Cybersecurity


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Instructor:
Nate Jalbert

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Description:

This program is an introduction into the exciting world of careers in Cybersecurity. This program will take you in many directions highlighting roles as an analyst, penetration tester, systems administrator and computer crime investigator. You will learn priceless skills in this program to help keep you, your family and eventual employer safe on the internet for many years to come. The program will be a constantly evolving experience starting with the basics of security but also studying current and evolving threats facing the real world security landscape. Collaboration and teamwork will be critical to the success of a student in the program. Students who complete the program can further their education or enter into the workforce as a security consultant, ethical hacker, information security analyst and more.


Curriculum: 

Learn the fundamentals of an Information Technology Infrastructure

-End User Devices

-Servers

-Network Devices

Familiarize yourself different authentication methods

Focus on the CIA triad of Cyber Security and best practices

-Confidentiality

-Integrity

-Availability

Hands on practice securing networks of different sizes and scopes

How to gather evidence and maintain a chain of custody


National Standards:

National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education Workforce Framework


Certifications: 

CompTIA IT Fundamentals

CompTIA Security+

Palo Alto PCCSA


College Credit:

Southern Maine Community College


Suggested Integrated Academic Credits:

Career Prep

Science

Social Studies


Prerequisites:

Academic:

Ability to interact with text at 9th grade reading level.

Ability to use and perform basic arithmetic skills including: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Effective verbal and written communication to support collaborative professional relationships with colleagues. 

Ability to compose essays and other written communications.

Technical:

Ability to be self directed and maintain attention to detail.

Ability to communicate and work cooperatively with others.

Commitment to ethical behavior while using technology.

Time management between academic and technical assignments.