JB Files

Residential Faculty - Cisco CCNP Program, CCNA Security

Business

Office: BA 40 - Room: 20

480-461-7713

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
4:45 PM - 6:00 PM4:45 PM - 6:00 PM4:45 PM - 6:00 PM4:45 PM - 6:00 PM 

Also Available By Appointment for in-person, or online meetings.

Profile

Member: Arizona Technology Council Cybersecurity Committee.
Recently recognized by Cisco Systems with an  "INSTRUCTOR EXCELLENCE"  award.
Recent Student Survey Results:

*ALL*  STUDENTS ANSWERED WITH THE  *HIGHEST*  RATING POSSIBLE FOR THE FOLLOWING:

  • I would recommend this instructor to others.
  • The instructor encourages questions and/or participation and makes good use of examples and illustrations.
  • The instructor maintains a positive atmosphere in the class and seems to enjoy teaching.

DO YOU FEEL THE CLASS PERIOD IS USED EFFECTIVELY?

  • Yes.  Instructor has excellent presentation skills.
  • Yes, JB covers the material very well and answers any questions we have.

DO YOU FEEL THE INSTRUCTOR DISPLAYS RESPECT FOR STUDENTS?

  • Yes, He understands that we work and are busy and is flexible.
  • Yes. Instructor is great.

DO YOU FEEL THE INSTRUCTOR RESPONDS EFFECTIVELY TO THE STUDENTS' NEEDS FOR CLARIFICATION?

  • Yes, very patient and helpful.
  • Yes. Instructor has an excellent attitude.
  • Yes JB does a wonderful job at teaching and engaging the class.

 

Classes Taught

Spring 2020

CNT220 CCNP SWITCH: Implementing Cisco IP Switching 4 Credits
Development of knowledge and skills in building, monitoring, and maintaining switching in converged enterprise networks using advanced and multi-layer switching technologies. Planning, configuring, securing and verifying the implementation of complex enterprise switching solutions. Hands-on learning and practice to reinforce configuration skills.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CNT170AA, or CCNA industry certification, or permission of Instructor. Corequisites: CNT200.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27139
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
01/15/2020 - 03/04/2020
We
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Class Started

Notes: Class 27139 Hybrid classes combine reduced, regularly scheduled classroom meetings with required learning activities conducted via the Internet. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started.
Class 27139 Remote live attendance via video-conference may be available to students with prior arrangement and instructor permission. Labs use real equipment that students access remotely. Remote students are not restricted to just attending remotely; they have the option to attend any class session In-Person as well. We highly recommend In-Person attendance on the first day of class. Video recording of the slides and lecture can be made available for studying or review to any student enrolled in the class. The student must have attended class that day, either remote or in person, or have an excused absence. Contact instructor at: jack.files@mesacc.edu for details and limitations, or to facilitate remote attendance of the class.
Class 27139 Aligns with 300-401 Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies Exam (ENCOR) for the new Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP) industry certification. (This exam is also part of the process to achieve CCIE certification.) Students attend in-person or via LIVE interactive video conferencing. Sessions are recorded for additional study. Contact instructor at: jack.files@mesacc.edu for details.

Spring Flex Start 2020

CNT200 CCNP ROUTE: Implementing Cisco IP Routing 4 Credits
Development of knowledge and skills needed to manage Internet Protocol (IP) traffic and access, understand scalable internetworks configure advanced routing protocols Border Gateway Protocol [BGP], Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol [EIGRP], Open Shortest Path First [OSPF], as well as Internet Protocol (IPv6), and configuration of secure routing solutions to support branch offices and mobile workers. Comprehensive labs emphasize hands-on learning and practice to reinforce configuration skills.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CNT170AA, or CCNA industry certification, or permission of Instructor. Corequisites: CNT220.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
37056
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
03/18/2020 - 05/08/2020
We
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Open

6 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 37056 Hybrid classes combine reduced, regularly scheduled classroom meetings with required learning activities conducted via the Internet. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started. Students may contact instructor at: jack.files@mesacc.edu
Class 37056 Aligns with 300-410 Implementing Cisco Enterprise Advanced Routing and Services Exam (ENARSI) for the new Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP) industry certification. Students attend in-person or via LIVE interactive video conferencing. Sessions are recorded for additional study. Contact instructor at: jack.files@mesacc.edu for details.

CNT205 Cisco Certified Network Associate Security 4 Credits
Associate-level knowledge and skills required to secure Cisco networks. Development of a security infrastructure, identification of threats and vulnerabilities to networks. Mitigation of security threats. Core security technologies. Installation, troubleshooting and monitoring of network devices to maintain integrity, confidentiality and availability of data and devices. Competency in the technologies that Cisco uses in its security structure.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CNT170AA or Certified Cisco Networking Associate (CCNA) certification or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36620
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
03/16/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWe
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Open

10 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Class 36620 Hybrid classes combine reduced, regularly scheduled classroom meetings with required learning activities conducted via the Internet. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started.

36622
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
03/17/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Open

1 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Class 36622 Hybrid classes combine reduced, regularly scheduled classroom meetings with required learning activities conducted via the Internet. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started.

Degrees & Awards

Contracted by a division of O'Reilly Publishing to write a book on network security. Publish date expected 2018.

Appointed by Governor Ducey, and confirmed by the Senate, to a commission for Trial Court Judge Appointments.

Recently recognized by Cisco Systems with an "INSTRUCTOR EXCELLENCE" award.

A.A.S - Information Technology: Cisco Networking - Summa Cum Laude - SMCC

B.S. - Finance- Summa Cum Laude - ASU - University Honors College

B.S. - Real Estate- Summa Cum Laude - ASU - University Honors College

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