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CompTIA Security+ Certification & Training
5 days  (Instructor Led Online)  |  Network Security

Course Details

In this CompTIA Security+ course, students will implement, monitor, and troubleshoot infrastructure, application, information, and operational security. Students will prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination (SY0-401).

 

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Objectives

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

  • Identify the fundamental concepts of computer security.
  • Identify security threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Manage data, application, and host security.
  • Implement network security.
  • Identify and implement access control and account management security measures.
  • Manage certificates.
  • Identify and implement compliance and operational security measures.
  • Manage risk.
  • Troubleshoot and manage security incidents.
  • Plan for business continuity and disaster recovery.

Outline

LESSON 1 – SECURITY FUNDAMENTALS

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

LESSON 2 – IDENTIFYING SECURITY THREATS AND VULNERABILITIES

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

LESSON 3 – MANAGING DATA, APPLICATION, AND HOST SECURITY

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

LESSON 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

LESSON 5 – IMPLEMENTING ACCESS CONTROL, AUTHENTICATION, AND ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT

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

LESSON 6 – MANAGING CERTIFICATES

  • Install a CA Hierarchy
  • Enrol Certificates
  • Secure Network Traffic by Using Certificates
  • Renew Certificates
  • Back-Up and Restore Certificates and Private Keys
  • Revoke Certificates

LESSON 7 – IMPLEMENTING COMPLIANCE AND OPERATIONAL SECURITY

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

LESSON 8 – RISK MANAGEMENT

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

LESSON 9 – TROUBLESHOOTING AND MANAGING SECURITY INCIDENTS

  • Respond to Security Incidents
  • Recover from a Security Incident

LESSON 10 – BUSINESS CONTINUITY AND DISASTER RECOVERY PLANNING

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

Target Audience

This course is targeted towards:

  • Information Technology (IT) professionals who have networking and administrative skills in Windows-based Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) networks;
  • Professionals who want to further their career in IT by acquiring foundational knowledge of security topics;
  • Professionals that are preparing for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination;
  • Professionals who use Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, you must have:

  • Familiarity with other operating systems, such as Mac OS X, Unix, or Linux.