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    AWS21 – AWS Certification: Solution Architect Associate

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a cloud computing platform. It provides a comprehensive platform from which to provide web applications with high-availability. It facilitates managing application-related resources automatically from convenient interfaces.

    This course prepares the student for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam. It is intended for individuals experienced in designing distributed cloud applications on the AWS platform.

    Prerequisite: none

  • Time: 32 clock hours

    Tuition cost: $1,950

    Coursework: AWS21 – AWS Certification – Solution Architect Associate

    Cloud Tech Primer
    The AWS Cloud
    Core AWS Management
    EFS and EBS
    Cloud Storage Solutions
    Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs) and Subnets
    Command Line VM Management
    Caching, Performance, and High Availability
    EBS Snapshots, Monitoring, and Logging
    Identity and Access Management
    Advanced AWS Management
    AWS Security
    AWS Disaster Recovery
    AWS Troubleshooting
    CDN, Route 53
    AWS Database Services

     

    BOK21 – Project Management Professional – PMP Certification

    The PMP certification training program teaches the guidelines, rules, and characteristics for project management. Since these standards are widely accepted and consistently applied, they help the candidate achieve professional excellence.

    The Project Management Professional (PMP) is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers. You can find PMPs leading projects in nearly every country and, unlike other certifications that focus on a particular geography or domain, the PMP is truly global. As a PMP, you can work in virtually any industry, with any methodology and in any location.

    The Project Management Institute offers the PMP certification.

    Occupational Objective: Project Manager, Manager of Office and Administrative Support Workers

    Prerequisite: none

  • Time: 40 clock hours

    Tuition cost: $2,000

    Coursework: BOK21 – Project Management Professional (PMP)

    Project Management Introduction
    Project Fundamentals
    The Process Groups
    Project Initiation and Planning
    Managing Project Work
    Project Changes and Closing
    Capturing, Analyzing, and Using Project Lessons Learned
    Strategically Focused Project Management
    Plan and Define Project Scope
    Create Work Breakdown Structure
    Validate and Control Scope
    Define and Sequence Activities
    Develop the Project Schedule
    Control the Project Schedule
    Creating a Project Budget
    Keeping Your Project on Budget
    Planning Quality Management
    Manage and Control Quality
    Quality Methodologies and Standards for Project Management
    Plan and Acquire Resources
    Develop and Manage Resources
    Plan and Manage Communications
    Monitor Project Communications
    Planning Risk Management
    Identifying Risk
    Analyzing Risk
    Responding to Risk
    Procurement Planning
    Procurement Management
    Planning Stakeholder Engagement
    Managing Stakeholder Engagement

     

    CAB101 – Cabling 1: LAN Networks and Cabling Systems

    Textbook by Andrew Oliviero and Bill Woodward
    ISBN: 978-1-118-80738-5

    Prerequisite: none

  • Time: 16 clock hours

    Tuition cost: $1,750

    Coursework: CAB101 – Cabling 1: LAN Networks and Cabling Systems

    Introduction to Data Cabling
    Cabling Specifications and Standards
    Choosing the Correct Cabling
    Cable System and Infrastructure Constraints
    Cabling System Components
    Tools of the Trade
    Copper Cable Media
    Fiber-Optic Media
    Wall Plates
    Connectors
    Network Equipment
    Wireless Networks
    Cabling System Design and Installation
    Cable Connector Installation
    Cable System Testing and Troubleshooting
    Creating a Request for Proposal
    Cabling @ Work: Experience from the Field

     

    CAP16 – Microsoft Office 2016/365

    Students will be taught the major features, from basic to advanced, of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook 2016/365.

