Method of Delivery
Hybrid or blended
Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends
Instructional Program (CIP)
Lecture Topics – System Administrator Incident Response and Advanced Forensics, Networking Fundamentals, Performing a Microsoft Windows 10 Installation, Fundamental Windows Security Overview, Wireless Network Fundamentals for Security Practitioners, Intro to Powershell Scripting, Hyper-V, Fundamentals of Vulnerability Management, Comptia A+ 901AA, Comptia A+ 902, CompTIA Linux+, Kali Linux Fundamentals, CompTIA A+ 220-1002, How to Use Unicornscan (BSWR), Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Certification
Labs – System Administrator CompTIA Linux+ LX0-103, CompTIA Linux+ LX0-104, Microsoft Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012: 70-410, Microsoft Administering Windows Server 2012: 70-411, Patches and Updates, CompTIA A+, Installing Patches and Testing Software, Identifying System Vulnerabilities with OpenVAS, Creating Recommendations Based on Vulnerability Assessments, System Hardening, Enable Disk Encryption using BitLocker and Key Vault, Provision Update Management for On-Premises Systems, Configure a Virtual Network Service Endpoint, Create a Basic Script in Windows PowerShell, Use PowerShell To Gather Computer Information in Windows, Use RBAC and Design a Custom Role, Manage Local User Accounts, Deploy Ubuntu Linux Virtual Machines in the Microsoft Azure, Create a Scheduled Linux Backup Script, Distribution Installation in Linux, Backup and Restore Files with tar in Linux, Configure IPv4 and IPv6 Addressing for Linux, Configure Network Connectivity for Linux on Azure, Configure IP Routing with Linux on Azure, Configure Standard Permissions in Linux, Use Arrays in Windows PowerShell, Manage Server Startup Options in Linux, Manage Software with YUM in Linux,
Manage Users in Linux, Configuring ACL Permissions on Files, Install and Configure a Linux DNS Server, Use Find and Locate to Search for Files in Linux, Configure Windows Firewall ACL Rules, Configure Linux Firewall ACL Rules, Configure IPSec, Configure Windows Defender on a Windows System, Use the Sysinternals Suite to Review Permissions on a Windows System, Harden Windows Hosts, Configure a Local Security Policy on Server 2016
Assessments & Practice Tests – System Administrator Linux System Admin Basics (Junior), Vulnerability Scan, CompTIA LX0-103: Linux+, CompTIA LX0-104: Linux+, CompTIA – 220-1001 A+ Exam, Kaplan Practice Test
Program Length (Weeks)
High School Diploma or Equivalent
WIOA Approved Program
Curriculum Competency Based
remote online or 38 Technology Way, Nashua, NH
1 - Northeastern Workforce Board
Name of Credential
Cyber Security and IT specialist certificate
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
Student loans for those that qualify
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