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Network Technology and Cybersecurity

Start your career as a LAN and WAN network technology administrator

Important note to Networking and Cybersecurity students

The following courses are available online in the Spring 2020 11-week semester:

  • NETW-106-DE01B Intro to Networking TCP/
  • INETW-107-DE01B Introduction to Security
  • NETW-236-DE01E Computer Forensics & Investigation
  • NETW-237-DE01E Perimeter Security

Learn the the essential skills of network technology (TCP/IP, Routing, Switching, Wireless, Security, and PC Repair and Maintenance).  Design, install, configure, maintain, optimize, and troubleshoot networks using a variety of network operating systems (Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X), vendor tools (Microsoft©, Cisco©, and Juniper Networks©) and hardware platforms and protocols.

Upon completion of the program, you are prepared for numerous computer-related certification exams.

You will be able to:

  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot network operating systems
  • Configure, maintain, troubleshoot, &secure routers, switches, and other networking hardware
  • Evaluate current and emerging technologies and assess their applicability to address the users’ needs
  • Solve problems individually and in a team environment
  • Communicate effectively with clients, users and peers both verbally and in writing
  • Understand the impact of technology on individuals, organizations and society, including ethical, legal, security and global policy issues.

Already, a networking professional? Consider our new Cybersecurity certificate.

Adding security skills and knowledge will provide opportunities for growth in your current job and prepare you for in the high-demand jobs in Cybersecurity.

You will be able to:

  • Employ digital forensic methodology and labs to collect, seize, analyze and protect digital evidence
  • Assess, manage and monitor command perimeter security technologies such as firewalls and VPNs
  • Analyze systems and networks using common information gathering tools and techniques
  • Perform incident handling by using appropriate methods

Learn more about Brookdale’s Cyber Center