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IT Security Program Summary (Knoxville, TN)


The New Horizons Knoxville, TN IT Infrastructure Program offers instructor-led, hands-on classroom computer training and vendor certification preparation on fundamental IT security technologies and best practices. This program includes eLearning, labs, exam preparation, online resources, resume and interviewing assistance.

The goal of this career training program is to prepare you for positions such as Cyber Security Specialist, Security Support, Network Administrator, Desktop Administrator, IT Specialist, LAN Administrator, and Network Specialist. You may supervise other network support and client server specialists and plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures.

IT Security Program Details (Knoxville, TN)

The IT Infrastructure Program Details

CompTIA IT Fundamentals+

CompTIA IT Fundamentals Certification

CompTIA IT Fundamentals focuses on the essential IT skills and knowledge needed to perform tasks commonly performed by advanced end-users and entry-level IT professionals alike, including:

  • Using features and functions of common operating systems and establishing network connectivity
  • Identifying common software applications and their purpose
  • Using security and web browsing best practices

CompTIA Security+

CompTIA Security+ Certification

CompTIA Security+ is the first security certification IT professionals should earn. It establishes the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role and provides a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs. Security+ incorporates best practices in hands-on trouble-shooting to ensure security professionals have practical security problem-solving skills. Cybersecurity professionals with Security+ know how to address security incidents – not just identify them. 

Security+ is compliant with ISO 17024 standards and approved by the US DoD to meet directive 8140/8570.01-M requirements.


CompTIA Server+

Server-Plus-Training

This course builds on existing professional experience with personal computer hardware support to present the next tier of skills & concepts students will use on the job when administering any type of network server.

 

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to perform the duties of a server administrator. In this course, you will: - Manage server hardware. - Install server hardware and operating systems. - Configure networking hardware and protocols. - Perform basic server configuration tasks. - Create a virtual server environment. - Administer servers. - Implement server storage solutions. - Secure the server. - Plan and test disaster recovery. - Troubleshoot server issues. 


CompTIA Linux+

Linux-Plus-Training

The CompTIA® Linux+® course builds on your existing experience with systems operations and administration to provide you with the knowledge and skills required to configure, manage, operate, and troubleshoot a Linux environment by using security best practices, scripting, and automation.


CompTIA CySA+

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The course introduces tools and tactics to manage cybersecurity risks, identify various types of common threats, evaluate the organization's security, collect and analyze cybersecurity intelligence, and handle incidents as they occur.

This course focuses on the knowledge, ability, and skills necessary to provide for the defense of those information systems in a cybersecurity context, including protection, detection, analysis, investigation, and response processes.

Program Info

Full-time Length: 4 Months
Clock Hours: 290

Tuition: $11,000
Optional Cert Exam Fees: $1645

Graduation/Placement Rate
     Knoxville: N/A / N/A

Career Opportunities

     Cyber Security Specialist
     Security Support
     Desktop Administrator
     LAN Administrator
     Network Specialist
     IT Specialist

Certifications Available

     CompTIA IT Fundamentals+
     CompTIA Security+
     CompTIA Server+
     CompTIA Linux+
     CompTIA CySA+

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Job Placement at New Horizons of East Tennessee (Knoxville, Chattanooga and Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol)

Our caring and experienced Career Services Department is dedicated to helping you achieve your growth goals with job placement assistance as soon as you graduate from the program! We take pride in making sure that our graduates step into the workforce prepared and well-equipped to succeed.

We have 40+ years of local relationships with the top employers and staffing firms in the local market and will put those relationship to work for you.

WHY NEW HORIZONS?

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4 MONTHS VS.
2-4 YEARS

Training programs can be completed in less than one year and are tailored to industry demands giving our students a powerful advantage.

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MILITARY FRIENDLY

Our military team consists of veterans who are experienced and highly qualified to help you achieve maximum success in our IT classes for veterans.

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FLEXIBLE SCHEDULES

We offer both day and night programs to fit your schedule, emphasizing our friendly IT class structure.

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JOB PLACEMENT ASSISTANCE

Our Career Services department gives job placement assistance providing our graduates with opportunities at top organizations, including Fortune 500 companies.

Do Certifications Really Matter???

"The person with the certification is the one that is going to get hired.”

Robert Blanchard, Director of Support Services
Aspen Skiing Services Co.

 

Employers require IT certifications

72% of employers require IT certifications for certain job openings.

67% of employers use certifications to measure a candidate’s willingness to work hard and meet a goal.

Employers use certifications to select best candidates

 

Certifications confirm subject matter expertise

60% of employers use certifications to confirm subject matter expertise.

Source: CompTIA HR Perception of IT Training and Certification Study: 2015

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