February 22 to August 21
An IT Security Analyst (or Security Operations Center Analyst) supports the detection, containment, and remediation of IT threats. They monitor networks/applications to identify a possible cyber-attack or intrusion and help coordinate and report on cyber incident responses. IT Security Analyst provides analysis and trending of security log data, Incident Response (IR) support, and threat and vulnerability analyses.
Because businesses are becoming more and more vulnerable to cyber security threats, this position has grown in importance and will continue to see increased opportunities.
Foundations in Information Technology
IT Security Operations
Windows Server Administration
Business Skills Workshops
CompTIA IT Fundamentals
Microsoft Technology Associate: Windows Server
Microsoft Technology Associate: Security
Students will build and maintain a virtual security operations center (SOC) through which they will analyze IT security events, respond to vulnerabilities, take incident response actions and generate incident response reports. Standard operating procedures will be created for the ongoing review and maintenance of the virtual SOC.
Technology Experience Gained
Windows Server, Network management DNS, TCP/IP, Network protocols and topologies, Active Directory, System recovery, Anti-malware products, Firewalls, Wireless router/switch, External storage, Mobile devices, Network ports, Malware detection, Social engineering, Application/service attacks, Wireless attacks, Cryptographic attacks, Penetration testing, Vulnerability scanning, Security architecture, Identity and access management, Risk management, Cryptography and PKI