CompTIA Security+


Duration: 5 Days
CPE Credits: 35
Course Number: SEC-315
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This official CompTIA Security+ training seminar is a five day, 35 CPE course offered to you by Intrinsec Security – an official training provider of CompTIA.

CompTIA Security+ Training Information

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.

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.

What Comes With This Course

  • Five Days of Official Security+ Training from an Authorized CompTIA Instructor
  • Official CompTIA Security+ Training Courseware
  • Official CompTIA Security+ Training Study Guide
  • Official CompTIA Security+ Practice Exams (+1000 Questions)
  • Exam Voucher for CompTIA Security+ (Exam Code: SYO-401)



What You Will Learn

This CompTIA Security+ training program is based on version SYO-401 of the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. All six domains are split into the following five modules, ensuring you successfully prepare for the Security+ exam while also enhancing your overall competencies in IT security.

Module 1: Security Threats and Controls

Module 1: Security Threats and Controls

This official CompTIA Security+ course kicks off with Module 1, Security Threats and Controls. The lessons for this module are posted below, along with their associated areas of focus:

  • Security Controls
    Topics Covered: Security Policy; Security Controls; Identification; Authentication; Authorization; Basic Authorization Policies; Accounting.
  • Threats and Attacks
    Topics Covered: Vulnerability, Threat, and Risk; Social Engineering; Phishing; Malware; Trojans and Spyware; Preventing Malware; Anti-Virus Software; Removing Malware.
  • Network Attacks
    Topics Covered: 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
    Topics Covered: Vulnerability Assessments and Pentests; Security Assessment Techniques; Vulnerability Scanners; Honeypots and Honeynets.
Module 2: Cryptography and Access Control

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
    Topics Covered: 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)
    Topics Covered: 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
    Topics Covered: LAN Manager / NTLM; Kerberos; PAP and CHAP; Password Protection; Password Attacks.
  • Strong Authentication
    Topics Covered: Token-based Authentication; Biometric Authentication; Common Access Card; Extensible Authentication Protocol; RADIUS and TACACS+; Federation and Trusts.
  • Authorization and Account Management
    Topics Covered: 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

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
    Topics Covered: 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
    Topics Covered: 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
    Topics Covered: Wireless LANs; WEP and WPA; Wi-Fi Authentication; Additional Wi-Fi Security Settings; Wi-Fi Site Security.
  • VPN and Remote Access Security
    Topics Covered: Remote Access; Virtual Private Networks; IPSec; Remote Access Servers; Remote Administration Tools; Hardening Remote Access Infrastructure.
  • Network Application Security
    Topics Covered: Application Layer Security; DHCP Security; DNS Security; SNMP Security; Storage Area Network Security; IPv4 versus IPv6; Telephony.
Module 4: Host, Data, and Application Security

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
    Topics Covered: Computer Hacking; Host Security Management Plan; OS Hardening; Patch Management; Endpoint Security; Network Access Control.
  • Data Security
    Topics Covered: 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
    Topics Covered: HyperText Transport Protocol; SSL / TLS; Web Servers; Load Balancers; File Transfer.
  • Web Application Security
    Topics Covered: 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
    Topics Covered: Virtualization Technologies; Virtual Platform Applications; Virtualization Best Practices; Cloud Computing; Risks of Cloud Computing.
Module 5: Operational Security

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
    Topics Covered: 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
    Topics Covered: Static Environments; Mitigating Risk in Static Environments; Mobile Device Security; Mobile Device Management; BYOD Concerns; Mobile Application Security; Bluetooth and NFC.
  • Risk Management
    Topics Covered: Business Continuity Concepts; Risk Calculation; Risk Mitigation; Integration with Third Parties; Service Level Agreements; Change and Configuration Management.
  • Disaster Recovery
    Topics Covered: Disaster Recovery Planning; IT Contingency Planning; Clusters and Sites.
  • Incident Response and Forensics
    Topics Covered: Incident Response Procedures; Preparation; Detection, and Analysis; Containment; Eradication, and Recovery; Forensic Procedures; Collection of Evidence; Handling and Analyzing Evidence.
  • Security Policies and Training
    Topics Covered: Corporate Security Policy; Operational Policies; Privacy and Employee Policies; Standards and Best Practice; Security Policy Training and User Habits.

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