CIS - Network Communications (150)

150-131. Desktop Support WIN 7 Config. (3 Credits)

Develop the knowledge and skills necessary to address the implementation and desktop support needs of customers who are planning to deploy and support Microsoft Windows operating systems, Linux desktop operating systems or Macintosh operating systems. Topics covered will include installation, configuration, optimization, network configuration and troubleshooting of the most common desktop operating systems. This course will help prepare for the Windows 7 MCTS Configuration certification exam.

Prerequisites: (150-190 with a minimum grade of C or 150-175 with a minimum grade of C or 150-191 with a minimum grade of C)

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150-136. MS Server 2012 Install/Config. (3 Credits)

This course prepares students for certification of the Exam 70-410. The exam is one of a series of three exams which validate the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure into an existing enterprise environment. Topics include managing active directory domain services objects, automating active directory domain services administration, implementing networking services, implementing local storage, implementing file and print services, implementing group policy and implementing server virtualization with Hyper-V.

Prerequisites: (150-190 with a minimum grade of C or 150-175 with a minimum grade of C)

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150-137. MS Server 2016. (3 Credits)

Prepare for certification of Exam 70-740, which covers installation, storage and compute functionalities available in Windows Server 2016. Perform tasks including installing and configuring Nano Server, and creating and managing images for deployment. Gain experience with local and server storage solutions, including the configuration of disks and volumes, data deduplication, high availability, disaster recovery, storage spaces, and direct and failover clustering solutions. Become familiar with managing Hyper-V and containers as well as maintaining and monitoring servers in physical and compute environments.

Prerequisites: (150-190 with a minimum grade of C or 150-178 with a minimum grade of C or 150-175 with a minimum grade of C)

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150-138. Server 2008 Net Infrastructure. (3 Credits)

Gain the knowledge and skills to implement, manage and maintain a Windows 2008 Server network infrastructure.

Prerequisites: (150-139 with a minimum grade of C-)

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150-139. Server 2008 Active Directory. (3 Credits)

Learn to successfully plan, implement and troubleshoot a Microsoft Directory service infrastructure.

Prerequisites: (150-132 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C or 150-131 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C or 150-133 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C)

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150-140. Cisco Routing CCNA2. (3 Credits)

Network Communications are the lifeblood of an enterprise. Students will gain an understanding of the tools and technologies associated with network and data communications. This course examines both large-scale communications systems such as public and private Wide Area Networks and small-scale systems such as Local Area Networks and includes the skills necessary to support a network in a small to medium business environment. Topics covered include network topologies, IP addressing and subnet schemes, NAT, network device (switch and router) configuration, the Cisco IOS, routing protocols, ISP security & responsibilities, and troubleshooting network devices. Students will gain hands-on experience with Cisco switches and routers. This course is the second in the series of courses required for the CCNA certification.

Prerequisites: (150-191 with a minimum grade of C) and (804-133 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C or 804-118 with a minimum grade of C)

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150-141. Network Services. (3 Credits)

Design, implement and maintain a TCP/IP network. Teams will configure a router, a switch, a subnetted network and various TCP/IP and other services, including DHCP, DNS, SNMP, POP3, SMTP, Active Directory, Log Monitoring, Virtual Private Networking, Radius, Network Access Protection, File and Print Services, and Web. Use a variety of Network Operating Systems, including Windows and Linux. Focus will center on the design, research, implementation and maintenance of business networks. Build a multi-subnet network that includes cross-domain name resolution, e-mail, security and VPN access from remote users.

Prerequisites: (150-136 with a minimum grade of C or 150-139 with a minimum grade of C)

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150-144. Cisco3-Scaling Networks. (3 Credits)

Discover the architecture, components and operations of routers and switches in a larger and more complex network. Learn how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality. By the end of this course, be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, STP and VTP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement DHCP and DNS operations in a network.

Prerequisites: (150-176 with a minimum grade of C or 150-179 with a minimum grade of C)

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150-145. Cisco4-Connecting Networks. (3 Credits)

Learn about the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. Develop an understanding of the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. Learn how to configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols, and develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement IPSec and virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network.

Prerequisites: (150-144 with a minimum grade of C)

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150-146. VoIP Convergence Tech. (3 Credits)

Learn the basics of voice, data and video networks including traffic engineering concepts such as QoS and packet prioritization. Topics will include the function of convergence network components, convergence network applications (voice mail, video messaging and unified messaging applications), network collaboration technologies (video and audio conferencing), and methods for managing and securing a converged network.

Prerequisites: (150-176 with a minimum grade of C or 150-140 with a minimum grade of C)

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150-147. Info Storage and Management. (3 Credits)

This course will focus on emerging information storage and management solutions. Topics covered include intelligent storage systems; storage networking; backup, recovery and archive; and storage security and data management. This course also prepares the students for the EMC Information Storage and Management exam.

