Security+ Certificate in Information Technology

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Security+ Certificate in Information Technology

The purpose of the information technology certificate program is to provide a foundation in information technology. Students enrolling in the Security+ Certificate program typically already have a high school degree and want to expand their career opportunities or want to change careers altogether. Upon successful completion of the outlined courses, students will be able to:

  1. Qualify for the CompTIA* certification exam
  2. Pursue available positions in the information technology field
  3. Be prepared to enroll in the associate of information technology studies or related program.
  4. Work with LANs, WANs, MANs, and WPANs as well as Virtual private networks and Virtual local area networks
  5. Develop and sharpen skills for working with cabling, ethernets, networking components and devices
  6. Compare and contrast secured and unsecured protocols
  7. Manage common security threats
  8. Apply protocols for remote authentication, remote access, and networks
  9. Successfully complete the certification exam offered by CompTIA* in Security+

*CompTIA is the voice of the world's information technology (IT) industry. As a non-profit trade association advancing the global interests of IT professionals and companies, it focuses its programs on four main areas: education, certification, advocacy, and philanthropy. CompTIA is the leading provider of technology-neutral and vendor-neutral IT certifications. These certifications include A+, Network+ and Security+.

Last updated Jan 2018

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