What is the CIA Triad?

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This lesson looks at the CIA triad, which is an essential component of cybersecurity. You'll learn about the three tenants of the CIA triad—confidentiality, integrity, and availability—and how they can be used to secure your environments.

Intended Audience

This lesson is intended for anyone who wants to improve their knowledge of risk management in an information security context.

Prerequisites

We recommend taking this lesson as part of the IT Security Fundamentals course.

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Originating from a systems administration/network architecture career, a solid part of his career building networks for educational institutes. With security being a mainstay his implementation he grew a strong passion for everything cyber orientated especially social engineering. The educational experience led to him mentoring young women in IT, helping them to begin a cyber career. He is a recipient of the Cisco global cyber security scholarship. A CCNA Cyber Ops holder and elected for the CCNP Cyber Ops program.

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