In this instructor-led, online training course, you will be prepared for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam.The Security+ certification is an international, vendor-neutral certification. The Security+ certification is proof of a person’s knowledge and skills required to assess the security posture of an enterprise environment and recommend and implement appropriate security solutions; monitor and secure hybrid environments, including cloud, mobile, and IoT; operate with an awareness of applicable laws and policies, including principles of governance, risk, and compliance; identify, analyze, and respond to security events and incidents.

Exam: SY0-601

Course Instructor: Shane Sexton

Course Outline

01. Security Concepts and Attacks

  • CIA Triad and Defense in Depth
  • Social Engineering Attacks
  • Malware Variants
  • Password and Cryptographic Attacks
  • Application Attacks
  • Network Attacks
  • Attackers
  • Threat Intelligence
  • Common Security Vulnerabilities
  • Security Assessments
  • Penetration Testing

02. Implementing Security Controls and Technologies

  • Enterprise Security
  • System Resiliency
  • Physical Security Controls
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cryptography Concepts and Algorithms
  • Asymmetric Cryptography
  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • Endpoint and Application Protection
  • Securing Networks
  • Secure Protocols
  • Authentication and Authorization
  • Network Security Tools
  • Wireless Security
  • Mobile Device Security
  • Embedded and Specialized Systems
  • Cybersecurity in the Cloud
  • Security Controls

03. Policies, Procedures, Practices, and Regulations

  • Incident Response and Forensics
  • Business Continuity
  • Regulations, Standards, and Frameworks
  • Security Policies
  • Risk Management
  • Digital Privacy
  • Secure Application Development

Skills Learned

After completing this online training course, students will be able to:

  • Mitigating threats
  • Cryptography
  • Authentication systems
  • Messaging security
  • User and role-based security
  • Public key infrastructure
  • Access security
  • Ports and protocols
  • Network security
  • Wireless security
  • Remote access security
  • Auditing, logging, and monitoring
  • Vulnerability testing
  • Organizational security
  • Business continuity
  • CompTIA Security+ objectives map
  • CompTIA Security+ acronyms