Network and  Information Security (NIS)

The functionality and use of computer systems and networks keep advancing and now involves most of business or life critical tasks and information. This has left the security of information and computer networks with an ever-changing landscape of threats and vulnerabilities




The course will equip participants with modern techniques to secure any kind of network and network-accessible resources from unauthorized access, misuse, modification or denial of service. This practical course is based on the CIA triad model (confidentiality, integrity and availability) to achieve security in both wired and wireless networks against insiders and intruders.


The course prepares you for international certifications in networks and information security.


  • Fundamentals of Computer Networks
  • Information Security Fundamentals
  • Addressing Threats
  • Back doors, Virus, and Worms
  • Virtualization
  • Introduction to the Linux Operating System
  • Password Cracking
  • Cryptography
  • Web Servers and web applications
  • Authentication
  • Intrusion Detection Systems
  • Firewalls and Honeypots
  • Hacking Cycle
  • Introduction to Ethical Hacking
  • Secure Network Protocols
  • Network Attacks
  • Bastion Hosts and DMZ
  • Proxy Servers
  • Virtual Private Network
  • Wireless Networks
  • Introduction to Wireless Network Security



  • Minimum of CCNA / CCNA NETACAD Sem3 Graduates or certification in any of the following: CompTIA Network+ / MCSE / MCITP / CompTIA Linux+
  • OR Degree or diploma in Information Technology / Computer Science / Computer Engineering / Computer Networking
  • OR 1-2 years’ experience in System or Network Administration
  • Knowledge in Operating System concepts [Describe, install, upgrade, navigate, and perform basic configuration and troubleshooting for windows and or Linux OS.



Registration fee:GHS 80

Sessions:Weekdays 5:30pm – 8:30pm (Evening)

Network and Information Security (NIS)