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The program assumes a good knowledge of computer Hardware and Networking. COMPTIA-A+ and COMPTIA - Network+ are strongly recommended as prerequisites for the program. However, other degrees, certifications, and working knowledge can suffice as a pre-requisite for the program

Program Base

This program will prepare students for the CompTIA Security+ exam which emphasizes hands-on practical skills, ensuring that the security professional is better prepared to tackle a broader range of problems It is the first security certification that IT professionals should obtain, as it establishes the foundational knowledge necessary of any cybersecurity role and serves as a steppingstone to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs. This course helps students understand how to address security incidents rather than simply identifying them.

Note: A student can enter the program at any track if the COMPTIA-Security + certification pre-requisite is fulfilled.

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858-534-9352
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infotech@ucsd.edu