Security+ Training

The five-day Security+ Certification Prep Course teaches the 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. This course prepares you for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam (SY0-601).

Exam Number:
SYO-601
Exam Name:
Security+
Certifications:
Security+

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What's Included

  • Official courseware
  • Boson ExSim-Max for CompTIA SY0-601
  • Exam Voucher

Prerequisites

This course assumes basic knowledge of using and maintaining individual workstations. Knowledge equivalent to the CompTIA A+ certification is helpful but not necessary.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:
  • 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

Course Outline

Module 1: Security Fundamentals

  • Lesson 1: Security concepts
  • Lesson 2: Risk management
  • Lesson 3: Vulnerability assessment

Module 2: Understanding attacks

  • Lesson 1: Understanding attackers
  • Lesson 2: Social engineering
  • Lesson 3: Malware
  • Lesson 4: Network attacks
  • Lesson 5: Application attacks

Module 3: Cryptography

  • Lesson 1: Cryptography concepts
  • Lesson 2: Public key infrastructure

Module 4: Network fundamentals

  • Lesson 1: Network components
  • Lesson 2: Network addressing
  • Lesson 3: Network ports and applications

Module 5: Securing networks

  • Lesson 1: Network security components
  • Lesson 2: Transport encryption
  • Lesson 3: Hardening networks
  • Lesson 4: Monitoring and detection

Module 6: Securing hosts and data

  • Lesson 1: Securing hosts
  • Lesson 2: Securing data
  • Lesson 3: Mobile device security

Module 7: Securing network services

  • Lesson 1: Securing applications
  • Lesson 2: Virtual and cloud systems

Module 8: Authentication

  • Lesson 1: Authentication factors
  • Lesson 2: Authentication protocols

Module 9: Access control

  • Lesson 1: Access control principles
  • Lesson 2: Account management

Module 10: Organizational security

  • Lesson 1: Security policies
  • Lesson 2: User training
  • Lesson 3: Physical security and safety

Module 11: Disaster planning and recovery

  • Lesson 1: Business continuity
  • Lesson 2: Fault tolerance and recovery
  • Lesson 3: Incident response