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Information Security Certificate

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1500 Jefferson St. SE
Olympia, WA 98501
MS: 41481

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The Information Security Certificate is designed for IT professionals and those wanting to advance their careers in the IT security field, as well as anyone needing to develop and implement data and internet security strategies. This certificate covers the essential skills in the information security domain. The program’s curriculum focuses on problem-solving skills and techniques needed to provide computer-based solutions to security issues; in addition, this series will provide relevant experience to any student preparing for the Security+ or GSEC exams. The classes can be taken in any order as they fit into your schedule; we recommend starting with Network Security and Access Control and take the rest of the classes in the order listed.


  • Allows participants to be recognized as having demonstrated professional competence and integrity in IT Security.
  • Sets a benchmark for establishing and maintaining high standards of both professional practice and ethical conduct.
  • Provides a clear pathway for professionals to pursue careers in IT Security.
  • Creates opportunities for established IT professionals to continue to sharpen their professional skills and ethical performance as technology changes.

How it works:

  • Classes are typically 3 days from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Several classes are offered monthly.
  • We recommend these courses be taken in order. However classes can also be taken out of order to fit scheduling needs.
Information Security Courses - 96 Hours Hours
Network Security and Access Control 18
Security Certificates, Risks and Disaster Recovery 18
Digital Forensics 18
Web and Internet Security 18
Penetration Testing 24