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INFORMATION SECURITY ANALYST

CompTIA Security+, CND, and CEH Cyber Security Certification Program

Information Security Analyst

Battles between corporations, governments, and countries are no longer fought using physical force. Cyber war has begun and the consequences can be seen in everyday life. This cyber security IT training combines three industry-recognized IT certification courses that help students build a strong foundation in cyber security, one of the fastest-growing fields in IT.

This course immerses the student in an interactive environment where the instructors use lectures, guided discussions, and hands-on lab experiences to demonstrate and help students explore key skills and methods used in information security.

Examine cyber network defense from three approaches: prevention, reaction, and retrospection. Learn basic cyber security principles and more advanced techniques including perimeter defense, hacking, forensics, and intrusion prevention.

Is This Cyber Security Training for Me?

This 15-day cyber security IT certification program is designed to help individuals get jobs as Information Security Analysts and related specialties and disciplines including Cyber Security Specialist, Information Security Analyst, Information Security Auditor, Site Security Administrator, and more.

Not sure which career path is best for you? Do you want to be qualified for a job and have access to open employment opportunities once you complete your training? Learn how with LeaderQuest Career Services!

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Program Prerequisites

While there are no required prerequisites for this program, the following is recommended:

  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic PC operating system navigation skills
  • Basic Internet usage skills
  • Basic IP addressing knowledge

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Course at a Glance

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BASE TRAINING PERIOD

15 Days

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IT CERTIFICATION

CompTIA Security+, EC-Council Certified Network Defender (CND), and EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

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SKILL LEVEL

Intermediate level
Prior experience, skills, and/or courses required
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LIVE INSTRUCTOR

This course is available at any LQ campus

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VA APPROVED

This course is eligible for VA tuition benefits

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What You'll Learn

Unit 1: CompTIA Security+
Course Objectives:

  • Identify security threats
  • Harden internal systems and services
  • Harden internetwork devices and services
  • Secure network communications
  • Manage a PKI
  • Manage certificates
  • Enforce an organizational security policy
  • Monitor the security infrastructure

Prerequisites:

  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic PC operating system navigation skills
  • Basic Internet usage skills
  • Basic IP addressing knowledge
Unit 2: Certified Network Defender (CND)
Course Objectives:

  • Computer network and defense fundamentals
  • Network security threats, vulnerabilities, and attacks
  • Network security controls, protocols, and devices
  • Network security policy design and implementation
  • Physical security
  • Host security
  • Secure firewall configuration and management
  • Secure IDS configuration and management
  • Secure VPN configuration and management
  • Wireless network defense
  • Network traffic monitoring analysis
  • Network risk and vulnerability management
  • Data backup and recovery
  • Network incident response and management

Prerequisites:

  • Security+ or equivalent knowledge
Unit 3: Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Course Objectives:

  • Footprinting and reconnaissance
  • Scanning networks
  • System hacking
  • Malware threats
  • Sniffing
  • Social engineering
  • Denial of service
  • Session hijacking
  • Hacking web servers and web applications
  • SQL injection
  • Hacking wireless networks
  • Hacking mobile platforms
  • Evading IDS, firewalls, and honeypots
  • Cryptography

Prerequisites:

  • Certified Network Defender –or–
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP
  • Information systems and security background
  • 12 months of experience in networking technologies

Job Outlook

Individuals who complete this training and certification will qualify for Information Security Analysts and related specialties and disciplines including:

  •  Cyber Security Specialist
  • Data Security Analyst
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Information Security Auditor
  • Site Security Administrator

Projected Job Growth Rate

Information Security Analyst: increasing 18% from 2014 – 2024*

Median National Salary:

Information Security Analyst salary: $90,120**

Information Security Analyst Training - Security+, CND, CEH

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Dept of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-2013 Edition

**Median national salary ranges are based on job titles and salary information from 0*Net OnLine

Learn In...

