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Network and Internet Security Specialist - LEA.AE

CDI College’s Network and Internet Security Specialist – LEA.AE program is designed for students wishing to pursue a career in planning, implementing, administering, supporting and securing networked computer systems and their users. 
 Network design, installation, maintenance and management as well as implementation, and operating computer services are rapidly growing areas in the information technology industry. This program will help students develop the network planning, implementation, administration and computer user support skills required to meet employers' needs in these areas.
Network administrator salary ranges vary dependant on experience, but skilled professionals in this area are well-compensated and in-demand.
  • Secondary V diploma
  • Successful admission test 
Conditions for admission to an Attestation of College Studies (ACS)
In addition to meeting the college's requirements, applicants must satisfy one of the following conditions:
  • the candidate interrupted his or her studies for at least two consecutive semesters or one school year;
  • the candidate is covered by an agreement concluded between the college and an employer or by a government program;
  • the candidate has completed at least one year of post-secondary studies spread out over a period of one or more years.
To graduate, students must obtain the required pass mark in each course. 
This program leads to an ACS (Attestation of College Studies) recognized by the Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement Supérieur (MEES) (Permit 749747).
This program is offered in English or French.

Program Courses

420-1MT-ID - Practicum / Work Experience
Application of technical elements seen during training. Using the knowledge, skills and attitudes developed during the training.
420-NP4-ID - Phase 4 Integration Project
Integration seen in the phase concepts. Designing a secure network to the requirements of a scenario. Installing and configuring a network using Windows Server, SharePoint and a Windows client. Implementation of security in a network and verification.
420-EXC-ID - Planning and Design of a Web-Based System
Planning and installation of SharePoint. Creating and managing topology SharePoint services. Configuring Security for SharePoint services. Preparation and organization of documents, lists, libraries, files, and other resources for deployment on various types of networks and clients. Deployment of collaboration services and share resources on internal and external networks.
420-W1N-ID - Implementing Windows Network Security
Plan and Configure an Authentication Strategy. Plan and Configure an Authorization Strategy. Deploy and Troubleshoot Security Templates. Harden Computers for Specific Roles. Plan and Deploy a Patch and Update Management. Infrastructure. Install, Configure and Manage Certificate Services. Plan, Configure and Troubleshoot IPSec. Plan and Implement Security for Wireless Networks. Deploy, Configure and Manage SSL Certificates. Secure Remote Access
420-PCR-ID - Designing Windows Network Security
Create a Conceptual Design for Network Infrastructure Security. Design the Logical Infrastructure. Design the Network Infrastructure for Physical Security. Create a Security Design for Management and Maintenance of the Network. Create a Security Design for Basic Network Functions. Create a Security Design for Wireless Networks and Web Servers
420-W1S-ID - Implementing and administering a network
Facility planning and upgrades of servers. Planning automated server deployment. Planning Server Roles for infrastructure services. Planning services and application servers. Planning Server Roles of file and print. Planning server administration strategies. Plan the delegation and administration. Planning and implementation of group policies. Implementation of a strategy for patch management. Server monitoring to assess their performance and optimize them. Surveillance and security administration. Configuring high availability. Planning for backup and recovery.
420-SS1-ID - Security of a Computer System
Recognize Security Threats and Ramifications. Identify Sources of Security Threats and Major Areas of Vulnerability. Detect and Neutralize System and Network Security Threats. Implement Security Protection Procedures, Practices, Utilities and Devices. Explain Methods of Security Disaster Recovery.
420-NP3-ID - Phase 3 Integration Project
Integrate All Previous Learning. Plan and Design a TCP/IP Network. Implement a Windows Server Network and Active Directory Infrastructure.
420-W1D-ID - Resource Management Systems (Windows Server)
Implement and Administer Active Directory. Plan Active Directory Security and Administrative Delegation. Plan, Implement and Manage Group Policy. Manage Software on the Network. Maintain and troubleshoot Active Directory. Plan and Perform Upgrades and Migration to Windows Server.
420-WPN-ID - Planning and Designing a Network Infrastructure
Plan, Assign and Troubleshoot IP Addressing. Plan a Name Resolution Strategy. Plan IP Routing and Internet Connectivity. Plan Server Clustering. Plan the Security of a Network Infrastructure. Design a Public Key Infrastructure. Secure Network Communications and Servers.
420-CN1-ID - Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices
Understand Layered Internetwork Communication, Protocols and Standards. Plan and Design Internetworked LANS and WANS. Work with the Cisco Internetwork Operating System (IOS). Implement and Manage Cisco Routers and Switches. Understand and Implement Access List Security.
420-1T1-ID - Interconnectivity Internet (TCP / IP)
Identify and Describe the DOD and OSI Reference Models. Identify TCP/IP Protocol Suite Components Implement IP Addressing and Subnet Masks. Understand Name Resolution and TCP/IP Naming Services. Navigate the Cisco IOS Interface. Perform Basic Operation on Cisco Routers and Switches.
420-PB3-ID - Business Skills for Systems Professionals - Unit 3
Communication Skills: meetings, teamwork, conflict management and presentations.
420-NP2-ID - Phase 2 Integration Project
Integrate All Previous Learning. Compare Operating Systems. Set Up and Configure Windows/Windows Server. Set Up a Multiboot Environment. Administer and Troubleshoot Users and Services Running on Windows, Windows Server and Linux.
420-LUX-ID - Advanced Operating System
Using Linux commands and editor for manipulating files and directories. Using the command, tasks, processes and system environment. Communication with users and Linux systems. Installation and system administration using command line and the X Windows utility.
420-AS1-ID - Administration of a Computer System (Windows Server)
Design and planning of the network, the required equipment and directory services. Installing and Configuring Windows Server. Administration of users, groups and resources. Management of remote access, Internet and operability of a network. Monitoring, optimization and troubleshooting a network.
420-XPR-ID - Using a Network Workstation
Install and Configure Windows.User and System Management and Administration. Network and Interoperate with Other Systems. Optimize and Troubleshoot Systems.
420-PB2-ID - Business Skills for Systems Professionals - Unit 2
This course is designed to equip students with interpersonal skills identified by employers as essential for success in the professional world. Using a variety of instructional methods including case studies, group exercises, and discussion, students learn and practice key communication skills.
420-NP1-ID - Phase 1 Integration Project
Integrate All Previous Learning. Complete Set Up and Configuration of a PC and Network Hardware and Software. Troubleshoot the PC and Network Environment.
420-GDR-ID - Network +
Understand Network Models, Standards and Protocols. Identify and Describe Network Hardware, Cabling and Topologies. Plan and Implement LANs and WANs. Upgrade, Maintain and Troubleshoot Networks. Understand Network Security.
420-AP3-ID - Managing and Maintaining PCs (A+)
Understand Microcomputer Operation. Identify and Describe Various Computer Hardware Components. Analyze and Troubleshoot Hardware and Software Problems.
420-PB1-ID - Business Skills for Systems Professionals - Unit 1
This course will introduce students to skills and concepts that will help them achieve personal, academic, and career success.
420-1NC-ID - Introduction to Computers
This course goes over the basics of computer hardware and software, and covers working with the Windows operating system to manage files and folders and customize the desktop, creating documents, and using the Internet for communication and research.
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