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.
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.
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.