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Overview Of The Security Courses Offered At Ashford Global IT

In today’s technologically-advanced world, many professions require the use of computers. Because many employees access their company’s electronic data on a daily basis, it is important that they receive security training in order to protect and secure their company’s files and information.

Ashford Global IT offers several security courses that do exactly that. These courses vary according to access required, by degree of difficulty, exposure and liability to the company, and the security threats that may affect the students.

The following security courses are presented at Ashford Global IT:

  • CompTIA Security+ – This five-day course teaches students how to implement and monitor security on networks, applications, and operating systems. Additionally, students will learn how to respond to security breaches.
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) – This five-day course covers all the essential elements of Information Security, including the 10 Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) domains: Access Control, Information Security and Risk Management, Cryptography, Physical (Environmental) Security, Security Architecture and Design, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning, Telecommunications and Networking Security, Application Development Security, Operations Security, and Legal, Regulations, Compliance and Investigations.
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) – In this five-day course, students will learn how to look for weaknesses and vulnerabilities in target systems and use the same knowledge, methodologies, techniques, and tools as hackers. In addition, students will understand how to perform penetration testing to determine the stability and reliability of security measures.
  • Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) – Students in this five-day course will learn about computer forensics. Students will study how to follow the technological footprints of hackers and penetrators of a network as well as how to properly gather the necessary evidence to prosecute in the court of law.
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) – Students will learn how to provide effective Information Security Management by studying industry best practices that are accepted around the world and approved by the Information Security Audit and Control Association (ISACA). At the end of this five-day course, students will understand how to manage, design, oversee and assess an enterprise’s Information Security. Additionally, this course will thoroughly explore the five core competencies that will be covered on the CISM exam: Information Security Governance, Information Risk Management, Information Security Program Development, Information Security Program Management, and Incident Management and Response.
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) – This five-day course will provide learners with knowledge in Information Systems auditing, control, and security. At the end of this course, students will have comprehensive knowledge of the six domains covered on the CISA exam: the Information Security Audit Process, IT Governance, Systems and Infrastructure Lifecycle Management, IT Service Delivery and Support, Protection of Information Assets, and Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery.
  • Security Awareness – This one-day course is for people who use a computer at home or at the office. Students will be introduced to common security threats and how to counter them.

To learn more about how to protect your company from security threats, contact Ashford Global IT today!

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