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DOD8570 Information Technology (IT) Training & Certification

Thomas University provides cyber security training that is directly aligned with and supports DoD Directive 8570.

DoD Directive 8570.1 mandates that all full or part-time service members, defense contractors, and DoD civilian employees with access to a DoD information system, are required to possess a commercial information security credential endorsed by ANSI or equivalent authorized body under the ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024 Standard. There are various levels of compliance based on the level of job function. The most common certifications included in the DoD Directive 8570.01 include A+, Network+, Security+, CISA, CISM, CASP, CEH and CISSP.

Thomas University offers the following DoD-approved 8570 baseline cyber security certification training programs:

  • A+
  • Network+
  • Security+
  • CISSP
  • CEH

Information Technology Capability Statement

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DoD 8570 Certification Chart

IAT Level I IAT Level II IAT Level III
A+
CCNA-Security
Network+
SSCP
CCNA-Security
GICSP
GSEC
Security+
SSCP
CASP CE
CISA
CISSP
GCED
GICSP
GCIH
IAM Level I IAM Level II IAM Level III
CAP
GSLC
Security+
CAP
CASP
CISM
CISSP
GSLC
CISM
CISSP
GSLC
IASAE Level I IASAE Level II IASAE Level III
CASP CE
CISSP
CSSLP
CASP CE
CISSP
CSSLP
CISSP-ISSAP
CISSP-ISSEP
CND Analyst CND Infrastructure Support CND Incident Responder CND Auditor CND-SP Manager
CEH CEH CEH CEH CISM
GCIA SSCP CSIH CISA CISSP-ISSMP
GCIH   GCFA GSNA  
    GCIH