CompTIA Security+ Certification Training

The CompTIA Security+ course is designed to help you prepare for the SY0-501 exam. Students will implement and monitor security on networks, applications, and operating systems, and respond to security breaches.
Course Details


5 days

Target Audience

IT professional who has networking and administrative skills in Windows-based TCP/IP networks and familiarity with other operating systems, such as OS X, Unix, or Linux, and who wants to further a career in IT by acquiring a foundational knowledge of security topics to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ Certification examination; or use Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles.

Skills Gained

  • Identify the fundamental concepts of computer security
  • Identify security threats and vulnerabilities
  • Examine network security
  • Manage application, data and host security
  • Identify access control and account management security measures
  • Manage certificates.
  • Identify compliance and operational security measures
  • Manage risk
  • Manage security incidents
  • Develop business continuity and disaster recovery plans
Course Outline
  • Security Fundamentals
    • Information Security Cycle
    • Information Security Controls
    • Authentication Methods
    • Cryptography Fundamentals
    • Security Policy Fundamentals
  • Identifying Security Threats and Vulnerabilities
    • Social Engineering
    • Malware
    • Physical Threats and Vulnerabilities
    • Software-Based Threats
    • Network-Based Threats
    • Wireless Threats and Vulnerabilities
    • Physical Threats and Vulnerabilities
  • Managing Data, Application, and Host Security
    • Manage Data Security
    • Manage Application Security
    • Manage Device and Host Security
    • Manage Mobile Security
  • Implementing Network Security
    • Configure Security Parameters on Network Devices and Technologies
    • Network Design Elements and Components
    • Implement Networking Protocols and Services
    • Apply Secure Network Administration Principles
    • Secure Wireless Traffic
  • Implementing Access Control, Authentication, and Account Management
    • Access Control and Authentication Services
    • Implement Account Management Security Controls
  • Managing Certificates
    • Install a Certificate Authority (CA) Hierarchy
    • Enroll Certificates
    • Secure Network Traffic by Using Certificates
    • Renew Certificates
    • Revoke Certificates
    • Back Up and Restore Certificates and Private Keys
    • Restore Certificates and Private Keys
  • Implementing Compliance and Operational Security
    • Physical Security
    • Legal Compliance
    • Security Awareness and Training
    • Integrate Systems and Data with Third Parties
  • Risk Management
    • Risk Analysis
    • Implement Vulnerability Assessment Tools and Techniques
    • Scan for Vulnerabilities
    • Mitigation and Deterrent Techniques
  • Troubleshooting and Managing Security Incidents
    • Respond to Security Incidents
    • Recover from a Security Incident
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning
    • Business Continuity
    • Plan for Disaster Recovery
    • Execute Disaster Recovery Plans and Procedures