Best Online Network Security Training – An Overview
Several network security training courses exist online. Almost every online institute has its own course, making it difficult for you to decide. In some cases, your organization might tell you what course to attend. Whether you are a beginner or wish to add a feather to your profile, the following online network security training options should help. Note that for all of the following, you can get certification by taking online Prometric exams, mostly in the form of multiple choice questions.
Security Plus - The most basic certification in computer security, this course also covers basic network security. The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) recognizes Security+ as basic computer security training. CompTIA (Computing Technology Industry Association), a renowned body has designed the course. It has also designed courses such as A+, Network+, and other IT courses. You can register for the examination through your nearest Prometric testing center. You can opt to study for the certification through any online training institute or you can study on your own, using books designed specially for the course.
Cisco Courses – Cisco offers several certifications in the field of Network Security. For Cisco certifications, the best online network security training centers are Cisco Learning Partners, Cisco Networking Academy, and Cisco E-Learning. You get good training with plenty of simulations and excerpts from real life environment. These offer the best understanding of different situations and handling such situations. Cisco offers courses at five levels – from basic to expert to architectural levels. Among the most popular certifications are CCNA – Security and CCSP (Cisco Certified Security Professional). You can get more information on Cisco Security courses at Cisco's Learning Website.
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CCSSP) – Designed by ISC-2 (International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium), the CCSSP is one of the most complex courses intended to cover different aspects of IT security. One of our Bright Hub articles offers more details on CCSSP. Check out the ISC-2 website for CCSSP online network security training, course details, and for exams.