The Cisco Networking Academy in UTB develops the knowledge and skills that our students and trainees need to thrive in a digital economy. The Cisco curriculum is embedded in modules offered by the School of Computing and Informatics. We also work with educators, employers and technology experts to create customised courses leading to globally-recognised Cisco certifications that prepare trainees for entry-level IT jobs.

Cisco provides the curriculum, equipment, learning platform and supporting resources. UTB provides the instructors and additional equipment, and enrol students onto a proprietary learning platform that includes:

  • an engaging, up-to-date curriculum created by experts in technology and instructional design.
  • hands-on labs and online activities for the practical application of learned skills
  • Cisco Packet Tracer, a network configuration simulation tool, used for teaching, gaming, and team building
  • instructor guides, community forums, and professional development support instructors
  • innovative online assessments include embedded activities, simulations, text questions, and performance-based reviews

CISCO CERTIFICATION

The Cisco Networking Academy provides courses to students/trainees that prepare them for certification exams that can be taken at certified exam centres in Brunei Darussalam. Our courses prepare students for the following certifications:

  1. CCNA – CISCO CERTIFIED NETWORK ASSOCIATE

    This certification is a three-part course. This course will prepare you for a networking career. It introduces how networks operate, introduces architectures, models, protocols, and networking elements, all the functions needed to support the operations and priorities of any organisations. You will get to build simple local area networks (LANs). Developing a working knowledge of IP addressing schemes, foundational network security, perform basic configurations for routers and switches.

    The training will be a minimum of five days for each part of the course. After completing all three parts of the course, you are ready to take the CCNA Certification exam.
    You will learn these core skills:

    • Build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IPv4 and IPv6 addressing schemes.
    • Configure routers, switches, and end devices to provide access to local and remote network resources and to enable end-to-end connectivity between remote devices.
    • Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills using real equipment and Cisco Packet Tracer.
    • Configure and troubleshoot connectivity a small network using security best practices.

  1. Introduction to Cybersecurity

    With the number of devices available and connected to the Internet, new threats are always exploited every second and everyone is susceptible to cyber threats. This course explores cyber trends, threats and many topics that matters to the individual.

    This is a two-day course. You will learn how to protect your personal privacy online and gain insights on the challenges faced by everybody today.

    You will learn these core skills:

    • Learn what cybersecurity is and its potential impact to you.
    • Understand the most common threats, attacks and vulnerabilities.
    • Gain insights for how businesses protect their operations from attacks.
    • Find the latest job trends and why cybersecurity continues to grow.

  1. Cyber Security Essentials

    A single breach can have huge consequences for an organization or even peoples’ lives and can cause disruption. That is why the demand for security professionals continues to grow. This course will help you to develop an understanding of cybercrime, security principles, technologies, and procedures used to defend networks. This course is recommended if you plan to study for CCNA or CyberOps Associate Certifications. Prerequisite Introduction to Cybersecurity or equivalent knowledge recommended.

    You will learn these core skills:

    • Understand security controls for networks, servers and applications.
    • Learn valuable security principals and how to develop compliant policies.
    • Implement proper procedures for data confidentiality and availability.
    • Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills using real equipment and Cisco Packet Tracer.
  1. CyberOps Associate

    Learn the skills uncovering cybercrime, cyber espionage, and other networking threats. In this course you will learn security concepts, security monitoring, host-based analysis, network intrusion analysis, and security policies procedures. This course aligns with the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

    Recommended preparation: Introduction to Cybersecurity or Cybersecurity Essentials.

    You will learn these core skills:

    • Deepen knowledge in how best to detect and respond to security incidents.
    • Gain job-ready, practical skills in cybersecurity operations.
    • Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills using real equipment and Cisco Packet Tracer.
    • Prepare for Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate Certification.

CONTACTS

For any enquiry, please contact:

Serina Haji Mohd Ali
Coordinator
Cisco Networking Academy
Universiti Teknologi Brunei
serina.ali@utb.edu.bn

*source taken from CISCO

 

CONTACTS

For any enquiry, please contact:

Serina Mohd. Ali
Coordinator
Cisco Networking Academy
Universiti Teknologi Brunei
serina.ali@utb.edu.bn

 

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