Cybersecurity IT Professional

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Overview

The curriculum and hands-on labs for the Cyber Security IT Professional program is developed by Microsoft and the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) and is a globally recognized standard  for  IT  professionals.  CompTIA’s  curriculum is certified and endorsed to fulfill the Department of Defense’s Directive 8570.1.

Directive 8570.1 requires any individual who is in the private sector, government contractor or military member that has access to privileged DoD computer systems, to be trained in Cyber Security and Information Assurance to enhance and secure the US Department of Defense’s DoD information, information systems, and networks.

This program provides individuals with the necessary fundamental Cyber Security skills to secure desktop computers, mobile devices, and computer networks. Students will acquire the skills needed to implement basic security services on Microsoft Operating System computers and networks

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Job Prospects:

Industry Growth

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the rate of growth for jobs in Information Security is projected at 37% from 2012 – 2022 — that’s much faster than the average for all other occupations.

Common skills required for incident handling and response, audit and compliance, firewall/IDS/IPS skills, intrusion detection, analytics and intelligence, SIEM management, access/identity management, application security development, advanced malware prevention, and cloud computing/virtualization. While these are the most common skills, most cybersecurity roles require a handful of these skills plus a few others.

Job Demand for Cyber-Security

Cyber-Security has many advantages over other careers. First of all, it is in demand. According to Cyberseek.org, there are currently over 500,000 job openings nation wide, but the supply of people who are qualified is very low. This is ideal when you are looking to change into a new career because you will not be competing with as many others.

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Average Salaries for Cyber-Security

According to Ziprecruiter.com, as of Feb 20, 2021, the average annual pay for Cyber Security in the United States is $112,974 a year.

The majority of Cyber Security salaries currently range between $60,000 (25th percentile) to $145,500 (75th percentile).

Salaries will vary based on your skill set, experience and location. Entry level is less, but there is a lot of room for advancement.

Our classes

Student will learn how to set up a computer workstation and use basic software applications. Students will be able to explain the functions and types of devices used within a computer system and how to apply basic computer maintenance and support principles. Describe some principles of software and database development. Configure computers and mobile devices to connect to home networks and to the internet. Identify security issues affecting the use of computers and networks.

40 hours (1 week day, 2 weeks evening)

This course helps prepare individuals to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to perform day to day functions pertaining to Advanced Network Infrastructures, Network Hardware, Protocols and Services, Security Layers, Windows 10 Operating System Security. Advanced Network Security, New Security Software and addresses new security threats.    

40 hours (1 week day, 2 weeks evening)

Students will learn the latest skills needed by computer support professional which will confirm a student’s ability to be a technician. Students will perform hands-on labs such as installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance, and basic networking. Also, in this course, student will learn how to support PC hardware in a business setting, including installation, troubleshooting, and component replacement. Students will also learn how to support and trouble-shoot laptops, device, printers, and smart phones.  

40 hours (1 week day, 2 weeks evening)

Students will learn the knowledge needed to configure and install the TCP/IP client. Students will acquire skills needed that validates their ability to trouble-shoot, configure and manage wired and wireless networks. They will also learn and acquire skills to support emerging technologies including cloud and virtualization technologies

40 hours (1 week day, 2 weeks evening)

With this course, you will build on your knowledge with computer hardware, operating systems, and networks as you acquire the specific skills required to implement basic security services on any type of computer network. Students will acquire hands-on troubleshooting to ensure students have practical security problem solving skills. 

40 hours (1 week day, 2 weeks evening)

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