Gain knowledge and skills in network security and risk management.
Careers in network security are steadily growing, making this certification training ideal for those looking to enter the security sector of information technology, with a respected CompTIA™ certification. This course provides the student with the knowledge and skills required to identify risk, to participate in risk mitigation activities, and to provide infrastructure, application, information, and operational security. Students will also build knowledge and skills required to apply security controls to maintain confidentiality, integrity, and availability, identify appropriate technologies and products, troubleshoot security events and incidents, and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations. Upon completion of the program, you will receive a voucher to take the CompTIA™ Security+ certifying exam (SY0-401).
Online instruction delivered over approximately eight weeks to participants in any location with a high-speed internet connection. Proficiency in Microsoft applications and utilizing a Windows-based operating system is expected. In addition to scheduled online instructor sessions, students will need to be prepared to commit at least nine hours a week to studies and LabSim activities to develop skills and knowledge within the following CompTIA Security+ Domains:
- Network Security
- Compliance and Operational Security
- Threats and Vulnerabilities
- Application, Data and Host Security
- Access Control and Identity Management
Students will be able to: demonstrate knowledge and skills required to identify risk; identify risk mitigation activities; maintain confidentiality, integrity, and availability of IT systems, devices, and data; identify appropriate security technologies and products, troubleshoot security events and incidents, and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations.
Computer Support Specialists - Employment & Education
More support services will be needed as organizations upgrade their computer equipment and software. Computer support staff will be needed to respond to the installation and repair requirements of increasingly sophisticated computer equipment and software. Employment growth may also come from increasing demand for IT support services from healthcare industries. This field is expected to greatly increase its use of IT, and support services will be crucial to keep everything running correctly.
|Job Outlook:||12% (Faster than average)|
|Number of jobs, 2014:||766,900|
|Median pay (May 2016):||$52,160 per year|
|Source: July 20, 2017|