This 5-day course is designed to help you prepare for the SY0-301 exam. Attending this course & using this student guide will help you prepare for certification. You should also refer to the exam objectives to see how they map to the course content.
- Course Outline
The CompTIA® Security+® (2011 Objectives) course is a 5 day course designed to help you prepare for the SY0-301 exam. Attending this course and using this student guide will help you prepare for certification. You should also refer to the exam objectives to see how they map to the course content.
You will implement and monitor security on networks, applications, and operating systems, and respond to security breaches.
This course is targeted toward the information technology (IT) professional who has networking and administrative skills in Windows®-based Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) networks and familiarity with other operating systems, such as Mac OS® X, Unix, or Linux, and who wants to further a career in IT by acquiring a foundational knowledge of security topics; prepare for the CompTIA Security+ Certification examination; or use Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles.
Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.
Performance Based Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
¢ identify the fundamental concepts of computer security.
¢ identify security threats and vulnerabilities.
¢ examine network security.
¢ manage application, data, and host security.
¢ identify access control and account management security measures.
¢ manage certificates.
¢ identify compliance and operational security measures.
¢ manage risk.
¢ manage security incidents.
¢ develop a BCP and DRP.
Lesson 1: Security Fundamentals
Topic 1A: The Information Security Cycle
Topic 1B: Information Security Controls
Topic 1C: Authentication Methods
Topic 1D: Cryptography Fundamentals
Topic 1E: Security Policy Fundamentals
Lesson 2: Security Threats and Vulnerabilities
Topic 2A: Social Engineering
Topic 2B: Physical Threats and Vulnerabilities
Topic 2C: Network-Based Threats
Topic 2D: Wireless Threats and Vulnerabilities
Topic 2E: Software Based Threats
Lesson 3: Network Security
Topic 3A: Network Devices and Technologies
Topic 3B: Network Design Elements and Components
Topic 3C: Implement Networking Protocols
Topic 3D: Apply Network Security Administration Principles
Topic 3E: Secure Wireless Traffic
Lesson 4: Managing Application, Data, and Host Security
Topic 4A: Establish Device/Host Security
Topic 4B: Application Security
Topic 4C: Data Security
Topic 4D: Mobile Security
Lesson 5: Access Control, Authentication, and Account Management
Topic 5A: Access Control and Authentication Services
Topic 5B: Implement Account Management Security Controls
Lesson 6: Managing Certificates
Topic 6A: Install a CA Hierarchy
Topic 6B: Enroll Certificates
Topic 6C: Secure Network Traffic by Using Certificates
Topic 6D: Renew Certificates
Topic 6E: Revoke Certificates
Topic 6F: Back Up and Restore Certificates and Private Keys
Lesson 7: Compliance and Operational Security
Topic 7A: Physical Security
Topic 7B: Legal Compliance
Topic 7C: Security Awareness and Training
Lesson 8: Risk Management
Topic 8A: Risk Analysis
Topic 8B: Implement Vulnerability Assessment Tools and Techniques
Topic 8C: Scan for Vulnerabilities
Topic 8D: Mitigation and Deterrent Techniques
Lesson 9: Managing Security Incidents
Topic 9A: Respond to Security Incidents
Topic 9B: Recover from a Security Incident
Lesson 10: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning
Topic 10A: Business Continuity
Topic 10B: Plan for Disaster Recovery
Topic 10C: Execute DRPs and Procedures
Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to the CompTIA® Security+® (2011) Objectives: SY0-301
- Prerequisites & Certificates
Basic Windows skills and a fundamental understanding of computer and networking concepts are required.Students can obtain this level of skill and knowledge by taking the following courses: • Introduction to Networks and the Internet • Introduction to Personal Computers: Using Windows 7 • Microsoft��® Windows��® 7: Level 1 CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications, or equivalent knowledge, and six to nine months experience in networking, including experience configuring and managing TCP/IP, are strongly recommended.Students can obtain this level of skill and knowledge by taking any of the following courses: • CompTIA��® A+��® Certification: A Comprehensive Approach for all 2009 Exam Objectives (Windows��® 7) • CompTIA��® Network+��® Certification (2009 Objectives) • Additional introductory courses or work experience in application development and programming or in network and operating system administration for any software platform or system are helpful but not required.
Certificate of completion
- Cancellation Policy
10 business day cancellation policy. if the course is confirmed and the student cancels within 10 days of the course, then they get charged and apply a credit for future courses. If they cancel outside of 10 business days, then there are no charges at all.
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