In this course, students will implement, monitor, and troubleshoot infrastructure, application, information, and operational security. Students will prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination (SY0-401).

Course Outline

1 - Security Fundamentals

The Information Security Cycle Information Security Controls Authentication Methods Cryptography Fundamentals Security Policy Fundamentals

2 - Identifying Security Threats and Vulnerabilities

Social Engineering Malware Software-Based Threats Network-Based Threats Wireless Threats and Vulnerabilities Physical Threats and Vulnerabilities

3 - Managing Data, Application, and Host Security

Manage Data Security Manage Application Security Manage Device and Host Security Manage Mobile Security

4 - Implementing Network Security

Configure Security Parameters on Network Devices and Technologies Network Design Elements and Components Implement Networking Protocols and Services Apply Secure Network Administration Principles Secure Wireless Traffic

5 - Implementing Access Control, Authentication, and Account Management

Access Control and Authentication Services Implement Account Management Security Controls

6 - Managing Certificates

Install a CA Hierarchy Enroll Certificates Secure Network Traffic by Using Certificates Renew Certificates Back Up and Restore Certificates and Private Keys Revoke Certificates

7 - Implementing Compliance and Operational Security

Physical Security Legal Compliance Security Awareness and Training Integrate Systems and Data with Third Parties

8 - Risk Management

Risk Analysis Implement Vulnerability Assessment Tools and Techniques Scan for Vulnerabilities Mitigation and Deterrent Techniques

9 - Troubleshooting and Managing Security Incidents

Respond to Security Incidents Recover from a Security Incident

10 - Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning

Business Continuity Plan for Disaster Recovery Execute DRPs and Procedures

Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: - Identify the fundamental concepts of computer security. - Identify security threats and vulnerabilities. - Manage data, application, and host security. - Implement network security. - Identify and implement access control and account management security measures. - Manage certificates. - Identify and implement compliance and operational security measures. - Manage risk. - Troubleshoot and manage security incidents. - Plan for business continuity and disaster recovery.

Target Audience

This course is targeted toward the information technology (IT) professional who has networking and administrative skills in Windows®-based Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) networks; familiarity with other operating systems, such as Mac OS X®, Unix, or Linux; and who wants to further a career in IT by acquiring foundational knowledge of security topics; prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination; or use Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles.