Information Technology and Cybersecurity

NEW! HYBRID! Google IT Support Professional

Google's IT Support Professional Certificate is a program that helps people prepare for entry-level roles in IT support with no experience or degree necessary. Through a dynamic mix of video lectures, quizzes, and hands-on labs and widgets, the Google IT Support Professional Certificate introduces learners to troubleshooting, customer service, networking, operating systems, system administration, and security. The curriculum includes motivating personal stories from Google employees, with unique backgrounds and perspectives, who started their careers in IT support. Upon completion of the certificate, learners receive a Google IT Support Professional Certificate badge they can display on their LinkedIn profiles.  Class will be 10-12 hours per week of self-paced online study through a license by Qwicklabs and 2 hours of in-class instruction with an IT professional (Saturdays). Weekly office hours will be included for additional support. (180 hours) $1899

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NEW Moving Up to Modern C++

This introduction to Modern C++ surveys additions to the C++ language introduced in C++11, C++14 and C++17, featuring support for: Increased code clarity (lambdas, uniform initialization, auto, new OOD control), Improved performance (value references, move semantics and perfect forwarding), Concurrency (multiple threads, synchronization techniques, asynchronous task support, condition variables and atomic types).  Also covered are most of the language’s miscellaneous new features and a look at some of the key new standard library components: smart pointers, tuples, new STL containers, std: function, type traits and more.  The presentation is designed for those who need a detailed overview of Modern C++, with focus on how to use the new language features and library components, whether developing new code or migrating older C++ code to the Modern dialect.  (40 hours) $1100

Required Prerequisite: The C++ course is focused on C++11/14/17 language and library feature and assumes a certain level of familiarity with "legacy" C++98 language and library facilities. Specifically, the course expects that you understand the use of class templates and function templates and know enough about C++98 STL containers, iterators, algorithms, and function objects to use them together in conventional STL-like ways.

10/25 - 10/29    9:00am - 5:00pm             Monday-Friday     LECTURE BEDFORD   HH 211

Course Number: CAR 956 35                      CRN: 18210            Professor ZOLMAN

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.  Enrollment and payment is through Cengage Learning.  To enroll or questions call (877) 221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers.

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


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 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. $150. Enrollment and payment is through ed2go:                           
Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, e-mail or call 781-280-3663


Last Modified: 8/2/21