Information Technology and Cybersecurity



Introduction to Open Source Software
This course provides an introduction to Open Source software:  what it is, the advantages and disadvantages, and how to contribute to open source projects.  We will look at the history of some of the most successful open source projects. The class will cover common tools and processes used in the open source world. Students will work through the process of making a contribution to an open source project, culminating in seeing their work go live and be shared with the world.  No software coding skills are required. To make this course accessible to all, student contributions will be to open source documentation projects. This course is geared for anyone looking for an introduction to open source projects, and will especially benefit technical writers/documentation specialists who want to expand their skills. Please bring a flash drive to class.   (6 hours) $149
10/20 - 11/03     7:00pm - 9:00pm   Thursday    B     HOEBER
TEC 758 30  16624                 AR 102



  

PC Security Fundamentals
In this course you will learn how to use your computer and related devices in a secure manner while safeguarding your privacy. Learn how to dramatically lessen your chances of credit card fraud, hacking, identity theft, virus’s and related dangers. As well as how and why your online activities are tracked and analyzed. You will become aware of strategies for managing your Internet connection, web browsing, email, chatting, social media, and file sharing. This course will cover how to download and upload files safely with an emphasis on avoiding downloads containing possible viruses. Learn how to create strong passwords in order to better protect your online activities. This course will cover how to clear your browsing history, clear cookies and online forms, Recycle Bin, Spam folder, and Trash folder as well as what happens to your deleted files. Many of the topics that will be covered apply across the various platforms but this course’s primary focus will be the Windows platform. It will cover computers, tablets, cell phones, and removable drives. (15 Hours) $249
09/15 - 10/13     6:00pm - 9:00pm   Thursday    B     KELLEY
TEC 755 30  16627 AR 102

 

Forensic Computer Examiner
As criminal defense attorneys and civil attorneys encountered law-enforcement examiners, the need for qualified civilian forensic computer examiners grew. Currently, there’s a huge demand for certified, qualified forensic computer examiners. Some trained examiners have started their own businesses, some work for large companies, such as Deloitte and Touche, and others work for law-enforcement agencies. This comprehensive ONLINE program prepares you for a career in this emerging field. You’ll learn not only to thoroughly examine digital media, but also to clearly document, control, prepare, and present examination results that will stand up in a court of law. You’ll be able to identify where and how data is stored and how to recover and interpret data and draw appropriate conclusions based on the data. Education on the ethics of computer forensics is also included. This program is hands-on and emphasizes learning by doing.

The primary certification for civilian forensic computer examiners is the Certified Computer Examiner (CCE) certification.  The Forensic Computer Examiner Online Training Program is an authorized ISFCE (International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners) training course that will thoroughly prepare you to take the CCE certification exam.  A good measure of your readiness for this program is knowing that you can successfully complete the A+ certification through CompTIA. ONLINE Course.  (80 hours)  $3,095.  To enroll or questions call (877) 221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers.

 

Android Application Developer. GES 321
This ONLINE program will give you valuable Android Application development experience. In the program, you will learn how to develop basic Android Applications using the Android ADT framework. When you have completed the program, you will be equipped to start exploring the world of creating applications for Android Devices.  This program will take you through the basics of Android Framework to working with complex applications.  When you are done with this program, you will have foundational knowledge, and with additional study time and practical application, you can prepare to develop higher level applications and games.  Prereq:  Students should have a base understanding of programming concepts, ideally C and Java programming fundamentals.  To enroll or questions call (877) 221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers. ONLINE (120 hours) $1,695

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

• Use and customize Android ADT, Java JDK and Apache ANT

• Use and manage resources

• Debugging and analysis

• Create buttons fields and radio resources

• Understand Fragments and Dialogs

• Work with Menus and the Action Bar

• Manage Services


Management for IT Professionals. GES 405
The Management for IT Professionals Online Training Program is particularly well suited for anyone in IT who has recently assumed management responsibilities, anyone who is managing IT professionals, or anyone who wants an introductory perspective on some of the unique issues facing the management of IT professionals. This program explores the developmental process and how to be successful in creating change. Since most business organizations are social systems, the Management for IT Professionals Online Training Program will also focus on organizational culture and how it influences the way people work, so as to maximize the long-term health of the organization and its people. This program delivers essential leadership skills, business practices, budgeting strategies, communication skills, and more, all with the goal of helping you run your IT department better than ever before. To enroll or questions call (877) 221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers. ONLINE (390 hours) $2,295

 

