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CompTIA Security+ Certification

Course Overview

The CompTIA Security+ course is designed to help you prepare for the SY0-501 exam. Students will implement and monitor security on networks, applications, and operating systems, and respond to security breaches. *The previous exam, SY0-401 will be retired on July 31, 2018.

Who Should Attend

This course is targeted toward an Information Technology (IT) professional who has networking and administrative skills in Windows-based TCP/IP networks and familiarity with other operating systems, such as OS X, Unix, or Linux, and who wants to further a career in IT by acquiring a foundational knowledge of security topics; prepare for the CompTIA Security+ Certification examination; or use Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • identify the fundamental concepts of computer security.
  • identify security threats and vulnerabilities.
  • examine network security.
  • manage application, data and host security.
  • identify access control and account management security measures.
  • manage certificates.
  • identify compliance and operational security measures.
  • manage risk.
  • manage security incidents.
  • develop business continuity and disaster recovery plans.

    Suggested Prerequisites

    Next Steps and Related Courses

    Course Outline

    1 - Security Fundamentals

    • Information Security Cycle
    • Information Security Controls
    • Authentication Methods
    • Cryptography Fundamentals
    • Security Policy Fundamentals

    2 - Identifying Security Threats and Vulnerabilities

    • Social Engineering
    • Malware
    • Physical Threats and Vulnerabilities
    • Software-Based Threats
    • Network-Based Threats
    • Wireless Threats and Vulnerabilities
    • Physical Threats and Vulnerabilities

    3 - Managing Data, Application, and Host Security

    • Manage Data Security
    • Manage Application Security
    • Manage Device and Host Security
    • Manage Mobile Security

    4 - Implementing Network Security

    • Configure Security Parameters on Network Devices and Technologies
    • Network Design Elements and Components
    • Implement Networking Protocols and Services
    • Apply Secure Network Administration Principles
    • Secure Wireless Traffic

    5 - Implementing Access Control, Authentication, and Account Management

    • Access Control and Authentication Services
    • Implement Account Management Security Controls

    6 - Managing Certificates

    • Install a Certificate Authority (CA) Hierarchy
    • Enroll Certificates
    • Secure Network Traffic by Using Certificates
    • Renew Certificates
    • Revoke Certificates
    • Back Up and Restore Certificates and Private Keys
    • Restore Certificates and Private Keys

    7 - Implementing Compliance and Operational Security

    • Physical Security
    • Legal Compliance
    • Security Awareness and Training
    • Integrate Systems and Data with Third Parties

    8 - Risk Management

    • Risk Analysis
    • Implement Vulnerability Assessment Tools and Techniques
    • Scan for Vulnerabilities
    • Mitigation and Deterrent Techniques

    9 - Troubleshooting and Managing Security Incidents

    • Respond to Security Incidents
    • Recover from a Security Incident

    10 - Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning

    • Business Continuity
    • Plan for Disaster Recovery
    • Execute Disaster Recovery Plans and Procedures

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    This is a 5-day class

    Price: $2,475.00
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