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Security+ opens the door to your cybersecurity career!
CompTIA Security+ is a global certification that validates the baseline skills necessary to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career.
CompTIA Security+ is the first security certification a candidate should earn. It establishes the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role and provides a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs. Security+ incorporates best practices in hands-on troubleshooting, ensuring candidates have practical security problem-solving skills required to:
• Assess the security posture of an enterprise environment and recommend and implement appropriate security solutions
• Monitor and secure hybrid environments, including cloud, mobile, and IoT
• Operate with an awareness of applicable laws and policies, including principles of governance, risk, and compliance
• Identify, analyze, and respond to security events and incidents
What Skills Will You Learn?
Attacks, Threats and Vulnerabilities
Focusing on more threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities on the Internet from newer custom devices that must be mitigated, such as IoT and embedded devices, newer DDoS attacks, and social engineering attacks based on current events.
Architecture and Design
Includes coverage of enterprise environments and reliance on the cloud, which is growing quickly as organizations transition to hybrid networks.
Expanded to focus on administering identity, access management, PKI, basic cryptography, wireless, and end-to-end security.
Operations and Incident Response
Covering organizational security assessment and incident response procedures, such as basic threat detection, risk mitigation techniques, security controls, and basic digital forensics.
Governance, Risk and Compliance
Expanded to support organizational risk management and compliance to regulations, such as PCI-DSS, SOX, HIPAA, GDPR, FISMA, NIST, and CCPA.
Module 1: Comparing Security Roles and Security Controls
Module 2: Explaining Threat Actors and Threat Intelligence
Module 3: Performing Security Assessments
Module 4: Identifying Social Engineering and Malware
Module 5: Summarizing Basic Cryptographic Concepts
Module 6: Implementing Public Key Infrastructure
Module 7: Implementing Authentication Controls
Module 8: Implementing Identity and Account Management Controls
Module 9: Implementing Secure Network Designs
Module 10: Implementing Network Security Appliances
Module 11: Implementing Secure Network Protocols
Module 12: Implementing Host Security Solutions
Module 13: Implementing Secure Mobile Solutions
Module 14: Summarizing Secure Application Concepts
Module 15: Implementing Secure Cloud Solutions
Module 16: Explaining Data Privacy and Protection Concepts
Module 17: Performing Incident Response
Module 18: Explaining Digital Forensics
Module 19: Summarizing Risk Management Concepts
Module 20: Implementing Cybersecurity Resilience
Module 21: Explaining Physical Security
COURSE LENGTH OPTIONS:
8 WEEKS – MON & WED – 6-9PM
16 WEEKS – SAT – 1PM-4PM
COURSE DELIVERY OPTIONS:
VIRTUAL & LIVE
This is an early-career level security course, but students should possess:
• General IT technical knowledge
• General IT security knowledge
• General IT business knowledge
CompTIA Security+ SY0-601
Included with course
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