CompTIA Security+ (SYO-601)
CLASS DATE(s):
8/30/2021 - 9/10/2021
10/4/2021 - 10/8/2021
11/15/2021 - 11/19/2021

COURSE LENGTH: 5 Days

COURSE COST: $2495.00

COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 4:30pm

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COURSE OVERVIEW

The Security+ Certification Prep Course 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 (SY0-601). Objective coverage is marked throughout the course.

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

Students will benefit most from this course if they intend to take the CompTIA Security+ SY0-601exam.

AUDIENCE AND PREREQUISITES

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

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 macOS®, Unix, or Linux; and who wants to further a career in IT by acquiring foundational knowledge of security topics; preparing for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination; or using Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles. Prerequisites

This 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.

PREREQUISITE COURSES  

*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware or exam. Course is subject to a minimum enrollment to run. Course may run virtually as a Virtual Instructor-Led (VILT) class if the minimum enrollment is not met. If the course is under the minimum enrollment the course may run as 4 day class (Bootcamp Style). For more information, please contact learn@vtec.org or call 207-775-0244.

COURSE TOPICS:


Chapter 1: Security fundamentals
Module A: Security concepts
Module B: Enterprise security strategy
Module C: Security program components

Chapter 2: Risk management
Module A: Understanding threats
Module B: Risk management programs
Module C: Security assessments

Chapter 3: Cryptography
Module A: Cryptography concepts
Module B: Public key infrastructure

Chapter 4: Network connectivity
Module A: Network attacks
Module B: Packet flow

Chapter 5: Network security technologies
Module A: Network security components
Module B: Monitoring tools

Chapter 6: Secure network configuration
Module A: Secure network protocols
Module B: Hardening networks

Chapter 7: Authentication
Module A: Authentication factors
Module B: Authentication protocols

Chapter 8: Access control
Module A: Access control principles
Module B: Account management

Chapter 9: Securing hosts and data
Module A: Malware
Module B: Securing data
Module C: Securing hosts

Chapter 10: Securing specialized systems
Module A: Mobile security
Module B: Embedded and specialized systems

Chapter 11: Application security
Module A: Application attacks
Module B: Securing applications

Chapter 12: Cloud security
Module A: Virtual and cloud systems
Module B: Securing cloud services

Chapter 13: Organizational security
Module A: Social engineering
Module B: Security policies
Module C: User roles and training
Module D: Physical security and safety

Chapter 14: Disaster planning and recovery
Module A: Business continuity
Module B: Resilient systems
Module C: Incident response procedures