Information Security Analyst Program

This course immerses the student in an interactive environment where the instructors use lectures, guided discussions, and hands-on labs to demonstrate and help students explore key skills and methods used in information security. Examine cyber network defense from three approaches: prevention, reaction, and retrospection. Learn advanced techniques including perimeter defense, hacking, forensics, and intrusion prevention.
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Program overview

All courses recommended for college credit by ACE Career services Support. Eligible for VA Tuition Benefits. Cost of one exam voucher covered by ACI Learning for each course.

Is this cyber security training for me?

This 6-week cyber security IT certification prep program is designed to help individuals get jobs as Information Security Analysts or related roles including Cyber Security Specialist, Information Security Auditor, Site Security Administrator, and more.

While there are no required prerequisites, students should have some experience working with computer networks and may find certifications such as CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Network+ beneficial.

Learn through instruction, practice labs, randomly generated quizzes, ITPro video content, study games, group discussion, and more.

Targeted Certifications
CompTIA Security+
CND
CEH
Duration: 6-week training period
Level: Intermediate

Courses in this program

UNIT 1: CompTIA Security+

If you’re ready to begin a career in IT security, this course is the perfect starting point: CompTIA Security+ is a globally recognized certification that validates the skills required to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career. That means that employers will know you’re job-ready when you apply for your first role. This course prepares you for the CompTIA Security+ exam and is recommended for ACE credit. The cost of the exam is covered by ACI Learning.

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UNIT 2: Certified Network Defender (CND)

If you’re a network administrator, IT administrator, network engineer, or network technician looking for training to protect, detect and respond to threats on the network, this is the course for you. It will give you a detailed understanding and the hands-on ability to act in real-life situations involving network defense.

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UNIT 3: Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

If you’re an information security professional who systematically attempts to inspect network infrastructure with the consent of its owner to identify vulnerabilities, this course is for you. It’ll help you assess the security of the organization by identifying vulnerabilities in the network and system infrastructure to determine if unauthorized access is possible.

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UNIT 1: CompTIA Security+

If you’re ready to begin a career in IT security, this course is the perfect starting point: CompTIA Security+ is a globally recognized certification that validates the skills required to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career. That means that employers will know you’re job-ready when you apply for your first role. This course prepares you for the CompTIA Security+ exam and is recommended for ACE credit. The cost of the exam is covered by ACI Learning.

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UNIT 2: Certified Network Defender (CND)

If you’re a network administrator, IT administrator, network engineer, or network technician looking for training to protect, detect and respond to threats on the network, this is the course for you. It will give you a detailed understanding and the hands-on ability to act in real-life situations involving network defense.

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UNIT 3: Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

If you’re an information security professional who systematically attempts to inspect network infrastructure with the consent of its owner to identify vulnerabilities, this course is for you. It’ll help you assess the security of the organization by identifying vulnerabilities in the network and system infrastructure to determine if unauthorized access is possible.

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Job outlook

This training is designed to prepare students for their certification exams and make sure they’re ready for the challenges of related job roles. The IT industry is growing like never before and employers all over the world are looking to fill these job roles with qualified individuals.

Potential IT Career Tracks

Individuals who complete this training and achieve their Certified Information Systems Security Professional may qualify for the following job roles:

  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Director of Information Security
  • IT Director/Manager
  • Security Systems Administrator
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Information Security Analyst III salary information

Average Salary
$107,626 per year
Salary Range
$98,130 to $117,461

*Salary.com, 2023 Salary data source

Here’s how it works

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Get trained

Get traditional instruction plus hands-on labs to prepare you for your IT certification exams. Train for the certifications you need to kickstart your career in IT.

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Prep for exams

Take advantage of one-on-one support from an Instructor Mentor, as well as quizzes, virtual labs, study games, videos, practice exams, and more as you prepare.

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Launch your career

Each Tech Academy has a Career Services team that offers one-on-one support to perfect your resume, optimize your LinkedIn, and connect you with a network of local employers.

Ambrose Broswell’s Success Story

I love helping people, and I love solving problems. In IT, you get to do both! If this is a career you want to take, then, absolutely, dive in, and sign up!

Ambrose Boswell, Alum

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State financial aid, military funding, and scholarships

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Adult and Dislocated Worker Program
Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA)
Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses (VET TEC)
Post 9/11 GI Bill® Education Program
Ascent Student Loan