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CompTIA Security+ Certification Prep Training Course
Prepare for the CompTIA Security+ exam while gaining an understanding of cybersecurity knowledge, skills, and abilities.
CompTIA Security+ (Exam SY0-501) is the primary CompTIA 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 CompTIA Training Course to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination. In this CompTIA Training 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 CompTIA Training Course can benefit you in two ways. If you intend to pass the CompTIA Security+ (Exam SY0-401) certification examination, this CompTIA Training 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 CompTIA Training Course can help you build your computer security skill set so that you can confidently perform your duties in any security-related role.This course includes the CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Exam Voucher. Should you fail on the first attempt, we will then give you a second voucher at no cost.Exam Prep SoftwareAll of our CompTIA classes include access to web-based practice exams. CompTIA certification exams are very rigorous and challenging. By studying after the class and using these practice exams, you will greatly improve your chances of passing the actual certification exam the first time. Exam prep software is included with all of our CompTIA classes.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:• Identify fundamental concepts of computer security• Identify security threats.• Harden internal systems and services.• Harden internetwork devices and services.• Secure network communications.• Manage public key infrastructure (pki).• Manage certificates.• Enforce organizational security policies.• Monitor the security infrastructure.
Lesson 1: Security Fundamentals• Topic 1A: Security Building Blocks• Topic 1B: Authentication Methods• Topic 1C: Cryptography Fundamentals• Topic 1D: Security Policy FundamentalsLesson 2: Security Threats• Topic 2A: Social Engineering• Topic 2B: Software-Based Threats• Topic 2C: Hardware-Based ThreatsLesson 3: Hardening Internal Systems and Services• Topic 3A: Harden Operating Systems• Topic 3B: Harden Directory Services• Topic 3C: Harden DHCP Servers• Topic 3D: Harden File and Print ServersLesson 4: Hardening Internetwork Devices and Services• Topic 4A: Harden Internetwork Connection Devices• Topic 4B: Harden DNS and BIND Servers• Topic 4C: Harden Web Servers• Topic 4D: Harden File Transfer Protocol (FTP) Servers• Topic 4E: Harden Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) Servers• Topic 4F: Harden Email Servers• Topic 4G: Harden Conferencing and Messaging ServersLesson 5: Securing Network Communications• Topic 5A: Protect Network Traffic with IP Security (IPSec)• Topic 5B: Secure Wireless Traffic• Topic 5C: Harden a Web Browser• Topic 5D: Secure the Remote Access ChannelLesson 6: Managing Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)• Topic 6A: Install a Certificate Authority (CA) Hierarchy• Topic 6B: Harden a Certificate Authority• Topic 6C: Back Up a CA• Topic 6D: Restore a CA
Lesson 7: Managing Certificates• Topic 7A: Enroll Certificates• Topic 7B: Secure Network Traffic by Using Certificates• Topic 7C: Renew Certificates• Topic 7D: Revoke Certificates• Topic 7E: Back Up Certificates and Private Keys• Topic 7F: Restore Certificates and Private KeysLesson 8: Enforcing Organizational Security Policies• Topic 8A: Enforce Corporate Security Policy Compliance• Topic 8B: Enforce Legal Compliance• Topic 8C: Enforce Physical Security Compliance• Topic 8D: Educate UsersLesson 9: Monitoring the Security Infrastructure• Topic 9A: Scan for Vulnerabilities• Topic 9B: Monitor for Intruders• Topic 9C: Set Up a Honeypot• Topic 9D: Respond to Security IncidentsAppendix A: Mapping Security+ Course Content to the CompTIA Security+ Exam ObjectivesAppendix B: Using Security Utilities
CompTIA Security+ Certification (Exam SY0-501)
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.
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