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Computer Security and Operational Support Fundamentals




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Course level: Undergraduate

This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of network security across devices. Topics include operational procedures and best practices for troubleshooting and providing end-user support. This course provides theory and practice troubleshooting operating systems across devices. This course and CIS/295 align with the requirements of the CompTIA A+ 220-1002 exam.


What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Week 1

  • Use Windows® tools used to solve problems with Windows, applications, and hardware.

Week 2

  • Solve Windows startup problems.

Week 3

  • Secure a Windows computer.
  • Secure files and folders.

Week 4

  • Secure resources on a network.
  • Describe policies for data destruction and disposal.

Week 5

  • Support macOS®.
  • Support Linux.
  • Identify basic scripting methods.


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Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

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Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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