Fundamentals of Network Security - Riverland

Fundamentals of Network Security

Secure Your Future: Riverland's IT Security Program

Welcome to an exciting journey where technology meets security! Riverland's one-year program is designed for you, the next generation of IT professionals, ready to tackle the challenges of cybersecurity. Whether you're 18 or 48, our program offers a blend of hands-on experience, expert-led training, and flexible e-learning to fit your dynamic lifestyle. Dive into the world of IT security with us and safeguard the digital frontier!

What's in Store for You?

 Master the Art of Cybersecurity

Get ready to immerse yourself in:

  • Security Policy Design & Management: Craft policies that protect and secure.
  • Advanced Security Technologies: Learn the ins and outs of cutting-edge security products and solutions.
  • Firewall and Secure Router Mastery: From design to maintenance, become the go-to expert.
  • AAA and VPN Implementations: Secure access and private communications are your new forte.
  • Computer Forensics: Unravel digital mysteries with expert investigative skills.

 Certifications Galore

Equip yourself with industry-standard certifications that make your resume shine:

  • CompTIA Security+
  • SAIR/GNU and LPI Linux Security
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (Exam Code: 640-554 IINS)
  • And more, tailored to make you a sought-after security expert!

Program Outcomes

By the end of this program, you'll be able to:

  • Conduct thorough risk assessments.
  • Develop and enforce robust security policies.
  • Cultivate a security-aware culture within organizations.

Dive Deep with Our Courses

  • Network Security Fundamentals
  • Computer Forensics and Investigations
  • Cisco Network Security
  • And a full suite of courses designed to make you a cybersecurity expert.

Careers: Forge Your Path

The demand for Information Security Analysts is skyrocketing. With an estimated 2,983 new roles needed by 2028 in Minnesota alone, your skills will be in high demand. Imagine yourself as a:

  • Systems Administrator
  • Network Engineer or Consultant
  • Telecommunications Manager
  • And more exciting roles in the burgeoning field of IT security.

Cutting-Edge Technology at Your Fingertips

Gain access to:

  • Cisco Networking Academy
  • Azure Dev Tools for Teaching
  • VMware Applications
  • And more, to ensure you're learning with the best tools in the industry.

Scholarships: Investing in Your Future

Riverland offers several scholarships to help ease the financial burden of your education. From the AT&T Aspire (STEM) Scholarship to the Alliant Energy Foundation Scholarship, we're here to support your journey.

Ready to Take the Next Step?

Eager to learn more about how Riverland can launch your career in IT security? Fill out our information request form, and let's explore how our program can open doors to a thrilling and secure future in technology. Your path to becoming an IT security expert starts here!


Last Updated: April 3, 2024

    Quick Facts
  • Certificate
  • 21 Credits | Two Semesters
  • Location: Austin, Online Course(s)
  • Offering: Fall

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