    Prerequisite: none

  • Time: 40 clock hours

    Tuition cost: $2,000

    Coursework: CAP16 – Microsoft Office 2016/365

    Beginning Word
    Working with the Interface and Performing Basic Tasks in Word 2016
    Formatting Text in Word 2016
    Customizing Options and Using Document Views in Word 2016
    Creating and Formatting Tables in Word 2016
    Headers, Footers, Page Numbering, and Layout in Word 2016
    Using the Navigation Pane and Creating Lists in Word 2016
    Intermediate Word
    Using Illustrations, Styles, and Themes in Word 2016
    Designing and Formatting Illustrations in Word 2016
    Advanced Table Customization in Word 2016
    Maintaining, Protecting, and Reviewing Documents in Word 2016
    References, Proofing, Mail Merges, and Forms in Word 2016
    Sharing and Collaborating on Documents in Word 2016
    Beginning PowerPoint
    Introduction to the PowerPoint 2016 Interface and Basic Tasks
    Modifying and Formatting Slides in PowerPoint 2016
    Formatting Text Boxes and Working with Graphic Content in PowerPoint 2016
    Working with Graphic, Audio, and Video Content in PowerPoint 2016
    Constructing and Modifying Tables and Charts in PowerPoint 2016
    Intermediate PowerPoint
    Creating Photo Albums, Sections, Transitions, and Animations in PowerPoint 2016
    Using Hyperlinks, Actions, and Comments in PowerPoint 2016
    Using Slide Show Presentation Tools in PowerPoint 2016
    Customizing Proofing and Default Options in PowerPoint 2016
    Sharing and Protecting Presentations in PowerPoint 2016
    Exporting Presentations and Compressing Media in PowerPoint 2016
    PowerPoint Best Practices
    Designing Effective PowerPoint Presentations
    Using Slide Masters and Slide Elements to Optimize Impact
    Beginning Excel
    Creating, Editing, and Saving Workbooks
    Formatting Data
    Data Presentation Strategies
    Formulas and Functions
    Charts, Tables, and Images
    Intermediate Excel
    Customizing Views, Styles, and Templates
    Creating Custom Visual Effects
    Working with Data
    Macros and Advanced Queries
    PivotTables and Advanced Charts
    Share, Review, and Collaborate
    Advanced Excel
    Apps and What-if Analysis
    Power Pivot, Custom Formatting, Fills, and Forms
    Accessibility, Transforming Data, and Errors
    Beginning Outlook
    Getting to Know Outlook 2016
    Managing Conversations and E-mail in Outlook 2016
    Managing Attachments, and Inserting Items and Signatures in Outlook 2016
    Organizing Contacts in Outlook 2016
    Using the Calendar to Schedule Appointments, Events, and Tasks in Outlook 2016
    Configuring and Managing Meetings and Notes in Outlook 2016
    Intermediate Outlook
    Formatting E-mail in Outlook 2016
    Configuring Message Options in Outlook 2016
    Customizing and Managing Outlook 2016
    Managing Automation, Storage, and Tidying Up in Outlook 2016
    Managing Contacts, Tasks, and the Calendar in Outlook 2016
    Viewing and Configuring Outlook 2016 Backstage Options

     

    COM02 – CompTIA IT Fundamentals+

    CompTIA was created in 1982 as the Association of Better Computer Dealers (ABCD), later, changing the name to Computing Technology Industry Association. The CompTIA offers several certifications for IT professionals. For career advancement and corporations alike, CompTIA certifications are necessary in the IT industry as a vital protection measure against any network security gaps, hacker attacks and other common or emerging security threats.

    CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ provides a solid grounding in the technology concepts and practices organizations use today. ITF+ is the only pre-career certification that helps students or career changers determine if they have a competency for information technology and if it is the right career path for them. It covers all areas of IT foundations, creating a broader understanding of IT making it ideal for non-technical professionals.

    The CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ exam focuses on the essential IT skills and knowledge needed to perform tasks commonly performed by advanced end-users and entry-level IT professionals alike, including:

    – Using features and functions of common operating systems and establishing network connectivity
    – Identifying common software applications and their purpose
    – Using security and web browsing best practices

    Prerequisite: none

  • Time: 36 clock hours

    Tuition cost: $2,000

    Coursework: COM02 – CompTIA IT Fundamentals+

    IT Concepts and Terminology
    Infrastructure
    Applications and Software
    Software Development
    Database Fundamentals
    Security

     

    COM11 – CompTIA A+ 220-1001

    CompTIA was created in 1982 as the Association of Better Computer Dealers (ABCD), later, changing the name to Computing Technology Industry Association. The CompTIA offers several certifications for IT professionals. For career advancement and corporations alike, CompTIA certifications are necessary in the IT industry as a vital protection measure against any network security gaps, hacker attacks and other common or emerging security threats.

