The CompTIA A+ 1101 (220-1101) course will build on students' existing knowledge and experience with PC hardware. In addition, this course will provide fundamental level skills and theoretical concepts to prepare students for real-world experiences on the job as a technician. A+ 1101 lessons will cover topics such as Equipment and Personal Safety, CompTIA Troubleshooting Model, Motherboards and Form Factors, System Cooling and Components, CPU Types and Features, Firmware, Random Access Memory, Computer Storage Technologies, Cable Connection Types, Computer Peripheral Devices, Computer Displays, Custom PC Builds, Virtualization, Cloud Computing, Protocols and Ports, Network Devices, IP Configuration, Server Roles, Network Technologies, Internet Connection Technologies, Computer Network Models, Network Topologies, Network Tools, Wireless Network Technologies, Network Cables and Connections, Mobile Device Types, Mobile Device Software, Mobile Device Components and Features, Mobile Device Communications Technologies, Computer Boot Issues, Computer Hardware Issues, Troubleshooting Commands, Network Device Configuration and Issues, Display Issues, and Printer Issues. Throughout the course, you will be able to apply skills learned through a variety of physical and virtual labs, test your knowledge with flashcards and quizzes, and be able to review all course content through the use of videos. Upon completion of all course materials and self-study, you will be prepared for the CompTIA A+ 1101 (220-1101) certification exam.
The CompTIA A+ 1102 (220-1102) course will build on students' existing knowledge that they may have learned in the CompTIA A+ 1101 course. In addition, this course will provide fundamental level skills and theoretical concepts to prepare students for real-world experiences on the job as a technician. A+ 1102 lessons will cover topics such as Operating Systems, Windows OS, OS Installation Methods, Microsoft Command Line Tools, Using Microsoft System Utilities, Using Microsoft Control Panel Utilities, Windows Client Networking Configuration, macOS and Linux Tools, Features, and Functionalities, Implementing Physical Security Measures, Defining Logical Security Concepts, Wireless Security, Malware Types, Social Engineering Techniques and Exploits, Microsoft OS Security Features, Workstation Security Best Practices, Mobile Device Security Solutions, SOHO Security, Securing Web Browsers, Windows OS Issues, Identifying and Remediating Personal Computer (PC) Security Issues, Malware Removal Best Practices, Mobile and OS Application Issues, Mobile OS and Application Security Issues, Organizational Documentation and Procedures, Implementing Basic Change Management Based Practices, Implementing Workstation Backup and Recovery Methods, Protection of Computer Equipment and Personal Safety Procedures, Explaining Environmental Variables and Controls, Defining Privacy and Licensing Concepts, Incident Response Policies and Procedures, Communication and Professionalism Techniques, Introduction to Basic Scripting Techniques, and Implementing Remote Access Technologies. Throughout the course, you will be able to apply skills learned through a variety of physical and virtual labs, test your knowledge with flashcards and quizzes, and be able to review all course content through the use of videos. Upon completion of all course materials and self-study, you will be prepared for the CompTIA A+ 1102 (220-1102) certification exam.
This course prepares students to understand major networking technologies and systems of modern networks and be able to configure, manage, and troubleshoot networks. Lessons cover computer networking fundamentals such as defining a network, working with different types of cables and wireless media, different ports and protocols, defining and working with IPv4 and IPv6 addressing and design, different cabled and wireless network topologies and when to use them, troubleshooting methodology, tools, and networks, disaster response and business continuity, proper documentation, security concepts, cryptography, cloud infrastructure, virtualization, and routing and switching technologies. These are the fundamental skills and concepts that you will need to use on the job in any type of networking career. Throughout the course, you will be able to apply skills learned through a variety of physical and virtual labs, test yourself with quizzes, and be able to review content through the use of videos on each topic. Upon completion of all course materials and self-study, you will be prepared for the CompTIA Network+ examination (Exam N10-008).
This course prepares students to understand the core fundamentals of cybersecurity and be able to apply this knowledge as a cybersecurity professional in various IT roles and environments. Lessons cover security fundamentals such as Network security architecture concepts - CIA triad, defense in depth; Network monitoring - IoC, Pen testing concepts, ports, and protocols; Types of attacks - network, application, social engineering, malware and types of attackers; Security controls – physical, hardware, authentication, PKI, access and administrative; Encryption – algorithms, use of, protecting data; Risk – types, vulnerabilities, assessments, preparedness, response; Wireless – standards, encryption and authentication, technologies, infrastructure, and types of attacks; and Mobile – types of devices, deployment models, monitoring, and defense against attacks. Throughout the course, you will be able to apply skills learned through a variety of physical and virtual labs, test yourself with quizzes, and be able to review content through the use of videos on each topic. Upon completion of all course materials and self-study, you will be prepared for the CompTIA Security+ examination (Exam SYO-601).
Internal auditors must act ethically while reviewing and making recommendations to improve the structures and processes that promote appropriate ethics within their organizations. To do this, they must understand the principles and practices that drive ethical decision-making, the roles that various parties play setting expectations, monitoring results, rewarding compliance, and correcting deviations. All organizations are under pressure to meet business objectives while managing the variety of ethical views of their diverse stakeholders. This course provides a solid foundation on the values, organizational structures, roles, responsibilities, and best practices driving ethical conduct in a complex and rapidly changing world, how organizations create capacity to address new scenarios, and how internal auditors can meet their mandate to evaluate the design, implementation, and effectiveness of ethics-related objectives, programs, and processes.
An IT auditor with the skills, knowledge and competencies to help organizations navigate through the complex environment of IT risks has never been in higher demand. Every organization in every industry has become aware of the importance of proactively identifying then evaluating and monitoring IT risks. This course is designed to help reinforce and enhance the principles of assessing IT risks. The leaner will emerge with the ability to incorporate and implement the elements of risk assessment and audit planning; identify and apply pertinent audit and security resources; utilize tools of evaluating logical security; evaluate risks within database management systems; monitor risks within change management; test network perimeter security and cloud computing; evaluate threats within the internet of things; add value in the IT auditor’s organization regarding business continuity and disaster recovery planning and IT governance. The learner will also emerge with increased skills regarding effective communication and presentation of the results of the IT audit to various levels of leadership within the organization. The learner will be engaged through case studies of real-life examples and scenarios. The learner will emerge with a wealth of resources, templates and guides which can be adapted to and incorporated into any industry. The course is designed for an IT auditor who has perhaps been in the field for 1-2 years and is looking to increase his/her skills and competencies to move into a more seasoned position of leadership in IT auditing.
This course provides audit practitioners a comprehensive understanding of the types of fraud affecting organizations and shows proven techniques for preventing and detecting fraud.