CompTIA Security+

CompTIA Security+

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Course Hours: 
180
Price: 
$1,000.00
Course Type: 
Mentor Supported
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CompTIA Security+ certification designates knowledgeable professionals in the field of security, one of the fastest-growing fields in IT. CompTIA Security+ is an international, vendor-neutral certification that demonstrates competency in Network Security, Compliance and Operational Security, Threats and Vulnerabilities, Application, Data and Host Security, Access Control, and Identity Management Cryptography.

This course prepares for the Security+ certification exam SY0-601. Many corporations recommend or require the Security+ certification for their IT employees.

This course includes access to a hands-on Practice-Lab which will allow candidates to have training in the practical application of the course concepts without having to buy any additional software and will prepare them for success on the certification exam.

Prerequisite(s): We recommend candidates possess CompTIA Network+ certification and two years of technical networking experience, with an emphasis on security.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the principles of network security
  • Recognize the steps for compliance and operational security
  • Define Devices and Infrastructures
  • Recall the steps for controlling access, authentication, and authorization
  • List the steps for protecting Wireless Networks

CompTIA Security+ Module 1
Cybersecurity Threats

• Data Breach Risks
• Implementing Security Controls
• Data Protection
• Exploring Cybersecurity Threats
• Threat Data and Intelligence

CompTIA Security+ Module 2
Malicious Code and Social Engineering

• Malware
• Malicious Code
• Adversarial Artificial Intelligence
• Social Engineering
• Password Attacks
• Physical Attacks

CompTIA Security+ Module 3
Security Assessment and Secure Coding

• Vulnerability Management
• Security Vulnerabilities
• Penetration Testing
• Software Assurance Best Practices
• Software Security Testing
• Injection Vulnerabilities
• Exploiting Authentication, Authorization, and Web Application Vulnerabilities
• Secure Coding Practices

CompTIA Security+ Module 4
Cryptography and Identity Management

• Cryptographic Concepts
• Symmetric and Asymmetric Cryptography
• Hash Functions
• Public Key Infrastructure
• Identify
• Authentication and Authorization
• Authentication Methods
• Accounts
• Access Control Schemes

CompTIA Security+ Module 5
Physical, Cloud, and Virtualization Security

• Building Cybersecurity Resilience
• Response and Recovery Controls
• Physical Security Controls
• Virtualization
• Cloud Infrastructure Components
• Cloud Security Issues
• Cloud Security Controls

CompTIA Security+ Module 6
Endpoint and Network Security

• Protecting Endpoints
• Service Hardening
• Operating System Hardening
• Securing Embedded and Specialized Systems
• Designing Secure Networks
• Attacking and Assessing Networks
• Network Reconnaissance and Discovery Tools

CompTIA Security+ Module 7
Wireless Security and Incident Response

• Building Secure Wireless Networks
• Managing Secure Mobile Devices
• Incident Response
• Incident Response Data and Tools
• Mitigation and Recovery

CompTIA Security+ Module 8
Digital Forensics, Compliance, and Risk Management

• Digital Forensic Concepts
• Conducting Digital Forensics
• Personnel Management
• Third-Party Risk Management
• Complying with Laws and Regulations
• Adopting Standard Frameworks
• Analyzing and Managing Risk
• Risk Analysis
• Disaster Recovery Planning

**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**

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The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be prepared to sit for the CompTIA Exam SY0-601: CompTIA Security+ certification exam.

**Certification exams are not included in the cost of the course.**

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player