CompTIA Security+ Certification

CompTIA Security+ validates knowledge of communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, operational security and general security concepts. It is an international, vendor-neutral certification that is taught at colleges, universities and commercial training centers around the world. Because human error is the No. 1 cause for a network security breach, CompTIA Security+ is recognized by the technology community as a valuable credential that proves competency with information security.

Career concentrations that benefit from CompTIA Security+ training include Database Development and Administration (knowledge architect, database technician, database analyst, database administrator, data architect, data analyst, project manager); Network Devices (service center technician, PC technician, Help Desk technician, field support technician, customer service technician, project manager); and Network Infrastructure (network support technician, network analyst, network administrator, hardware installation coordinator, computer operator, project manager).

Security+ Certification Training Courses:

CIT 1121, Networking Fundamentals, 3 credit hours
CIT 1635, Data Communications and Networks, 3 credit hours
CIT 1640, Security+, 3 credit hours

 

Contact Information


Joanne Wagner, Coordinator
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 1605, (630) 942-2692

Kathy Kotowski, Tech-Connect Advisor
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 1732, (630) 942-3961

Kim Groesbeck, Program Support Specialist
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1054, (630) 942-2599

Business and Technology Division
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1034, (630) 942-2592