This course is one strand of eCollege’s broad programme, Changing Career to IT, and will teach you the fundamental concepts and skills in the broad discipline of computer security. Through this official Microsoft-certified entry-level course you will gain a basic understanding of security layers, operating system security, network security and security software. You will learn how to build and manage Microsoft Windows Servers, Windows-based network operating systems, Active Directory, account management and system recovery tools.
After completing this course, you will have a greater understanding of:
- Security layers
- Operating system security
- Network security
- Security software
Prerequisites & Requirements
Before embarking on this programme, a solid foundation in Windows is essential, so all students should complete the eCollege Windows Operating Systems Fundamentals course before enrolling. We also expect students to have some practical experience with Windows Server, Windows-based networking, Active Directory, anti-malware products, firewalls, network topologies and devices, and network ports.
After earning your official MTA accreditation, you will have a proven proficiency in windows security administration. This course is a gateway to further specialised training and future employment in entry-level roles as a Windows security engineer, IT technician, network engineer, systems administrator, and other related positions.
After earning your official MTA Software Development Fundamentals certificate you can further your studies by enrolling in the following Changing Career to IT courses through eCollege:
- Windows Operating Systems Fundamentals
- Windows Server Administration Fundamentals
- Networking Fundamentals
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