Security+ - CompTIA Security+ Certification

Security+ - CompTIA Security+ Certification

Length : 5 days

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.

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

Who Should Attend

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

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 Outline
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

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

Class Dates:

Classes being scheduled,
call 1-800-755-0142 or

Contact Us with your request.

On Site Class Available

ExpertONE Learning Solutions Provider Microsoft Certified Partner Logo GSA Advantage