    CompTIA A+ is the starting point for a career in IT. It is the preferred qualifying credential for technical support and IT operational roles. It is about much more than PC repair.

    – Candidates are better prepared to troubleshoot and solve problem.
    – Technicians understand a wide variety of issues ranging from networking and operating systems to mobile devices and security.
    – A+ supports the ability to connect users to the data they need to do their jobs regardless of the devices being used.

    Time – 40 clock hours

    Tuition cost: $2,000

    Coursework: COM11 – CompTIA A+ 220-1001

    Motherboards
    BIOS and Startup
    RAM
    Storage Solutions
    CPUs
    Connectors and Connections
    Peripheral Devices
    Display Devices
    Different Computer Form Factors
    Introduction to Networking
    Network Protocols and Cabling
    Wireless Networking
    Broadband Routers
    Internet Connections
    Mobile Computing
    Portable Computer Hardware
    Printers
    Printer Maintenance
    Troubleshooting Printers
    Miscellaneous Tools and Connectors
    Troubleshooting Peripheral and Mobile Devices

     

    COM13 – CompTIA A+ 220-1002

    CompTIA was created in 1982 as the Association of Better Computer Dealers (ABCD), later, changing the name to Computing Technology Industry Association. The CompTIA offers several certifications for IT professionals. For career advancement and corporations alike, CompTIA certifications are necessary in the IT industry as a vital protection measure against any network security gaps, hacker attacks and other common or emerging security threats.

    CompTIA A+ is the starting point for a career in IT. It is the preferred qualifying credential for technical support and IT operational roles. It is about much more than PC repair.

    – Candidates are better prepared to troubleshoot and solve problem.
    – Technicians understand a wide variety of issues ranging from networking and operating systems to mobile devices and security.
    – A+ supports the ability to connect users to the data they need to do their jobs regardless of the devices being used.

    Time – 36 clock hours

    Tuition cost: $2,000

    Coursework: COM13 – CompTIA A+ 220-1002

    Windows Overview and Installation
    Windows Interaction and Personalization
    Windows Utilities and Management
    Windows Applications and Features
    Adding Hardware to Windows and Storage Options
    Networking with the Windows Operating System
    Monitoring the Windows OS and an Introduction to Other OSs
    Mac OSX Features and an Introduction to Linux
    Shell and Terminal Commands for Linux or Mac OSX
    Introduction to Mobile Operating Systems
    Introduction to Virtualization and Basic Security Concepts
    Windows Security Features and Management
    Common Troubleshooting and Security Practices
    A Practical Approach to Troubleshooting
    Safety
    Various Features and Requirements of Microsoft OS

     

    COM21 – CompTIA CySA+

    CompTIA was created in 1982 as the Association of Better Computer Dealers (ABCD), later, changing the name to Computing Technology Industry Association. The CompTIA offers several certifications for IT professionals. For career advancement and corporations alike, CompTIA certifications are necessary in the IT industry as a vital protection measure against any network security gaps, hacker attacks and other common or emerging security threats.

    Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) applies behavioral analytics to the IT security field to improve the overall state of IT security. As attackers have learned to evade traditional signature-based solutions, such as firewalls, an analytics-based approach within the IT security industry is increasingly important for most organizations. The behavioral analytics skills covered by CySA+ identify and combat malware, and advanced persistent threats (APTs), resulting in enhanced threat visibility across a broad attack surface.

    CompTIA CySA+ is for IT professionals looking to gain the following security analyst skills:

    – Perform data analysis and interpret the results to identify vulnerabilities, threats and risks to an organization.
    – Configure and use threat-detection tools.
    – Secure and protect applications and systems within an organization.

