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Network Security Diploma

Network Security Diploma

  • Specialization: Network Security Diploma
    • CCNA I: Introduction to Networks

      The first course in the 3-course CCNA series. The focus of this course is on learning the fundamentals of networking. Students will learn the practical and conceptual skills that build the foundation for understanding basic networking.

      Students understand how networks operate and how to build simple local area networks (LAN), perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement Internet Protocol (IP).

      Course Code: NSD-220
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 84
      Location: Henlow Campus

    • CCNA II: Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials

      The second course in the 3-course CCNA series. This course focuses on learning the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network.  Students learn how to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches for advanced functionality using security best practices and resolve common issues with protocols in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks.

      Course Code: NSD-230
      Course Requirements: CCNA I: Introduction to Networks

      Hours: 84

    • CCNA III: Enterprise Networking, Security & Automation

      The third course in the 3-course CCNA series. Students will learn architecture, components, operations, and network security to scale for large, complex networks, including wide area network (WAN) technologies. The course emphasizes network security concepts and introduces network virtualization and automation. Students learn how to configure, troubleshoot, and secure enterprise network devices and understand how application programming interfaces (API) and configuration management tools enable network automation.

      Course Code: NSD-240
      Course Requirements: CCNA II: Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials

      Hours: 84

    • Python Essentials for Network Automation

      This course aims to motivate students in learning the powerful skills of programming for network automation. Students will learn the fundamental concepts of programming, the basic methods of formatting and outputting data offered by Python, Boolean values to compare difference values and control the execution paths, the defining and using of functions.

      Course Code: NSD-170
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 61

    • Cisco Cybersecurity Operations

      This course focuses on the latest operational skills and knowledge you need for real-world jobs in security operations centers (SOCs). SOC analysts serve as the front line of defense against cybersecurity threats - preventing and detecting threats to defend your organization.

      Course Code: NSD-190
      Course Requirements: CCNA III: Enterprise Networking, Security & Automation

      Hours: 90

    • Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity

      This course aims to introduce students to the leading firewall technologies using Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs). It provides the knowledge and skills required for cybersecurity professionals responsible for planning, deploying and troubleshooting networks using these technologies.

      Course Code: CDCA-180
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 55

    • CompTIA Security+

      CompTIA Security+ is designed for information technology (IT) professionals who have networking skills in Windows®-based Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) networks; familiarity with other operations systems such as macOS®, Unix®, or Linux®; and who want to further a career in IT by acquiring foundational knowledge of security topics or using CompTIA Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles.

      In this course, students will develop a detailed understanding of network security principles as well as the tools and configurations available.

      Course Code: NSD-180
      Course Requirements: CCNA III: Enterprise Networking, Security & Automation

      Hours: 84

    • Ethical Hacking

      This course teaches students the knowledge and skills to understand how to plan and scope a penetration testing engagement including vulnerability scanning, understanding legal and compliance requirements, analyzing results, and producing a written report with remediation techniques. This course is aligned with the CompTIA PenTest+ certification exam.

      Course Code: NSD-140
      Course Requirements: Cisco Cybersecurity Operations

      Hours: 84

    • Network Security Courses at UWinnipeg

      Students will take the following UWinnipeg courses:

      • Applied Windows Server Administration
      • Project Management Fundamentals
      • Case Studies, Issues & Capstone Project in Network Security
      • Effective Oral Communication
      • Information Assurance & Security Level 1: Security & Risk Management (CISSP Domain 1)
      • Effective Written Communication
      • Indigenous Insights
      • Business Fundamentals
      • Resume Building & Job Search Techniques
      • Information Assurance & Security Level 2: Asset Security (CISSP Domain 2)
      • Information Assurance & Security Level 3: Security Engineering (CISSP Domain 3)
      • Introduction to Open Source Server Administration
      • Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility
      • Financial Fundamentals
      • Information Assurance & Security Level 4: Identity & Access Management (CISSP Domain 5)
      • Applied Open Source Server Administration
      • Organizational Behaviour
      • Introduction to Windows Server Administration
      • Essential Skills for Managers
      • Information Assurance & Security Level 5: Security Assessment & Testing (CISSP Domain 6)
      • Writing for Academic Success
      • PowerShell Scripting for Server Administration
      • Information Assurance & Security Level 6: Security Operations (CISSP Domain 7)
      • C Programming Basics

      Courses may not be delivered in the order shown.

      For additional information visit the PACE listing for this program.

      Or contact PACE (paceft@uwinnipeg.ca) at the University of Winnipeg for more information.

      Course Requirements: CCNA I: Introduction to Networks,CCNA II: Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials,CCNA III: Enterprise Networking, Security & Automation,CompTIA Security+,Python Essentials for Network Automation,Cisco Cybersecurity Operations,Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity,Ethical Hacking

      Hours: 646

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