Course Catalog

At Captiva Solutions, our training courses are customized to fit the needs of our partners, students, and your workforce and incorporates similar elements as the National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework developed as part of NIST’s National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE).

We offer two forms of technical education. 1) Certification Courses for those looking to earn a related industry certification and 2) Role-Based Courses bundled with high-demand job-skills. In addition, our courses are aligned with DoD 8570.1 certification mandate and combine theory, real-world application and post-class support formulated into our Real-Skills-for-Real-Jobs™ methodology.

For complete course outlines, please contact our Training Team.


CERTIFICATION COURSES

Our certification courses include Cyber SecurityNetwork & Server, and Skill Enhancement courses.

We also offer Role Based courses.

Cyber Security Certification Courses

Foundation

ISC2 Certified Authorization Professional (CAP)
Gain the knowledge and skills needed to accurately and effectively apply cost-effective and appropriate security controls based on risk and best practices.

CompTIA Security+
Acquire the skills needed to become a security professional. Security+ is geared towards individuals new to Information Security and are seeking a wide breadth of fundamental security knowledge.

Cybersecurity Fundamentals
Gain the Cybersecurity skills needed to effectively mitigate threats that plague enterprises today. Understand the principles of data and technology that frame and define cybersecurity.

Intermediate

ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Obtain the skills necessary to perform evaluations of the security controls of business structure and governance methods; the policies, procedures, and guidelines used; and the overall security of the business environment.

ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Prepare yourself for the real world of Information Security. Our CISM certification course is designed for experienced information security managers and those with information security management responsibilities.

Security Risk Assessment and Management
This Captiva Solutions special trains you on some of the most powerful skills you will need to succeed in the real world, and gives you a step-by-step overview of the Security Assessment & Authorization (SA&A) process using the NIST Risk Management and/or Cybersecurity Frameworks.

Advanced

ISACA Certified in Risk & Information Systems Control (CRISC)
Position yourself for the unique challenges of IT and enterprise risk management and become strategic partners to your enterprise.  The CRISC designation aids professionals in helping enterprises accomplish business objectives by designing, implementing, monitoring and maintaining risk-based, efficient and effective IS controls.

ISACA Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT)
Demonstrate that you have proven experience and knowledge in the governance of enterprise IT. This course is for experienced IT governance personnel who have responsibilities for the stewardship of IT resources, and looking to complete the CGEIT exam.

ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Master the core subject areas fundamental to understanding information security for industry leaders and engineers. Our CISSP exam preparation course will help take your security career to the next level.

Network & Server Certification Courses

Foundation / Intermediate

CompTIA Network+
Master essential computer networking skills, demonstrate your ability to manage, troubleshoot, install, and configure network infrastructure. This course proves a technician’s competency in managing, maintaining, troubleshooting, installing, and configuring basic network infrastructure.

Microsoft Windows Desktop
A Windows 7 certification helps prove to employers that you have the expertise necessary to configure and support a Windows 7 enterprise system. The Microsoft Windows operating system has been the foundation for both home and business computers for many years.  This foundational certification for Windows 7 validates your ability to plan, install, maintain, and support Windows 7 deployments in a real-world business context.

Intermediate / Advanced

Virtualization Fundamentals
Learn how to adopt, operate, and govern the various technologies and business models related to virtualization and cloud computing. Create a virtual environment to maximize data center capacity, redundancies and flexibility.

Microsoft Windows Server
The MCSA is Microsoft’s prevailing mid-range IT certification. Being MCSA certified is without a doubt a very prestigious award that will increase your earning potential. In our 5-day Windows Server certification training course, we teach you the skills that are required to pass the exam for Installing and Configuring Windows Server and prepare you for the other exams in the three part series required to earn the MCSA Certification.

Skill Enhancement Courses

Database Administration Fundamentals
Our Database Administration Fundamentals training course give you two benefits: 1) it helps learners prepare for their Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification exam and 2) provides in-depth and up-to-date information of the most important aspects of database systems and related technologies and builds an understanding of several core topics.

Project Management Principles
This Captiva Solutions special trains you on some of the most powerful skills you will need to succeed in the real world, and gives you a step-by-step overview of basic Project Management Principles. Students will identify effective project management practices and their related processes. This course provides a foundation to the PMI Project Management Professional exam.

To Register

For registration information and to learn how you can immediately benefit from our training programs, contact us:
Email: training@captivasolutions.com
Phone: 202-770-2120
Toll Free: 1-888-560-9280


ROLE-BASED COURSES

To maximize your return on investment and time, we’ve bundled some of our courses with powerful skills in demand today giving you more bang for your buck. Additionally, our courses are representative of the roles certified individuals would typically occupy and provide skills needed in these roles. Our Level 2 and Level 3 courses build on knowledge and information gained in earlier courses. It is important that you are proficient with the skills presented in these foundation courses.

For complete course outlines, please contact our Training Team.

