Cybersecurity Analyst

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Protecting data and technology requires a specific set of advanced skills. Threats are ever present and adapting to defense techniques quickly. It is critically important for any business’s overall success to have a team of technology professionals with the right training defending their valuable information assets. Completing this intensive training in 10 to 12 weeks will develop and hone your capabilities in network and data protection, penetration testing, and threat analysis. Obtaining the corresponding industry certifications from CompTIA, Sec+, CySA+ and PenTest+ will show employers you are ready and able to accomplish the tasks required.  Cybersecurity professionals are in demand for small, medium, and large business as well as any local, state, or government entity. Starting salary on average is $48 an hour. Prerequisites: Five years of networking experience or program approval.

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Security+

ID: CESEC-664

Theft and destruction of intellectual property takes place despite the presence of firewalls, encryption, and corporate edicts. Prepare to implement and monitor security on networks, applications, and operating systems, and respond to security breaches, as you also prepare for the Security+ exam. Prerequisites: Basic Windows user skills and a fundamental understanding of computer and networking concepts, CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications (or equivalent knowledge), and six to nine months' experience in networking, including configuring security parameters, are strongly recommended.

  • Total Hours: 30.00
  • CEUs: 3.00
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PenTest+

ID: CESEC-685

As organizations scramble to protect themselves and their customers against privacy or security breaches, the ability to conduct penetration testing is an emerging skill set that is becoming ever more valuable to the organizations seeking protection, and ever more lucrative for those who possess these skills. In this course, you will be introduced to general concepts and methodologies related to pen testing, and students will work their way through a simulated pen test for a fictitious company. This course will assist you in preparing for the CompTIA PenTest+ Certification. Prerequisites: Intermediate knowledge of information security concepts, including but not limited to identity and access management (IAM), cryptographic concepts and implementations, computer networking concepts and implementations, and common security technologies. Practical experience in securing various computing environments, including small to medium businesses as well as enterprise environments.

  • Total Hours: 30.00
  • CEUs: 3.00
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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.

Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+)

ID: CESEC-683

Through hands-on practice, you will learn how to support network security within an organization and identify security threats and vulnerabilities, respond to and recover from security incidents, and prepare for the CySA+ certification. Security+ Certification or experience recommended. Prerequisites: At least 2 years of experience in computer network security technology or a related field preferred; the ability to recognize information security vulnerabilities and threats in the context of risk management; foundation-level operational skills with some of the common operating systems for computing environments; foundational knowledge of the concepts and operational framework of common assurance safeguards in computing environments; foundation-level understanding of some of the common concepts for network environments, such as routing and switching; foundational knowledge of major TCP/IP networking protocols, including, but not limited to, TCP, IP, UDP, DNS, HTTP, ARP, ICMP, and DHC.

  • Total Hours: 30.00
  • CEUs: 3.00
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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.

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