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    Cyber-Security Professional with Labs

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    Hours: 810
    Duration: 12 months

    Language: English

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    Certification included

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    Program Description

    With the increase in cyber attacks, Cyber Security has become a thriving career path. Trained security professionals are in high demand and with our complete training program students will be prepared to pursue a career in this exciting industry. This program provides a comprehensive, trustworthy framework of practices for assuring information security. Students will learn how the various roles and functions within Cyber Security practice can be combined and leveraged to produce a secure organization. Concepts will not be presented as stagnant theory; instead, they are interwoven in a real world "adventure" story that runs throughout. This approach grabs students’ attention and assists them in visualizing the application of the content to real-world issues that they will face in their professional life. With the onset of terrorism and heightened threats both at home and abroad, Homeland Security is a growing, increasingly complex field within the Criminal Justice field. This class is designed to prepare successful students to work in various Homeland Security agencies at a local, state or federal level. Specifically for those students whose career-focus is in counter-terrorism, counter-intelligence, national security or government security, this introductory course is a great way to examine new and different subject areas within this growing field. Corporations are seeking certified, experienced information security professionals to safeguard their information and assets.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this course, the student will be proficient in: • Network risk diagnosis and management • Network alerts and alarms • Protocols and access control • Wireless and cloud security • Privacy and storage in the cloud • Cryptography and host security • Malware and viruses • Third-Party Integration • Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Scanning • Homeland and National security functions • Antiterrorism and Counterterrorism • Strategic, operational, and tactical intelligence • Cyber terrorist technology • Public systems and biological terrorism • The Standardized Emergency Management System (SEMS) • Redundancy, backups, and recovery

    Courses Included

    • CompTIA Security+ PLUS Practice Lab
    • Homeland Security Specialist
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional


    CompTIA Security+ Module 1 - Risk, Monitoring, and Diagnosing Networks • Risk Related Concepts • Control Types • False Positives and Negatives • Risk Management • Implementing Policies • Understanding Control Types • Alarms • Alerts • Trends • Security Posture CompTIA Security+ Module 2 - Devices, Infrastructure, and Access Control • Mastering TCP/IP • OSI Resilience • Working with TCP/IP Suite • IPv4 and IPv5 • Encapsulation • Protocols and Services • Securing Workstations • Access Control Basics • Identity Management • Network Access Control CompTIA Security+ Module 3 - Protecting the Wireless Networks and Securing the Cloud • Wireless Systems • Lightweight Extensible Authentication Protocol • Wireless Attacks • Access Points • Classifying Information • Private Cloud • Security and the Cloud • Host Availability • Sandboxing • Cloud Storage CompTIA Security+ Module 4 - Host, Data, Cryptography and Application Security • Application Hardening • Fuzzing • Secure Coding • Host Security • Database Technologies • Cryptography Overview • Modern Cryptography • Rainbow Tables and Salt • Key Stretching • Wi-Fi Encryption CompTIA Security+ Module 5 - Malware, Vulnerabilities, Social Engineering and Threats • Understanding Malware • Surviving Viruses • Types of Viruses • Spoofing Attacks • Understanding Social Engineering • Types of Social Engineering Attacks • What Motivates an Attack? • The Principles Behind Social Engineering • Social Engineering Attack Examples • Understanding Physical Security CompTIA Security+ Module 6 - Security Administration and Disaster Recovery • Understanding Physical Security • Third-Party Integration • Transitioning • Understanding Business Continuity • Impact Analysis • The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act • The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act • The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act • Penetration Testing • Vulnerability Scanning Homeland Security Specialist Module 1 - What is Homeland Security • Describe how national security policy was viewed and reported prior to 9/11 • Compare approaches to national security before and after the 9/11 attacks • Examine the circumstances leading to the creation of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) • Describe the Patriot Act and its impact on national security policy • List the six critical mission areas of the National Strategy for Homeland Security (NSHS) • State the mission of the DHS • Describe how the DHS relates to the three branches of government • List the agencies brought under the umbrella of the Department of Homeland Security • Identify the five directorates and their responsibilities • Identify the relationship between homeland security and national security functions Homeland Security Specialist Module 2 - Terrorism • Describe common definitions of terrorism • Describe the historical perspective of terrorism • Identify common components associated with terrorism • List the types and tactics of terrorism • Describe the difference between antiterrorism efforts and counterterrorism tactics Homeland Security Specialist Module 3 - Intelligence • Differentiate between intelligence and information • Differentiate between strategic, operational, and tactical intelligence • Compare how the law enforcement community and the intelligence community define and use intelligence • Describe the purpose and steps of the intelligence cycle • Describe the types and phases of intelligence briefings • Analyze intelligence for reporting in an intelligence brief Homeland Security Specialist Module 4 - Critical Infrastructure • Define the terms critical infrastructure and key resources • Explain the relationship between the public and private sectors in the context of homeland security • Describe behavioral profiling • Describe the applications of proactive terror threat assessment • Describe critical infrastructure and key resources from a U.S. historical perspective • Describe the rationale for post-incident investigations Homeland Security Specialist Module 5 - Cyber Terrorism • Describe ways in which cyber terrorists use technology • Discuss the negative consequences of cyber terrorism • Identify the tools used by cyber terrorists • Describe the difference between cyber crime and cyber terrorism • Examine measures to identify and remedy cyber vulnerabilities Homeland Security Specialist Module 6 - Transportation • Identify the principle federal agencies involved in providing security for transportation systems • Describe the principle hazards and vulnerabilities faced by the various modes of transportation • Identify the local, national, and international interconnections among various modes of mass transportation • Research the initiatives being implemented to improve security for transportation systems in the United States Homeland Security Specialist Module 7 - Public Health • Define the term pandemic • Identify historical examples of flu pandemics • Describe the role of vaccines during a pandemic • Examine the use of biological agents as weapons • Differentiate among the categories of biological priority agents • Examine the role of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) • Describe future goals for federal public health preparedness Homeland Security Specialist Module 8 - National Response Framework (NRF) • Describe the difference among catastrophic events, emergencies, and disasters • Identify how catastrophic events are measured • Describe how human encroachment upon the natural environment has affected human exposure to natural hazards • Describe the difference between technological disasters and natural disasters • Describe the impact terrorism has had on the types of threats that emergency managers must confront • Explain the factors that have contributed to an increasing salience of emergency management in American society Homeland Security Specialist Module 9 - Emergency Management • Describe the history of the federal emergency management organizations in the United States • Identify pre-impact conditions and various physical and social vulnerabilities • Define the elements of a response protocol Homeland Security Specialist Module 10 - Incident Command System (ICS) • Define Incident Command System (ICS) • Explain the rationale for the ICS and the benefits it provides • Describe the purpose of the Standardized Emergency Management System (SEMS) • Identify the role of the Incident Commander (IC) • Describe the importance of comprehensive resource management Homeland Security Specialist Module 11 - All Hazards Approach • Identify the role of the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) in disaster management • Identify areas in which the NYPD's response to the 9/11 attacks indicated good prior planning or showed the need for more thorough planning • Describe the purpose and function of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) • Describe the all-hazards approach to emergency management • Describe how multiple responding agencies are coordinated Homeland Security Specialist Module 12 - ICS Roles and Procedures • Identify the organizational structure for an Incident Command System (ICS) disaster response • Identify the purpose of an Incident Action Plan (IAP) • Describe the difference between the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the ICS • Write an emergency plan and response Homeland Security Specialist Module 13 - Ethics • Describe the philosophical perspective on ethics • Discuss the practice of torture by proxy • Identify the leadership selection process in the war on terror • Explain norms in relation to ethical considerations • Describe the issue of looting after a disaster Homeland Security Specialist Module 14 - Emergency Communications • Identify the common and alternative systems and technologies used in emergencies • Discuss the lessons learned from past communications mistakes • Describe the evolution of communications technology in the context of incident response • Describe how technology can be used for emergency planning, participation, and response • Write a response plan to a hypothetical emergency situation Homeland Security Specialist Module 15 - Careers and the Role of Education • Examine security protection and incident response for medical facilities • Examine security protection and incident response for businesses • Examine security protection and incident response for public utility workers • Examine security protection and incident response for emergency responders • Examine security protection and incident response for social service providers • Describe the role of education in homeland security Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Module 1 - Access Control • Identification and Authentication Techniques • Access Control Techniques • Authorization Mechanisms • Access Control Attacks and Monitoring Authentication • Risk Elements • Preventing Access Control Attacks • Smart Cards • Biometrics • Security Operations Principals • Role-Based Access Controls • Centralized versus Decentralized Access Control • Assessing Effectiveness of Access Controls Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Module 2 - Network Security • Secure Network Architecture and Securing Network Components • OSI Model • Secure Network Components • Cabling, Wireless, Topography and Communications Technology • System and Security Management • Secure Communications and Network Attacks • Network and Protocol Security • Virtual Private Network • Firewall Terms and Types • Web Security • Common Attacks • Remote Access Security Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Module 3 - Information Security Governance and Risk Management • Security Governance Concepts, Principles, and Policies • Layering • Data Hiding • Control Frameworks • Security Management • Risk Management • Terminology • Qualitative/Quantitative Risk Analysis • Manage Personnel Security • Security Education and Training • Information Classification • Employment Policies • Change Management Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Module 4 -Software Development and Malicious Applications • Application Issues • Databases and Data Warehousing • Data Information Storage • Knowledge Based Systems • System Development and Controls • Malicious Code and Application Attacks • Password Attacks • Applications Beyond the Database • Web Application Security • IP Probes • IP Spoofing • Vulnerabilities Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Module 5 - Cryptography • Cryptography and Symmetric Key Algorithms • PKI and Cryptographic Applications • Cryptography Basics • Cryptanalysis Terms • Symmetric Encryption • Asymmetric Cryptography • Modern Cryptography • Public Key Infrastructures • Hash Functions • Digital Signatures • Protocol Based • Pretty Good Privacy • Cracking Techniques Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Module 6 - Security Architecture and Design • Principles of Security Models, Design, and Capabilities • Security Architecture Vulnerabilities, Threats, and Countermeasures • Security Operations • Fundamentals of Security • Clark-Wilson Model • Objects and Subjects • Computer Architecture • Singe Points of Failure • Information Security Architecture • Common Security Issues • Security Operations • Resource Protection • Change and Configuration Management Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Module 7 -Incident Management, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery • Manage Incident Response • Preventative Measures • System Resilience • Reasons for Business Continuity Plans • Business Continuity Life Cycle • Project Scope and Planning • Business Impact Assessment • BCP Documentation • Nature of Disaster • Recovery Strategies • Data Redundancy • System Backups • Testing and Maintenance Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Module 8 - Legal Requirements, Incidents and Ethics • Categories of Law • Compliance • Contracting and Procurement • Code of Ethics • Computer Crimes • Import/Export • Privacy • Major Categories of Computer Crimes • Incident Handling • Liability • Response Teams • Accessibility and Perimeter Security • Natural Disasters • Work Area • Internal Security • Boundary Protection • Course Summary



    We recommend candidates possess CompTIA Network+ certification and two years of technical networking experience, with an emphasis on security.


    • Introduction to Homeland Security

    Technical Requirements

    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 Security+ is a global certification that validates the baseline skills you need to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career. CompTIA Security+ is the first security certification IT professionals should earn. It establishes the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role and provides a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs. Security+ incorporates best practices in hands-on trouble-shooting to ensure security professionals have practical security problem-solving skills. Cybersecurity professionals with Security+ know how to address security incidents – not just identify them. Security+ is compliant with ISO 17024 standards and approved by the US DoD to meet directive 8140/8570.01-M requirements.The CompTIA Security+ exam will certify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to install and configure systems to secure applications, networks, and devices; perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques; participate in risk mitigation activities; and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations. The successful candidate will perform these tasks to support the principles of confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.


    • 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

    Career Services

    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.

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