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Security+ Certification Prep Course

Prepare for the CompTIA Security+ SYO-501 certification while building your cybersecurty knowledge, skills, and abilities.

GK# 3404

$1720 - $3695 CAD

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Course Overview

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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.

Students will benefit most from this course if they intend to take the CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 exam. Read our white paper titled "New Topics on the New Security+ SY0-501 Exam."

The CompTIA Security+ certification is compliant with ISO 17024 standards and approved by the US DoD to meet directive 8140/8570.01-M requirements.

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What You'll Learn

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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

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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

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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

Prerequisites

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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.

Who Should Attend

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

Follow-On Courses

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Classroom Live

Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.

Duration: 5 day

Virtual Classroom Live

Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection.

Duration: 5 day

On-Demand

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