IT Security Analyst Course
– CAP + Vulnerability Scanning

This course combines an overview of the ISC2 Certified Authorization Professional (CAP) curriculum with a tutorial on Vulnerability Scanning.
Duration: 3 Days
Level: Foundation (Level 1)
Audience: New Entrants | College Graduates | Staff Affected by DoD 8570.1 Mandate
Captiva CAP Course Outline

Information Security Specialist Course
– Security + & NIST RMF/CSF

This course combines CompTIA’s Security+ curriculum with an overview of the NIST Risk Management and/or Cyber Security Framework to help you earn your Security+.
Duration: 4 Days
Level: Foundation (Level 1)
Audience: New Entrants | College Graduates | Staff Affected by DoD 8570.1 Mandate
Captiva Security+ Course Outline

Cyber Security Specialist Course
– CSX/MTA + Vulnerability Scanning

This course is for those looking to enhance their skills and knowledge in Cyber Security and can be used for training towards ISACA’s Cybersecurity Fundamentals Certificate and/or the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification on Cyber Security Fundamentals. It includes a tutorial on Vulnerability Scanning.
Duration: 3 Days
Level: Foundation  (Level 1)
Audience: New Entrants | College Graduates
Captiva CyberSecurity Course Outline

Information Technology Analyst Course
– MTA: Database Administration Fundamentals

This course is for those looking to gain an understanding of Database Administration Fundamentals. It can also be used for training towards the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification on Database Fundamentals.
Duration: 5 Days
Level: Foundation (Level 1)
Audience: New Entrants | College Graduates | Experienced Professionals | Professional Development
Captiva DBA Fundamentals Outline

Network Support Technician Course
– Network+ & Introduction to MS Windows

This course includes CompTIA’s Network+ curriculum to validate the knowledge and skills of networking professionals plus an overview of Virtualization Fundamentals.
Duration: 4 Days
Level: Intermediate (Level 2)
Audience: New Entrants | College Graduates | Experienced Professionals | Staff Affected by DoD 8570.1 Mandate
Captiva Network+ Course Outline

System Support Administrator Course
– Introduction to Virtualization Technologies

This course is for those looking to enhance their knowledge of virtualization technologies and can be used for training towards the Cloud Credential Council’s Virtualization Essentials Professional (VEP) certification.
Duration: 4 Days
Level: Intermediate (Level 2)
Audience: New Entrants | College Graduates | Experienced Professionals | Professional Development
Captiva Virtualization Fundamentals Outline

Computer Support Specialist Course
 EDST: MS Windows 7 & Cyber Security Fundamentals

This course will help you achieve your training and certification goals for the Windows 7 Enterprise Desktop Support Technician (EDST) plus it provides an overview of Cyber Security Fundamentals.
Duration: 5 Days
Level: Intermediate (Level 2)
Audience: New Entrants | College Graduates | Experienced Professionals
Captiva MS Windows Desktop Course Outline

Network Administrator Course
– MCSA: MS Windows Server

In this course, you will learn the skills required to pass the 70-410 exam for Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 and prepare you for the other exams in the three part series required to earn the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server certification.
Duration: 5 Days
Level: Advanced (Level 3)
Audience: New Entrants | College Graduates | Experienced Professionals
Captiva MS Windows Server Course Outline

IT Auditor/Audit Manger Course
– CISA + Vulnerability Management

This course provides the skills necessary to perform evaluations of the security and controls of business structure and to help you earn your Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification, plus it provides an overview of Vulnerability Management tools.
Duration: 5 Days
Level: Advanced (Level 3)
Audience: New Entrants | Experienced Professionals | Staff Affected by DoD 8570.1 Mandate
Captiva CISA Course Outline

Information Security Manager
– CISM + Federal Regulatory Compliance Basics

This course is designed specifically for experienced information security managers and those who have information security management responsibilities and are looking to earn their Certified Information Security Manager certification; it includes an overview of Federal Regulatory Compliance Basics.
Duration: 5 Days
Level: Advanced (Level 3)
Audience: New Entrants | Experienced Professionals | Staff Affected by DoD 8570.1 Mandate
Captiva CISM Course Outline

Information Risk Officer/Manager Course
– CRISC + Vulnerability Management

This course will help certify professionals who have knowledge and experience identifying and evaluating entity-specific risk and want to earn the Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) designation; plus it includes an overview of Federal Regulatory Compliance Basics.
Duration: 5 Days
Level: Advanced (Level 3)
Audience: New Entrants | Experienced Professionals | Professional Development
Captiva CRISC Course Outline

Information Security Manager/Architect Course
– CISSP + Project Management Principles

This course helps professionals master information security core subject areas. It is for industry leaders and engineers and those looking to earn the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) designation and provides an overview of Project Management Principles.
Duration: 5 Days
Level: Advanced (Level 3)
Audience: New Entrants | Experienced Professionals | Staff Affected by DoD 8570.1 Mandate
Captiva CISSP Course Outline

Project Management Principles
In this course, students will identify effective project management practices and their related processes. They will examine the elements of sound project management and apply the generally recognized practices to successfully manage projects. This course is designed for individuals who manage projects on an informal basis not formal project managers.
Duration: 3 Days or 1 Day Add on
Level: Foundation (Level 1)
Audience: New Entrants | College Graduates | Professional Development
Captiva Project Management Principles Outline

Security Risk Assessment & Management
This Captiva Solutions special trains you on some of the most powerful skills you will need to succeed in the real world. It provides a step-by-step overview of the Security Assessment & Authorization (SA&A) process using the NIST Risk Management and/or Cybersecurity Frameworks.
Duration: 4 Days
Level: Intermediate (Level 2)
Audience: New Entrants | College Graduates | Professional Development
Captiva Security Assessment Course Outline

To Register

For registration information and to learn how you can immediately benefit from our training programs, contact us:
Email: training@captivasolutions.com
Phone: 202-770-2120
Toll Free: 1-888-560-9280

 

 

Target Audience Definitions

  • New Entrants = Professionals new to the IT and/or Cyber Security industry with work experience in other fields.
  • Experienced Professionals = Professionals with 5 – 7 years of IT industry experience. 
  • College Graduates = Individuals who recently graduated from a 2 or 4- year college with little or no experience in the IT industry. 
  • Staff Affected by DoD 8570.1 Mandate = All DoD Information Assurance workers that need to comply with the requirements of the DoD 8570.1 Mandate. 
  • Professional Development = Individuals who are looking to enhance their knowledge and skills in a particular area or technology.