As more of the professional world moves online, the modern cybersecurity landscape is becoming more complex and dangerous than ever before. Tomorrow’s job candidates require knowledge of the cutting-edge technology available today to manage the cybersecurity threats of tomorrow.
Now you can gain that knowledge at City Colleges of Chicago with the Palo Alto Networks Certified Cybersecurity Associate (PCSSA) program. From the comfort of your home, you’ll develop the skills to thrive in the new economy and prepare to take the PCCSA exam, an industry-recognized certification.
Over 13 weeks, you’ll attend three online sessions a week, learning the fundamentals of cybersecurity and identifying the concepts to recognize and potentially mitigate attacks against enterprise networks as well as mission-critical infrastructure. Successful completers will receive a voucher to take the PCCSA exam, validating your ability to:
- Identify the cybersecurity landscape and how vulnerabilities impact enterprise-level IT infrastructure systems.
- Define the roles performed by major threat actors in modern cyberattacks and their primary motivations.
- Evaluate various cyberattack types and attack techniques.
- Explain how DDOS, Wi-Fi exploits, and advanced threat actions are used to perform cyberattacks.
- Distinguish between compliance and security.
- Describe the basic fundamentals of perimeter-based and Zero Trust network security models.
- Explain how virtualized data center security differs from physical data center security.
- Discuss Cloud Computing Security and how it impacts organizational networks.
- Compare various network security devices including firewalls, VPNs and more.
$1,475, and payment plans are available.
This program is also eligible for the Illinois Veterans Grant.
Registration ends Aug. 2, so request more information today. Don’t miss your opportunity to start your career in cybersecurity.