Keith Barker Nugget trainer since 2012

“The best part of being a trainer is making a difference in the life of a student. When a motivated learner and the correct training meet at the right time, the results are amazing.”

Keith Barker discovered a love for computers and networking in 1984 and began his IT career in 1985 at Electronic Data Systems (EDS). He has worked with companies including Paramount Pictures, Blue Cross, and several government agencies. Keith loves to teach and spends most of his time creating fun and useful videos for CBT Nuggets.

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Certifications: Cisco CCIE (2x), CISSP, Network+, Security+, VMware, Palo Alto, Check Point

Areas of Expertise: Networking and Security

March 2015 with Keith Barker

The Citrix NetScaler 10.5 Essentials and Networking course provides the fundamental concepts and skills to install, configure, and manage a Citrix NetScaler appliance. Learners are strongly encouraged to build a lab environment to practice hands on the techniques learned in this course. This course is based on the Citrix NetScaler 10.5 product, and the fundamental concepts taught in these Nuggets are common to earlier versions as well. Recommended skills: Basic understanding of networking CCNA or equivalent knowledge recommended Recommended equipment: Virtualized environment (Microsoft, VMware or Citrix) to implement a virtualized NetScaler (or two for fault tolerance) in a lab environment. Evaluation licenses and downloads are available directly from Windows AD Web servers to load balance across Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop to practice integration between the NetScaler and those environments Related certifications: Citrix Certified Associate: Networking (CCA-N) Exam 1Y0-253 Related job functions: Systems admin XenApp/XenDesktop admin Network admin Network engineer Network operations analyst Network technician NetScaler is a multi-functional appliance that can perform as a Layer 4-7 proxy for load balancing, as well as a VPN gateway (or both). Environments that include Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop are likely to use a Citrix NetScaler as their remote access and load balancing solution.

3IT Intermediate
Course Title
CompTIA Network+ (N10-007)
Check Point CCSA R80
CompTIA CySA+ (CS0-001)
Workforce Security Awareness
CompTIA Security+ (SY0-501)
VMware vSphere 6.5 (VCP6.5-DCV)
Networking with Windows Server 2016 (Exam 70-741)
Microsoft SharePoint 2016 Fundamentals
ITIL® Foundation
White Hat Hacking v9
Cisco CCNA Wireless 200-355 WIFUND
Cisco CCNP Security 300-207 SITCS
Palo Alto Networks Firewall
Cisco CCNA Security 210-260 IINS
(ISC)2 CISSP 2015
VMware vSphere 6 (VCP6-DCV)
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager
CompTIA Network+ N10-006
Cisco CCNP TSHOOT 300-135 Hands-on Labs Exam Prep
Citrix NetScaler 10.5 1Y0-253
Cisco CCNP SWITCH 300-115 Hands-on Labs Exam Prep
VMware Horizon 6 (with View)
Cisco CCNP ROUTE 300-101 Hands-on Labs Exam Prep
Cisco CCNA Hands-on Labs Using Wireshark & GNS3
Cisco CCNP Security 300-208 SISAS
VMware vSphere 5.5 VCP5-DCV
Cisco CCNP Security 300-209 SIMOS
Cisco CCNP Security 300-206 SENSS
CompTIA Security+ SY0-401
MPLS Fundamentals
Exam Walkthrough: Cisco ICND2/CCNA 200-101
Check Point CCSA GAiA 156-215.76
IPv4 Subnetting
Cisco R&S Troubleshooting Mastery
Penetration Testing with Linux Tools