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ADVANCED SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT AND CYBERSECURITY

PROGRAM DETAILS

TYPE:Diploma
TIME:Morning or Afternoon
DURATION:81 Weeks
FIELD PLACEMENT:Available
CAMPUSES:Specific ( INQUIRE )
NOC Code:2281, 2282
PROGRAM OUTLINECOURSE OUTLINE (NB)

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Join the exciting and ever-changing field of cybersecurity and systems administration! Almost no business today can function without computerized technology, which means that demand for computer and network administrators will continue to be strong. Working with Big Data and entrusting precious data to digital systems also raises the need for cybersecurity and protection from breaches.

Eastern’s Advanced Systems Management and Cybersecurity program provides students the skills and knowledge to pursue a career in cybersecurity and computerized systems management. You will learn procedures and technologies that can be used to secure data access and how to respond to cyber security breaches. Train on the use of popular operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Windows Server and Linux. You will be trained on how to configure Cisco routers and switches, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft SQL Server, and how to use PowerShell scripts.

Upon completing this program, you will be able to manage your time and IT-related projects within a corporate environment, and provide cybersecurity and systems administration expertise.

This program is available at our Fredericton, Saint John and Moncton campuses.

STUDENTS RECEIVE

  • 16 Week Field Placement
  • 14 Free Certification Examination Vouchers, including Microsoft and CompTIA
  • Hands-on training in Cisco, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft SQL server, PowerShell
  • One-on-one assistance from a dedicated Employment Specialist

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Cybersecurity-Lock-ComputerGraduates of the Advanced Systems Management and Cybersecurity program can pursue roles as:

• Windows Server Administrator
• Active Directory Administrator
• Windows Network Administrator
• Smartphone Administrator
• Messaging Administrator
• Email Server Administrator
• Linux Administrator
• Open Source Specialist
• Data Mining Specialist

EMPLOYERS THAT RECENTLY HIRED EASTERN GRADS

Information technology administrator working with serversHere are a few samples of companies that reccently hired graduates from Eastern's technology programs, specifically for network administration and management.

• Skillsoft
• Innovatia
• Public Service Pay Centre
• Service New Brunswick
• Xplornet
• Robert Half International Inc.
• Stellar Learning Strategies

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status. If a student does not have Grade 12 or equivalent, they must achieve a score of 16 on the Wonderlic Test.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

A student must attain an overall average in each module of at least 70% in order to graduate and receive a diploma. A student must complete all requirements of Student Success Strategies as well as the Field Placement requirements for this program.

INCLUDED COURSES

SELECT PROVINCE : NB


Installing and Configuring Windows Server (70-740)

The goal of this course is to provide individuals who have successfully completed an introduction to Windows with an in depth look at the different installation and configuration tasks necessary to manage Windows Server 2016. These tasks include Windows Server deployment, storage configuration, Hyper-V virtualization configuration, as well as fault tolerance, maintenance and monitoring. Additionally, this course covers the material on the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification exam 70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016. At course completion, you will complete a course survey at http://www.trios.com/coursesurvey.

Windows Server Administration (70-741)

This course focuses on the configuration of networking and network services within Windows Server 2016. More specifically, students will learn how to configure IPv4 and IPv6, manage IP addressing and DNS name resolution services, as well as provide for remote connectivity. Additionally, this course covers the material on the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification exam 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016. At course completion, you will complete a course survey at http://www.trios.com/coursesurvey.

Configuring Advanced Windows Server Services (70-742)

This course configuration and administration Windows Server Active Directory. Moreover, this course covers the configuration and management of Group Policy, certificates and identity access on Windows networks. Additionally, this course covers the material on the 70-742 certification exam required alongside 70-740 and 70-741 to obtain the Windows Server 2016 Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) designation. At course completion, you will complete a course survey at http://www.trios.com/coursesurvey.

A+

This course introduces the essential operating system skills required of a computer support technician, and covers the skills necessary to achieve the 1000-series A+ Certification (exams 220-1001 and 220-1002). More specifically, students learn how to use, configure, upgrade, troubleshoot and maintain computer hardware alongside the Windows family of operating systems, as well as basic configuration of Linux, MacOS, and mobile operating systems.

Career Planning & Preparation - Level I

This module introduces tools for planning and preparing for a successful job search, so that students can maintain a career-focused approach throughout their education program. Students will learn about the "Hidden" Job Market and ways to access it in their upcoming job search, how to research opportunities and network for industry contacts, and use appropriate etiquette when communicating with prospective employers. Students will identify their personal skills, values and preferences for the workplace, begin preparation of a professional resume and references, and organize proof documents for their career portfolio. Class discussions on various self-management topics introduced in Student Success Strategies will round out this module, which is a pre-requisite for Career Planning and Preparation - Part II.

