CompTIA Network+ & Security+ MicroDiploma
About This Program
This course allows students to obtain a vendor-neutral networking certification called CompTIA Network+. The course is designed to validate a student’s knowledge and skills in managing, configuring, and troubleshooting wired and wireless networks. You are introduced to network architecture, protocols, security, and troubleshooting topics. By the end of the course, you will be well-equipped to take the globally recognized certification exam that IT industry employers widely respect. With this certification, students can demonstrate their proficiency in networking and gain a competitive edge in the job market.
What will you learn:
- Plan and develop operational networks to meet a business’ requirements
- Administer and monitor crucial network devices to ensure optimal performance
- Deploy switches and routers to facilitate traffic segmentation and enhance network reliability
- Evaluate existing network configurations to determine strengths and weaknesses
- Establish and enforce network security policies, standards, and procedures
- Diagnose and resolve network issues using appropriate troubleshooting techniques
This course prepares students to extensively understand cybersecurity and the skills required to secure networks, systems, and devices. The certification earned from this course is vendor-neutral and widely recognized by IT industry employers. Students will learn about security threats, vulnerabilities, cryptography, and network security. The course focuses on preparing students to take the CompTIA Security+ certification exam.
What will you learn:
- Identify and effectively respond to Malware and Social Engineering attacks
- Develop a solid understanding of the fundamentals of cryptography
- Implement robust measures to prevent network and server attacks
- Ensure comprehensive security for wireless, application, mobile, and embedded devices
- Manage authentication and access controls efficiently
- Assess vulnerabilities, mitigate risks, and maintain data security effectively
This program equips participants with the required network administration and cybersecurity knowledge, focusing on CompTIA Network+ and Security+ certifications. By course completion, participants will gain an in-depth understanding of network architecture, protocols, and troubleshooting, as well as expertise in network security and protection against cyber threats. Hands-on experiences enhance practical skills in network configuration, secure design, and vulnerability assessment.
All MicroDiploma Programs have different grading systems. For most, it is a combination of homework, assignments, quizzes and exams. Some course grading is 100% based on assignments or exams.
- Homework and Assignments – 30%
- Review Quizzes – 30%
These will test your comprehension of course materials following each section of the course.
- Knowledge Assessments – 40%
An overall assessment of the course material, may consist of one or more exams.
This MicroDiploma is part of:
6 weeks at 20 hours per week.
All courses are taught in English.
Apply your new knowledge and skills around the World.
World-class textbooks are available with no extra cost.
Module credits you have completed can be put towards a MicroDiploma. Earn MicroDiploma credits to put towards a Diploma.
CompTIA Network+ Guide to Networks
Get the skills and knowledge you need for a career in computer network installation, configuration, and troubleshooting with Network+ Guide to Networks, 8th edition. Fully mapped coverage of CompTIA's Network+ N10-007 exam objectives, virtualization-based projects, and real-world problem-solving tools prepare you for success in any computing environment.
Jill West: A CIS instructor at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, West brings a unique cross-section of experience in business, writing and education to the development of innovative educational materials. She has taught multiple ages and content areas with a focus on a flipped classroom approach and distance learning, as well as educational counseling.
CompTIA Secuity+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals
Comprehensive, practical, and entirely up to date, this text thoroughly introduces network and computer security that prepares you for professional certification and career success. Mapped to the new CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Certification Exam, the text provides comprehensive coverage of all domain objectives. The sixth edition also includes an expansive range of embedded device security, attacks and defences, and the latest developments and trends in information security, including new software tools to assess security.
Mark Ciampa: Professor of Information Systems in the Gordon Ford College of Business at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green; Mark has worked in the IT industry as a computer consultant for businesses, government agencies, and educational institutions. He has published over 25 articles in peer-reviewed journals and books. He is also the author of 30 technology textbooks from Cengage, including Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals 7e, CompTIA CySA+ Guide to Cybersecurity Analyst 2e, CWNA Guide to Wireless LANs 3e, Guide to Wireless Communications, Security Awareness: Applying Practical Cybersecurity in Your World 6e, and Networking BASICS
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Everything depends on your experience, location, industry, and the job market itself.
Network Engineer: The average salary for a Network Engineer is around $81,000 per year in the United States, according to Glassdoor.
Network Administrator: The average salary for a Network Administrator is around $65,000 per year in the United States, according to Glassdoor.
Systems Administrator: The average salary for a Systems Administrator is around $64,000 per year in the United States, according to Glassdoor.
the job market for Network Systems Administrators is expected to be favorable. Professionals who stay up-to-date with the latest technology and security trends may be in higher demand.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment of network and computer systems administrators is projected to grow 5 percent from 2020 to 2030, which is about as fast as the average for all occupations.
Keep ahead of the pack by learning the latest technologies in a Network Systems Administrator Diploma from NeoCanada.
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- MicroDiplomas are comprised of 2-4 courses.
Modules provide students with knowledge of a single subject and are an excellent way for students to try out online education and learn something new.
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