Computer Information Systems - Network Security Foundations, Short-Term Technical Certificate
Curriculum Code #6609
Effective May 2023
This short term certificate in network security will provide the certificate holder with essential networking knowledge to understand how networks are built and the potential security risks that are inherent in all networks. The completion of this certificate demonstrates knowledge of network equipment, topology and configuration fundamentals. Students who complete this certificate are well-prepared with the knowledge to pursue a number of cyber security topics.
|CISS 121||MICROCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS I||3|
|CYBR 252||IT SECURITY CONCEPTS||4|
|SDEV 101||INTRODUCTION TO THE LCCC COMMUNITY 2||1|
|CISS 125||OPERATING SYSTEM INTERFACES 1||3|
|CISS 145||LOCAL AREA NETWORKS 1||4|
|CISS 165||CISCO CCNA V7 INTRODUCTION TO NETWORKING 1||3|
|CYBR 251||CYBER DEFENSE METHODS 1||3|
|CISS 155||FUNDAMENTALS OF NETWORK SECURITY 1||3|
Indicates that this course has a prerequisite.
A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester OR any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.
While completion of this certificate may aid in obtaining employment, many employers recommend the minimum completion of a computer information systems degree program to gain employment in an IT-related field.
Student will need access to free Cisco Academy account, and a minimal cost Infosec Learning account.
For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your advising team.
- Describe the role of various network components in building a secure infrastructure and the role a network engineer takes in building a secure network.
- Describe the risk elements that are inherent in an organizations network topology and implementation.
- Demonstrate Information Technology infrastructure knowledge, techniques, and fundamental skills utilizing operating systems and networks.