Security+ Capstone

An FCPS Academy Cyber Course

Course Info

  • Cybersecurity Network Systems - Course #8630

Course Description

This advanced-level course prepares students for postsecondary education and careers in the rapidly growing field of cybersecurity. Students gain competitive skills required to administer, analyze, and secure applications, networks, and devices. Students perform threat analysis and participate in risk mitigation. Concepts include understanding threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities; exploring technology and tools; examining architecture and design; analyzing identity and access management; demonstrating risk management; and examining cryptography and public key management. Upon successful completion of this course, students may qualify for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. Individuals with a Security+ credential are well-equipped to further develop their skills toward a CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+) credential.

Class Features

  • Microsoft Windows 7 
  • Microsoft Windows 10 
  • Microsoft Windows 2008 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2012 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2016 Server
  • Microsoft Windows Active Directory
  • Linux OS and Server
  • Apple Mac OS

Professional Certification Opportunities

  • CompTIA Security+ Certification
  • Testout Security Pro Certification
  • Microsoft MTA Certifications
  • Microsoft Office Specialist MOS
  • Virginia Workplace Readiness Skills

Post Graduate Educational Opportunities

This list of organizations, agencies, and educational institutions is maintained as a guide for students and their parents who are seeking information about post-secondary education opportunities in our region. This list is not all inclusive. This list is not intended to, signify accreditation, certification, approval, or endorsement of any organization, agency, or educational institution listed herein. Edison Academy and FCPS assumes no responsibility for the actions and abilities of the organizations, agencies, and schools listed here.

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Help Desk Specialist
  • Network Administrator
  • Security Engineer
  • Security Specialist
  • Security Manager
  • Information Technology Specialist or Assistant