    CompTIA CySA+ meets the ISO 17024 standard and is approved by U.S. Department of Defense to fulfill Directive 8570.01-M requirements. It is compliant with government regulations under the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA). Regulators and government rely on ANSI accreditation because it provides confidence in the outputs of an accredited program.

    Prerequisite: COM02

  • Time: 40 clock hours

    Tuition cost: $2,000

    Coursework: COM21 – CompTIA CySA+

    Network Architecture and Reconnaissance
    Threat Identification
    Threat Mitigation
    Reducing Vulnerabilities
    Investigate security incidents
    Monitoring for Security Issues

     

    COM24 – CompTIA Network+

    CompTIA was created in 1982 as the Association of Better Computer Dealers (ABCD), later, changing the name to Computing Technology Industry Association. The CompTIA offers several certifications for IT professionals. For career advancement and corporations alike, CompTIA certifications are necessary in the IT industry as a vital protection measure against any network security gaps, hacker attacks and other common or emerging security threats.

    CompTIA Network+ certifies the essential skills needed to confidently design, configure, manage and troubleshoot any wired and wireless devices. It ensures an IT professional has the knowledge and skills to:

    – Design and implement functional networks
    – Configure, manage, and maintain essential network devices
    – Use switches and routers to segment network traffic and create resilient networks
    – Identify benefits and drawbacks of existing network configurations
    – Implement network security, standards, and protocols
    – Troubleshoot network problems
    – Support the creation of virtualized networks

    Prerequisite: COM11

  • Time: 40 clock hours

    Tuition cost: $2,000

    Coursework: COM24 – CompTIA Network+

    Ports and Protocols and the OSI Model
    Routing, Switching, & IP Addressing
    Network Topologies & Technologies
    Cloud Concepts, Network Services, & Cabling Solutions
    Networking Devices
    Network Storage, Virtualization, & WAN Technologies
    Documentation and Diagrams & Business Continuity
    Network Monitoring & Remote Access Methods
    Policies and Best Practices
    Security Devices, Wireless Security, & Access Control
    Network Attacks & Device Hardening
    Mitigation Techniques
    Troubleshooting Methodology & Tools
    Troubleshooting Connectivity & Performance Issues
    Troubleshooting Common Network Service Issues

     

    COM26 – CompTIA Mobility+

    CompTIA was created in 1982 as the Association of Better Computer Dealers (ABCD), later, changing the name to Computing Technology Industry Association. The CompTIA offers several certifications for IT professionals. For career advancement and corporations alike, CompTIA certifications are necessary in the IT industry as a vital protection measure against any network security gaps, hacker attacks and other common or emerging security threats.

    This course guides the candidates through the fundamental and advanced concepts of mobile computing, providing the information and instruction necessary to get up-to-speed on current technology and best practices.

    Prerequisite: COM24

  • Time: 36 clock hours

    Tuition cost: $2,000

    Coursework: COM26 – CompTIA Mobility+

    Basic Networking Concepts
    Network Infrastructure and Technologies
    Radio Frequency Principles
    Cellular Technologies
    Wi-Fi Client Technologies
    Planning for Mobile Devices
    Implementing Mobile Device Infrastructure
    Mobile Security Risks
    Mobile Security Technologies
    Troubleshooting Network Issues
    Monitoring and Troubleshooting Mobile Security
    Troubleshooting Client Issues

     

    COM31 – CompTIA Security+

    CompTIA was created in 1982 as the Association of Better Computer Dealers (ABCD), later, changing the name to Computing Technology Industry Association. The CompTIA offers several certifications for IT professionals. For career advancement and corporations alike, CompTIA certifications are necessary in the IT industry as a vital protection measure against any network security gaps, hacker attacks and other common or emerging security threats.

