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CompTIA Security+ provides a global benchmark for best practices in IT network and operational security.

Duration: 5 Days CPE Credits: 35 Course Number: SEC-315

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About this Course

CompTIA Security+ is the certification globally trusted to validate foundational, vendor-neutral IT security knowledge and skills. As a benchmark for best practices in IT security, this official course helps students prepare to write the actual CompTIA Security+ certification which covers the essential principles for network security and risk management making it an important stepping stone to an IT security career.

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Course Overview+ Show

Led by a CompTIA authorized instructor, the training and course material for this official Security+ training program will provide students with a comprehensive review of network security, compliance and operation security, threats and vulnerabilities as well as application, data and host security. Additionally, this course will also help students successfully prepare for the CompTIA Security+ exam.

Aside from a reserved seat in an upcoming Security+ training seminar, the resources registered students are provided include CompTIA Approved Quality Content (CAQC) such as up-to-date courseware, a helpful student study guide, challenging practice exams and a CompTIA exam voucher for SYO-401 (CompTIA Security+). When you combine our instructor-led training with the course material, this Security+ training seminar is a great resource for those interested in passing the Security+ exam or reviewing/refreshing their IT security knowledge and skills.

This course includes one exam voucher for the most current version of the CompTIA CSA+ exam.

What's Included+ Show

  • 5 Days of CompTIA Security+ Training from an Authorized Instructor
  • CompTIA approved Security+ Training Courseware
  • CompTIA approved Security+ Training Student Guide
  • CompTIA approved Security+ Practice Exams
  • 1 CompTIA Security+ Exam Voucher

What You'll Learn+ Show

This official CompTIA Security+ training seminar has a total of five primary modules. All five sections will collectively help you prepare for the Security+ certification exam while also improving your overall competencies in IT security. The five modules of this class are the following:

  • Module 1: Security Threats and Controls
  • Module 2: Cryptography and Access Control
  • Module 3: Network Security
  • Module 4: Host, Data, and Application Security
  • Module 5: Operational Security

Module 1: Security Threats and Controls

This official CompTIA Security+ will kick off with students reviewing Module 1, Security Threats and Controls. The key sections of this module are posted below, along with their associated areas of focus:

  • Security Controls: Security Policy; Security Controls; Identification; Authentication; Authorization; Basic Authorization Policies; Accounting
  • Threats and Attacks: Vulnerability, Threat, and Risk; Social Engineering; Phishing; Malware; Trojans and Spyware; Preventing Malware; Anti-Virus Software; Removing Malware
  • Network Attacks: Network Fundamentals; Sniffers and Protocol Analyzers; ARP Attacks; IP Spoofing and Hijacking; Network Mappers and Port Scanners; Denial of Service Attacks
  • Assessment Tools and Techniques: Vulnerability Assessments and Pentests; Security Assessment Techniques; Vulnerability Scanners; Honeypots and Honeynets

Module 2: Cryptography and Access Control

The second module in this course is Cryptography and Access Control. The lessons for this module are posted below, along with their associated areas of focus:

  • Cryptography: Uses of Cryptography; Cryptographic Terminology and Ciphers; Cryptographic Hash Functions; Symmetric Encryption; Asymmetric Encryption; Diffie-Hellman; ECC and Quantum Cryptography; Transport Encryption; Cryptographic Attacks; Steganography
  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI): PKI and Certificates; Certificate Authorities; Implementing PKI; Creating Keys; Key Recovery Agents; Key Status and Revocation; PKI Trust Models; Cryptographic Standards; PGP / GPG
  • Password Authentication: LAN Manager / NTLM; Kerberos; PAP and CHAP; Password Protection; Password Attacks
  • Strong Authentication: Token-based Authentication; Biometric Authentication; Common Access Card; Extensible Authentication Protocol; RADIUS and TACACS+; Federation and Trusts
  • Authorization and Account Management: Privilege Policies; Directory Services; Lightweight Directory Access Protocol; Windows Active Directory; Creating and Managing User Accounts; Managing Group Accounts; Account Policy Enforcement; User Rights, Permissions, and Access Reviews

