Advanced Technical Training

Strengthening IU's technical knowledge infrastructure through self-development

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The EdCert program is now managed by IT Community Partnerships to foster learning opportunities for IT Pros at Indiana University.  

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About EdCert

The EdCert (Education Certification) program aims to elevate the technical skill set and credentials of IU's departmental computing support staff, and the IU community in general, to enhance the university's expertise infrastructure.

We deliver workshops for specialized computing skills to departmental IT Pros, technical staff, enrolled students, and faculty who teach advanced technology topics.

EdCert also prepares participants for industry standard professional certification exams and can provide discounts for certification exams.

Fall 2017 Courses

Sep 11-15             CISSP ver 4.0      

This course addresses the eight domains—Security and Risk Management, Asset Security, Security Engineering, Communications and Network Security, Identity and Access Management, Security Assessment and Testing, Security Operations, Software Development Security—that comprise a Common Body of Knowledge (CBK)® for information systems security professionals. The course offers a job-related approach to the security process, and a framework to prepare for CISSP certification.

ISC2  ($600)

Sep 18-22            CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)               

This course outlines the advanced-level security skills and technical knowledge required to conceptualize, design, and engineer secure solutions across complex enterprise environments. The CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) Certification candidate will apply critical thinking and judgment across a broad spectrum of security disciplines to propose and implement solutions that map to enterprise drivers.

CompTIA  ($600)

Oct 2-6                Networking with Windows Server 2016 (MOC 20741)    

This course provides the fundamental networking skills required to deploy and support Windows Server 2016 in most organizations. It covers IP fundamentals, remote access technologies, and more advanced content including Software Defined Networking.

Microsoft  ($250)

Nov 13-17            CyberSec First Responder with CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+

This course covers the duties of those who are responsible for monitoring and detecting security incidents in information systems and networks, and for executing a proper response to such incidents. Designed to assist in preparing for the CyberSec First Responder (Exam CFR-210) and/or the CompTIA® Cybersecurity Analyst+ (Exam CS0-001) certification examination.

CompTIA  ($600)

Nov 27-Dec 1      Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures (CEH)        

This ethical hacking course covers current, essential security systems to address concerns about the security and integrity of network infrastructures. You will explore common ethical hacking topics, such as intrusion detection, policy creation, social engineering, DDoS attacks, and buffer overflows, as well as how to scan, test, hack, and secure a system. Assists in preparation for the latest Certified Ethical Hacker exam from EC-Council. [NOTE: This class uses isolated systems and virtual networks]

Ec-Council  ($600)

Dec 11-15            Identity with Windows Server 2016 (MOC 20742)            

This course outlines how to deploy and configure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in a distributed environment, how to implement Group Policy, how to perform backup and restore, and how to monitor and troubleshoot Active Directory–related issues with Windows Server 2016. Also covered is how to deploy other Active Directory server roles such as Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) and Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS).     

Microsoft ($250)