    CompTIA Security+ provides a global benchmark for best practices in IT network and operational security, one of the fastest-growing fields in IT. CompTIA Security+ is the first security certification IT professionals should earn. It establishes the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role and provides a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs. Security+ incorporates best practices in hands-on troubleshooting to ensure security professionals have practical security problem-solving skills. Cybersecurity professionals with Security+ know how to address security incidents – not just identify them.

    Security+ is compliant with ISO 17024 standards and approved by the US DoD to meet directive 8140/8570.01-M requirements.

    Prerequisite: COM11

  • Time: 36 clock hours

    Tuition cost: $2,000

    Coursework: COM31 – CompTIA Security+

    The Present Threat Landscape
    Types of Malware
    Social Engineering and Related Attacks
    Application and Service Attacks
    Cryptographic and Wireless Attacks
    Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Scanning
    Impacts from Vulnerability Types
    Components Supporting Organizational Security
    Security Assessment Using Software Tools
    Cryptography
    Public Key Infrastructure
    Wireless Security Settings
    Analyzing Output from Security Technologies
    Deploying Mobile Devices Securely
    Implementing Secure Protocols
    Troubleshooting Common Security Issues
    Identity Concepts and Access Services
    Identity and Access Management Controls
    Common Account Management Practices
    Frameworks, Guidelines, and Physical Security
    Implement Secure Network Architecture Concepts
    Secure System and Application Design and Deployment
    Cloud, Virtualization, and Resiliency Concepts
    Policies, Plans, and Procedures
    Business Impact Analysis and Risk Management
    Incident Response, Forensics, and Disaster Recovery

     

    COM33 – CompTIA Cloud+

    CompTIA was created in 1982 as the Association of Better Computer Dealers (ABCD), later, changing the name to Computing Technology Industry Association. The CompTIA offers several certifications for IT professionals. For career advancement and corporations alike, CompTIA certifications are necessary in the IT industry as a vital protection measure against any network security gaps, hacker attacks and other common or emerging security threats.

    The CompTIA Cloud+ certification validates the skills and expertise required to securely implement, maintain and utilize cloud technologies. This course teaches how to maintain and optimize cloud infrastructure services.

    – Cloud+ covers the increased diversity of knowledge, skills and abilities required of system administrators to validate what is necessary to perform effectively in data center jobs.
    – CompTIA Cloud+ views cloud-based infrastructure services as an increasingly important piece of an organization’s IT systems.
    – It is the only vendor-neutral, performance-based certification covering more than a specific vendor or a single function like security or networking to help you better realize the return on investment of cloud infrastructure services.

    Prerequisite: COM24

  • time: 36 clock hours

    Tuition cost: $2,000

    Coursework: COM33 – CompTIA Cloud+

    Cloud Fundamentals
    Virtualization
    Data Center Infrastructure
    Cloud Management
    Cloud Security
    Managing Cloud Systems

     

    CP04 – Microsoft SharePoint 2013: Core Solutions

    Students learn how to find and use all the common features of Microsoft SharePoint 2013. They learn about SharePoint and decision trees in order to be able to make the right decision on which SharePoint features to use.

    Prerequisite: none

  • Time: 40 clock hours

    Tuition cost: $2,000

    Coursework: CP04 – Microsoft SharePoint 2013: Core Solutions

    What’s new in SharePoint 2013
    Architecture and capacity planning
    Installing and configuring SharePoint
    Understanding service applications
    Upgrading to SharePoint 2013
    Claims authentication and OAuth
    Administering SharePoint with windows PowerShell
    Configuring SharePoint for business intelligence
    Configuring SharePoint for high-availability backups
    Managing SharePoint developer solutions and features
    Managing and configuring apps
    Branding SharePoint
    Configuring and managing enterprise search
    Configuring user profiles and social computing
    The office web applications for SharePoint
    Installing and configuring azure workflow server
    Integrating office clients with SharePoint
    Working with SharePoint designer
    Troubleshooting SharePoint
    Monitoring and analytics
    Configuring and managing web content management and internet sites

     

    ITP33 – CWTS: Wireless Technology

    The following topics are covered: Introduction to computer networks; wireless LAN and its infrastructure and client devices; the Physical Layer access methods; wireless LAN antennas and accessories, security and site survey basics, and troubleshooting and maintenance.

