Jul 12, 2024  
SFCC Catalog 2023-2024 
SFCC Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer and Network Security Certificate

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CIP: 11.1003
School of Sciences, Health, Engineering and Math 505-428-1862

Successful completion of this certificate prepares students as Information Security (InfoSec) Professionals. This extensive hands-on, project-based curriculum is intended to provide working knowledge of tools and best practices used to protect an organization’s data and information. Upon completion of the program, students are encouraged to take the CompTIA Security+ exam or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) security certification exam. This curriculum prepares students to meet standards set out by the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS), specifically CNSS-4011 National Training Standard for Information Systems (INFOSEC) Professionals and CNSS-4016 National Information Assurance Training Standard for Risk Analysis.

Students can earn the following degree related to this certificate:

Students can follow the Program Map(s) listed below to complete this certificate:

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Apply operating system tools for system management.
  • Build operating system tools.
  • Perform routine network administrative tasks.
  • Install, update, and configure hardware components.
  • Install and update software.
  • Use basic tools and best practices to protect an organization’s data.
  • Demonstrate professional level understanding in the areas of privacy, intellectual property rights, accessibility, ethics, and codes of conduct.

Total 22 Credits

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