Palo Alto Cyber Security Packaged (PCCSA and PCNSA) (short course)

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Why study this course?

Today's organisations are challenged with rapidly detecting cyber security breaches and effectively responding to security incidents. Teams of people in Security Operations Centres (SOCs) keep a vigilant eye on security systems, protecting their organisations by detecting and responding to cyber security threats. Palo Alto PCCSA and PCNSA trains students the steps required for setting up the security, networking, threat prevention, logging and reporting features of next generation firewall technologies.

More about this course

Technology is changing the world by connecting billions of devices and improving how we live, work, play and treat our planet.

Today's organizations are challenged with rapidly detecting cybersecurity breaches and effectively responding to security incidents. Teams of people in Security Operations Centres (SOC's) keep a vigilant eye on security systems, protecting their organizations by detecting and responding to cybersecurity threats. Palo Alto Cybersecurity PCCSA & PCNSA prepares candidates to begin a career and working as a cyber security admin person with security operations centres.

Uncovering cybercrime, cyber espionage and other threats to the integrity of networks is an exciting new area that spans all industries. Londonmet is the only Palo Alto Cybersecurity Regional Academy in the UK who started offering this new course at one of the most advanced Palo Alto Academies on the UK.

Assessment

You will be assessed by in-class chapter tests, final theory and practical exams.

Professional accreditation

Successful completion of this course leads to the Palo Alto PCCSA and PCNSA qualifications.

Fees and key information

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Entry requirements

Similar to our existing courses on 

https://www.londonmet.ac.uk/courses/short/cisco-ccna-routing-and-switching/

 

Course structure

The course consists of two parts, PCCSA and PCNSA.

The PCCSA consitss of three modules, they are:

Module 1: Cybersecurity foundation explains the nature and scope of today's cybersecurity challenges. This module explores the cybersecurity landscape, cyberthreats, malware and spamming, and Wi-Fi and advanced threats.

Module 2: Cybersecurity Gateway explains networking concepts, fundamentals, and technologies. This module explores the basic operation of computer networks; common networking devices; routed and routing protocols; network types and topologies; DNS; physical, logical and virtual addressing; IP addressing and subnetting; the OSI and TCP/IP models; network security models, cloud and data centre security , network security technologies , cloud computing, virtualisation, and storage technologies; and network operations fundamentals.

Module 3: Cybersecurity Essentials  presents detailed information about next-generation cybersecurity solutions available from Palo Alto networks. This module demonstrates the real-world application of the cybersecurity design best practices and principles presented in Module 2 to address the cybersecurity landscape and threat challenge design described in Module 1

The PCCSA consists of two modules, Palo Alto Cyber Security Infrastructure configuration and Palo Alto Cybersecurity Prevention & Countermeasures. The Palo Alto Cyber Security Infrastructure configuration course provides the student with a general understanding of how to install, configure and manage firewalls for defence of enterprise network architecture. Students will learn the theory and configuration steps for setting up the security , networking, threat prevention, logging, and reporting features of next generation firewall technologies.

The Palo Alto Cybersecurity Prevention & Countermeasures provides the student with advanced information on how to install, configure and firewalls for defence of enterprise network architecture. Students will learn the theory and extended configuration features neccessary for setting up traffic handling, advanced content/user identification, quality of service, global protect, monitoring/reporting and high availabilty of next generation firewall technologies.

After the course

On completion of this course career opportunites include:

Junior Network security or Cybersecurity analyst/Administrator within the SME, large Enterprise or Security Operations Centres including BT, Vodafone, O2, Cisco Systems, Palo Alto Networks, Accenture, Bloomberg, Fortinet and more.

Payments and Discounts

Payment must be made in full via eShop before the start of the course. Full payment of the fee will qualify you to a 10% discount for all three modules.

If we made an option available to you to split the payment, you are still committed to pay any outstanding fees as early as starting the second module, or when you are asked to do so. Please read our terms and conditions before proceeding with any payments. Current and former London Met degree students and staff are entitled to a 10% discount.

The cost is £3,500 for all threer modules. If paid in full before the course start date, a 10% discounted price for all three modules is £3,150. When paying, please add two items to your basket in the discounted eShop

Please make sure you read and understand our terms and conditions before making any payments.

How to apply

Similar to our existing courses on:

https://www.londonmet.ac.uk/courses/short/

 

When to apply

The official closing date for this course is one week before the course start date. Please refer to the course structure. However you are advised to apply as early as possible as we will only consider your application if there are places available on the course. If you have missed the deadline, please get in touch and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Course administrator: Adele Almammedova a.almammedova@londonmet.ac.uk or 020 7133 3627

Course leader: Dr Shahram Salekzamankhani s.salekzamankhani@londonmet.ac.uk or 020 7133 3705