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IT Training

Stetson University’s IT programs aim to provide substantive education leading towards industry certifications. Students of these certification programs obtain jobs in fields such as cybersecurity, networking and other IT-related fields.

These programs use exceptional technology, instructors and methodology to ensure student success and excellence. The programs not only prepare you to sit for the industry certification exams, they provide you with tools, theories and skills you will be able to immediately implement on the job, ensuring you, and your IT efforts, will be successful.

CND - Certified Network Defender

Students enrolled in the Certified Network Defender course will gain a detailed understanding and hands-on ability to function in real-life situations involving network defense. They will gain the technical depth required to actively design a secure network. This course gives students the fundamental understanding of the true construct of data transfer, network technologies and software technologies so they understand how networks operate, understand what software is automating and how to analyze the subject material.

Students will learn how to protect, detect and respond to the network attacks, network defense fundamentals, the application of network security controls, protocols, perimeter appliances, secure IDS, VPN and firewall configuration. Students will learn the intricacies of network traffic signature, analysis and vulnerability scanning, which will help when designing greater network security policies and successful incident response plans. These skills will help the student foster resiliency and continuity of operations during attacks.

Upcoming Dates

  • Fall 2017 dates coming soon

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CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker

This class will immerse the students into an interactive environment where they will be shown how to scan, test, hack and secure their own systems. The lab intensive environment gives each student in-depth knowledge and practical experience with the current essential security systems. Students will begin by understanding how perimeter defenses work and then be led into scanning and attacking their own networks; no real network is harmed. Students then learn how intruders escalate privileges and what steps can be taken to secure a system. Students will also learn about Intrusion Detection, Policy Creation, Social Engineering, DDoS Attacks, Buffer Overflows and Virus Creation. When a student leaves this intensive 5-day class they will have hands on understanding and experience in Ethical Hacking. This course prepares you for EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker exam 312-50.

Upcoming Dates

  • Fall 2017 dates coming soon

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CCNA - Cisco Certified Network Associate

Students will learn how to install, operate, configure and verify a basic IPv4 and IPv6 network, including configuring a LAN switch, configuring an IP router, connecting to a WAN and identifying basic security threats.

Upcoming Dates

  • Fall 2017 dates coming soon

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CCNP - Cisco Certified Network Professional: Routing and Switching

ROUTE v2.0 includes major updates and follows an updated blueprint. However, note that this course does not cover all items listed on the blueprint. Some older topics have been removed or simplified, while several new IPv6 routing topics have been added. Course content has been adapted to Cisco IOS Software Release 15 and technically updated. Course also introduces new type of labs, called discovery labs. Discovery labs are instructor-guided labs through which students explore new topics in an interactive way. All labs are developed only as virtual labs. To get the full course experience, you should cover everything, including Introduction, Discovery labs, Summary, and Module Self-Check.

Upcoming Dates

  • Fall 2017 dates coming soon

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For more information about our IT programs, please contact Linda Alonge-Nichols at Lindaalonge@stetson.edu or 407-579-3957.