Antelope Valley School District

Cybersecurity

Students will learn the essentials for a promising career in cybersecurity, prepared to solve a wide variety of issues when securing and defending networks in today's complicated business computing landscape. 

ACQUIREd Skills Include:

  • Career Readiness
  • Hands-on network Security
  • Risk Management
  • Threat Intelligence
  • Data and host security
  • Identity management
  • Cryptography and public key infrastructure

THIS COURSE PREPARES YOU FOR:

  • CompTIA Security+

     

What is it?

Cybersecurity is the activity or process, ability or capability, or state whereby information and communications systems and the information contained therein are protected from and/or defended against damage, unauthorized use or modification, or exploitation. Jobs in this area fill a critical and growing need for cybersecurity personnel in the public and private sectors.

WHAT WILL I DO?

You will conduct cyber investigations using advanced file access methods, reconstruction maneuvers, and data recovery processes to seize evidence. You will also protect computers and networks to defend against criminal and terrorist threats.

LEADS TO THESE JOBS:

  • Computer Network Support Specialist
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrator
  • Database Administrator
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Computer Network Architect

Is This for me?

  • Computer skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Attention to detail

The course, Security +, is $300

This program utilizes the Comp TIA Security+ curriculum. CompTIA Security+ serves as a springboard for cybersecurity careers, ensuring security professionals are better prepared to solve a wide variety of issues when securing and defending networks in today's complicated business computing landscape. It emphasizes hands-on practical skills, preparing the security professional for a wide variety of issues.

For more information about this Security+ certification, Click on this link:

https://sites.google.com/avhsd.org/virtualtech/courses/certifications/security