INTRODUCTION TO CYBERSECURITY
Your new boss, Mr. Mike Scott, CEO of Techworx, would like an analysis of the company’s current cyber security posture based on the operational report. He wants to use the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework (Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond, Recover). Mr. Scott requests a supporting image and to write your observations as they relate to these five core functions. You may have to make some assumptions about Techworx. The Techworx operational report is in this week’s assignment to help your assessment. (You must use the operational report linked here. Download the operational report linked here. It is also in the week 2 section on Canvas)
Techworx is an IT services company, serving many Fortune 500 companies. Techworx currently employs over 700 employees.
For this week’s discussion, provide your new boss with a report covering these five areas. Your discussion post should be at least 300 words. Reply to two other students (min 100 words, consider a real-world example to support your reply).
Assignment Part 2: Play with and familiarize yourself with the NICE challenges. Include a screenshot of the checks screen. Do not include any details of your solution. I will demo this during Live Session Week 2. You have the entire week to do the challenge, but you have to schedule a two-day period that will reserve the virtual machines so that you can solve the challenge. You should have received an email request to change your password. For this assignment, you are to complete the following:
- A Tutorial Technical Challenge