Skip to main content

Network Connectivity XINC 1103

Cybersecurity Professionals Microcredentials Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​Building on previous work, this course will apply that learning to a home-office network. Students will set up a home router and add devices to a home network. They will implement security on the home network including a firewall and wireless authentication.​




Not offered this term
This course is not offered this term. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive notifications of future course offerings and other opportunities to learn more about this course and related programs.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the components needed to build a home network
  • Explain how Wi-Fi traffic is controlled
  • Configure a wireless LAN device
  • Describe different types of network security threats
  • Explain how security tools can be used to mitigate network security threats
  • Implement user authentication for wireless security
  • Configure firewall settings​​

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2022

Related Programs

Network Connectivity (XINC 1103) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Essentials of Data Networks
    Microcredential Part-time


Interested in being notified about future offerings of Network Connectivity (XINC 1103)? If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.

  • Privacy Notice: The information you provide will be used to respond your request for BCIT course information and is collected under Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). For more information about BCIT’s privacy practices contact: Associate Director, Privacy, Information Access & Policy Management, British Columbia Institute of Technology, 3700 Willingdon Ave. Burnaby, BC V5A 3H2, email: