IT Security Fundamentals
This course will help students gain the knowledge and skills needed to start supporting network security in an organization. It teaches future IT professionals how to identify security threats and respond, as well as recover from security incidents.
There are several threats that put an organization’s data at risk, and it is critical that they have skilled IT professionals in place to prevent that from happening. CCI Training Center provides IT career training so that students leave ready to take on most IT Security challenges that they may face in the real world.
Some of the topics covered in the CompTIA (IT) Security Fundamentals course are:
- Network Security
- Hardware, software, and application security
- Common cyber threats
- Incident response basics
- Evaluation of decision-making outcomes of cybersecurity scenarios
This IT security training module is designed to build a solid foundation in computer security and network security. IT professionals with this skill set become a vital part of any company.
The topics map to the certification exam, Security+, administered by the CompTIA organization. This global certification validates the baseline skills you need to perform core security functions and helps students pursue an IT security career.
Some of the topics that are covered in the Security+ exam are:
- Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities
- Identify and Access Management
- Risk Management
- Cryptography and PKI
A certification in Security+ can mean the start of a great paying career, here are some of the jobs and their average salaries provided by CompTIA:
- Systems administrator – $62,619
- Network administrator – $59,702
- Security administrator – $88,043
- Security engineer – $96,359
Certified Ethical Hacking
At CCI Training Center’s two locations, Arlington and Dallas, students can become a Certified Ethical Hacker. This course will prepare students with the right tools, technology and information to legally hack into an organization.
Businesses such as private firms and government agencies saw a need for professionals with these skills even before the certification was introduced. And today, the want and need for Certified Ethical Hackers are still in high demand. This course provides hands-on training and puts students through ethical hacking scenarios to get them ready for real-world threats in their future IT security careers.
This workshop-style course teaches:
- Stealthy access and egress
- Testing and penetration methods
- Passive data traffic monitoring and identification
- Trojan access
- Wireless vulnerabilities
- Running shellcode (disk versus RAM)
- Exploiting remote root weaknesses
- Spoofing methodologies
- Privilege hacking techniques
- Anti-forensic activities
- Removing evidence
- Hacking cloud-based applications
- Hiding triggers in image files
- Defensive techniques
- Exploiting software and OS vulnerabilities
- Recovering SSL encrypted activities
- User impersonation strategies
- Malicious log modification
**For a full list of courses and course descriptions in this program track click here.
IT Jobs Available to Program Graduates
The current growth in the Computer and Network Administration field promises not only employment potential but also opportunity to advance in the industry. Furthermore, hands-on training and industry certifications make you more attractive to prospective employers.
Some jobs that CCI graduate students can compete for are:
- Network Technician
- Desktop Support Tech
- Network Specialist
- Helpdesk Support Tech
- Computer Network Specialist
- A+ Technician
- Cyber Security Staff
- Cisco Network Installer
- IT Security Analysts
- Security Specialist
- Security Consultant
Why Choose CCI?
CCI Training Center has been providing exceptional hands-on training in a professional learning environment for 35 years in the Dallas-Fort Worth region. Students are guided every step of the way to complete their program and are prepared to pass IT industry certifications. This premier IT school provides quality IT training for those looking to start a new career in this fast-growing industry or for those looking to add new skills for possible promotions.
Currently, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students at CCI Training Center are completing their IT certification classes online. They attend online lectures, and complete any labs, assignments, and simulations virtually under the supervision of their instructors, unless otherwise instructed. Instructors are available to assist remotely as needed.
CCI Training Center doesn’t just get certifications in the hands of students, they do more. Upon graduation their Career Services department assist graduates in seeking and securing a place of employment.
In addition, students may retake classes at no additional tuition fee and all alumni benefit from life-long career assistance at no additional cost. That’s what makes CCI Training Center the best choice for you! Click here to get started or call us: Dallas (972) 846-8796 or Arlington (817) 668-3556.
Get Trained…Get Certified…Get the Job!
Investing in yourself and your career is one of the smartest investments you will ever make. No one will work harder for you than you. The following are the kinds of finances available at CCI Training Center:
- Federal Financial Student Aid (FASFA)
- Grants, TWC/Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA), Scholarships, or Private Loans