Course Details

This is an 12 week course that will meet for 3 hours 3 days a week.

Cybersecurity IT System Defense

This is a two part professional development course which teaches students, through lectures, discussions, demonstrations, and hands on exercises, the skills and knowledge necessary to work in the area of Cybersecurity.  It is a study and exploration of the risk, vulnerabilities, and threats to the security of IT Systems—hardware and software—from the basics of network defense, access control to the controls necessary to ensure privacy, confidentiality, availability of systems, and the integrity of data.

It introduces concepts of networking, access control, and configuration of firewalls, routers and switches, as well as virtualization.  It also introduces the simple and advanced concepts that underlie today’s cyber security challenges.

Prerequisites or Co-requisites

There are no formal prerequisites such as coursework or a specific knowledge base. This is a hands on learning experience; everything the students needs is provided in the way of IT hardware appliances, software, handouts, and assignments. It is assumed that students are comfortable with computers, own a laptop with the Windows operating system, and are familiar with the Microsoft Windows user interface.

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Price: $2000

  • Introduction to hardware and operating systems
  • Understanding Networking, virtual, WiFi, Physical Security
  • Overview of Switches, Routers, Firewalls
  • Configuration of VLANS
  • Setting up DNS, Active Directory and Virtual Environments
  • Server OS Installation and Hardening

January 2019
Vienna, VA
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Price: $4000

  • Risk and Vulnerability Analysis
  • Cryptography
  • Vulnerability Assessment, POAM, SSP
  • NIST Controls
  • Security Operations Center (SOC) an SIEM
  • Cyber Range

January 2019
Vienna, VA
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Course Number: CITSD
Upcoming Dates: January 2019

Course Times: 

6 PM  to  9 PM
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday


Patrick Weithers / MSCSE, CSPM, CISSP

Mark Orletsky / PHD, CISSP, CISA

Levend Tosun / MSCE

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