IT Certifications

Many non-degree IT courses align with Wake Tech’s IT degree programs, which means you can take certain “non-degree” courses and still earn college credits for that course, if you enroll in a qualifying degree program.

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Ready to take your IT skills to the next level? Wake Tech's IT Power Packs are bundled, low-cost training programs designed to help you earn industry-recognized credentials. Each Power Pack can be completed in about four to six months. Power Packs aim to prepare you for the next step in your career, whether you are brand new to the IT field or a mid-career professional looking to level up. And, if you want to take your knowledge even further, the credentials you earn in a Power Pack can count for college credit in a degree program at Wake Tech! 

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Course
CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam SY0-501
Name
CCT-3110B2
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Individuals who want to expand their knowledge and skills for employment-readiness or those who want to successfully prepare for the CompTIA Security+ exam certification.
Description
This course is intended for participants who have completed the CompTIA Network course or those with equivalent experience who want to expand their knowledge and skills. Topics include how to install and configure systems to secure applications, networks, and devices. Upon completion, students should be able to perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques; participate in risk mitigation activities; and recognize how to operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations in an IT environment. In addition, students should have the ability to successfully pass the CompTIA Security certification exam.
Course Objectives
  1. Install and configure systems to secure applications, networks and devices
  2. Perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques
  3. Participate in risk mitigation activities
  4. Operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws and regulations
  5. Prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam
Outline of Instruction
  1. Comparing and Contrasting Attacks
  2. Comparing and Contrasting Security Controls
  3. Assessing Security Posture with Software Tools
  4. Explaining Basic Cryptography Concepts
  5. Implementing a Public Key Infrastructure
  6. Implementing Identity and Access Management Controls
  7. Managing Access Services and Accounts
  8. Implementing a Secure Network Architecture
  9. Installing and Configuring Security Appliances
  10. Installing and Configuring Wireless and Physical Access Security
  11. Deploying Secure Host, Mobile, and Embedded Systems
  12. Implementing Secure Network Access Protocols
  13. Implementing Secure Network Applications
  14. Explaining Risk Management and Disaster Recovery Concepts
  15. Summarizing Secure Application Development Concepts
  16. Explaining Organizational Security Concepts
Contact Hours
36
CEU's
3.6
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
Yes
Certification
CompTIA
Website URL
https://comptiacdn.azureedge.net/webcontent/docs/default-source/exam-objectives/comptia-security-sy0-501-exam-objectives.pdf?sfvrsn=877aa036_10
Certification Learning Outcomes/Requirements
  1. Install and configure systems to secure applications, networks and devices
  2. Perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques
  3. Participate in risk mitigation activities
  4. Operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws and regulations
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
Prior to course enrollment, students should have successfully completed the CompTIA Network+ certification exam course or have equivalent knowledge and experience.
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of at least 80% of course material taught.

Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Individuals who want to expand their knowledge and skills for employment-readiness or those who want to successfully prepare for the CompTIA Security+ exam certification.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Security Specialist, Security Administrator, Security Consultant, Systems Administrator
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
Course Contact Information
Kobie Joyner
919-866-7213