Module 3: Network Security

Network Security is the third module in this course. The lessons for this section of the course are posted below, along with their associated areas of focus:

  • Security Network Design: Secure Network Topologies; Demilitarized Zones; Other Security Zones; Network Device Exploitation; Switches and VLANs; Switch Vulnerabilities and Exploits; Routers; Network Address Translation
  • Security Appliances and Applications: Basic Firewalls; Stateful Firewalls; Proxies and Gateways; Implementing a Firewall or Gateway; Web and Email Security Gateways; Intrusion Detection Systems; IDS Analysis Engines; Monitoring System Logs
  • Wireless Network Security: Wireless LANs; WEP and WPA; Wi-Fi Authentication; Additional Wi-Fi Security Settings; Wi-Fi Site Security
  • VPN and Remote Access Security: Remote Access; Virtual Private Networks; IPSec; Remote Access Servers; Remote Administration Tools; Hardening Remote Access Infrastructure
  • Network Application Security: Application Layer Security; DHCP Security; DNS Security; SNMP Security; Storage Area Network Security; IPv4 versus IPv6; Telephony

Module 4: Host, Data, and Application Security

This is the fourth module in our official CompTIA Security+ course. The lessons for this section of the course are posted below, along with their associated areas of focus:

  • Host Security: Computer Hacking; Host Security Management Plan; OS Hardening; Patch Management; Endpoint Security; Network Access Control
  • Data Security: Data Handling; Data Encryption; Data Loss Prevention; Backup Plans and Policies; Backup Execution and Frequency; Restoring Data and Verifying Backups; Data Wiping and Disposal
  • Web Services Security: HyperText Transport Protocol; SSL / TLS; Web Servers; Load Balancers; File Transfer
  • Web Application Security: Web Application Technologies; Web Application Databases; Web Application Exploits; Web Application Browser Exploits; Secure Web Application Design; Auditing Web Applications; Web Browser Security
  • Virtualization and Cloud Security: Virtualization Technologies; Virtual Platform Applications; Virtualization Best Practices; Cloud Computing; Risks of Cloud Computing

Module 5: Operational Security

Operational Security is the fifth and final Module that’s reviewed in our official CompTIA Security+ course. The lessons for this section of the course are posted below, along with their associated areas of focus:

  • Site Security: Site Layout and Access; Gateways and Locks; Alarm Systems; Surveillance; Hardware Security; Environmental Controls; Hot and Cold Aisles; RFI / EMI; Fire Prevention and Suppression
  • Mobile and Embedded Device Security: Static Environments; Mitigating Risk in Static Environments; Mobile Device Security; Mobile Device Management; BYOD Concerns; Mobile Application Security; Bluetooth and NFC
  • Risk Management: Business Continuity Concepts; Risk Calculation; Risk Mitigation; Integration with Third Parties; Service Level Agreements; Change and Configuration Management
  • Disaster Recovery: Disaster Recovery Planning; IT Contingency Planning; Clusters and Sites
  • Incident Response and Forensics: Incident Response Procedures; Preparation; Detection, and Analysis; Containment; Eradication, and Recovery; Forensic Procedures; Collection of Evidence; Handling and Analyzing Evidence
  • Security Policies and Training: Corporate Security Policy; Operational Policies; Privacy and Employee Policies; Standards and Best Practice; Security Policy Training and User Habits

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After you have completed your class your concierge representative can provide you with relevant recommendations for upcoming events, discounts on training, and suggestions to help further your career.

Audience+ Show

The CompTIA Security+ training program, much like the certification itself, is intended for professionals who are responsible for network security and risk management. Some example job functions may include, but are not limited to:

  • Network Administrator
  • Security or System Adminstrator
  • Security Consultant
  • Security Specialist/Administrator

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