Design, implement, and support security for networked devices and data

This course will provide hands-on, practical techniques for implementing security in today’s environment. The current risks and threats to an organization’s data, along with methods of safeguarding this data, will be discussed. Students will build on previous knowledge to implement basic security services on any type of computer network. This course prepares students for the CompTIA Security+ exam.

CompTIA Security+ certification is the most popular entry-level certification for IT security professionals. It is recommended that students have demonstrated operating system and basic networking experience. This course is eligible for 3 undergraduate credits (IAAS224 - Network Security) toward a bachelor's degree at Davenport.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Implement basic security services on any type of computer network
  • Adhere to network security compliance and operation security standards
  • Take the CompTIA Security + exam

CEUs Awarded: 4.5

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