Prerequisites: 150-149 with a minimum grade of C

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150-148. VMware View: Install & Config. (3 Credits)

Understand the features and operation of View and be able to install and configure View components, create and manage dedicated and floating desktop pools, deploy and manage linked-clone virtual desktops, configure and manage desktops that run in local mode, configure secure access to desktops through a public network, execute command line tools and backup operations, and use ThinApp to package applications.

Prerequisites: 150-143 with a minimum grade of C or 150-149 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C

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150-149. VMware vSphere5 Install/Config. (3 Credits)

In this VMware-authorized, hands-on course based course on ESXi 5.0 and vCenter Server 5.0, satisfy the classroom instruction requirement to become a VMware Certified Professional 5. Topics include deploying vCenter Server virtual appliance, configuring virtual networks, configuring Fibre Channel over Ethernet, creating templates and clones, configuring the ESXi firewall, installing resource pools, configuring fault tolerance and configuring distributed resource schedule clusters.

Prerequisites: (150-150 with a minimum grade of C or 150-139 with a minimum grade of C)

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150-150. Cloud Infrastructure/Services. (3 Credits)

Learn about the technologies required to build classic, virtualized and cloud data center environments. These technologies include compute, storage, networking, desktop and application virtualization. Additional topics include backup/recover, business continuity, security and management. Prepare for the EMC Cloud Infrastructure and Services (EMCCIS) Associate certification.

Prerequisites: (150-190 with a minimum grade of C or 150-175 with a minimum grade of C or 150-178 with a minimum grade of C)

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150-151. Windows 10 Install/Configure. (3 Credits)

Develop the skills and knowledge necessary to configure and support Windows 10 computers, devices, users and associated network and security resources. Students are prepared to work with networks configured as a domain-based or peer-to-peer environment with access to the Internet and cloud services. Topics covered will include installation, configuration, optimization, network configuration and troubleshooting of the Windows 10 desktop operating system.

Prerequisites: (150-190 with a minimum grade of C or 150-175 with a minimum grade of C or 150-178 with a minimum grade of C)

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150-152. VMWare vSphere. (3 Credits)

This authorized VMware training course features hands-on training focusing on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere, which includes VMware ESXi and vCenter Server. This course provides a solid understanding of the administration of a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size. WCTC is a VMware IT Academy allowing students to take the certification test at a significant discount and meeting the VCP training requirement.

Prerequisites: (150-150 with a minimum grade of C or 150-139 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C or 150-136 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C or 150-137 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C)

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150-154. Shell Scripting. (2 Credits)

Enhance system administration and networking skills by learning Shell Script programming. Automate the use of powerful Linux/Unix commands and tools through Bash Shell scripts. Generate reports from system and log files, and perform the most common Windows administration tasks using Power Shell.

Prerequisites: (150-136 with a minimum grade of C or 150-188 with a minimum grade of C or 150-137 with a minimum grade of C)

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150-155. Server+ Adv Server Mgmt. (3 Credits)

Learn about server hardware technologies, including how to install, configure and upgrade server hardware as well as preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and disaster-recovery techniques for servers. Prepare for the CompTIA Server+ certification exam, which validates knowledge of advanced hardware issues.

Prerequisites: (150-191 with a minimum grade of C)

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150-156. Data Security. (4 Credits)

Take an in-depth look at the security risks and threats to an organization's data, and use a structured approach to address the safeguarding of critical electronic assets. Prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam.

Prerequisites: (150-136 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 150-175 with a minimum grade of C)

Credit for prior learning available

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150-157. Security II. (3 Credits)

Take an in-depth look at the security risks and threats to an organization's data, and use a structured approach to address the safeguarding of critical electronic assets. Prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam.

Prerequisites: (150-136 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C or 150-137 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C) and (150-178 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C or 150-175 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C)

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150-158. Intrusion Detection & Firewall. (3 Credits)

Business networks connected to the internet are reconnoitered constantly, often undetected by anyone. This course will allow students to build an Intrusion Detection System from scratch using Snort (a popular open source IDS) on Linux to identify potential intrusion attempts. Configuration of Snort will include: Building rule sets to identify specific types of traffic, configuring Snort preprocessors to help identify coordinated attacks, utilizing the three different modes of Snort operation, and configuring Alerts and Logs appropriately. Students will also implement firewalling techniques to protect their network perimeter from hackers, while allowing legitimate users access to network resources.

Prerequisites: 150-186 with a minimum grade of C

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150-161. Ethical Hacking. (3 Credits)

This course is an introduction to ethical hacking and penetration testing concepts. Students will scan for vulnerabilities on their network, then will both exploit, and mitigate those vulnerabilities. Emphasis in this course will be placed on the technology of the exploits, and their mitigation techniques, as well as reporting findings regarding network and vulnerability scans.

Prerequisites: (150-157 with a minimum grade of C or 150-156 with a minimum grade of C) and (150-179 with a minimum grade of C or 150-176 with a minimum grade of C) and (150-188 with a minimum grade of C or 150-186 with a minimum grade of C)

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150-162. Cyber Defense 1. (3 Credits)

This course introduces various methods to protect common desktop and server operating systems from many different types of cyber threats. Learners will train to compete in the United States CyberPatriot competition.

