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Managing, organizing and distributing hosted services over the cloud is one of the most in-demand technical skills. This course will introduce you to the main cloud computing principles and concepts. Understand what cloud computing means from a business and technical perspective. Learn the steps involved to successful adoption of cloud computing, impact and changes of cloud computing on IT Service Management, risks and consequences of cloud computing, and how to successfully govern the cloud.  

Start date: 07/09/18

End date: 07/18/18

Tuition $195.00

Location : Cedar Falls Center Location : 
  Cedar Falls Center.

Room :  114-Computer Lab



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Prepare for an entry-level position in the IT sector by learning the basics of network and security. This certificate course will prepare you to take the CompTIA A+ exam for certification and provide the foundational knowledge for installation, preventative maintenance, networking, security and troubleshooting. Learn how to safely diagnose, resolve, and document common hardware and software issues. Course components include IT Fundamentals, IT Customer Service, and CompTIA A+. CompTIA A+ certification validates foundational computer knowledge for a career in IT. Tuition includes two textbooks and two CompTIA A+ vouchers for 220-901 and 220-902 exams, upon successful completion of the course.  

Start date: 09/11/18

End date: 12/18/18

Tuition $1,995.00

Location : Main Campus - Black Hawk Hall Location : 
  Main Campus - Black Hawk Hall.

Room :  133-Computer Lab



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This course prepares students to take the CompTIA A+ 220-901 & 220-902, 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

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition $2,545.00

Location : Online

More information online at:  http://protrainedu.org/Lumens/A+,-Net+,-Security+/31



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The ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) exam is designed to certify the competency of security professionals to manage designs; oversee and assess an enterprise's information security. The exam covers competency in the following domains: Information Security Governance; Information Security; Incident Management; Information Risk Management and Compliance; Information Security Program Development and Management. Details

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition $599.00



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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

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition $1,895.00



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Gain hands-on expertise in CompTIA Security+ certification exam by course and performance based labs. Performance based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. CompTIA Security+ is an entry-level, international, vendor-neutral credential designed for IT security professionals to identify risk, participate in risk mitigation activities, provide infrastructure, information, operational, and application security. CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 exam covers the application of security controls to maintain confidentiality, integrity, and availability; identification of appropriate technologies and products; troubleshooting security events and incidents, and many more. 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 $949.00

Location : Online

More information online at:  http://protrainedu.org/Lumens/CompTIA-Security+/405



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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: 05/07/18

End date: 06/01/18

Tuition $245.00

Location : Online



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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: 07/02/18

End date: 07/27/18

Tuition $245.00

Location : Online



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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

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition $899.00



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This course prepares students to take the CompTIA N10-006: Network+, SY0-401: Security+ and Cisco CCNA 100-105 and 200-105 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

Location : Online

More information online at:  http://protrainedu.org/Lumens/Network+,-Security+,-CCNA/41



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