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Advanced Network Security (certificate)


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Official Title of Certificate: Advanced Network Security, Certificate 

Award: Certificate  

Code: CRT.CIS.NET-SEC-ADV

Total Credit Hours: 16

About the Cybersecurity, Networking and Digital Forensics Department

Purpose: Provides students with the hands-on skills and knowledge to protect cyber computer networks. Skills covered include the design and implementation of firewalls, IDS, wireless security, cryptography, Linux security, Windows security, among others. In addition to network security fundamentals students will learn valuable defense and countermeasures.

Related Industry Certificates

This program provides partial foundation for the following industry recognized certifications:  Security+ (CompTIA) and Linux+ (CompTIA) industry certification exams.

Range of Occupations

  • Internet security specialist
  • IT compliance specialist
  • IT manager
  • Network administrator
  • Network analyst
  • Systems analyst

Open/Print Planner for this Certificate  


Online Degrees and Credit Certificates


This program can be completed fully online. Some online courses may require proctored exams or on-campus assessments at a testing center.

Certificate Graduation Requirements


To graduate with a certificate, students must have demonstrated eligibility for ENG 101  or ENG 101A . Refer to Academic Regulations on Graduation Requirements .

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Perform TCP/IP addressing, routing, and packet filtering.
  • Install proxy servers, firewalls, and virtual private networks (VPNs).
  • Secure network perimeters and harden network infrastructure.
  • Identify the priorities and processes used to protect computer and network systems.
  • Identify network vulnerabilities, implement network defense strategies and develop alternate solutions based upon cost and level of security required.

This program aligns with the college’s core competencies.

Related Offerings


Students may wish to also review requirements for the related majors or programs linked below.

Career and Educational Advancement Resources


   

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