Convergence+ Course Content

CIT 1640, Security+, 3 credit hours
Information security principles and tools for implementing and managing security in the enterprise. Includes:

  • Terminology and overview of security management
  • Preparation for CompTIA Security+ examination

CIT 1645, Internet Telephony, 3 credit hours
Covers aspects of converging voice, data, messaging and video as well as emerging Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) in preparation for the CompTIA Convergence+ certification exam. Includes:

  • Circuit and packet switched networks
  • Number and dialing plans
  • Traffic engineering
  • Converged network endpoints
  • Network performance
  • Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)
  • Real-time Transfer Control Protocol (RTP)
  • Video protocol
  • Encoding, decoding and compression
  • Messaging applications
  • Soft Phones

Prerequisite: CIT 1121, Networking Fundamentals, with a grade of C or better, or equivalent

 

Contact Information


Joanne Wagner, Coordinator
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 1605, (630) 942-2692

Kathy Kotowski, Tech-Connect Advisor
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 1732, (630) 942-3961

Kim Groesbeck, Program Support Specialist
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1054, (630) 942-2599

Business and Technology Division
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