Cloud and Computer Security Specialist Career Training in as Little as 16 Months*
The Cloud and Computer Security Specialist Certificate and Associate of Applied Science in Cloud and Computer Security Degree Programs at Asher College provide the hands-on training, practical experience, and industry support it takes to pursue a rewarding IT career. We’ve designed our programs to work with your schedule — that’s why we offer day, evening, and weekend classes, and certifications that you earn along the way as you progress.
If you’re detail-oriented, technical-minded, and interested in getting established in a professional IT career, you could be well-suited to succeed as a Cloud and Computer Security Specialist.
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Becoming a Cloud and Computer Security Specialist
When you train as a Cloud and Computer Security Specialist, you’ll gain the fundamental skills you need to pursue your new IT career. Upon graduation, you’ll enter the professional world with hands-on training in the following: PC Repair, Operating Systems, Networking, Security-and even Amazon Web Services. Learn more below.
1. PC Repair and Maintenance
Train in the fundamentals of PC Repair and Maintenance and learn the skills to troubleshoot, diagnose, and fix PC hardware issues. Employers require well-rounded IT personnel who are able to not only deploy a network and fix software issues but who can also make sure that the basic business hardware is running smoothly.
2. Operating System Fundamentals
Get the skills to work confidently with the Microsoft Operating System. Once you graduate, you’ll be well versed in the fundamentals and nuances of the Microsoft OS. You’ll learn to perform key tasks such as managing devices, operating system maintenance, configuring user accounts, and installing software.
3. Networking Fundamentals
Learn the fundamentals of network setup, maintenance, and repair. You’ll be able to explain the purpose of a range of networking concepts and implement them appropriately. You’ll also know how to implement proper network policies to ensure stability and business continuity. In addition to other skills, you’ll also get trained in proper cabling and physical network storage techniques.
4. PC and Network Security
Learn the essentials of network and cybersecurity. You’ll get trained in the essential principles of network security and risk management. You’ll also be able to perform network threat analysis, configure network systems to secure applications, and understand the policies and regulations around network security.
5. Amazon Web Services (AWS)
According to LinkedIn 2020 data**, cloud computing is the second most requested hard skill companies need. These courses build skills in cloud computing, global infrastructure, designing and deploying scalable, highly available, secure, and fault-tolerant systems/applications on AWS platforms.
6. CompTIA Stackable certifications
The PC Repair and Maintenance course, paired with the Networking Fundamentals course also prepares students for their CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications. Together these two courses in the Infrastructure Specialist pathway will help our students earn their CompTIA IT Operations Specialist certification.
Additionally, earning the CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ certifications help our students break into the CompTIA Cybersecurity Career Pathway by gaining the CompTIA Secure Infrastructure Specialist credential.