CompTIA Security+ Certification Training

CompTIA Security+ Certification Training

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CompTIA Security+ Certification Training Course with Detailed Hands-on Labs

The CompTIA Security+ Certification Training 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 CompTIA Security+ Certification Training course maps to the CompTIA Security+ certification exam (SY0-501). which is included in the approved list of certifications to meet DoD Directive 8140/8570.1. Objective coverage is marked throughout the CompTIA Security+ Certification Training course.

Duration: 5 days

CompTIA Security+ Certification Training

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» If you are familiar with some aspects of CompTIA Security+ Certification Training, 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 target audience for this CompTIA Security+ Certification Training course is defined here:

» Network Administrators
» Cybersecurity Associates
» IT personnel interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity


This CompTIA Security+ Certification 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.


Upon completing this CompTIA Security+ Certification Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

» Security threats and controls
» Cryptography and access control
» Network security
» Host, data, and appliance security
» Operational security

CompTIA Security+ Certification Training – Course Syllabus:

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

Classroom Live Labs

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

CompTIA Security+ Certification Training – LABS

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