CompTIA Security+ Certification Training

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CompTIA Security+ Certification Training Course with Hands-on Labs

Build security best practices while meeting 8570.1 requirements. Prepare for and take the Security+ certification exam with this CompTIA Security+ Certification Training

CompTIA Security+ Certification Training; CompTIA Security+ (Exam SY0-501) is the certification globally trusted to validate foundational, vendor-neutral IT security knowledge and skills. As a benchmark for best practices in IT security, this CompTIA Security+ Certification Training covers the essential principles for network security and risk management - making it an important stepping stone of an IT security career.

IT security is paramount to organizations as cloud computing and mobile devices have changed the way we do business. With the massive amounts of data transmitted and stored on networks throughout the world, it's essential to have effective security practices in place. That's where CompTIA Security+ comes in. Get the Security+ certification to show that you have the skills to secure a network and deter hackers and you're ready for the job.

CompTIA Security+ meets the ISO 17024 standard and is approved by U.S. Department of Defense to fulfill Directive 8570.01-M requirements. Once you obtain your Security+ you automatically have the CE designation required in the DoD Directive 8570.01 manual and going forward must comply with the CE program requirement of completing 50 CEUs in three years to maintain the credential. Security+ is also compliant with government regulations under Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).

In our Security+ Training or CompTIA Security+ Certification Training 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

Duration: 5 days

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• We can adapt this CompTIA Security+ Certification Training course to your group’s background and work requirements at little to no added cost.
• If you are familiar with some aspects of this CompTIA Security+ Certification Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the CompTIA Security+ Certification Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
• If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the CompTIA Security+ Certification Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group

The target audience for this CompTIA Security+ Certification Training course is defined here:

• Network Administrators
• Cybersecurity Associates
• IT personnel interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity

Prerequisites:

This CompTIA Security+ Certification Training 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.

CompTIA Security+ Certification Training - Objectives:

After completing this CompTIA Security+ Certification Training course, attendees will be able to:

• Identify the fundamental concepts of computer security
• Identify security threats and vulnerabilities
• Manage data, application, and host security
• Implement network security
• Identify and implement access control and account management security measures
• Manage certificates
• Identify and implement compliance and operational security measures
• Manage risk
• Troubleshoot and manage security incidents
• Plan for business continuity and disaster recovery

CompTIA Security+ Certification Training - Course Content:

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

LABS:
• 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

Module A: Cryptography concepts
Module B: Public key infrastructure

LABS:
• Symmetric Encryption
• Asymmetric Encryption
• Creating File Hashes
• Installing a Certificate Authority

Chapter 4: Network fundamentals

Module A: Network components
Module B: Network addressing
Module C: Network ports and applications

LABS:
• Using TCP/IP Tools

Chapter 5: Securing networks

Module A: Network security components
Module B: Transport encryption
Module C: Hardening networks
Module D: Monitoring and detection

LABS:
• Configuring a Firewall
• Examining Website Certificates
• Securing a WAP
• Viewing Event Logs
• Scanning the Network

Chapter 6: Securing hosts and data

Module A: Securing hosts
Module B: Securing data
Module C: Mobile device security

LABS:
• Enabling BitLocker

Chapter 7: Securing network services

Module A: Securing applications
Module B: Virtual and cloud systems

LABS:
• Finding Vulnerable Code

Chapter 8: Authentication

Module A: Authentication factors
Module B: Authentication protocols

LABS:
• Installing a RADIUS Server
• Examining Active Directory

Chapter 9: Access control

Module A: Access control principles
Module B: Account management

LABS:
• Managing NTFS Permissions
• Managing Active Directory Objects
• Using Group Policy Objects
• Creating a Security Template

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

LABS:
• Using Windows Server Backup

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