IT Academy Information Security
Certificate in Information Assurance
- Fundamentals of System Security
- Introduction to Computer Forensics
- Incident Response and Computer Forensics
- Ethical Hacking
- Network Monitoring, Security & Forensics
FUNDAMENTALS OF SYSTEM SECURITY (52 HOURS) WITAC 2118
This course introduces the basics of systems security. Emphasis is placed on access controls, networking, auditing, security operations, and malicious code activity. This course is aligned to the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) exam.
Text: The Official (ISC)2 Guide to the SSCP CBK, 4th Edition, ISBN# 9781119278634
Certification: ISC2 SCCP Certification.
This course provides an introduction to the concepts and techniques used in computer forensics. Emphasis is placed on understanding the basic concepts of forensics, the legal and ethical implications of forensics, as well as hands-on experience capturing and examiningg forensic images. This course is aligned with the taking of the AccessData ACE Certification, which demonstrates knowledge of the use of their forensic tools.
Certification: AccessData ACE Certification
Text: System Forensics, Investigation, and Response, 2nd Edition, ISBN# 9781284031058
ETHICAL HACKING (52 HOURS) WITAC 2121
This course introduces the basics of ethical hacking, and includes practical, hands-on labs designed to teach students how to prepare and defend against intrusions. This course is aligned to the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) exam.
Certification: EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) exam.
Text: CEH v9 Certified Ethical Hacker Version 9 Study Guide, ISBN-13: 978-1119252245
This course introduces the basics of network monitoring includes practical, hands-on labs designed to teach students how to prepare and defend against intrusions. It includes designing a potentially threating network activity.
Certification: Wireshark Certified Network Analyst (WCNA).
Text: Applied Network Security Monitoring: Collection, Detection and Analysis, ISBN# 9780124172081
SECURITY+ CERTIFICATION (64 HRS) WITAC 0511
CompTIA Security+ is an international, vendor-neutral certification that demonstrates competency in network security; compliance and operational security; threats and vulnerabilities; application, data and host security; access control and identity management;and cryptography. CompTIA Security+ provides the knowledge of security concepts, tools and procedures to react to security incidents. Prerequisite: Basic computer and networking knowledge including file management in a Windows environment.
This course will prepare you to pass the current CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 certification exam. After taking this course, you will understand the field of network security and how it relates to other areas of information technology. This course also provides the broad-based knowledge necessary to prepare for further study in specialized security fields, or it can serve as a capstone course that gives a general introduction to the field.
Tuition $895 (test voucher included), Text: CompTIA Security+: Get Certified Get Ahead: SY0-401 Study Guide, ISBN# 978-1939136022
SY0-401 for CompTIA Security+ Certification
Certification Information at www.comptia.org