Networking and Security Curriculum
- Network+ Certification
- This course is designed to provide network technicians and support staff with the foundation-level skills they need to install, operate, manage, maintain, and troubleshoot a corporate network. This course will help prepare students for the CompTIA Network+ 2009 certification exam. It should be noted that a course alone cannot prepare students for any CompTIA exam. It is important that students have the recommended work experience in IT networking prior to taking the exam. For the CompTIA Network+ 2009 certification, CompTIA recommends students have 9 to 12 months of experience in the IT support industry. If you are taking this course with the exam voucher, it is for exam N10-0005.
- Security+ Certification
- This course will prepare students to pass the current CompTIA Security+ SY0-301 certification exam. After taking this course, students will understand the field of network security and how it relates to other areas of information technology. This course also provides the broad-based knowledge necessary to prepare for further study in specialized security fields, or it can serve as a capstone course that gives a general introduction to the field. Comes with CertBlaster exam prep software (download).
- Certified Ethical Hacker
- This class will immerse the students into an interactive environment where they will be shown how to scan, test, hack and secure their own systems. The lab intensive environment gives each student in-depth knowledge and practical experience with the current essential security systems. Students will begin by understanding how perimeter defenses work and then be lead into scanning and attacking their own networks, no real network is harmed. Students then learn how intruders escalate privileges and what steps can be taken to secure a system. Students will also learn about Intrusion Detection, Policy Creation, Social Engineering, DDoS Attacks, Buffer Overflows and Virus Creation. When a student leaves this intensive 5--day class they will have hands on understanding and experience in Ethical Hacking. This course prepares you for EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker exam 312-50.
- This course trains students in all areas of the security Common Body of Knowledge. They will learn 1) Access Control, 2) Telecommunications and Network Security, 3) Information Security Governance and Risk Management, 4) Software Development Security, 5) Cryptography, 6) Security Architecture and Design, 7) Operations Security, 8) Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning, 9) Legal, Regulations, Investigations and Compliance, 10) Physical (Environmental) Security, and more. There are four processes a candidate must successfully complete to become a certified CISSP. To sit for an exam, a candidate must assert that he or she possesses a minimum of five years of professional experience in the information security field or four years of experience plus a college degree. Professional experience has to be in two or more of these 10 (ISC)² CISSP domains listed above.