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This course prepares students to take the CompTIA A+ 220-801 & 220-802, N10-006: Network+, SY0-401: Security+ certification exams. This course includes FREE access for 12 months to a cloud based lab platform to assist students develop the practical information technology (IT) skills necessary to succeed in high in demand IT jobs.  Details

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Tuition: $2,545.00



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IT Security is without question one of the hottest and most lucrative areas of Information Technology today and the CISM is one of the most valued credentials in the marketplace. This course promotes international practices and provides management with assurance that those earning this designation have the necessary knowledge and experience to provide effective security management. This course trains students for a position in Risk Management, Security Auditor, Compliance Officer or an executive management position as a CSO, CTO or CIO. Details

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Tuition: $599.00



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CISSP? certification is a globally recognized standard of achievement that confirms an individual's knowledge in the field of information security. CISSPs are information assurance professionals who define the architecture, design, management and/or controls that assure the security of business environments. It was the first certification in the field of information security to meet the stringent requirements of ISO/IEC Standard 17024. Details

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Tuition: $1,895.00



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The CISSP Certification is administered by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium or (ISC)?. (ISC)? promotes the CISSP exam as an aid to evaluating personnel performing information security functions. Candidates for this exam are typically network security professionals and system administrators with at least four years of direct work experience in two or more of the ten test domains. As the first ANSI ISO accredited credential in the field of information security, the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification provides information security professionals with not only an objective measure of competence, but a globally recognized standard of achievement. Details

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Tuition: $1,895.00



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CCNA Security Certification meets the needs of IT professionals who are responsible for network security. It confirms an individual's skills for job roles such as Network Security Specialists, Security Administrators, and Network Security Support Engineers. This certification validates skills including installation, troubleshooting and monitoring of network devices to maintain integrity, confidentiality and availability of data and devices and develops competency in the technologies that Cisco uses in its security structure. Details

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Tuition: $2,395.00



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CompTIA's Security+ is a vendor-neutral certification that validates the competency of security professionals working in the IT industry. The Security+ Certification confirms a technician's critical knowledge of communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, operational security, and general security concepts. Because human error is the number one cause for a network security breach, CompTIA Security+ is recognized by the technology community as a valuable credential that proves competency with information security. This course includes FREE access for 12 months to a cloud based lab platform to assist students develop the practical information technology (IT) skills necessary to succeed in high in demand IT jobs. Details

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Tuition: $950.00



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CompTIA's Server+ is a vendor-neutral certification that validates the competency of advanced IT technicians. The Server+ Certification confirms a technician's knowledge of Industry Standard Server Architecture (ISSA) technology, technologies such as RAID, SCSI and multiple CPUs, as well as capabilities with server issues, including disaster recovery. This course includes FREE access for 12 months to a cloud based lab platform to assist students develop the practical information technology (IT) skills necessary to succeed in high in demand IT jobs.  Details

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $925.00



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This course prepares students to take the 70-667: TS: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Configuring and 70-668: PRO: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Administrator certification exams. This course includes FREE access for 12 months to a cloud based lab platform to assist students develop the practical information technology (IT) skills necessary to succeed in high in demand IT jobs.  Details

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $2,695.00



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Cyber security issues are all around us and reach nearly every part of our business and work, from online banking and education to Facebook and Wi-Fi. Finally, you can get up-to-date on cyber security basics and fundamentals. Designed for non-technical managers, directors and others in the workplace, you will find out about threats and vulnerabilities, safeguards, common attacks, viruses, malware and spyware, disaster recover planning, intrusion detection/prevention, basic security architecture, introductory forensics, and cyber terrorism. At the end of this course, you will have the knowledge needed to practice safer computing and safeguard your business and work information. Agenda Unit 1. Introduction to Cyber Security -What does "Cyber Security" mean? -Brief history and evolution -Commonly used Cyber Security terms and their meaning -Cyber terrorism Unit 2. Threats and Vulnerabilities -Viruses, malware and spyware -Vulnerability Management 101 -Detection and Remediation Unit 3. Information Assurance - Staying safe -Enterprise Risk Management -Common Attacks -Technical Controls -Firewalls and encryption Unit 4. Disaster recover planning -Intrusion Detection/Prevention -Basic security architecture -Introductory forensics -Recovering data

Start date: 03/06/17

End date: 03/31/17

Tuition: $245.00



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With Windows 10 just being released, students that can obtain these certifications will have a considerable advantage in the marketplace as companies start to migrate over to Microsoft's new OS. Microsoft is expecting to put Windows 10 on over a billion devices. Windows 10 contains many new features that have revolutionized Microsoft's platform. The start button is back, more security has been added, a new browser has been integrated and Microsoft has even added their voice based personal assistant, Cortana. This course is the Microsoft 70-697: Configuring Windows Devices for Windows 10. This course will cover topics such as Windows 10 deployment, OS management and device management, and many others. Details

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Tuition: $899.00



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This course prepares studenst to take the CompTIA N10-006: Network+, SY0-401: Security+ and Cisco CCNA 200-120 certification exams. This course includes FREE access for 12 months to a cloud based lab platform to assist students develop the practical information technology (IT) skills necessary to succeed in high in demand IT jobs. Details

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $3,495.00



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This course begins by explaining the capabilities and benefits of home networks as a means of sharing computers and Internet access, and also as the backbone for connectivity between other residential technologies. Books Included Details

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Tuition: $465.00



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