The Certificate in IT Infrastructure Security teaches students how to assess, mitigate, and manage security risks in IT infrastructure. Coursework meets NSA national training standards required for network security professionals to work with federal agencies.
Classes cover how to design secure networks, develop risk mitigation strategies, and perform intrusion detection. Students will learn the principles that enable viruses, worms, and Trojan horses to infiltrate systems. Graduates of this information security certification program will be able to assess various security systems such as firewalls, border routers, switches, and intrusion detection system sensors.
IT Security topics examined in detail include:
- Attack and defense
- Risk management
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School Accreditation & Licensing
American Public University System is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Admission TestsPlacement Test
Official High School Transcript/GED Score, Additional Materials May Be Requested