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CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) Certification
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Instructorctclc admin
TypeOnsite Course
5 Days
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In this course, you will expand on your knowledge of information security to apply more advanced principles that will keep your organization safe from the many ways it can be threatened. Today’s IT climate demands individuals with demonstrable skills, and the information and activities in this course can help you develop the skill set you need to confidently perform your duties as an advanced security professional.

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This course is designed for IT professionals who want to acquire the technical knowledge and skills needed to conceptualize, engineer, integrate, and implement secure solutions across complex enterprise environments. The target student should aspire to apply critical thinking and judgment across a broad spectrum of security disciplines to propose and implement sustainable security solutions that map to organizational strategies; translate business needs into security requirements; analyze risk impact; and respond to security incidents.

Students seeking CASP certification should have at least 10 years of experience in IT management, with at least 5 years of hands-on technical security experience.
You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking the following courses:

  • CompTIA® A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach
  • CompTIA® Network+®

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

  • Manage risk in the enterprise
  • Integrate computing, communications, and business disciplines in the enterprise
  • Use research and analysis to secure the enterprise
  • Integrate advanced authentication and authorization techniques
  • Implement cryptographic techniques
  • Implement security controls for hosts and storage
  • Analyze network security concepts, components, and architectures
  • Implement security controls for applications
  • Integrate hosts, storage, networks, and applications in an enterprise architecture
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments
  • Conduct incident and emergency responses

Lesson 1: Managing Risk

  • Topic 1A: Identify the Importance of Risk Management
  • Topic 1B: Assess Risk
  • Topic 1C: Mitigate Risk
  • Topic 1D: Integrate Documentation into Risk Management

Lesson 2: Integrating Computing, Communications, and Business Disciplines

  • Topic 2A: Facilitate Collaboration Across Business Units
  • Topic 2B: Secure Communications and Collaboration Solutions
  • Topic 2C: Implement Security Activities Throughout the Technology Life Cycle

Lesson 3: Using Research and Analysis to Secure the Enterprise

  • Topic 3A: Determine Industry Trends and Effects on the Enterprise
  • Topic 3B: Analyze Scenarios to Secure the Enterprise

Lesson 4: Creating a Virtual Environment

  • Topic 4A: Implement Authentication and Authorization Technologies
  • Topic 4B: Implement Advanced Identity Management

Lesson 5: Implementing Cryptographic Techniques

  • Topic 5A: Describe Cryptographic Concepts
  • Topic 5B: Choose Cryptographic Techniques
  • Topic 5C: Choose Cryptographic Implementations

Lesson 6: Implementing Security Controls for Hosts

  • Topic 6A: Select Host Hardware and Software
  • Topic 6B: Harden Hosts
  • Topic 6C: Virtualize Servers and Desktops
  • Topic 6D: Implement Cloud Augmented Security Services
  • Topic 6E: Protect Boot Loaders

Lesson 7: Implementing Security Controls for Enterprise Storage

  • Topic 7A: Identify Storage Types and Protocols
  • Topic 7B: Implement Secure Storage Controls

Lesson 8: Analyzing and Implementing Network Security

  • Topic 8A: Analyze Network Security Components and Devices
  • Topic 8B: Analyze Network-Enabled Devices
  • Topic 8C: Analyze Advanced Network Design
  • Topic 8D: Configure Controls for Network Security

Lesson 9: Implementing Security Controls for Applications

  • Topic 9A: Identify General Application Vulnerabilities
  • Topic 9B: Identify Web Application Vulnerabilities
  • Topic 9C: Implement Application Security Controls

Lesson 10: Integrating Hosts, Storage, Networks, and Applications in a Secure Enterprise

  • Topic 10A: Implement Security Standards in the Enterprise
  • Topic 10B: Select Technical Deployment Models
  • Topic 10C: Secure the Design of the Enterprise Infrastructure
  • Topic 10D: Secure Enterprise Application Integration Enablers

Lesson 11: Conducting Vulnerability Assessments

  • Topic 11A: Select Vulnerability Assessment Methods
  • Topic 11B: Select Vulnerability Assessment Tools

Lesson 12: Responding to and Recovering from Incidents

  • Topic 12A: Design Systems to Facilitate Incident Response
  • Topic 12B: Conduct Incident and Emergency Responses

CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+)