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Our Technician track is for experienced individuals who want to broaden their horizons beyond the security technicians level. In this course, participants prepare to become leaders in the information technology world with the capabilities and knowledge to manage cyber incidents and cyber response teams. Upon completion of the track, participants are encouraged to continue their education with the Cyber Security Master track. 

This track is comprised of three courses: Cyber Incident Management, the Certified Information Security System Professional (CISSP) Prep Course, and the Certified Information Security Manager course. Each course within the Technician Track takes one week or less. The track runs from October to November, as highlighted below:

Course fees:

Registration Fee $2,995.00
Military/veteran fee $2,495.00

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Course Information

Cyber Incident Management

 

Course Overview / Description

This course introduces IT leaders and managers to the means and principals necessary to improve their ability to prevent, detect, respond to, and recover from cyber incidents.  This course teaches the why and how of creating an Incident Response Plan and an Incident Response Team. The course gives participants the tools needed to develop or improve their own organization’s Incident Response Plan and Team.

Scope

The following topics will be covered in this course:

  • Why create an incident response plan and team
  • Key components of an incident response plan
  • Composition of a Cyber Incident Response Team (CIRT)
  • Information sharing and fusion

Who Should Attend?

This class is for senior managers such as a CIO, CSO, CISO, or Director who bears the responsibility for creating, maintaining or managing a Cyber Incident Response Team.

Prerequisites

Participants may or may not have a technical background.  Participants should have a basic understanding of risk management and business continuity and they should also understand how technology is implemented in their organization.

Course Length

The next course will be October 27 - 31, 2014 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm with a one hour break for lunch.

Provided Materials

Lecture and reference materials are provided.
Courses hosted in CIAS facilities, at 4350 Lockhill Selma road in San Antonio.

Just interested in this course? Register for it here!

Computer Having Forensics Investigation

Course Overview / Description

This course prepares information security professionals for the CISSP examination. Lectures cover, in detail, the 10 security domains required for the CISSP examination. Exam registration is not included.

Scope

The following 10 domains of the (ISC)2 CISSP Common Body of Knowledge will be covered in this course:

  • Access Control
  • Telecommunications and Network Security
  • Information Security Governance and Risk Management
  • Software Development Security
  • Cryptography
  • Security Architecture and Design
  • Security Operations
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Legal, Regulations, Investigations and Compliance
  • Physical (Environmental) Security

Multiple practice tests will be used throughout the course.

Who Should Attend?

Information security professionals and managers who plan to take the CISSP examination.

Prerequisites

Candidates with a minimum of five years full time security professional experience in at least 2 of the 10 domains (ISC)2 CISSP CBK, or four years of direct full time security professional work as noted and a four-year degree prior to taking the CISSP examination. Associate status is available to those knowledgeable in key information security concepts who pass the examination, but require more work experience to qualify for CISSP certification.

Course Length

The next course will be November 10 - 14, 2014 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm with an hour break for lunch.

Provided Materials / Facilities

All in One CISSP Exam Guide (6th edition) by Shon Harris; all practice tests and answer keys; one year access to freepracticetests.org test engine from CCCure; and lecture materials.
Courses hosted in CIAS facilities.

Just interested in this course? Register for it here!

Course Overview / Description

This course emphasizes the relationship between an information security program and broader business goals and objectives.  While focusing on the relationship between key IT management areas, it also focuses on advanced risk management, compliance and security management operations.

Scope

The following topics will be covered in this course:

  • Information Security Governance
  • Information Risk Management and Compliance
  • Information Security Program Development and Management
  • Information Security Incident Management

Who Should Attend?

Experienced information security managers and those who have information security management responsibilities, including IT consultants, auditors, managers, security policy writers, privacy officers, information security officers, network administrators, security device administrators, and security engineers.

Prerequisites

Five years of experience with audit, IT systems, and security of information systems; systems administration experience; familiarity with TCP/IP; and an understanding of UNIX, Linux, and Windows along with intermediate knowledge of IT Security.

Course Length
The next course will be October 20 - 24, 2014 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm with an hour break for lunch.

Provided Materials / Facilities

Lecture and reference materials are provided.
Courses hosted in CIAS facilities.

Just interested in this course? Register for it here!

 

Register for the Technician Track

Additional Information

After completing this track, participants are encouraged to continue with the Cyber Security Master track.

Admission for participants who have not completed the Cyber Security Apprentice track is considered on a case-by-case basis. If you feel you have previous education or experience to substitute for part of this program, or have questions about class and track programs, please contact us with your inquiry.

 

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