Associated Certifications
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Required Exam(s)
SY0-501
Instructorctclc admin
TypeOnsite Course
Duration
5 Days
Methods of Delivery
ILT, VIRTUAL, On-Site
Price$2995.00
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This course provides the knowledge and skills 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 can benefit you in two ways. If you intend to pass the CompTIA Security+ (Exam SY0-501) certification examination, this course can be a significant part of your preparation. But certification is not the only key to professional success in the field of computer security. Today’s job market demands individuals with demonstrable skills, and the information and activities in this course can help you build your computer security skill set so that you can confidently perform your duties in any security-related role.

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This course is targeted toward the information technology (IT) professional who has networking and administrative skills in Windows®-based Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) networks; familiarity with other operating systems, such as Mac OS X®, Unix, or Linux; and who wants to further a career in IT by acquiring 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.

To ensure your success in your course, you should possess basic Windows user skills and a fundamental understanding of computer and networking concepts. You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking one of the following courses:

  • Using Microsoft® Windows® 10
  • CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications, or equivalent knowledge, and six to nine months experience in networking, including configuring security parameters, are strongly recommended.
  • 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.

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

  • Identify the fundamental components of information security
  • Analyze risk
  • Identify various threats to information security
  • Conduct security assessments to detect vulnerabilities
  • Implement security for networks
  • Manage identity and access
  • Implement cryptographic solutions in the organization
  • Implement security at the operational level
  • Address security incidents
  • Ensure the continuity of business operations in the event of an incident

Lesson 1: Identifying Security Fundamentals

  • Identify Information Security Concepts
  • Identify Basic Security Controls
  • Identify Basic Authentication and Authorization Concepts
  • Identify Basic Cryptography Concepts

Lesson 2: Analyzing Risk

  • Analyze Organizational Risk
  • Analyze the Business Impact of Risk

Lesson 3: Identifying Security Threats

  • Identify Types of Attackers
  • Identify Social Engineering Attacks
  • Identify Malware
  • Identify SoftwareBased Threats
  • Identify NetworkBased Threats
  • Identify Wireless Threats
  • Identify Physical Threats

Lesson 4: Conducting Security Assessments

  • Identify Vulnerabilities
  • Assess Vulnerabilities
  • Implement Penetration Testing

Lesson 5: Implementing Host and Software Security

  • Implement Host Security
  • Implement Cloud and Virtualization Security
  • Implement Mobile Device Security
  • Incorporate Security in the Software Development Lifecycle

Lesson 6: Implementing Network Security

  • Configure Network Security Technologies
  • Secure Network Design Elements
  • Implement Secure Networking Protocols and Services
  • Secure Wireless Traffic

Lesson 7: Managing Identity and Access

  • Implement Identity and Access Management
  • Configure Directory Services
  • Configure Access Services
  • Manage Accounts

Lesson 8: Implementing Cryptography

  • Identify Advanced Cryptography Concepts
  • Select Cryptographic Algorithms
  • Configure a Public Key Infrastructure
  • Enroll Certificates
  • Back Up and Restore Certificates and Private Keys
  • Revoke Certificates

Lesson 9: Implementing Operational Security

  • Evaluate Security Frameworks and Guidelines
  • Incorporate Documentation in Operational Security
  • Implement Security Strategies
  • Manage Data Security Processes
  • Implement Physical Controls

Lesson 10: Addressing Security Incidents

  • Troubleshoot Common Security Issues
  • Respond to Security Incidents
  • Investigate Security Incidents

Lesson 11: Ensuring Business Continuity

  • Select Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Processes
  • Develop a Business Continuity Plan

CompTIA Security+ Certification