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Security

CCNA Security

Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNAS) equips you with the knowledge and skills representative of entry-level security specialist careers. This course emphasizes a hands-on approach to securing networks. A comprehensive set of tools is used to facilitate learning the fundamental principles of network and endpoint security:
• Cisco Internetwork Operating System (IOS) software
• Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) software
• Cisco Adaptive Security Device Manager (ASDM)
• Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client
• Cisco Academy Packet Tracer (PT)
• WireShark Protocol Analyzer
• Nmap with Zenmap GUI (Port Scanner)
• TCP/IP utilities for SSH, SSL, HTTP, IPsec, RADIUS, TFTP, Syslog, SNMP, and Terminal Emulation

CCNAS incorporates both online and classroom learning by utilizing:
• Cisco Networking Academy NetSpace eLearning portal
• Network Development Group (NDG) NETLAB+ remote lab environment
• Collaboration Software (Cisco Webex, Adobe Connect, Microsoft Business Skype)

The Cisco Networking Academy CCNASv2.0 course addresses all of the exam objectives for both the CCNAS 210-260 certification exam, informally known as the Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS) 3.0 certification exam, and the CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 exam.

CCNAS certification is a Department of Defense (DoD) 8570.01 Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level I and II and Information Assurance Management (IAM) Level I certification. The DoD 8570 Directive provides guidance and procedures for the training, certification, and management of all DoD employees performing Information Assurance functions in their line of duty, who are required to carry an approved certification for their particular job role and classification.

Upon completion of the CCNA Security course, learners will be able to perform the following tasks:
• Explain network threats, mitigation techniques, and the basics of securing a network
• Secure administrative access on Cisco routers
• Secure administrative access with authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA)
• Implement firewall technologies to secure the network perimeter
• Configure intrusion prevention services (IPS) to mitigate attacks on the network
• Describe LAN security considerations and implement endpoint and Layer 2 security features
• Describe methods for implementing data confidentiality and integrity
• Implement secure virtual private networks
• Implement an ASA firewall configuration using the command-line interface (CLI)
• Implement an ASA firewall configuration and VPNs using ASDM
• Test network security and create a technical security policy

All hands-on labs in the course are performed by remotely accessing CCNAS NETLAB+ pods comprised of Cisco Catalyst switches (IoS 15.x), ASAs (ASA 9.x and ASDM 7.x), ISR G2 devices (IOS 15.x), and virtual PCs.

Required Prep:

Learners should have completed CCNA 1 (Introduction to Networks) and CCNA 2 (Routing and Switching Essentials), or Cisco Certified Entry-Level Network Technician (CCENT) certification, or equivalent knowledge and experience. Access to a computer outside of class is required to complete the assignments - the computer should support Java-enabled, browser-based Internet access.

- Section 1 - Jun 5 - Jul 24; MW; 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm; 13 mtgs (Register Online)
Honolulu Community College; $1495
course code: COM2016-012

No meetings on June 12 and July 3.

Computer Security for Work: Basic Computer Security

Information security is everyone’s responsibility. Recent studies show that most security problems are caused by people. This series of classes is targeted to the working professional, focusing on security threats encountered at work and how to prevent them. Most importantly, you will learn to practice safe computer security procedures. For managers and supervisors, this series or portions of it can be delivered exclusively to your staff. Contact the PCATT office at 808 845-9296 or email pcatt@hawaii.edu

Learn about the importance of user level security in the layers of security model. Is this website safe? How do I protect my computer and documents? Basic computer security topics will be presented and you will practice these skills in a safe lab environment.

- Section 1 - Jun 9; F; 10:00 am - 12:00 pm; 1 mtg (Register Online)
Honolulu Community College; $55
course code: COM2088-002
Computer Security for Work: Email Security and Phishing

Information security is everyone’s responsibility. Recent studies show that most security problems are caused by people. This series of classes is targeted to the working professional, focusing on security threats encountered at work and how to prevent them. Most importantly, you will learn to practice safe computer security procedures. For managers and supervisors, this series or portions of it can be delivered exclusively to your staff. Contact the PCATT office at 808 845-9296 or email pcatt@hawaii.edu

Learn about phishing and how to keep your email safe. In this class, you will be able to identify markers of suspicious emails. What should I do if I get a suspicious email? How do I protect my email address? Email security and the types of phishing will be presented and you will practice these skills in a safe lab environment.

