Advanced Computer Technician: CompTIA Specialist
- Certification included
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This detailed course helps you to take a closer look at the responsibilities of becoming a CompTIA specialist in the IT industry. Companies rely on the CompTIA standards in order to be able to consistently predict employee success. Additionally, there is a growing need for CompTIA specialists that are qualified as networking professionals. For this reason, our course includes three core Practice Labs that are focused on covering all the topics that come up in the CompTIA certification exams and we make use of real CompTIA equipment. Core areas of our course are as follows: • Understand security architecture for enterprise, resource and security technology • Recognize different security designs including application security design and knowing how to manage risk • Understand complex security policies and procedures as well as integration of enterprise security • Develop skills for analysis and research of security measures • Handle disaster recovery and develop continuity of business while keeping an eye on legal issues • Develop skills for decision-making and judgement and more. Our comprehensive course is focused on helping you understand the ins and outs of the CompTIA world and how it applies to different business structures. The course materials is all hand-picked to help you get the certification as well as increase your chances of becoming a recognized CompTIA specialist.
Upon completion of this course, students will: • Understand enterprise security architecture, security technology and resource technology • Recognize security design and solutions, application security design, managing risk, security policies, security procedures and enterprise security integration • Understand security research and analysis, disaster recovery and business continuity, managing risk in projects, legal issues and judgment and decision-making • Know the principles of network security and the steps for compliance and operational security on multiple devices and infrastructures • Understand the steps for controlling access authentication and authorization, and the steps for protecting wireless networks • Know the principles of networking including IP addressing, subnetting, troubleshooting, topology selection, backbones, and segments • Know the steps for installing and configuring different network types • Recognize the basics of ethernet and networking devices • Recognize methods for documenting, monitoring, and managing security threats • Know software and hardware troubleshooting tools
Required: None. Recommended: Student hold the CompTIA A+ Certification and have 9+ months of networking experience.
All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements: Internet Connection • Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless) Hardware Requirements • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended Software Requirements • Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher • Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 or 2013 or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx) • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended • Cookies MUST be enabled • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled) • Adobe PDF Reader
CompTIA Network+ covers the configuration, management, and troubleshooting of common wired and wireless network devices. Also included are emerging technologies such as unified communications, mobile, cloud, and virtualization technologies. CompTIA Security+ certification covers network security, compliance and operation security, threats and vulnerabilities as well as application, data and host security. Also included are access control, identity management, and cryptography. CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) is the ideal certification for technical professionals who wish to remain immersed in technology as opposed to strictly managing. The CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner certification validates advanced-level competency in risk management; enterprise security operations and architecture; research and collaboration; and integration of enterprise security.
• 100% Online, Self-Paced • Open Enrollment • Admissions and Student Support • Multimedia Rich and Interactive Content • Industry Certification Exam, when applicable • Hands-on Opportunity Upon Completion
Students that successfully complete our career training are given a full years access to our modern day career services. With our career services, students are provided a multitude of career development tools to help launch their career quickly and successfully. These tools include:
• Certification Exam Voucher and Registration Assistance (If Applicable)
• Resume Building Assistance
• Externship or Shadowing Placement
• Career Coaching
• Employer Skills Matching
• And More!
We are dedicated to serving our students on their unique career development journey. Whether you are transitioning to a new career, entering the workforce for the first time, or an experienced professional looking to climb the corporate ladder, our career services team can provide you with professional development tools applicable for any stage of your career.