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Computer Security Technician (CompTIA Security + and Network+) - Optional Externship

Course Description

The Computer Security Technician course provides students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to become an IT security professional. This course is designed to fully prepare students to sit for and pass the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. Students will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to provide information security for infrastructure, applications, and operations while being able to identify risks and understand risk mitigation activities. They will also acquire the knowledge necessary to apply security controls to maintain confidentiality, integrity, availability, and identify appropriate technologies and products. In addition, students learn to manage, maintain, troubleshoot, install, operate, and configure basic network infrastructure as well as describe networking technologies, understand basic design principles, adhere to wiring standards, and use testing tools. This course is designed to fully prepare students to sit for and pass the CompTIA Security+ and CompTIA Network+ Certification exams.

The purpose of this program is to prepare students to support the IT infrastructure through installing and configuring systems to secure applications, networks, and devices as well as perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques. It also prepares students to students learn to manage, maintain, troubleshoot, install, operate, and configure basic network infrastructure as well as describe networking technologies, understand basic design principles, adhere to wiring standards, and use testing tools. Students are eligible for an optional externship with a local employer after successful course completion.


This program is open enrollment and can begin within 2-3 business days of registration.

Registration is ongoing throughout 2021.

Estimated Time to Complete: 4-6 months


Program Objectives
After completing this program, learners will be able to:

  • Design, implement, configure, manage, and maintain networks and network devices

  • Troubleshoot network problems

  • Detect various types of compromise and have an understanding of penetration testing and vulnerability scanning concepts

  • Install, configure, and deploy network components while assessing and troubleshooting issues to support organizational security

  • Implement secure network architecture concepts and systems design

  • Install and configure identity and access services, as well as management controls

  • Implement and summarize risk management best practices and the business impact

  • Install and configure wireless security settings and implement public key infrastructure

  • Be familiar with every objective on the CompTIA Security+ Exam

  • Employ tips to prepare for and pass the exam


Certification Opportunities
After completing this program, learners will have the opportunity to take the leading national/industry-recognized certification exam(s) essential to entry-level employment in this fast-growing field.

  • CompTIA Security+ SY0-601

  • CompTIA Network+ N10-007


Optional Volunteer Externship Opportunity
Learners who complete this program are eligible to participate in an optional volunteer externship opportunity with a local company/agency/organization whose work aligns with this area of study in order to gain valuable hands-on experience. As learners progress through their eLearning program, an Externship Coordinator will reach out to coordinate placement.

Note: Additional documentation including health records, immunizations, drug-screening, criminal background checks, etc. may be required by the externship facility.

Instructor : CCI
Dates : 12/22/21
Days : Online
From : -
Fee : $1299.00
Course Number : C039


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