CompTIA Security+ Certification Training

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CompTIA Security+ Certification Training Course with Hands-on Labs (Online, Onsite and Classroom Live)

Prepare for the CompTIA Security+ SYO-501 certification while building your cybersecurity knowledge, skills, and abilities.

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 Security+ 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 Security+ Training course will also help students successfully prepare for the CompTIA Security+ exam.

Our Security+ courseware has received the CompTIA Approved Quality Content (CAQC) validation, assuring that all test objectives are covered in the training material.

What is Security+ Certification?

The Security+ certification is considered to be the minimum level of certification for all IT security positions beyond entry-level. This Security+ Training course delivers the core knowledge required to pass the exam and the skills necessary to advance to an intermediate-level security job.

This Security+ Training course supports a certification that is a DoD Approved 8570 Baseline Certification and meets DoD 8140/8570 training requirements.

Duration: 5 days

  • CompTIA Security+ Study Guide: Exam SY0-501 by Emmett Dulaney and Chuck Easttom Paperback/Amazon
  • The Official CompTIA Security+ Study Guide (Exam SY0-501) by James Pengelly Paperback/Amazon
  • CompTIA Security+ Get Certified Get Ahead: SY0-501 Study Guide by Darril Gibson Paperback/Amazon
  • CompTIA Security+ All-in-One Exam Guide, Fifth Edition (Exam SY0-501) by Wm. Arthur Conklin , Greg White, et al. Paperback/Amazon
  • CompTIA Security+ Certification Kit: Exam SY0-501 by Emmett Dulaney, Chuck Easttom, et al. Paperback/Amazon
  • Mike Meyers' CompTIA Security+ Certification Guide, Second Edition (Exam SY0-501) by Mike Meyers and Scott Jernigan Paperback/Amazon

What’s Included

  • 5 Days of Security+ Certification Training from an Authorized Instructor
  • CompTIA approved Security+ Training Student Guide
  • CompTIA approved Security+ Labs
  • CompTIA approved Security+ Practice Exams
  • 1 CompTIA Security+ Exam Voucher
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
  • Exam Pass Guarantee
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  • We can adapt this CompTIA Security+ Certification Training course to your group’s background and work requirements at little to no added cost.
  • If you are familiar with some aspects of this CompTIA Security+ Certification Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
  • We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the CompTIA Security+ Certification Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
  • If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the CompTIA Security+ Certification Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.
Audience / Target Group

The CompTIA Security+ training program, much like the certification itself, is intended for professionals who are responsible for network security and risk management. Some example job functions may include, but are not limited to:

  • Network Administrator
  • Security or System Administrator
  • Security Consultant
  • Security Specialist/Administrator
Security+ training - Prerequisites:

This CompTIA Security+ training 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.
CompTIA Security+ Certification Training - Objectives:

In the Security+ Training 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
CompTIA Security+ Certification Training - Course Content:

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


Chapter 2: Understanding Attacks

  • Examining Phishing Attacks
  • Examining Malware
  • Probing a Site
  • Simulating a DOS Attack
  • Cracking Passwords
  • Simulating an Eavesdropping Attack
  • Exploring Application Vulnerabilities
  • Examining SQL Injection Attacks
  • Examining Client-side Attacks

Chapter 3: Cryptography

  • Symmetric Encryption
  • Asymmetric Encryption
  • Creating File Hashes
  • Installing a Certificate Authority

Chapter 4: Network Fundamentals

  • Using TCP/IP Tools

Chapter 5: Securing the Network

  • Configuring a Firewall
  • Examining Website Certificates
  • Securing a WAP
  • Viewing Event Logs
  • Scanning the Network

Chapter 6: Securing Hosts and Data

  • Enabling BitLocker

Chapter 7: Securing Network Services

  • Finding Vulnerable Code

Chapter 8: Authentication

  • Installing a RADIUS Server
  • Examining Active Directory

Chapter 9: Access Control

  • Managing NTFS Permissions
  • Managing Active Directory Objects
  • Using Group Policy Objects
  • Creating a Security Template

Chapter 11: Disaster planning and recovery

  • Using Windows Server Backup
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