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1st Floor, Redbud Learning Center (RLC)
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
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Marketable Skills Achievement Award, Cyber First Responders CE

The Cyber First Responders Marketable Skills Award is designed to prepare first responders to effectively and efficiently act to counter cyber-based terror attacks against our nation’s internet, communications, and network-based infrastructure.


Semester I

ITSY 1042 - Information Technology Security
Instruction in security for network hardware, software, and data, including physical security; backup procedures; relevant tools; encryption; and protection from viruses.

ITSY 2043 - Computer System Forensics
In-depth study of system forensics including methodologies used for analysis of computer security breaches. Gather and evaluate evidence to perform postmortem analysis of a security breach. 


Semester II

ITSY 2042 - Incident Response and Handling
In-depth coverage of incident response and incident handling, including identifying sources of attacks and security breaches; analyzing security logs; recovering the system to normal; performing postmortem analysis; and implementing and modifying security measures.

CE Contact Persons

Anthony Andrade
CE Program Manager
Phone: 210.486.4442

Yvonne Haynes
CE Program Manager
Phone: 210.486.4407

Angelica Esparza
CE Administrative Services Specialist
Phone: 210.486.4406

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