    Prerequisite: COM24

  • Time: 36 clock hours

    Tuition cost: $2,000

    Coursework: ITP33 – CWTS: Wireless Technology

    Introduction to Computer Networking
    Introduction to Wireless Local Area Networking
    Wireless LAN Infrastructure Devices
    Wireless LAN Client Devices
    Physical Layer Access Methods and Spread-Spectrum Technology
    Radio Frequency Fundamentals for Wireless LAN Technology
    Wireless LAN Antennas and Accessories
    Wireless LAN Terminology and Technology
    Wireless LAN Security Basics
    Wireless LAN Site Survey Basics
    Performing an RF Wireless LAN Site Survey
    Troubleshooting and Maintaining IEEE 802.11 Wireless Local Area Networks

     

    ITP35 – Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

    The Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification, administered by the EC Council, is the world’s most advanced ethical hacking certification. IT professionals who earn the CEH certification are able to:

    Establish and govern minimum standards for credentialing professional information security specialists in ethical hacking measures
    Inform the public that credentialed individuals meet or exceed the minimum standards
    Reinforce ethical hacking as a unique and self-regulating profession.

    The Certified Ethical Hacker certification is designed for network and information security professionals, security officers, auditors, site administrators and anyone who is concerned about the integrity of the network infrastructure. It’s a powerful credential that shows employers you are a skilled IT professional who has the know how to find weaknesses in your organization’s infrastructure and the ability to apply that knowledge to protect your company.

    The CEH certification exam is a rigorous assessment that tests certification seekers on 20 of the most current security domains, using up-to-date methodologies. And, our comprehensive online course will cover everything you need to know in order to think like a hacker and pass this difficult exam.

    Prerequisite: COM24

  • Time: 40 clock hours

    Tuition cost: $2,000

    Coursework: ITP35 – Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

    Hacking and Penetration Testing
    Footprinting and Reconnaissance
    Network Scanning
    Enumeration and Cryptography
    System Hacking
    Malware
    Sniffing
    Social Engineering
    Denial of Service and Session Hijacking
    Hacking Web Servers
    Hacking Web Applications
    SQL Injection
    Hacking Wireless Networks
    Hacking Mobile Platforms
    Evading IDS, Firewalls, and Honeypots
    Buffer Overflow

     

    NET23 – Mobile Computing Deployment and Management

    Textbook by Robert J. Bartz
    ISBN: 978-1118824610

    Prerequisite: none

  • Time: 16 clock hours

    Tuition cost: $1,750

    Coursework: NET23 – Mobile Computing Deployment and Management

    Introduction
    Computer Network Types, Topologies, and the OSI
    Common Network Protocols and Ports
    Radio Frequency and Antenna Technology Fundamentals
    Standards and Certifications for Wireless Technology
    IEEE 802.11 Terminology and Technology
    Computer Network Infrastructure Devices
    Cellular Communication Technology
    Site Survey, Capacity Planning, and Wireless Design
    Understanding Network Traffic Flow and Control
    Introduction to Mobile Device Management
    Mobile Device Policy, Profiles, and Configuration
    Mobile Device Operation and Management Concepts
    Mobile Device Technology Advancements, Requirements, and Application Configuration
    Mobile Device Security Threats and Risks
    Device Authentication and Data Encryption
    Security Requirements, Monitoring, and Reporting
    Data Backup, Restore, and Disaster Recovery
    Mobile Device Problem Analysis and Troubleshooting

     

    NET33 – Cybersecurity 1: Securing Network Infrastructure

    Textbook by Charles J. Brooks, Christopher Grow, Philip Craig, & Donald Short
    ISBN: 978-1-119-36245-6

