Network Security Certification

Next term starts August 5th 2019

Get started by talking to one of our Admissions Representatives.

Next term starts August 5th 2019

Get started by talking to one of our Admissions Representatives.

Get Your Network Security Certification at CIAT

The Certificate as Networking Security Technician is designed for the network technician who wants to broaden their skillset into the area of computer security. It provides the foundational tools required to install, configure, and maintain network systems in business environments.

Prerequisites: Students must be high school graduates, or possess their GEDs, who are able to navigate within a Microsoft Windows environment using a mouse and keyboard.

Network Security Certification Program Details

Our Network Security Technician Certification Program is available in person and 100% online. Don’t hesitate to contact us with any unanswered questions.







What You'll Learn

This certificate program will teach students how to protect digital networks from detrimental security threats. It combines in-depth software instruction with hands-on technical training so that CIAT graduates emerge fully prepared to protect businesses, government entities, and nonprofits. Successful network security technicians will be able to safeguard any large entity from cyber threats both large and small.

Major topics covered include hardware technologies, operating systems, networking, routing, local area network (LAN) security, wireless network security, and authentication, encryption and authorization techniques. This program equips students for careers in computer security as information security technicians. Successful graduates will be prepared for certifications in Network+ and Cisco Certified CCNA.

Upon completion of the Certificate as Networking Security Technician Program, graduates will be able to:

  • Discuss network infrastructure, cryptography, assessments, and audits within networking environments.
  • Perform installation, configuration and troubleshooting of various network security systems.
  • Conduct security audits and take action to correct weaknesses discovered.
  • Advise coworkers on social engineering threats and defenses.

Certifications We Offer

Whether you’re just entering the workforce or trying to take your career to the next level, CIAT offers the certifications needed to prove your expertise to current and future employers.

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Courses You'll Take

300 hours required. All courses are required

Careers in Network Security Technology

Many graduates of this program go on to become information security analysts who protect all types of data at the corporate, government, and non-profit levels. According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of information security analysts is projected to grow 18 percent in the next ten years, much faster than the national average for most occupations. Demand for information security analysts is high, as analysts are needed to create innovative solutions to prevent hackers from stealing critical information and disrupting computer networks.

  • Information Security Technician
  • Computer Network Technician
  • Security Administrator
  • Technology Consultant
  • Access Control Technician

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