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S+: CompTIA Security+

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Code: S+
Length: 5 Days
Certifications
CompTIA Security+
Overview

Prepare for the CompTIA Security+ SYO-601 certification while building your cybersecurity knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Delivery format(s)
On-Site
On-Site
On-Demand
On-Demand
Classroom
Classroom
Anywhere
Anywhere
OBJECTIVES

Our Security+ course provides the basic knowledge needed to plan, implement, and maintain information security in a vendor-neutral format. This includes risk management, host and network security, authentication and access control systems, cryptography, and organizational security.

This course maps to the CompTIA Security+ certification exam (SY0-601). Our courses utilize official CompTIA courseware and labs. Objective coverage is marked throughout the course.

PREREQUISITES

To ensure your success in this course, you should possess basic Windows user skills and a fundamental understanding of computer and networking concepts.

CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications, or equivalent knowledge, and six to nine months’ experience in networking, including configuring security parameters, are strongly recommended. Students can obtain this level of skill and knowledge by taking any of the following courses:

  • CompTIA A+: 
  • CompTIA Network+ 

Additional introductory courses or work experience in application development and programming, or in network and operating system administration for any software platform or system, are helpful but not required.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

In the Security+ Certification Prep Course, you will learn to:

  • Proactively implement sound security protocols to mitigate security risks
  • Quickly respond to security issues
  • Retroactively identify where security breaches may have occurred
  • Design a network, on-site or in the cloud, with security in mind

What is Security+ Certification?
The Security+ certification is considered to be the minimum level of certification for all IT security positions beyond entry-level. This course delivers the core knowledge required to pass the exam and the skills necessary to advance to an intermediate-level security job.
Students will benefit most from this course if they intend to take the CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 exam.

This course supports a certification that is a DoD Approved 8570 Baseline Certification and meets DoD 8140/8570 training requirements.


WHO SHOULD ATTEND
  • Security Administrator
  • Systems Administrator
  • Helpdesk Manager / Analyst
  • Security Analyst
  • Network / Cloud Engineer
  • IT Auditors
  • Security Engineer
  • IT Project Manager
  • Security Officer
  • Information Security Manager
  • DevOps / Software Developer
  • Security Architect
COURSE OUTLINE

Lesson 1: Comparing Security Roles and Controls

  • Topic 1A: Compare and Contrast Information Security Roles
  • Topic 1B: Compare and Contrast Security Control and Framework Types

Lesson 2: Explaining Threat Actors and Threat Intelligence

  • Topic 2A: Explain Threat Actor Types and Attack Vectors

Lesson 3: Performing Security Assessments

  • Topic 3A: Assess Organizational Security with Network Reconnaissance Tools
  • Topic 3B: Explain Security Concerns with General Vulnerability Types
  • Topic 3C: Summarize Vulnerability Scanning Techniques
  • Topic 3D: Explain Penetration Testing Concepts

Lesson 4: Identifying Social Engineering and Malware

  • Topic 4A: Compare and Contrast Social Engineering Techniques
  • Topic 4B: Analyze Indicators of Malware-Based Attacks

Lesson 5: Summarizing Basic Cryptographic Concepts

  • Topic 5A: Compare and Contrast Cryptographic Ciphers
  • Topic 5B: Summarize Cryptographic Modes of Operation
  • Topic 5C: Summarize Cryptographic Use Cases and Weaknesses
  • Topic 5D: Summarize Other Cryptographic Technologies

Lesson 6: Implementing Public Key Infrastructure

  • Topic 6A: Implement Certificates and Certificate Authorities
  • Topic 6B: Implement PKI Management

Lesson 7: Implementing Authentication Controls

  • Topic 7A: Summarize Authentication Design Concepts
  • Topic 7B: Implement Knowledge-Based Authentication
  • Topic 7C: Implement Authentication Technologies
  • Topic 7D: Summarize Biometrics Authentication Concepts

Lesson 8: Implementing Identity and Account Management Controls

  • Topic 8A: Implement Identity and Account Types
  • Exam objectives covered:
    • Topic 8B: Implement Account Policies
    • Topic 8C: Implement Authorization Solutions
    • Topic 8D: Explain the Importance of Personnel Policies

Lesson 9: Implementing Secure Network Designs

  • Topic 9A: Implement Secure Network Designs
  • Topic 9B: Implement Secure Switching and Routing
  • Topic 9C: Implement Secure Wireless Infrastructure
  • Topic 9D: Implement Load Balancers

Lesson 10: Implementing Network Security Appliances

  • Topic 10A: Implement Firewalls and Proxy Servers
  • Topic 10B: Implement Network Security Monitoring
  • Topic 10C: Summarize the Use of SIEM

Lesson 11: Implementing Secure Network Protocols

  • Topic 11A: Implement Secure Network Operations Protocols
  • Topic 11B: Implement Secure Application Protocols
  • Topic 11C: Implement Secure Remote Access Protocols

Lesson 12: Implementing Host Security Solutions

  • Topic 12A: Implement Secure Firmware
  • Topic 12B: Implement Endpoint Security
  • Topic 12C: Explain Embedded System Security Implications

Lesson 13: Implementing Secure Mobile Solutions

  • Topic 13A: Implement Mobile Device Management
  • Topic 13B: Implement Secure Mobile Device Connections

Lesson 14: Summarizing Secure Application Concepts

  • Topic 14A: Analyze Indicators of Application Attacks
  • Topic 14B: Analyze Indicators of Web Application Attacks
  • Topic 14C: Summarize Secure Coding Practices
  • Topic 14D: Implement Secure Script Environments
  • Topic 14E: Summarize Deployment and Automation Concepts

Lesson 15: Implementing Secure Cloud Solutions

  • Topic 15A: Summarize Secure Cloud and Virtualization Services
  • Topic 15B: Apply Cloud Security Solutions
  • Topic 15C: Summarize Infrastructure as Code Concepts

Lesson 16: Explaining Data Privacy and Protection Concepts

  • Topic 16A: Explain Privacy and Data Sensitivity Concepts
  • Topic 16B: Explain Privacy and Data Protection Controls

Lesson 17: Performing Incident Response

  • Topic 17A: Summarize Incident Response Procedures
  • Topic 17B: Utilize Appropriate Data Sources for Incident Response
  • Topic 17C: Apply Mitigation Controls

Lesson 18: Explaining Digital Forensics

  • Topic 18A: Explain Key Aspects of Digital Forensics Documentation
  • Topic 18B: Explain Key Aspects of Digital Forensics Evidence Acquisition

Lesson 19: Summarizing Risk Management Concepts

  • Topic 19A: Explain Risk Management Processes and Concepts

Lesson 20: Implementing Cybersecurity Resilience

  • Topic 20A: Implement Redundancy Strategies
  • Topic 20B: Implement Backup Strategies
  • Topic 20C: Implement Cybersecurity Resiliency Strategies

Lesson 21: Explaining Physical Security

  • Topic 21A: Explain the Importance of Physical Site Security Controls
  • Topic 21B: Explain the Importance of Physical Host Security Controls


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