Prerequisites: (150-131 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 150-191 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C)

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150-163. Cyber Defense 2. (3 Credits)

This advanced course reinforces various methods to protect common desktop and server operating systems from many different types of cyber threats. Learners will also practice various encryption and decryption techniques. Learners will train to compete in the United States CyberPatriot competition.

Prerequisites: (150-162 with a minimum grade of C)

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150-168. Wireless Networking & Security. (3 Credits)

Develop a complete foundation of knowledge regarding the installation, configuration and maintenance of WLANs. Perform hands-on lab activities and emerge with the skills necessary to prepare for both the CWNA and Cisco Wireless certifications.

Prerequisites: (150-186 with a minimum grade of C or 150-188 with a minimum grade of C)

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150-169. Business Continuity Planning. (3 Credits)

Develop the skills needed to respond to network intrusion incidents, and understand the impact and plan for disaster recovery scenarios. Prepare a Business Impact Analysis (BIA); develop and practice a contingency plan; understand crisis communication with employees, customers and vendors; and develop the skills need to successfully recover from a serious incident. This course is the capstone for the Information Security Certificate.

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150-175. Cisco1-Intro to Networks. (4 Credits)

Learn the architecture, structure, functions, components and models of the Internet and other networks. The principles and structure of IP addressing, and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the Cisco curriculum. By the end of the course, build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes.

Prerequisites: Computer Skills Assessment 070 or College Profi - Comp Skills or Work Experience - Comp Skills or 860-702 with a minimum grade of S

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150-176. Cisco2-Route/Switch Essentials. (4 Credits)

Develop an understanding of the architecture, components and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. By the end of the course, be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with RIP, VLANs and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Students will also learn to configure ACLs, DHCP and NAT. NOTE: Student should have completed 150-175 within last year.

Prerequisites: (150-175 with a minimum grade of C or 150-191 with a minimum grade of C)

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150-177. CCNA Security. (3 Credits)

Through this instructor-led, hands-on course, students develop specialized security skills to advance their careers. Learn to implement security solutions using Cisco routers, switches and Adaptive Security Appliances. Build upon existing Cisco knowledge by augmenting live networks with a firewall and other security solutions.

Prerequisites: (150-176 with a minimum grade of C or 150-140 with a minimum grade of C)

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150-178. Cisco1-Intro to Networks. (3 Credits)

Learn the architecture, structure, functions, components and models of the Internet and other networks. The principles and structure of IP addressing, and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the Cisco curriculum. By the end of the course, build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes.

Prerequisites: (Computer Skills Assessment 070 or College Profi - Comp Skills or Work Experience - Comp Skills or 860-702 with a minimum grade of S)

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150-179. Cisco2-Route/Switch Essentials. (3 Credits)

Develop an understanding of the architecture, components and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. By the end of the course, be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with RIP, VLANs and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Students will also learn to configure ACLs, DHCP and NAT. NOTE: Student should have completed 150-178 or 150-175 within last year.

Prerequisites: (150-178 with a minimum grade of C or 150-175 with a minimum grade of C)

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150-186. Linux Administration. (3 Credits)

The Linux operating system continues to gradually steal market share on both the desktop and server platforms leading to an increase in demand to employ IT professionals who understand and can support this open source environment. This course provides students with the necessary skills to administer Linux through the use of discussions and hands-on labs that address installation, system administration and troubleshooting techniques. This course will also help to prepare students for CompTIA┬┐s vendor-neutral Linux+ certification exam.

Prerequisites: (150-191 with a minimum grade of C or 107-191 with a minimum grade of C)

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150-188. Linux Essentials. (3 Credits)

Develop a solid foundation for using and understanding Linux, an open source operating system. Learn how to work with the shell, install software, edit configuration files, create scripts, manage processes and work with the Linux file system. Upon completion of the course, administer a Linux system by managing users and groups, set permissions and configure networking. This course also provides preparation for the Linux Essentials certification from LPI.

Prerequisites: Computer Skills Assessment 070

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150-190. Network Fundamentals. (2 Credits)

Learn the fundamentals of local area networking, defining networks with the OSI Model and understanding wired and wireless networks. Gain an understanding of the Internet Protocol, implementing TCP/IP and working with networking services. Additional topics include wide area networks, network infrastructures, network security and desktop operating system basics.

Prerequisites: Computer Skills Assessment 070 or College Profi - Comp Skills or Work Experience - Comp Skills or 860-702 with a minimum grade of S

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150-191. Intro to Networking CCNA 1. (2 Credits)

The first in the series of courses required for the CCNA certification, become familiar with network types, topology, media and hardware utilized in local area networks. Topics covered include network operating systems, network devices, network protocols, and wireless and wired networks. Hands-on lab exercises include network configuration, installation and troubleshooting.

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