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Core Security Plus

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

If you are a junior or intermediate network support worker looking to increase your skill set, the Core Security+ Certificate program is for you and with additional self-study, you can challenge the CompTIA Security+ certification examination.

Core Security+ is an intermediate certificate that will teach you IT security from the ground up and in a hands-on environment. These courses provide you with the knowledge to secure your organization against data corruption and loss, and will also teach you how to be prepared in the event of a security incident.

Key topics include:

  • network security
  • physical security
  • threats
  • access control and identity management
  • internet detection/prevention systems
  • security management
  • policies, encryption and security forensics  

Office of the Registrar
11762 - 106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, T5G2R1, Canada

  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Certificate *
  • Length 1 Year or Less

    5 Courses

  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education Only
  • Distance Learning

* Core Security+ Certificate

Admission Requirements

Though not a requirement, it is recommended that you have at least 2 years of IT networking experience. This program is for a junior or intermediate network support worker looking to increase your skill set toward challenging the CompTIA Security+ certification exam.

For more information, please visit Core Security+

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated January 25, 2023. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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