CompTIA Security+ Certification Training

CompTIA Security+ Certification Training

Introduction:

CompTIA Security+ Certification Training - Hands-on

The CompTIA Security+ Certification Training Prep 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 CompTIA Security+ Certification Training course maps to the CompTIA Security+ certification exam (SY0-501). Objective coverage is marked throughout the course.

Students will benefit most from this CompTIA Security+ Certification Training course if they intend to take the CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 exam. Read our white paper titled "New Topics on the New Security+ SY0-501 Exam."

The CompTIA Security+ certification is compliant with ISO 17024 standards and approved by the US DoD to meet directive 8140/8570.01-M requirements.

Duration: 5 days

CompTIA Security+ Certification Training

CompTIA Security+ Certification TrainingRelated Courses:

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» If you are familiar with some aspects of this CompTIA Security+ Certification Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
» We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the CompTIA Security+ Certification Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
» If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the CompTIA Security+ Certification Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this CompTIA Security+ Certification Training course is defined here:

• Network Administrators
• Cybersecurity Associates
• IT personnel interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity

Class Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this CompTIA Security+ Certification Training course are:

• Attendees should be CompTIA A+ certified (or have equivalent experience) and CompTIA Network+ certified (or have equivalent experience) with 2-3 years networking experience.

Skilled Gained:

Upon completing this CompTIA Security+ Certification Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• 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

CompTIA Security+ Certification Training - Course Syllabus

Chapter 1: Security Fundamentals

Module A: Security concepts
Module B: Risk management
Module C: Vulnerability assessment

Chapter 2: Understanding attacks

Module A: Understanding attackers
Module B: Social engineering
Module C: Malware
Module D: Network attacks
Module E: Application attacks

Chapter 3: Cryptography

Module A: Cryptography concepts
Module B: Public key infrastructure

Chapter 4: Network fundamentals

Module A: Network components
Module B: Network addressing
Module C: Network ports and applications

Chapter 5: Securing networks

Module A: Network security components
Module B: Transport encryption
Module C: Hardening networks
Module D: Monitoring and detection

Chapter 6: Securing hosts and data

Module A: Securing hosts
Module B: Securing data
Module C: Mobile device security

Chapter 7: Securing network services

Module A: Securing applications
Module B: Virtual and cloud systems

Chapter 8: Authentication

Module A: Authentication factors
Module B: Authentication protocols

Chapter 9: Access control

Module A: Access control principles
Module B: Account management

Chapter 10: Organizational security

Module A: Security policies
Module B: User training
Module C: Physical security and safety

Chapter 11: Disaster planning and recovery

Module A: Business continuity
Module B: Fault tolerance and recovery
Module C: Incident response

LABS:

Chapter 2: Understanding Attacks
Examining Phishing Attacks
Examining Malware
Probing a Site
Simulating a DOS Attack
Cracking Passwords
Simulating an Eavesdropping Attack
Exploring Application Vulnerabilities
Examining SQL Injection Attacks
Examining Client-side Attacks

Chapter 3: Cryptography
Symmetric Encryption
Asymmetric Encryption
Creating File Hashes
Installing a Certificate Authority

Chapter 4: Network Fundamentals
Using TCP/IP Tools

Chapter 5: Securing the Network
Configuring a Firewall
Examining Website Certificates
Securing a WAP
Viewing Event Logs
Scanning the Network

Chapter 6: Securing Hosts and Data
Enabling BitLocker

Chapter 7: Securing Network Services
Finding Vulnerable Code
Chapter 8: Authentication
Installing a RADIUS Server
Examining Active Directory

Chapter 9: Access Control
Managing NTFS Permissions
Managing Active Directory Objects
Using Group Policy Objects
Creating a Security Template

Chapter 11: Disaster planning and recovery
Using Windows Server Backup

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