- Section 1 - Jun 16; F; 10:00 am - 12:00 pm; 1 mtg (Register Online)
Honolulu Community College; $55
course code: COM2089-002
Computer Security for Work: Ransomware

Information security is everyone’s responsibility. Recent studies show that most security problems are caused by people. This series of classes is targeted to the working professional, focusing on security threats encountered at work and how to prevent them. Most importantly, you will learn to practice safe computer security procedures. For managers and supervisors, this series or portions of it can be delivered exclusively to your staff. Contact the PCATT office at 808 845-9296 or email pcatt@hawaii.edu

Ransomware is a newer exploit employed by hackers and if you are not prepared, it can be devastating. Learn how to protect your computer and what do if you become infected with ransomware. In addition to gaining awareness, learn and practice how to back up your computer in a safe lab environment.

- Section 1 - Jun 23; F; 10:00 am - 12:00 pm; 1 mtg (Register Online)
Honolulu Community College; $55
course code: COM2091-002
Computer Security for Work: Social Engineering and Malware

Information security is everyone’s responsibility. Recent studies show that most security problems are caused by people. This series of classes is targeted to the working professional, focusing on security threats encountered at work and how to prevent them. Most importantly, you will learn to practice safe computer security procedures. For managers and supervisors, this series or portions of it can be delivered exclusively to your staff. Contact the PCATT office at 808 845-9296 or email pcatt@hawaii.edu

In this class, you will learn about a very effective tactic utilized by scammers and hackers: social engineering. You will also learn about various types of malware. What do I do if I become a victim of social engineering? What do I do if I think I have been hacked? Various methods of social engineering will be explained and you will practice identifying them.

- Section 1 - Jun 30; F; 10:00 am - 12:00 pm; 1 mtg (Register Online)
Honolulu Community College; $55
course code: COM2090-002
CyberSafety Education and Awareness Workshop

This workshop will explain in lay terms the safety and security issues in computer technology and what the Internet poses to the user. Topics include online banking, social networking, and privacy. Ideal for seniors, teachers, and parents.

NOTE: Children and teenagers must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. This is not a class to learn basic computer skills. Attendees should already be familiar with basic computer skills (creating folders, copy and paste, etc), including Web surfing and e-mailing.

- Section 1 - Jun 3; Sat; 9:00 am - 11:00 am; 1 mtg
Windward Community College; Duque; Free
course code: ENR7015-007

You must register to attend.

- Section 2 - Aug 26; Sat; 9:00 am - 11:00 am; 1 mtg
Windward Community College; Duque; Free
course code: ENR7015-008

You must register to attend.

Security+

The CompTIA® Security+™ certification exam is a vendor neutral world-wide standard for foundation-level security practitioners. Exam objectives were developed with input from industry, government, and academic professionals. Although available, you don't need research to tell you the importance of IT security. Human error along with spyware, malware, e-mail attacks, viruses, worms, and wireless technology are reasons for security training and certification. This Security+ course is taught with a practical approach to prepare you for the certification exam and for skills required on the job. You will apply general security concepts to real world scenarios. Competencies exactly match the CompTIA® certification exam areas:

  • Network security
  • Compliance and operational security
  • Threats and vulnerabilities
  • Application, data, and host security
  • Access control and identity management
  • Cryptography

A study guide is included. If you are interested in getting CISSP certified, starting with Security+ is advisable. Prior to moving on to CISSP, taking CCNA Security gives you more depth and understanding of network security.



About the CompTIA® Security+™ Exam: 
CompTIA® Security+™ is a vendor-neutral certification that is recognized by major corporations and is accredited by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). If you are planning to take the CompTIA® Security+™ certification exam, it is recommended that you have two years of IT administration experience with an emphasis on security. For more information about the certification exam, go to: 
 http://certification.comptia.org

Required Prep:

Two years of IT administration experience in a professional environment with emphasis on security

- Section 1 - Jul 6 - Aug 31; TTh; 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm; 15 mtgs (Register Online)
Honolulu Community College; $1195
course code: COM2036-005

Price includes study guide.
Certification exam is not included.