CPSEC CompTIA Security +

Course Code: CPSEC  Duration: 5 Days    Price: £2,345+VAT
Overview

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

Our Security+ courseware has received the CompTIA Approved Quality Content (CAQC) validation, assuring that all test objectives are covered in the training material.

What is Security+ Certification?

The Security+ certification is considered to be the minimum level of certification for all IT security positions beyond entry-level. This course delivers the core knowledge required to pass the exam and the skills necessary to advance to an intermediate-level security job.

Students will benefit most from this 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."

This course supports a certification that is a DoD Approved 8570 Baseline Certification and meets DoD 8140/8570 training requirements.
Audience
  • Network Administrators
  • Cybersecurity Associates
  • IT personnel interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity

 

Learning Objectives

In the Security+ Certification Prep Course, you will learn 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
Pre-Requisites

This course assumes basic knowledge of using and maintaining individual workstations.

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

Course Contents

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

 

Glossary

 

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

 

Exam Information

This course prepares you for the Security+ certification exam based on the 2017 objectives (exam SY0-501).

The SY0-501 exam is included in the approved list of certifications that meet DoD Directive 8570.1 requirements.

Our Security+ courseware has received the CompTIA Approved Quality Content (CAQC) validation, assuring that all test objectives are covered in the training material.

CompTIA Security+ Certification

 

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