Network Security

Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems – Networking Concentration

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About Network Security

This two-part course teaches the skills required to be an entry-level computer and network security technician. Completion of this course identifies the student as a knowledgeable professional in the field of security, one of the fastest-growing fields in IT.

This course prepares the student to successfully attain CompTIA Security+ Certification by passing the CompTIA Security+ (SY0-401) certification exam. Taking this exam is optional and may involve extra cost to the student. Successful completion of these courses does not require the student to attempt and/or pass this certification exam.

Topics Covered In Course

  • Comprehending systems security
  • Understanding network infrastructure
  • Learning access control
  • Conducting assessments & audits
  • Incorporating cryptography
  • Carrying out organizational security


Completion of Networking Fundamentals is strongly recommended. Students who have successfully completed the current CompTIA Network+ Certification process within the last 12 months or, upon approval by CIAT admissions, those who have 24 months or more of work experience in IT networking, may proceed directly to Network Security.

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