Overview

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