    Prerequisite: NET23

    Time: 16 clock hours

    Tuition cost: $1,750

    Coursework: NET33 – Cybersecurity 1: Securing Network Infrastructure

    Infrastructure Security in the Real World
    o Security Challenges
    o Infrastructure Security Scenario 1
    o Infrastructure Security Scenario 2
    Understanding Access-Control and Monitoring Systems
    o A Quick Primer on Infrastructure Security
    o Access Control
    o Security Policies
    o Physical Security Controls
    o Locks and Keys
    o Standard Key-Locking Deadbolts
    o Solenoid-Operated Deadbolt Locks
    o Cipher Locks
    o Access-Control Gates
    o Sliding Gates
    o Swinging Gates
    o Control Relays
    o Authentication Systems
    o Magnetic Stripe Readers
    o Smart Cards
    o RFID Badges
    o Biometric Scanners
    o Remote-Access Monitoring
    o Opened- and Closed-Condition Monitoring
    o Automated Access-Control Systems
    Understanding Video Surveillance Systems
    o Video Surveillance Systems
    o Cameras
    Understanding Intrusion-Detection and Reporting Systems
    o Intrusion-Detection and Reporting Systems
    o Security Controllers
    o Sensors
    o Vehicle-Detection Sensors
    o Fire-Detection Sensors
    o Output Devices
    Review Questions and Hands-On Exercises

     

    NET34 – Cybersecurity 2: Securing Local Hosts

    Textbook by Charles J. Brooks, Christopher Grow, Philip Craig, & Donald Short
    ISBN: 978-1-119-36245-6

    Prerequisite: NET23

  • Time: 16 clock hours

    Tuition cost: $1,750

    Coursework: NET34 – Cybersecurity 2: Securing Local Hosts

    Local Host Security in the Real World
    Security Challenges
    Computing Device Security Scenario 1
    Computing Device Security Scenario 2
    Securing Devices
    o The Three Layers of Security
    o Securing Host Devices
    o Securing Outer-Perimeter Portals
    o Additional Inner-Perimeter Access Options
    Protecting the Inner Perimeter
    o The Inner Perimeter
    o Operating Systems
    o Operating System Security Choices
    o Common Operating System Security Tools
    o Using Local Administrative Tools
    o Implementing Data Encryption
    Protecting Remote Access
    o Protecting Local Computing Devices
    o Using a Secure Connection
    o Establishing and Using a Firewall
    o Installing and Using Anti-Malware Software
    o Removing Unnecessary Software
    o Disabling Nonessential Services
    o Disabling Unnecessary OS Default Features
    o Securing the Web Browser
    o Applying Updates and Patches
    o Requiring Strong Passwords
    o Implementing Local Protection Tools
    o Software-Based Local Firewalls
    o Using Local Intrusion-Detection Tools
    o Profile-Based Anomaly-Detection Systems
    o Threshold-Based Anomaly-Detection Systems
    o Configuring Browser Security Options
    o Configuring Security Levels
    o Configuring Script Support
    o Defending Against Malicious Software
    o Using Antivirus Programs
    o Using Antispyware
    o Hardening Operating Systems
    o Service Packs
    o Patches
    o Updates
    o Overseeing Application Software Security
    o Software Exploitation
    o Applying Software Updates and Patches
    Local Host Security: Review Questions and Hands-On Exercises

     

    PM23 – Project Time and Cost Management

    This course covers the concepts of scope, time and cost management. This includes in-depth methods and techniques for accurately estimating project needs and completing work on time, within budget, and according to specifications.

    Prerequisite: BOK21

    Time: 40 clock hours

    Tuition cost: $2,000

    Coursework: PM23 – Project Time and Cost Management

    Introduction to planning
    Purpose of planning
    The difference between planning and scheduling
    Principal scheduling components
    Approaches to planning
    Planning strategies
    Allowing for risk
    Breakdown structures
    Definition of cost estimating
    Purpose of a cost estimate
    Cost estimating and the project life cycle
    Estimate types
    Contents of an estimate
    Estimating methodologies
    Definition of budgeting
    Purpose of budgeting
    Funding and budgets
    Producing a cost budget
    Budget transfers