Security+ Prep Course (SY0-401)

CompTIA's Security+ is the premier vendor-neutral security certification and demonstrates your knowledge of security concepts, tools & procedures. It confirms your ability to react to security incidents, it validates your skill in anticipating security..

Course Outline

CompTIA's Security+ is the premier vendor-neutral security certification and demonstrates your knowledge of security concepts, tools, and procedures. 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

This course includes the Security+ Success Program. This individually prescriptive pre-work program includes:

  • 50-question Security+ pre-assessment
  • Security+ videos tied to the pre-assessment
  • Security+ reading plan
  • Security+ review guide
  • Security+ certification practice exams
  • Security+ exam voucher
What You'll Learn
  • Security threats and controls
  • Cryptography and access control
  • Network security
  • Host, data, and appliance security
  • Operational security
Follow-On Courses
  • Certified Ethical Hacker v9
  • CISA Prep Course
  • Enterprise Wi-Fi Security (CWSP)
Who Needs To Attend

Candidates for the Security+ certification (SY0-401)

Related Certifications

This course prepares you for the Security+ certification exam based on the 2014 objectives (Exam SY0-401, which is included in the approved list of certifications to meet DoD Directive 8570.1 requirements). Our Security+ courseware has received the CompTIA Approved Quality Content (CAQC) symbol assuring you that all test objectives are covered in the training material.

  • CompTIA Security+ Certification
  • CompTIA Security+ Certification
Course Outline
1. Security Threats and Controls
  • Security Controls
  • Threats and Attacks
  • Network Attacks
  • Assessment Tools and Techniques
2. Cryptography and Access Control
  • Ciphers, Hashes, and Steganography
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • Password Authentication
  • Authorization and Account Management
3. Network Security
  • Secure Network Design
  • Security Appliances and Applications
  • Wireless Network Security
  • VPN and Remote Access Security
  • Network Application Security
4. Host, Data, and Application Security
  • Host Security
  • Data Security
  • Web Services Security
  • Web Application Security
  • Virtualization and Cloud Security
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.

1. Using Hyper-V
2. Trojans and Malware Protection
3. Network Vulnerabilities
4. Baseline Security Analyzer
5. Steganography
6. Configuring Certificate Services
7. Password Sniffing
8. Configuring a VPN
9. Telnet and FTP
10. Attacks Against DHCP and DNS
11. Network Access Protection
12. Data Leakage Prevention
13. HTTP and HTTPS
14. Web Application Vulnerabilities
15. Computer Forensics Tools

Training Location

Online Classroom
your office

your city, your province
your country