• Cybersecurity, Applied

  • Cybersecurity, Applied (Y100300)

    The content covers a wide range of foundational and advanced topics, including but not limited to: Computer and Network Security, Security Vulnerabilities, Attack Mechanisms and Techniques, Intrusion Detection and Prevention, Cryptographic Systems, System Hardening, Risk Identification, Incident Response, Penetration Testing, Key Management, Access Control, Recovery. Additionally, specialized courses delve into: Database Security, Planning and Analysis, Software Security, Web Security. These courses equip students with the essential knowledge and practical skills required to excel in various cybersecurity and IT roles.

    George Stone Technical College, recognized as a Cisco Networking Academy, IT Specialist Academy, and CompTIA Tech Career Academy, offers comprehensive course material designed to prepare students for several industry-recognized certifications. These include:

    • Cisco Certified Support Technician (CCST) Networking and/or Junior Cybersecurity Analyst certifications
    • IT Specialist certifications in Device Configuration & Management, Networking, Network Security, and/or Cybersecurity
    • CompTIA A+, Network+, and/or Security+ certifications

    Through these courses, students gain the knowledge and skills needed to excel in various IT roles and advance their careers in the tech industry.


    Program content includes the following courses:

    OCPs Title Course # Hours
    Cybersecurity Associate
    Information Security Administrator
    Program Length:
    750 Hours





    George Stone Technical College has an open-enrollment policy. Provided there is seat availability in the desired class, the student may begin classes on the first Monday of each quarter.

    Fall Enrollment Dates Spring Enrollment Dates
    August 10, 2023
    January 8, 2024
    October 2, 2023 March 4, 2024

    Program Times

    Status Times Frequency
    Full time - Day
      8:00AM - 1:30PM
    Part Time - Day
    8:00AM - 10:30AM
    Part Time - Day
    11:00AM - 1:30PM
    Full Time - Evening
                       Not Available
    Part Time - Evening

    Program Costs

    Estimated for Florida Residents

    Tuition: $2250

    Books/Supplies: $500

    Total: $2750


    CompTIA Security+ Ascend Online Access Code (Purchased through link in Canvas to get Education rate)
    CompTIA Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals, Author: Ascend Education
    ISBN: 978-0-578-65963-3 $129.00
    InfoSec Virtual Labs Online Access Codes (Purchased through link in Canvas to get Education rate)
    InfoSec learning Inc. Multiple virtual labs. $ 350.00
    Please see the Instructor to purchase these resources.

    Industry Salaries

    Salary Rate: $36,750 - $53,750

    Pensacola Average: $98,200

    State Average: $79,600

    National Average: $88,600

    Instructor Contact Information

    Phone: 850 786 6560

    Email: EGiven@ecsdfl.us

    Location: Building 3, Room 317

    Office hours: Monday through Thursday 8AM - 3:15PM and Friday 8AM - 1:15PM

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