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CompTIA Security+ (COMSEC+)

 

Course Content

CompTIA® Security+® is the primary training 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.

This course can benefit you in two ways. If you intend to pass the CompTIA Security+ certification examination, this course can be a significant part of your preparation. But certification is not the only key to professional success in the field of computer security. Today's job market demands individuals with demonstrable skills, and the information and activities in this course can help you build your computer security skill set so that you can confidently perform your duties in any security-related role.

Who should attend

  • Information Technology (IT) professionals who have networking and administrative responsibilities
  • Anyone who wants to further their career in IT by acquiring foundational knowledge of security topics

Prerequisites

  • CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications, or equivalent knowledge
  • Six to nine months experience in networking including configuring security parameters

Course Objectives

  • Identify the fundamental concepts of computer security
  • Identify security threats and vulnerabilities
  • Manage data, application, and host security
  • Implement network security
  • Identify and implement access control and account management security measures
  • Manage certificates
  • Identify and implement compliance and operational security measures
  • Manage risk
  • Troubleshoot and manage security incidents
  • Plan for business continuity and disaster recovery

Outline: CompTIA Security+ (COMSEC+)

Module 1: Security Fundamentals

  • The Information Security Cycle
  • Information Security Controls
  • Authentication Methods
  • Cryptography Fundamentals
  • Security Policy Fundamentals

Module 2: Identifying Security Threats and Vulnerabilities

  • Social Engineering
  • Malware
  • Software-Based Threats
  • Network-Based Threats
  • Wireless Threats and Vulnerabilities
  • Physical Threats and Vulnerabilities

Module 3: Managing Data, Application, and Host Security

  • Data Security
  • Application Security
  • Device and Host Security
  • Mobile Security

Module 4: Implementing Network Security

  • Configure Security Parameters on Network Devices and Technologies
  • Network Design Elements and Components
  • Implement Networking Protocols and Services
  • Apply Secure Network Administration Principles
  • Secure Wireless Traffic

Module 5: Implementing Access Control, Authentication, and Account Management

  • Access Control and Authentication Services
  • Implement Account Management Security Controls

Module 6: Managing Certificates

  • Install a CA Hierarchy
  • Enroll Certificates
  • Secure Network Traffic by Using Certificates
  • Renew Certificates
  • Back Up and Restore Certificates and Private Keys
  • Revoke Certificates

Module 7: Implementing Compliance and Operational Security

  • Physical Security
  • Legal Compliance
  • Security Awareness and Training
  • Integrate Systems and Data with Third Parties

Module 8: Risk Management

  • Risk Analysis
  • Implement Vulnerability Assessment Tools and Techniques
  • Scan for Vulnerabilities
  • Mitigation and Deterrent Techniques

Module 9: Troubleshooting and Managing Security Incidents

  • Respond to Security Incidents
  • Recover from a Security Incident

Module 10: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning

  • Business Continuity
  • Plan for Disaster Recovery
  • Execute DRPs and Procedures

Module 11: Mapping Course Content to Comptia Security+

Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 3,695
Online Training

Duration 5 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 3,695
 
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