Security Plus

Security Plus

About The Course

Course Topic Overview and Description:

The Security+ training course will teach you everything you need to know to prepare for a career in IT security, and successfully complete the CompTIA Security+ certification. In this course you’ll cover the 6 primary objectives that are also included in the new SY0-401 Exam.

  1. Network Security (21% of exam)
  2. Compliance and Operational Security (18%)
  3. Threats and Vulnerabilities (21%)
  4. Application, Data and Host Security (16%)
  5. Access Control and Identity Management (13%)
  6. Cryptography (11%)

The course is for 5 days. Various instructional methods will be used to teach the objectives mentioned above. The training method would be completely interactive and participative. Students will receive course materials which will be discussed during class.

Who Should Attend:

Participants who have some basic IT Knowledge or experience in IT administration with focus on security.

Recommended for:

  • IT Helpdesk
  • Security Consultant/Specialist
  • Security Administrator
  • Network Administrator


Course Delivery:

The course will be delivered using formal lectures combined with questions based on the topics. The class will be conducted both online and in-person.

Day 1

  • Course Overview
  • About Security+ Exams
  • Network Security Devices
  • Security Admin Principles
  • Network Design Security
  • Protocols and Ports
  • Wireless Security
  • Control Types

Day 2

  • Risk Calculations
  • 3rd Party Integration Risk
  • Strategies to Reduce Risk
  • Forensics
  • Incident Response
  • Security Awareness
  •  Physical and Environmental Security

Day 3

  • Risk Management
  • The Correct Controls for CIA
  • Malware
  • Attack Types
  • Social Engineering
  • Wireless Attacks
  • Application Attacks

Day 4

  • Mitigation and Deterrent Techniques
  • Discovery Tools
  • Penetration Testing
  • App. Security Controls and Techniques
  • Security for Mobile
  • Host Security
  • Data Security

Day 5

  • Static Environment Security
  • Authentication Services & Protocols
  • Authentication Methods
  • Authorization Models
  • Account Management
  • Crypto Concepts
  • Crypto Protocols
  • PKI

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