CompTia Security+ Certification Prep.  GES 904
In this ONLINE program, you’ll gain the skills you need to begin a career as a security professional and prepare yourself to take the CompTIA™ Security+ exam. You’ll become proficient in basic security concepts such as attacks and mitigation, security applications, risk assessment, disaster recovery and incident reporting, and vulnerability assessment. Gain the skills you need to be a security professional and prepare yourself to take the CompTIA™ Security+ certification exam as you master the basics of system security, network infrastructure, access control, and organizational security. Once you complete this program, you’ll be proficient in basic security concepts such as attacks and mitigation, security applications, risk assessment, disaster recovery and incident reporting, and vulnerability assessment. For questions or to register, call 877-221-5151. ONLINE course, not eligible for waivers. (80 Hours) $1,495

 

CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician. GES 133
This ONLINE course is designed for technologists or medical practitioners seeking to gain entry into the field of healthcare information systems.  This course teaches the fundamentals of healthcare IT (HIT) by using the CompTIA™ Healthcare IT Technician (HIT-001) Exam objectives.  It takes an in-depth and comprehensive view of HIT by examining healthcare regulatory requirements, the functions of a healthcare organization and its medical business operations, in addition to IT hardware, software, networking, and security. .It is recommended that students are CompTIA™ A+ Certified OR have 500 hours of hands-on IT technical experience in the healthcare IT field.  This online course of study will help you qualify for the opportunities that are available in the industry. For questions or to register, call 877-221-5151. ONLINE course, not eligible for waivers. (80 Hours) $1595

 

JavaScript. EDG 766
This programming language lets you add interactivity to your webpages by creating features such as buttons, picture carousels, and collapsible panels.  You’ll learn how to define what happens when an end user clicks a button or presses a key on your pages, and see how JavaScript enables your pages to make “if . . . then . . . else” decisions about what to do based on circumstances. You’ll also get a chance to try out loops and timers to create animation effects.  By the end of the course, you’ll understand how to use jQuery to catapult your basic JavaScript knowledge. This course assumes students are proficient with HTML and CSS.  ONLINE COURSE.  Classes begin monthly. 24 hours. $130. To enroll: Step 1: www.ed2go.com/mcc to complete the online registration for your selected course. Step 2: Call MCC enrollment at 1800-818-3434 to complete payment. Students will not have access to the online sessions until payment is made. Classes begin monthly. Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, 781-280-3663 or career_training@middlesex.mass.edu

 

Introduction to PHP and MySQL.  EDG 986
Learn how to create an interactive Web site, allowing visitors to post and retrieve information provided by you or your site’s visitors. Learn how to create dynamic Web pages using the PHP programming language and the MySQL database server.  You’ll walk through the development of a complete content management system Web application. You’ll receive clear, step-by-step, instructions demonstrating how to create a complete Web site capable of dynamically displaying data from a MySQL database.  Discover how you can allow your site’s visitors to add new information to an online database, search through posted data, and create meaningful printed reports.  ONLINE COURSE.  Classes begin monthly. 24 hours. $130. To enroll: Step 1: www.ed2go.com/mcc to complete the online registration for your selected course. Step 2: Call MCC enrollment at 1800-818-3434 to complete payment. Students will not have access to the online sessions until payment is made. Classes begin monthly. Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, 781-280-3663 or career_training@middlesex.mass.edu 


Intro to ASP.NET Course # EDG 833
Learn how to use Microsoft's Visual Web Developer to create exciting, interactive, and polished Web sites with ASP.NET. You'll find out how to connect to a database, read the information stored inside, and display it exactly the way you want. You'll find out how style sheets make it easy to give every page of your Web site the same clean, consistent, and professional look, and you'll learn how to create master pages to ensure that each page you create uses a common set of controls. Learn some simple things you can do to protect your site and prevent the most common types of attacks. ONLINE. Classes begin monthly. 24 hours. $130. To enroll: Step 1: www.ed2go.com/mcc to complete the online registration for your selected course. Step 2: Call MCC enrollment at 1800-818-3434 to complete payment. Students will not have access to the online sessions until payment is made. All classes begin monthly. Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, email career_training@middlesex.mass.edu

Intro to Linux Course # EDG 839
In this ONLINE course, you'll master the Linux desktop system, which can perform all of the functions you currently do with Microsoft Windows or Macintosh. We’ll start with the basics of Linux as we practice using its graphical environment to manipulate files and folders, create user accounts, and set up hardware devices. Then we’ll delve into the many free programs, including the popular OpenOffice.org office productivity software. Learn Linux multimedia programs that can play, rip, and burn CDs, as well as play DVDs and video files. We’ll also discuss Linux audio-editing tools that enable you to create your own masterpieces. You'll see how to connect to your ISP and use your ISP to read and send messages with Linux’s e-mail software. Classes begin monthly. 24 hours. $130. To enroll: Step 1: www.ed2go.com/mcc to complete the online registration for your selected course. Step 2: Call MCC enrollment at 1800-818-3434 to complete payment. Students will not have access to the online sessions until payment is made. All classes begin monthly. Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, email career_training@middlesex.mass.edu

 

 

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