Prepare for Cyber and Information Technology Certification
Cyber Security and IT Certification Courses at UMUC
Are you a cyber security or IT professional looking to further your career and improve your skill set? University of Maryland University College's Center for Professional Development offers courses to help you get ready for industry certification exams.
Achieve professional status through a certification that proves you meet the industry’s standards for education and training and also helps to prepare you for career advancement.
What You'll Learn: This 5-day course helps prepare you for the CompTIA A+ Exam, which covers maintenance of PCs, mobile devices, laptops, operating systems and printers.
The CompTIA A+ certification is the starting point for a career in IT. Candidate job roles include technical support specialist, field service technician, IT support technician, IT support administrator, and IT support specialist.
What You'll Learn: This 5-day course helps prepare you for the CompTIA Network+ Exam, which covers network technologies, installation and configuration, media and topologies, management, and security.
Candidate job roles include network administrator, network technician, network installer, help desk technician and IT cable installer.
What You'll Learn: This 5-day course will help you apply knowledge of security concepts, tools, and procedures to react to security incidents.
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
Candidate job roles include security architect, security engineer, security consultant/specialist, information assurance technician, security administrator, systems administrator, and network administrator.
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching Certification Exam Prep
UMUC Course: CIT 1453X
What You'll Learn: This 5 day course will train you to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks.
Training covers, but is not limited to:
- Cisco licensing
- Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
- Serial Line Interfaces
- Frame Relay Interfaces VLANs
- Basic traffic filtering
What You'll Learn: This 5-day course will immerse you in a hands-on environment where you will be shown how to conduct ethical hacking. You will be exposed to an entirely different way of achieving optimal information security posture in your organization: by hacking it! You will scan, test, hack, and secure your own systems. This course prepares you for the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker Exam 312-50.
The lab intensive environment provides in-depth knowledge and practical experience with the current essential security systems. You will begin by understanding how perimeter defenses work and then be lead into scanning and attacking your own networks (no real network is harmed), then learn how intruders escalate privileges and what steps can be taken to secure a system. Training also covers Intrusion Detection, Policy Creation, Social Engineering, DDoS Attacks, Buffer Overflows, and Virus Creation. When you leave this intensive 5-day class you will have hands on understanding and experience in ethical hacking.
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification Exam Prep
UMUC Course: CIT 1452X
What You'll Learn: This 5-day course will teach you the 10 key areas of the (ISC)2® Common Body of Knowledge (CBK), including a complete review of the information security concepts and industry best practices. This course prepares you for the (ISC)2® Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Exam.
The CISSP exam is based on the following ten domains:
- Access Control
- Telecommunications and Network Security
- Information Security Governance and Risk Management
- Software Development Security
- Security Architecture and Design
- Operations Security
- Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning
- Legal, Regulations, Investigations, and Compliance
- Physical (Environmental) Security
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