CompTIA Security+ Certification (Exam SY0-601)

5 Days | Price: $2,475

This course maps to the CompTIA Security+ certification exam (SK0-601) and establishes the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role, as well as providing a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs. This course emphasizes both the practical and hands-on ability to identify and address security threats, attacks and vulnerabilities. CompTIA Security+ is a globally trusted, vendor-neutral certification that validates the baseline skills necessary to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career. CompTIA Security+ is also a DoD Approved 8570 Baseline Certification and this course meets DoD 8140/8570 Training requirements This course may earn a Credly Badge.
 

Learning Objectives

In this course you will:
  • Prepare for the CompTIA Security+ exam
  • Confidently explain and define an array of security vulnerabilities
  • Navigate the complexities of secure system and network design
  • Explore the defensive measures like PKI, firewalls and IDS
  • Implement robust identity management and access control

Course Details

Course Outline

1 - Comparing Security Roles and Controls
  • Topic 1A: Compare and Contrast Information Security Roles
  • Topic 1B: Compare and Contrast Security Control and Framework Types
2 - Explaining Threat Actors and Threat Intelligence
  • Topic 2A: Explain Threat Actor Types and Attack Vectors
3 - Performing Security Assessments
  • Topic 3A: Assess Organizational Security with Network Reconnaissance Tools
  • Topic 3B: Explain Security Concerns with General Vulnerability Types
  • Topic 3C: Summarize Vulnerability Scanning Techniques
  • Topic 3D: Explain Penetration Testing Concepts
4 - Identifying Social Engineering and Malware
  • Topic 4A: Compare and Contrast Social Engineering Techniques
  • Topic 4B: Analyze Indicators of Malware-Based Attacks
5 - Summarizing Basic Cryptographic Concepts
  • Topic 5A: Compare and Contrast Cryptographic Ciphers
  • Topic 5B: Summarize Cryptographic Modes of Operation
  • Topic 5C: Summarize Cryptographic Use Cases and Weaknesses
  • Topic 5D: Summarize Other Cryptographic Technologies
6 - Implementing Public Key Infrastructure
  • Topic 6A: Implement Certificates and Certificate Authorities
  • Topic 6B: Implement PKI Management
7 - Implementing Authentication Controls
  • Topic 7A: Summarize Authentication Design Concepts
  • Topic 7B: Implement Knowledge-Based Authentication
  • Topic 7C: Implement Authentication Technologies
  • Topic 7D: Summarize Biometrics Authentication Concepts
8 - Implementing Identity and Account Management Controls
  • Topic 8A: Implement Identity and Account Types
  • Topic 8B: Implement Account Policies
  • Topic 8C: Implement Authorization Solutions
  • Topic 8D: Explain the Importance of Personnel Policies
9 - Implementing Secure Network Designs
  • Topic 9A: Implement Secure Network Designs
  • Topic 9B: Implement Secure Switching and Routing
  • Topic 9C: Implement Secure Wireless Infrastructure
  • Topic 9D: Implement Load Balancers
10 - Implementing Network Security Appliances
  • Topic 10A: Implement Firewalls and Proxy Servers
  • Topic 10B: Implement Network Security Monitoring
  • Topic 10C: Summarize the Use of SIEM
11 - Implementing Secure Network Protocols
  • Topic 11A: Implement Secure Network Operations Protocols
  • Topic 11B: Implement Secure Application Protocols
  • Topic 11C: Implement Secure Remote Access Protocols
12 - Implementing Host Security Solutions
  • Topic 12A: Implement Secure Firmware
  • Topic 12B: Implement Endpoint Security
  • Topic 12C: Explain Embedded System Security Implications
13 - Implementing Secure Mobile Solutions
  • Topic 13A: Implement Mobile Device Management
  • Topic 13B: Implement Secure Mobile Device Connections
14 - Summarizing Secure Application Concepts
  • Topic 14A: Analyze Indicators of Application Attacks
  • Topic 14B: Analyze Indicators of Web Application Attacks
  • Topic 14C: Summarize Secure Coding Practices
  • Topic 14D: Implement Secure Script Environments
  • Topic 14E: Summarize Deployment and Automation Concepts
15 - Implementing Secure Cloud Solutions
  • Topic 15A: Summarize Secure Cloud and Virtualization Services
  • Topic 15B: Apply Cloud Security Solutions
  • Topic 15C: Summarize Infrastructure as Code Concepts
16 - Explaining Data Privacy and Protection Concepts
  • Topic 16A: Explain Privacy and Data Sensitivity Concepts
  • Topic 16B: Explain Privacy and Data Protection Controls
17 - Performing Incident Response
  • Topic 17A: Summarize Incident Response Procedures
  • Topic 17B: Utilize Appropriate Data Sources for Incident Response
  • Topic 17C: Apply Mitigation Controls
18 - Explaining Digital Forensics
  • Topic 18A: Explain Key Aspects of Digital Forensics Documentation
  • Topic 18B: Explain Key Aspects of Digital Forensics Evidence Acquisition
19 - Summarizing Risk Management Concepts
  • Topic 19A: Explain Risk Management Processes and Concepts
20 - Implementing Cybersecurity Resilience
  • Topic 20A: Implement Redundancy Strategies
  • Topic 20B: Implement Backup Strategies
  • Topic 20C: Implement Cybersecurity Resiliency Strategies
21 - Explaining Physical Security
  • Topic 21A: Explain the Importance of Physical Site Security Controls
  • Topic 21B: Explain the Importance of Physical Host Security Controls

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

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