datum: 06.07.2022

Course code:


Course name:

Computer and Network Security Fundamentals

Course length:

2 semesters


9 - 13


FLVS - Florida Virtual School Global


This inspiring course covers the fundamentals of computer safety, network security, and prevention of digital attacks. Students experience a hands-on approach to security strategies, expand their computer and networking security techniques, and improve their problem-solving skills. Students will also explore numerous employment opportunities in one of the fastest-growing industries – Cybersecurity.

Course Structure

Major Topics and Concepts

Divide by module and segment level.

Segment One

Module 1: Cybersecurity and You

  • Cybersecurity 101
  • Hackers and Cybersecurity Threats
  • Computer Components
  • Operating Systems

Module 2: Networking Fundamentals

  • Computer Networks
  • OSI Model
  • Network Devices
  • Opportunities in Cybersecurity

Module 3: Access Control

  • Network Security
  • Access Control
  • Authentication
  • Remote Access Technologies

Segment Two

Module 4: Virtual Computing

  • Virtual Computing Basics
  • Virtualization and Hypervisors
  • Virtualization and Security
  • Common Protocols and Services

Module 5: Protecting Data

  • Data Protection
  • Physical and Virtual Data Protection
  • Configuring Firewalls and Routers
  • Network Monitoring

Module 6: Challenges and Trends

  • Cyber Terrorism
  • Security Breaches
  • Social Engineering and Physical Security
  • The Future of Cybersecurity

Course syllabus

Materials required

For this course you need to secure the following textbook and materials (if lab kit is listed, check first the possibility of using your school lab prior to buying the lab kit):

InfoSec Learning Virtual Lab EnvironmentToolincluded in the price of the course


course fee: 569,- EUR / 13 540,- Kč