Career Planning & Preparation - Level II

This module continues to build on the concepts and skills introduced in Career Planning and Preparation - Part I. Students will learn how to conduct an effective job search and identify various methods of applying for work with today's technology. Students will create a personal list of "Top Employers" and target current industry opportunities, while finalizing their professional resume, portfolio and career correspondence. Students will learn to identify the different types and forms of interviews, practice responding to typical questions, and practice follow-up, evaluation and negotiation techniques they can use to ensure success. Self-management topics from Career Planning and Preparation - Part I will be reviewed, with a focus towards on-the-job success in both learner placements and post-graduate employment.

Enterprise Smartphone Administration

Many email administrators today must also provide configuration and support for mobile smartphone devices. This course introduces students to the concepts and procedures used to administer smartphones in an enterprise environment that uses Microsoft Exchange Server. More specifically, students will learn to implement, configure, support and maintain ActiveSync devices (iPhone, Android, BB10 and Windows Phone) on Microsoft Exchange server. Moreover, this course examines the concepts and procedures used to support wireless technologies in general within an organization (as defined by the Mobility+ certification).

Microsoft Exchange Server Administration

This course introduces the skills and knowledge necessary to design, install, configure, administer, and support the Exchange Server 2016 messaging server within an enterprise environment. Additionally, this course covers the concepts tested on the Microsoft certification exam 70-345: Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016.

Linux Administration

In this course, students learn how to install, configure, and administer the basic services of a Linux system. More specifically, students will gain a solid working knowledge of how the Linux operating system works, experience in navigating within the file structure, system & network administration skills, security tools and practices, and more. At course completion, students will have covered the topics covered on the CompTIA Linux+ (Powered by LPI) certification exam.

Network, Mobile & Cisco Technologies

In this course students will learn the theory and concepts required to successfully administer and troubleshoot TCP/IP-based networks. Students will then expand their knowledge of TCP/IP-based networks by learning the configuration and support of mobile devices that use the ActiveSync protocol, as well as Cisco routers, switches and services. Additionally, In addition this course provides the conceptual foundation for later networking courses and introduces the concepts covered on the Comptia Network+ certification exam (N10-007) and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification exam (200-125).

Security and Ethical Hacking

This course introduces students to the concepts and procedures used to implement and configure security within an enterprise environment. More specifically, students will learn the procedures and technologies that can be used to secure access to data and respond to security breaches, as well as the procedures and technologies used to perform a penetration test and vulnerability assessment. Additionally, this course covers the concepts tested on the CompTIA Security+ certification exam (SY0-501) and CompTIA Cyber Security Analyst+ certification exam (CS0-001).

Software Lab - Computer Fundamentals

Through a combination of theory and hands-on-practice, this module examines the role and use of the computer in today’s workplace. Emphasis is placed on those computers outfitted with the Microsoft Windows operating system. Students will review basic computer concepts, Windows OS usage, and complete hands-on training exercises in business-standard software applications, including Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Word. Keyboarding skills are also honed via daily keyboarding exercises and drills

SQL Server Administration

This course introduces the concepts and skills required to administer Microsoft SQL Server 2016. More specifically, students will learn how to install/upgrade to SQL Server as well as create, manage, monitor, and optimize databases. Additionally, students will explore additional management tasks such as automation, security, replication, backup/restore, snapshots, log shipping and clustering. At course completion, students will have covered the material tested on the Microsoft certification exam 70-462.

Student Success Strategies

In this orientation module, emphasis is placed on thinking about achieving success from Day One. This module stresses the importance of developing non-technical skills to enhance personal, academic, and career success. This includes understanding learning styles and honing practical study skills, such as memory, reading, note-and test-taking techniques. Personal exercises will focus on teamwork, decision making and problem solving skills, setting SMART goals and maintaining a positive attitude; techniques for managing change, stress and conflict will also be explored.

Technology Management for IT Professionals

Communication as well as time and project management skills are vital for success in today’s IT industry. Through the use of examples, demonstrations, projects and group activities, students will examine various communication, time and project management strategies and techniques that are commonly used within the IT industry. Moreover, this course introduces students to the concepts necessary to achieve the CompTIA IT Project+ certification (PK0-004).

Windows 10 Administration & PowerShell Scripting

This course introduces the skills and knowledge necessary to install, configure, administer, and support Microsoft Windows 10. In addition, you will learn about the various tools for administering, configuring, and troubleshooting Windows 10, as well as how to deploy and upgrade to Windows 10, configure disks, users, drivers, printers, network interfaces and security. The course also introduces students to the structure, function, and usage of Windows PowerShell for Windows administration. Students will learn how to use PowerShell to perform key system tasks as well as how to create and modify existing PowerShell scripts to automate system administration and provide reports. This course is a prerequisite for all other Microsoft courses and covers the material tested on the MD-100 and MD-101 certification exams required to obtain the Modern Desktop Administrator Associate (MDAA) designation.