Global Institute of Technology

Cyber Security Diploma Program

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Cybersecurity Diploma Program

Program Description

The need to protect against evolving cyber threats as technology continues to evolve and improve requires strong cybersecurity. Cybersecurity career paths are an important part of the DOD 8570/8140 Information Assurance mandate. The Cyber Security program can offer you the opportunity to be a part of this fast growing field and be prepared to protect your network against cyber threats. 

The Cyber Security program is designed to prepare students for the specialty areas of Cyber Security. The Cyber Security program begins the first with the entry level courses to provide you with the fundamental skills and concepts required to maintain, support, and work efficiently with personal computers. In addition, you will acquire the essential skills and information you need to set up, configure, maintain, troubleshoot and perform preventative maintenance of the hardware and software components of a basic personal computer workstation and basic wireless devices. In these courses, you will acquire the essential skills and information you will need to install, upgrade, repair, configure, troubleshoot, optimize, and perform preventative maintenance of basic personal computer hardware and operating systems. You will identify and describe all the major networking technologies, systems, skills, and tools in use in modern networks. 

 The program introduces the student to the specific skills required to implement basic security services on any type of computer network. Students build on their knowledge of and professional experience with security fundamentals, networks, and organizational security. The Cybersecurity Analyst course introduces the skills required to configure and use threat detection tools, perform data analysis, interpreting the results to identify vulnerabilities, threats and risk to an organization with the end goal of securing and protecting applications and systems within an organization. 

Course Objectives

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The Cyber Security Program will provide students with the skills that employers seek in high level security positions. This program is designed to take an entry level IT professional working in the network support field and prepare them for the specialty areas of Cyber Security.

Completion of the Cyber Security Specialist Program will demonstrate a high level of industry-recognized knowledge and expertise in cyber security.

The Cyber Security Specialist Program and related certifications will set Global Institute of Technology graduates apart from diploma/degree-only graduates and will increase opportunities for employment in the IT field. 

List of courses

Cyber Security Diploma program requires a student to complete all the programs listed below. Total  Classroom/Instructional Hours of the diploma program is 320. The breakdown of the hours will be provided  in the lecture plan and class specific schedule of the course.


Course Number 

Course Title


CompTIA Cyber Security Analyst (CSA+)


CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)


Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)


Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)


Certified Cyber Forensics Professional (CCFP)


Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)


Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)


Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)


In case, if a student is having related prior education, specific industry recognized certifications or relevant  hands on experience they must complete a minimum of any five of the above courses from Global Institute  of Technology to graduate. A total of 320 Classroom/Instruction Credit Hours must be met as a requirement  for the diploma program; transfer credit hours can be incorporated into this. The student will be notified  any changes in program training period and/or cost during the enrollment process. In the case of veterans,  the school maintains a written record of the previous education and training details, and notifies the specific  Veteran Administration (VA) contact with changes in program training period and cost, if any. 

Graduation Requirements

  • The student must have a cumulative grade point average of C, 75%, or above and have met the minimum  competency requirements for award of the Diploma.
  • See the Course Catalog for details. For the Admissions  procedure and Transfer Policy please see the appropriate sections In the Course Catalog.
  • A performance grade  will be awarded based upon attendance, class participation, lab exercises and quizzes/tests.  
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Training Modality Training Materials
Live Instructor Led Training – Online (Zoom)
1. eBook

2. Labs

3. Exam vouchers

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Instructor-led Courses

The Global Institute of Technology (GIT) provides comprehensive training and full-services certification testing in 2 locations: Fairfax and Richmond.

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Training & Certification Path

The Global Institute of technology (GIT) provides comprehensive training and full-services certification testing in Virginia.The program process steps are provided below:


Mentored Credential Based Training


Practice Labs & Exercises


Training Progress Reporting


Testing for Industry Recognized Certifications

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Our goal is to provide and foster professional advancement opportunities among individuals dedicated to or pursuing an IT career, and to work diligently to enhance their effectiveness, image, and professionalism as they attract and serve their clients and employers.  

We want to ensure that you obtain the most benefit from your software tools and contribute to the productivity of your organization with as short a learning curve as possible. We do this by providing you with comprehensive training solutions that encompass a variety of course levels and subject matter to meet your evolving needs.

  • A CompTIA Certified Partner
  • Oracle University Authorized Partner
  • A Cisco Certification Trainer and Tester
  • A Microsoft Certified Partner
  • Authorized Prometric, Perarson VUE, PAN, Kryterion and CATS Testing Center.
  • Authorized to operate through state council of higher education for Virginia (SCHEV)
  • Workforce Investment Act (WIA) approved trainer

Training Vendors

We provide training for the following vendors:

We provide training for the following vendors:






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Check Point

People soft


Red Hat


Sun Microsystems

Web Applications


Technical Approach

We shall provide certification training pertaining to test certification and real-world scenarios. We would provide the current certification programs available by specified vendors. Any changes made to the certification would be notified to the student/coordinator.


Training should be based on best practices in online/classroom training. The certification programs are conducted in an active learning online/classroom setup with focus on exercises, case studies, and examples that will enrich the learning experience of participants and help them relate and implement what they learn on their actual work place.

Students say

Simple to follow and it was captivating.My understanding of Cyber Security is increasing exponentially.



This is a very comprehensive course. It covers a wide variety of techniques and tools for various levels of anonymized growing and privacy



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