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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 frontline 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

Cyber Security

CASP+ Training and Certification Prep

CASP+ Training and Certification Prep CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)+ is an advanced level cyber security certification for security architects and senior security engineers charged with leading and improving an enterprise’s cybersecurity readiness. They are able to work in traditional, cloud, and hybrid environments, have governance, risk, and compliance skills, are expected to assess an enterprise’s cybersecurity readiness, and lead technical teams to implement enterprise-wide cybersecurity solutions.

Course topics include:
  • Security architecture
  • Security operations
  • Governance, risk, and compliance
  • Security engineering and cryptography

CASP+ is compliant with ISO 17024 standards and approved by the US DoD to meet directive 8140/8570.01-M requirements. Regulators and governments rely on ANSI accreditation, because it provides confidence and trust in the outputs of an accredited program.

A certification voucher is included with the course and it is a requirement to take the certification exam if you are using grant funds to pay for your training. This is a performance-based certification for advanced practitioners – not managers – at the advanced skill level of cybersecurity. While managers help identify the cybersecurity policies and frameworks which could be implemented, CASP+ certified professionals determine and implement appropriate solutions.

Section - COM2178-004

Security+ Training and Certification Prep

Security+ is a great course for people who want to begin their cybersecurity career. It establishes the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role and provides a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs. Security+ incorporates best practices in hands-on trouble-shooting to ensure security professionals have practical security problem-solving skills. Cybersecurity professionals with Security+ know how to address security incidents - not just identify them.

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 match the CompTIA certification exam areas. Topics covered include:-

  • Threats, Attacks, and Vulnerabilities - Detect various types of compromise and have an understanding of penetration testing and vulnerability scanning concepts
  • Technologies and Tools - Install, configure, and deploy network components while assessing and troubleshooting issues to support organizational security
  • Architecture and Design - Implement secure network architecture concepts and systems design
  • Identity and Access Management - Install and configure identity and access services, as well as management controls
  • Risk Management - Implement and summarize risk management best practices and the business impact
  • Cryptography and PKI - Understanding of basic cryptographic concepts, algorithms, and functions. Install and configure wireless security settings and implement public key infrastructure.

Training is distance-delivered via Zoom with a combination of live lectures, readings, and labs. Many hours of independent self-study are expected outside of class meetings.

This course prepares you for the CompTIA Security+ certification. Although test prep for the certification exams is covered in class, additional study is needed. Certification exam which is included in this training is scheduled at the end of the course. Participants must report their test date and exam results.


Section - COM2036-033

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