Dec 07, 2021
Award: Certificate (code CRT.CIS.NET-SEC)
Total Credit Hours: 20 credit hours.
About the Cybersecurity, Networking and Digital Forensics Department
Purpose: Gain the skills and knowledge required to configure LAN and WAN networks and to understand the basics of network cybersecurity theory and operation. Acquire in-depth knowledge of TCP/IP, Cisco IOS and experience configuring Cisco routers.
Related Industry Certifications: This program provides partial foundation for the following industry recognized certifications: Network+ (CompTIA) and the Security+ (CompTIA) industry certification exams.
Range of Occupations
- Customer service technician
- Help desk technician
- Internet security specialist
- Internet systems administrator
- IT compliance specialist
- Network administrator
- Network analyst
- Network support technician
- Service center technician
- Technical writer
Occupations can be explored further through the virtual Careers Center.
Students must satisfy the prerequisites for each course in the certificate or have permission of the coordinator of CyberStudies to take each course.
Demonstrated eligibility for ENG 111 .
Certificate Requirements: 20 credits
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Effectively use Internet and Web technologies.
- Describe the function and use of the variety of hardware and software.
- Describe the ethical and social issues involving digital technology.
- Design a network from scratch as well as maintain, upgrade and troubleshoot an existing network.
- Configure a router, manage Cisco IOS software, configure routing protocols on routeres, and set the access lists to control the access to routers.
- Identify the risks and threats to an organization’s data and provide a structured way of addressing the safeguarding of these critical electronic assets.
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