Course Code: 5642

CompTIA Security+ (Exam SYO-501)

Class Dates:
1/21/2019
3/18/2019
Length:
5 Days
Cost:
$2495.00
Class Time:
Technology:
Security
Delivery:

Overview

  • Course Overview
  • CompTIA® Security+® (Exam SY0-501) is the primary course you will need to take if your job responsibilities include securing network services, devices, and traffic in your organization. You can also take this course to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination. In this course, you will build on your knowledge of and professional experience with security fundamentals, networks, and organizational security as you acquire the specific skills required to implement basic security services on any type of computer network.

  • Audience
  • 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; familiarity with other operating systems, such as macOS®, Unix, or Linux; and who wants to further a career in IT by acquiring foundational knowledge of security topics; preparing for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination; or using Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles.

Prerequisites

  • To ensure your success in this course, you should possess basic Windows user skills and a fundamental understanding of computer and networking concepts. You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking one of the following Logical Operations courses:

    Using Microsoft® Windows® 10
    Microsoft® Windows® 10 Transition from Windows® 7
    CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications, or equivalent knowledge, and six to nine months’ experience in networking, including configuring security parameters, are strongly recommended

    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:

    Microsoft® Windows® Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute
    Microsoft® Windows® Server 2016: Networking
    Microsoft® Windows® Server 2016: Identity
  • Recommended Courses:

  • CompTIA A+ 220-901
  • CompTIA A+ 220-902

Course Details

  • Lesson 1: Identifying Security Fundamentals
  • Topic A: Identify Information Security Concepts
  • Topic B: Identify Basic Security Controls
  • Topic C: Identify Basic Authentication and Authorization Concepts
  • Topic D: Identify Basic Cryptography Concepts
  • Lesson 2: Analyzing Risk
  • Topic A: Analyze Organizational Risk
  • Topic B: Analyze the Business Impact of Risk
  • Lesson 3: Identifying Security Threats
  • Topic A: Identify Types of Attackers
  • Topic B: Identify Social Engineering Attacks
  • Topic C: Identify Malware
  • Topic D: Identify Software-Based Threats
  • Topic E: Identify Network-Based Threats
  • Topic F: Identify Wireless Threats
  • Topic G: Identify Physical Threats
  • Lesson 4: Conducting Security Assessments
  • Topic A: Identify Vulnerabilities
  • Topic B: Assess Vulnerabilities
  • Topic C: Implement Penetration Testing
  • Lesson 5: Implementing Host and Software Security
  • Topic A: Implement Host Security
  • Topic B: Implement Cloud and Virtualization Security
  • Topic C: Implement Mobile Device Security
  • Topic D: Incorporate Security in the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Lesson 6: Implementing Network Security
  • Topic A: Configure Network Security Technologies
  • Topic B: Secure Network Design Elements
  • Topic C: Implement Secure Networking Protocols and Services
  • Topic D: Secure Wireless Traffic
  • Lesson 7: Managing Identity and Access
  • Topic A: Implement Identity and Access Management
  • Topic B: Configure Directory Services
  • Topic C: Configure Access Services
  • Topic D: Manage Accounts
  • Lesson 8: Implementing Cryptography
  • Topic A: Identify Advanced Cryptography Concepts
  • Topic B: Select Cryptographic Algorithms
  • Topic C: Configure a Public Key Infrastructure
  • Topic D: Enroll Certificates
  • Topic E: Back Up and Restore Certificates and Private Keys
  • Topic F: Revoke Certificates
  • Lesson 9: Implementing Operational Security
  • Topic A: Evaluate Security Frameworks and Guidelines
  • Topic B: Incorporate Documentation in Operational Security
  • Topic C: Implement Security Strategies
  • Topic D: Manage Data Security Processes
  • Topic E: Implement Physical Controls
  • Lesson 10: Addressing Security Incidents
  • Topic A: Troubleshoot Common Security Issues
  • Topic B: Respond to Security Incidents
  • Topic C: Investigate Security Incidents
  • Lesson 11: Ensuring Business Continuity
  • Topic A: Select Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Processes
  • Topic B: Develop a Business Continuity Plan