CompTIA Security+ Certification Class

Program Name: CompTIA Security+ Certification
Program Duration: 5 Days
Program Location: On-Campus or Online
Program Cost: $2795 for the class with exam vouchers (SY0-501)

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Course Overview
This certification preparation program includes a pre-assessment, reading plan, review guide, practice exams, and exam voucher. CompTIA Security+ Certification SY0-501 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. Objective coverage is marked throughout the course.

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

This course assumes basic knowledge of using and maintaining individual workstations. Knowledge equivalent to the CompTIA A+ certification is helpful but not necessary.

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What You’ll Learn
In our Security+ 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

Course Outline
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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