4 - 6 Months
The Computer Security Technician course provides students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to become an IT security professional. This course is designed to fully prepare students to sit for and pass the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. Students will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to provide information security for infrastructure, applications, and operations while being able to identify risks and understand risk mitigation activities. They will also acquire the knowledge necessary to apply security controls to maintain confidentiality, integrity, availability, and identify appropriate technologies and products. In addition, students learn to manage, maintain, troubleshoot, install, operate, and configure basic network infrastructure as well as describe networking technologies, understand basic design principles, adhere to wiring standards, and use testing tools.
CompTIA Security+ is a global certification that validates the baseline skills necessary to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career. This course will cover attacks, threats and vulnerabilities, architecture and design, implementation, operations and incident response, and governance, risk and compliance. Students will receive hands-on experience through online labs, activities, assessments, projects, and challenging scenario-based exercises that reinforce curriculum topics.
All materials are included within the course.
Measure of Performance
Upon completion you will be ready to sit for the CompTIA Security+ exam and shows:
- Assess security posture and implement security solutions
- Monitor and secure hybrid environments, including cloud, mobile and IoT
- Operate with an awareness of applicable laws and policies
- Identify, analyze, and respond to security events and incidents
- Have earned the CompTIA Network+
- Two years’ experience in IT administration with a security focus