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CompTIA A+, Network+ and Security+ Certification

These online facilitated courses will prepare you to pass the CompTIA A+, Network+ certification exam and the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. In addition, these courses will provide you with hands-on experience in these subject areas using online simulation resources.

Upon completion of these courses, you will be provided a voucher so you can schedule the exam at any Pearson VUE testing center. These courses meet the ISO 17024 standard and are approved by U.S. Department of Defense to fulfill Directive 8570.01-M requirements. They are compliant with government regulations under the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).

These programs will also prepare you for CSUSM's Master's in Cybersecurity program. 

Logistics

A+ Certification Prep

Delivery: Online, facilitated by an instructor
Start Date: TBD
Duration: 16 weeks
Cost: $1,995 (Including exam vouchers, books and materials)
            10% Military discount
            Approved for WIOA and Military Spouse funding

Register Now for A+

A+ Network+ and Security+ Certification Prep Package

Cost: $4990 (Including exam vouchers, books and materials)
            10% Military discount
            Approved for WIOA and Military Spouse funding

Network+ Certification Prep

Delivery: Online, facilitated by an instructor
Fall Start Date: January 21
Duration: 8 weeks
Cost: $1,595 (Including exam vouchers, books and materials)
            10% Military discount
            Approved for WIOA and Military Spouse funding

Register Now for Network+ | Spring Session

Security+ Certification Prep

Delivery: Online, facilitated by an instructor
Start Date: October 29, March 24
Duration: 
8 weeks
Cost: $1,595 (Including exam vouchers, books and materials)
            10% Military discount
            Approved for WIOA and Military Spouse funding

Register Now for Security+ | Fall Session 

Network+ and Security+ Certification Prep Package

Cost: $2,995 (Including exam vouchers, books and materials)
            10% Military discount
            Approved for WIOA and Military Spouse funding

 

Course Schedules: 

Network+ 

  • Network architecture
  • Network operations
  • Network security
  • Troubleshooting
  • Industry standards, practices and network theory

Security+ 

  • Threats, attacks and vulnerabilities
  • Technologies and tools
  • Architecture and design
  • Identity and access management
  • Risk management
  • Cryptography and PKI

Course Topics: 

  • ARP - spoofing and poisoning
  • Firewall - enterprise and local
  • Network architecture
  • Authentication - centralized vs. decentralized
  • Centralized control model (AD and GPOs)
  • DNS - poisoning
  • DHCP - rogue DHCP
  • Wifi - rogue wifi
  • Traffic - encripted or not and how to detect
  • Services - listener
  • Server hardening
  • Permissions - access controls list
  • NTFS vs. share permissions
  • CIFS vs SMB
  • Packet captures - looking at email headers, etc.
  • Non-IP traffic
  • Hidden shares
  • SSIDs
  • Mobile operating systems
  • Anti-virus
  • VPNs - split tunneling, IPSEC
  • Content delivery networks
  • CLI primer
  • Flow of data and network diagrams
  • Patching and patch cycles
  • Proxies
  • Password cracking
  • BASH, powershell scripting and loops
  • Common OS problems
  • Virtualization
  • Social engineering
  • Vulnerability and network scanning
  • Wifi cracking
  • Session hijacking
  • Much more!

 

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All curricula, format, duration and prices are subject to change

 

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Contact Us: 
Bryana Ramos
Program Coordinator
bramos@csusm.edu