Computer network security: Meet the new IT pro
The security of their IT systems has long been a high priority for most businesses. In the past, the solution was hiring specialized personnel to implement and maintain security systems. Today, companies realize that almost all jobs demand some level of knowledge about potential dangers and possible safeguards. For maximum protection, all employees need a dash of security know-how.
This change in attitude has given the edge to job applicants who can demonstrate that they have training - and ideally certification - in computer security, especially for those who are looking for network jobs. If you are in this position, you can do both at a stroke by learning Cisco's new security certification.
Why Cisco?If you want to land a networking job now or in the future, it makes sense to get acquainted with Cisco's systems; Cisco is still the world's largest manufacturer of computer-networking equipment, so you are bound to come across them at some point in your career. Their new security certification designed for those seeking entry-level jobs. Students learn computer network security basics.
How To Become A Cisco Information Security Specialist
- First, earn CCNA certification. This involves passing a single exam that tests your knowledge of installing, configuring and operating LAN, WAN and dial access services for small networks.
- Second, pass the "Securing Cisco Network Devices" (SND) exam, which tests you on Cisco's basic methods for securing networks.
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