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Network Defense Essential XCSA 1102

Cybersecurity Network Admin 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

This course explores essential security defense concepts with a focus on FortiGate Firewalls. Students will learn about specific types of security attacks, how to work with the next generation of firewalls (NGFW). Students will learn what is new in NGFW and how they can use these technologies to secure the network. Hands-on activities include working with NGFW, and implementing VPN in different scenarios in a lab environment. This course may be eligible for students to receive funding through the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant at www.bcit.ca/financial-aid/strongerbc-future-skills-grant. Students register themselves into the course, then apply for the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant to cover payment, if eligible.

Prerequisite(s)

  • Basic knowledge of networking, routing, and switching and OS.

Credits

1.0

Domestic fees

$213.60

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of XCSA 1102 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 90075

Duration

Mon Feb 05 - Fri Apr 12 (10 weeks)

  • 10 weeks
  • CRN 90075
  • Domestic fees $213.60
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 05 - Apr 12 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Hamidreza Talebi

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$213.60

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. If you have any question about this course, please contact the Program Assistant Selina Li - selina_li@bcit.ca. Please include your BCIT student ID (if you have one). Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current in your myBCIT.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of XCSA 1102 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 68167

Duration

Mon Apr 29 - Fri Jul 05 (10 weeks)

  • 10 weeks
  • CRN 68167
  • Domestic fees $213.60
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 29 - Jul 05 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$213.60

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. If you have any question about this course, please contact the Program Assistant Selina Li - selina_li@bcit.ca. Please include your BCIT student ID (if you have one). Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current in your myBCIT.
Status

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Implement Firewall Policies
  • Configure NAT
  • Configure Firewall Authentication
  • Configure Logging and Monitoring
  • Understand Certificate Operations
  • Configure Web Filtering
  • Configure Application Control
  • Configure Antivirus
  • Identify IPS
  • Implement SSL VPN
  • Implement IPSEC VPN
  • Data Leak Prevention
  • Configure High Availability
  • Configure VDOM
  • Configure SDWAN
  • Configure FSSO

Effective as of Winter 2022

Related Programs

Network Defense Essential (XCSA 1102) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Cybersecurity Analysis for Network Administrators
    Microcredential Part-time

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