Training staff must have the required education and experience to appropriately teach the program content. Examples of education and experience include, but are not limited to, certificates and/or degrees from postsecondary institutions; certifications from industry-recognized agencies, and practical work experience in, or in a field closely related to, the career fields the program prepares students to enter. MedCerts confirms each training staff member’s academic background and work experience to ensure they are qualified to teach in the program. For this program, the instructor has earned a Bachelor degree in Electronics and Computer Engineering and holds several pertinent CompTIA certifcations related to the subject matter.
The IT-5100 IT Security Specialist program is designed to help students prepare for the Security+ exam administered by CompTIA. Students are taught to implement and monitor security on networks, applications, and operating systems, and how to respond to security breaches. This course is targeted toward an Information Technology (IT) professional who has networking and administrative skills in Windows-based TCP/IP networks and familiarity with other operating systems, such as OS X, Unix, or Linux, and who wants to further their career in IT by acquiring a foundational knowledge of security topics; prepare for the CompTIA Security+ Certification examination; or use Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles.
High school diploma or GED & CompTIA Network+ Certification or two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus.Web browser with internet connection and course registration and payment.