CompTia Security+ Prep (SEC+)

Overview

CompTIA's Security+ is the premier foundational vendor-neutral security certification, and demonstrates your knowledge of security systems, concepts, tools, procedures and best practices. It confirms your ability to react to security incidents, and it validates your skill in anticipating security risks and guarding against them.

In our Security+ 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
Our Security+ Prep Course prepares you for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam.     

Target Audience

Candidates for the CompTIA Security+ certification, or anyone looking to gain more knowledge of security concepts and best practices.

Prerequisites

CompTIA A+ certification and CompTIA Network+ certification or equivalent experience

Course Objectives

  • Basics of authentication and authorization
  • Types of attacks and malicious code
  • Remote access security
  • Email and web security
  • Wireless security
  • Security design and security baselines
  • Security monitoring and intrusion detection
  • Physical security
  • Security forensics

Course Outline

Moduel 1: Security Threats and Controls

  • Security Controls
  • Threats and Attacks
  • Network Attacks
  • Assessment Tools and Techniques
Module 2: Cryptography and Access Control
  • Ciphers, Hashes, and Steganography
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • Password Authentication
  • Authorization and Account Management
Module 3: Network Security
  • Secure Network Design
  • Security Appliances and Applications
  • Wireless Network Security
  • VPN and Remote Access Security
  • Network Application Security
Module 4: Host, Data, and Application Security
  • Host Security
  • Data Security
  • Web Services Security
  • Web Application Security
  • Virtualization and Cloud Security
Module 5: Operational Security
  • Site Security
  • Mobile and Embedded Device Security
  • Risk Management
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Incident Response and Forensics
  • Security Policies and Training

Labs
Lab activities include instructor-led question and answer sessions, interactive group discussions, as well as hands-on activities.
  • Using Hyper-V
  • Trojans and Malware Protection
  • Network Vulnerabilities
  • Baseline Security Analyzer
  • Steganography
  • Configuring Certificate Services
  • Password Sniffing
  • Configuring a VPN
  • Telnet and FTP
  • Attacks Against DHCP and DNS
  • Network Access Protection
  • Data Leakage Prevention
  • HTTP and HTTPS
  • Web Application Vulnerabilities
  • Computer Forensics Tools

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