This 5 day instructor-led CompTIA® Security+® (Exam SY0-401) is the primary 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 course to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination. In this course, you will build on your knowledge of 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 course can benefit you in two ways. If you intend to pass the CompTIA Security+ (Exam SY0-401) certification examination, this 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 course can help you build your computer security skill set so that you can confidently perform your duties in any security-related role.
Duration: 5 Days
Prerequisites: Basic Windows user skills and a fundamental understanding of computer and networking concepts. CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications, or equivalent knowledge, and six to nine months experience in networking, including configuring security parameters, are strongly recommended. Additional introductory courses or work experience in application development and programming, or in network and operating system administration for any software platform or system are helpful but not required.
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 OSX®, Unix, or Linux, and who wants to further a career in IT by acquiring foundational knowledge of security topics. You will also prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination.
Lesson 1: Security Fundamentals
Lesson 2: Identifying Security Threats and Vulnerabilities
Lesson 3: Managing Data, Application, and Host Security
Lesson 4: Implementing Network Security
Lesson 5: Implementing Access Control, Authentication, and Account Management
Lesson 6: Implementing Compliance and Operational Security
Lesson 7: Risk Management
Lesson 8: Troubleshooting and Managing Security Incidents
Lesson 9: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning
Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to CompTIA® Security+® Exam SY0-401