Two additional CEDIA CEU "IoT Network Security" Classes offered in March

FIREFX is offering a course scheduled in Vancouver, BC on Thursday the 23rd of March and have added an additional on-line class on Wednesday the 29th of March.

These courses are being offered this month by US Army trained Network Engineers from FIREFX. These engineers are graduates of the US Army Cyber-College, are "Security +" Certified, and have a great deal of experience securing Top Secret networks and utilizing proven tools, tactics & techniques to deploy Enterprise network security in a variety of environments. Join them as they explore the challenges presented by IoT devices in the smart home and business environments and solutions to counter these challenges.

 On Wednesday, 3/19/17 FIREFX will host a free online course (CEUP661 “Basics of Securing IoT Networks for the Home and Business” worth .75 CEUs. The class starts at 1:30 PM CST and you can email to request a seat.

 Seating is limited for this on-line course to 25 seats.

On Thursday, 3/23/17, the same free class will be offered in person in Vancouver, BC at the Westin Wall Centre for the Stampede “Big Book of AV Tour” at 1:30PM PST.


 Seating is limited for this event to 35 seats.

 No further courses are currently scheduled this month.

About This Course

 Basic Security: This is a basic security course. You will not be an IoT security expert at the completion of this course. What you will be able to do upon passing this course is the following.

  • Define what an IoT device is
  • Identify security threats introduced to networks by IoT devices
  • Understand the anatomy of a network hack
  • Identify potential exploitable vulnerabilities in network designs
  • Identify best practices for securing networks with IoT devices, including
    • Geo-Blocking
    • VLAN Separation
    • Intrusion Detection/Prevention System (IDPS)
    • Distributed Denial Of Service (DDOS) Protection
    • Proper VPN Use

This course is approximately 1.5 hours long and includes an open Q&A session and written exam. Successful completion of the course and passing in the exam (70%) will earn you a certificate and .75 CEUs.

On-Line INSTRUCTOR: Josh Van Gulden – Cyber-Security Architect FIREFX (CW3 RET TXARNG)