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CSM offers you a convenient pathway to obtain your CompTIA Security+ certification by offering the training and testing right on campus!

Did you know you can take certification exams at CSM?

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ITS-7910 CompTIA Security+

CompTIA Security+ is for you if your job responsibilities include securing network services, network devices, and network traffic. Prepare for the CompTIA Security+ Certification examination by building on your knowledge and professional experience with computer hardware, operating systems, and networks. Topics include communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, authentication, access control, external attack, and operational and organizational security. Successful students have networking and administrative skills in Windows-based Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) networks and familiarity with other operating systems. This course will help students prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification.

Prerequisite:  Two years of technical networking experience with an emphasis on security and Network+ certification recommended.

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ITS-9820 Ethical Hacker Exam Prep

This class will immerse IT Professionals into an interactive environment where they will be shown how to scan, test, hack, and secure their own systems. The lab-intensive environment gives each student in-depth knowledge and experience with the current essential security systems. Students will begin by understanding how perimeter defenses work and then be led into scanning and attacking their own networks, no real network is harmed. Students then learn how intruders escalate privileges and what steps can be taken to secure a system. Also covered is Intrusion Detection, Policy Creation, Social Engineering, DDoS Attacks, Buffer Overflows, and Virtual Creation. When the student leaves this intensive 5-day class they will have hands on understanding and experience in Ethical Hacking. This course prepares the student for the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker exam 312-50.  Textbook and exam voucher included.

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ITS-6800 CISSP Exam Preparation

The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam prep course is designed for information security professionals with five or more years of direct full-time security work experience (or four years with a four-year college degree). This experience must be in two or more of the eight domains of the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). If you do not have the experience, you can become an Associate of (ISC)² by successfully passing the CISSP exam. You will have six years to earn your experience to become a CISSP. This certification exam prep course will cover the eight domains in the CBK: Security and Risk Management, Asset Security, Security Engineering, Communication and Network Security, Identity and Access Management, Security Assessment and Testing, Security Operations, and Software Development Security. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be ready to sit for the CISSP certification exam. Textbooks are included.

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