CompTIA Security+ (Exam SY0-401) Training

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Course Description

 
CompTIA Security+ (Exam SY0-401) is the primary course you will need to take if your job responsibilities include securing network services, devices, and traffic in your organization. You can also take this course to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination. In this course, you will build on your knowledge of and professional experience with security fundamentals, networks, and organizational security as you acquire the specific skills required to implement basic security services on any type of computer network. This course can benefit you in two ways. If you intend to pass the CompTIA Security+ (Exam SY0-401) 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.
Course Length: 5 Days
Course Tuition: $2090 (US)

Prerequisites

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

Course Outline

 

Lesson 1: Security Fundamentals
Topic A: The Information Security Cycle
Topic B: Information Security Controls
Topic C: Authentication Methods
Topic D: Cryptography Fundamentals
Topic E: Security Policy Fundamentals

Lesson 2: Identifying Security Threats and Vulnerabilities
Topic A: Social Engineering
Topic B: Malware
Topic C: Software-Based Threats
Topic D: Network-Based Threats
Topic E: Wireless Threats and Vulnerabilities
Topic F: Physical Threats and Vulnerabilities

Lesson 3: Managing Data, Application, and Host Security
Topic A: Manage Data Security
Topic B: Manage Application Security
Topic C: Manage Device and Host Security
Topic D: Manage Mobile Security

Lesson 4: Implementing Network Security
Topic A: Configure Security Parameters on Network Devices and Technologies
Topic B: Network Design Elements and Components
Topic C: Implement Networking Protocols and Services
Topic D: Apply Secure Network Administration Principles
Topic E: Secure Wireless Traffic

Lesson 5: Implementing Access Control, Authentication, and Account Management
Topic A: Access Control and Authentication Services
Topic B: Implement Account Management Security Controls

Lesson 6: Managing Certificates
Topic A: Install a CA Hierarchy
Topic B: Enroll Certificates
Topic C: Secure Network Traffic by Using Certificates
Topic D: Renew Certificates
Topic E: Back Up and Restore Certificates and Private Keys
Topic F: Revoke Certificates

Lesson 7: Implementing Compliance and Operational Security
Topic A: Physical Security
Topic B: Legal Compliance
Topic C: Security Awareness and Training
Topic D: Integrate Systems and Data with Third Parties

Lesson 8: Risk Management
Topic A: Risk Analysis
Topic B: Implement Vulnerability Assessment Tools and Techniques
Topic C: Scan for Vulnerabilities
Topic D: Mitigation and Deterrent Techniques

Lesson 9: Troubleshooting and Managing Security Incidents
Topic A: Respond to Security Incidents
Topic B: Recover from a Security Incident

Lesson 10: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning
Topic A: Business Continuity
Topic B: Plan for Disaster Recovery
Topic C: Execute DRPs and Procedures

Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to CompTIA Security+ Exam SY0-401

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