access point). Lessons
6304.59 (Optional) Describe the primary features of each major access method. Lessons
6304.60 Define terms related to wired and wireless network media. Lessons
6304.61 Identify the types and uses of wired network media. Lessons
6304.62 Identify the types and uses of wireless network media. Lessons
6304.63 (Optional) Describe the concept of broadband. Lessons
6304.64 (Optional) Describe the types of modems. Lessons
6304.65 Describe each layer of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model. Lessons
6304.66 Describe devices in a network environment and their place in the OSI model. Lessons
6304.67 Define the basic components of a network packet. Lessons
6304.68 Describe networking protocols. Lessons
6304.69 (Optional) Map network processes. Lessons
6304.70 Identify the workings of a WAN. Lessons
6304.71 Describe TCP/IP. Lessons
6304.72 (Optional) Compare static and dynamic IP routing. Lessons
6304.73 Configure TCP/IP. Lessons
6304.74 Test a TCP/IP configuration, using operating-system-specific commands. Lessons
6304.75 Identify the network and host identifications' TCP/IP addresses. Lessons
6304.76 (Optional) Compare IPv4 and IPv6. Lessons
6304.77 Explain the function of a subnet mask and classless inter-domain routing (CIDR) format. Lessons
6304.78 Describe a loopback address. Lessons
6304.79 Describe the services provided by Network Basic Input/Output System (NetBIOS) over TCP/IP. Lessons
6304.80 (Optional) Explain the process of host name resolution. Lessons
6304.81 (Optional) Modify the host’s file to resolve host names. Lessons
6304.82 (Optional) Configure File Transfer Protocol (FTP). Lessons
6304.83 (Optional) Explain the purpose of the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP). Lessons
6304.84 (Optional) Describe the implementation of a virtual LAN (VLAN). Lessons
6304.85 (Optional) Monitor network traffic. Lessons
6304.86 (Optional) Analyze network systems for security vulnerabilities. Lessons
6304.87 Explain the core security principles used in network management. Lessons
6304.88 Analyze threats and risks to networks and local account policies. Lessons
6304.89 Analyze internal and external threats to computer networks. Lessons
6304.90 Identify strategies to mitigate risk. Lessons
6304.91 Identify sustainable computer networking practices. Lessons
6304.92 Install a virtualized operating system. Lessons
6304.93 Describe the different types of network adapter modes for virtual operating systems. Lessons
6304.94 Incorporate security scanning tools such as Intrusion Detection System (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) and/or security appliances. Lessons
6304.95 Identify threats and vulnerabilities from users. Lessons
6304.96 Identify security measures to physical threats to network systems. Lessons
6304.97 Identifying other risks and threats to systems. Lessons
6304.98 (Optional) Identify training needs. Lessons
6304.99 (Optional) Provide an orientation to a network system (system onboarding). Lessons
6304.10 (Optional) Develop a training plan. Lessons
6305.101 (Optional) Provide training to users. Lessons
6305.102 (Optional) Create a user manual. Lessons
6305.103 (Optional) Provide ongoing basic user support. Lessons
6305.104 (Optional) Identify copyright and licensing laws that apply to computer use and network administration. Lessons
6305.105 (Optional) Describe procedures to ensure the proper licensing of a client-server operating system and applications. Lessons
6305.106 (Optional) Identify ethical behavior that is expected of users and administrators. Lessons
6305.107 (Optional) Describe procedures for documentation found in network policies. Lessons
6305.108 (Optional) Explain network hardening. Lessons
6305.109 (Optional) Manage a network. Lessons
6305.110 Optimize a network. Lessons
6305.111 Describe the process and requirements for obtaining industry certifications. Lessons
6305.112 Identify testing skills/strategies for a certification examination. Lessons
6305.113 Demonstrate ability to complete selected practice examinations (e.g., practice questions similar to those on certification exams). Lessons
6305.114 Complete an industry certification examination representative of skills learned in this course. Lessons
6305.115 Research careers in networking and systems security. Lessons
6305.116 Compose a résumé for electronic processing. Lessons
6305.117 Assemble a professional portfolio that contains representative samples of student work. Lessons
6305.118 (Optional) Create a cover letter to accompany a résumé. Lessons
6305.119 (Optional) Complete manual and electronic application forms. Lessons
6305.120 (Optional) Participate in an internship program. Lessons
6305.121 Research a company in preparation for a job interview. Lessons
6305.122 (Optional) Participate in a mock interview. Lessons
6305.123 (Optional) Compose an interview follow-up letter. Lessons
6305.124 (Optional) Identify the steps to follow when resigning from a position. Lessons
6305.125 Identify potential employment barriers for nontraditional groups and ways to overcome these barriers. Lessons