  • Nov 9 - Dec 4, 2020
  • Daytime Classes
  • Oct 26 - Dec 11, 2020
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm MST
  • Dec 7 - Feb 5, 2021
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm MST
Until it is deemed safe to return to the classroom, all of our courses are being delivered in a virtual, online format. The health, well-being, and safety of our students and colleagues is our top priority. We are monitoring the development of COVID-19 closely and adjusting our training offering accordingly
  • Nov 2 - Dec 4, 2020
  • Daytime Classes
  • Nov 9 - Dec 4, 2020
  • Daytime Classes
  • Dec 7 - Jan 8, 2021
  • Daytime Classes
  • Oct 26 - Dec 11, 2020
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm MST
  • Dec 7 - Feb 5, 2021
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm MST
Until it is deemed safe to return to the classroom, all of our courses are being delivered in a virtual, online format. The health, well-being, and safety of our students and colleagues is our top priority. We are monitoring the development of COVID-19 closely and adjusting our training offering accordingly
  • Nov 2 - Dec 4, 2020
  • Daytime Classes
  • Nov 9 - Dec 4, 2020
  • Daytime Classes
  • Nov 30 - Jan 8, 2021
  • Daytime Classes
  • Oct 26 - Dec 11, 2020
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm CST
  • Dec 7 - Feb 5, 2021
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm CST
Until it is deemed safe to return to the classroom, all of our courses are being delivered in a virtual, online format. The health, well-being, and safety of our students and colleagues is our top priority. We are monitoring the development of COVID-19 closely and adjusting our training offering accordingly
  • Nov 2 - Dec 4, 2020
  • Daytime Classes
  • Nov 9 - Dec 4, 2020
  • Daytime Classes
  • Dec 7 - Jan 8, 2021
  • Daytime Classes
  • Oct 26 - Dec 11, 2020
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm CST
  • Dec 7 - Feb 5, 2021
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm CST
Until it is deemed safe to return to the classroom, all of our courses are being delivered in a virtual, online format. The health, well-being, and safety of our students and colleagues is our top priority. We are monitoring the development of COVID-19 closely and adjusting our training offering accordingly
  • Nov 9 - Dec 4, 2020
  • Daytime Classes
  • Oct 26 - Dec 11, 2020
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm EST
  • Dec 7 - Feb 5, 2021
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm EST
Until it is deemed safe to return to the classroom, all of our courses are being delivered in a virtual, online format. The health, well-being, and safety of our students and colleagues is our top priority. We are monitoring the development of COVID-19 closely and adjusting our training offering accordingly

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Financing Options

MILITARY EDUCATION BENEFITS

Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses (VET TEC):
VET TEC is a new tuition and housing assistance program designed to help veterans get short term technology training without using their GI Bill® benefits. If you’re a military veteran with at least one day of unexpired GI Bill® entitlement, you may be eligible, subject to approval by LeaderQuest. Learn more about VET TEC and whether this program is right for you.

Post 9/11 GI Bill® Education Program:
The Post 9/11 GI Bill® is an education benefit program for Active Duty, Selected Reserve, and National Guard service members who served on active duty after September 10, 2001.

Veterans Workforce Investment Program (VWIP):
VWIP provides resources for the training necessary to prepare eligible veterans for meaningful employment within the labor force.

The Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) VetSuccess Program:
The VR&E VetSuccess program, also known as Voc-Rehab or Chapter 31, offers disabled vets counseling, training, education and other services needed to prepare for, find, and keep suitable jobs.

Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA):
MyCAA provides up to $4,000 (over 2 years) of Financial Assistance for military spouses who are pursuing degree programs, licenses or credentials leading to employment in portable career fields.

Scholarship Opportunities

LeaderQuest IT Impact Scholarship:
LeaderQuest’s core purpose is to create meaningful outcomes that impact lives. The LeaderQuest IT Impact Scholarship was launched in 2019 to help us further fulfill that mission. Learn more and view application.

FEDERAL FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS FOR IT AND CYBER SECURITY TRAINING

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Adult and Dislocated Worker Program:
This program provides government funding for employment and training services. WIOA aids eligible adults and dislocated workers in both finding and qualifying for meaningful employment.

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA):
TAA is a federally funded employment program. It provides benefits to workers who lose their jobs or had their hours reduced as a result of foreign trade. Benefits may include training, job search allowances, relocation allowances, and other reemployment services.

PRIVATE TRAINING LOAN OPTIONS

LeaderQuest has partnered with Climb Credit! Climb Credit offers tuition financing at fixed interest rates starting at 5%. They offer high approvals and low monthly payments. Climb’s online application takes minutes to complete with instant pre-approval. Apply with a qualifying co-borrower for the best rates.

Approved and available funding programs vary by location. Visit www.climbcredit.com/leaderquest for complete details and eligibility requirements.

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