Computer Certification Prep Courses | April – June 2018

(NEW!) COMPTIA A+ Certification Exam 220-902 Prep Course – HYBRID

Our COMPTIA A+ Certification Exam 220-902 Prep (Hybrid) course combines both instructor-led and online learning to help students with the following 220-902 exam domains: iOS, Android, Apple OS X and Linux, security, the fundamentals of cloud computing and operational procedures, and installing and configuring operating systems including Windows. CompTIA A+ is compliant with ISO 17024 standards and is approved by the U.S. Department of Defense to meet directive 8140.10 requirements. 60 hours.

LABSIM PC Pro materials and Internet access required
April 17 – June 21, 2018
Tues & Thurs • 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm and online
Melton Skills Building, Room 116
Registration $180 • Insurance $1

COMPTIA Network + Certification Exam Prep Course – HYBRID

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 network. Students will learn how to install, manage and troubleshoot a variety of networks. More specifically, students will receive 96-hours of training on network protocols and standards, media and topologies, networking implementation and network support. Upon completion of this course students should be prepared to successfully complete the CompTIA Network + Exam. 96 hours.

LABSIM Network Pro materials and Internet access required
April 24 – August 9, 2018
Tues & Thurs • 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm and online
Ragsdale Building, Room 122
Registration $180 • Insurance $1

(NEW!) COMPTIA Security + Certification Exam SY0-501 Prep Course – HYBRID

Information security principles providing students the tools for implementing and managing network security. Covers a broad review of information security, including network attacks, intrusion detection, cryptography, and disaster recovery. It is recommended that the Security+ certification test candidates have a solid base of knowledge commensurate with an A+ certified technician. Security+ validates knowledge of communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, operational security, and general security concepts. It is a vendor-neutral certification. Although not a prerequisite, it is recommended that Security+ candidates have at least two years on-the-job networking experience, with an emphasis on security. Upon completion of this course students should be prepared to successfully complete the CompTIA Security+ certification SY0-501 exam. 50 hours.

April 30 – June 27, 2018
Mon & Wed • 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm and online
A.D. Guy Business Technology Building, Room 206
Registration $125 • Insurance $1

(NEW!) Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices – Part 2 (ICND2 – Exam 200-105)

This course will provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot a small enterprise network. Also, the course will help students understand the latest shifts in technologies as follows: understanding of Quality of Service (QoS) elements and their applicability, how virtualized and cloud services will interact and impact enterprise networks, an overview of network programmability and the related controller types and tools that are available to support software defined network architectures. This course provides preparation for the ICND2 exam. Students pursuing their CCNA Routing and Switching certification should attend both ICND1 and ICND2 courses. Upon completion of this course students should be prepared to successfully complete the CCNA 200-105 exam in order to achieve the CCNA Routing and Switching certification. 60 hours.

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Computer Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification Exam Prep Course

The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification Prep course will prepare students for one of the preeminent Information Security Certifications in business today. Reviewing and examining the 10 domains of the CISSP realm will allow students to identify and implement the best security configurations to protect critical information, infrastructure and systems. Major topics covered in the course include: Risk Management and Business Continuity Plans, Security Architecture, Network & Wireless Security, Cryptography, and Legal Compliance. As a CISSP certified security expert, you will facilitate business operations by ensuring the protection of critical information and applications. This CISSP course will help prepare students for the challenging CISSP certification test. 50 hours. Course Prerequisite: Students need to have at least 4-5 years of experience working in the field of networking/computers with a concentration in security. A certification in Security +, Networking + is also beneficial. ISC2, the Company that governs CISSP certification, requires the following:

  • Have a minimum of 5 years of direct full-time security professional work experience in two or more of the ten domains of CISSP…
    OR
  • 4 years of direct full-time security professional work experience in two or more of the ten domains of the CISSP with a college degree.

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COMING SOON! Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) Certification Prep Course

Whether you are looking to advance your current position in the information security field, expand upon your existing information technology skills or launch a new career in either of these areas, you should seriously consider the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) certification. The SSCP certification is open to all candidates with at least one year experience, making it an ideal starting point for a new career in information security. The broad spectrum of topics included in the SSCP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) ensure its relevancy across all disciplines in the field of information security. Successful candidates are competent in the following 7 domains:

  • Access Controls
  • Security Operations and Administration
  • Risk Identification, Monitoring, and Analysis
  • Incident Response and Recovery
  • Cryptography
  • Network and Communications Security
  • Systems and Application Security

Upon completion of this course students should be prepared to successfully complete the SSCP certification exam.

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