Security+ Certification

Duration:
Traditional Instructor Led Learning – 5.00 Day(s)

Overview:

The CompTIA® Security+® (2011 Objectives) course is designed to help you prepare for the SY0-
301 exam. Students will implement and monitor security on networks, applications, and operating
systems, and respond to security breaches.

Who Should Attend:
This course is targeted toward an Information Technology (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; prepare for the CompTIA Security+ Certification
examination; or use Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles.

At Course Completion:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: – To identify fundamental
concepts of computer security and security threats – The skills to harden internal systems
and services as well as internetwork devices and service – How to implement secure network
communications – To establish security best practices for creating and running web-based
applications. – How to manage public key infrastructure (PKI) and certificates. – How to enforce
organizational security policies. – The necessities to monitor the security infrastructure and manage
security incidents.

Network+ Certification (Fourth Edition) 2009 Objectives

There are no enforced prerequisites; however the recommended prerequisites are the
CompTIA Network+ certification and two years of technical networking experience with an
emphasis on security.

Lesson 1: Security FundamentalsInformation Security Cycle

  • Information Security Controls
  • Authentication Methods
  • Cryptography Fundamentals
  • Security Policy Fundamentals

Lesson 2: Security Threats and Vulnerabilities Social Engineering

  • Physical Threats and Vulnerabilities
  • Network-Based Threats
  • Wireless Threats and Vulnerabilities
  • Software Based Threats

Lesson 3: Network Security Network Devices and Technologies

  • Network Design Elements and Components
  • Implement Networking Protocols
  • Apply Network Security Administration Principles
  • Secure Wireless Traffic

Lesson 4: Managing Application, Data and Host Security Establish Device/Host Security

  • Application Security
  • Data Security
  • Mobile Security

Lesson 5: Access Control, Authentication, and Account Management

  • Access Control and Authentication Services
  • Implement Account Management Security Controls

Lesson 6: 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

Lesson 7: Compliance and Operational Security Physical Security

  • Legal Compliance
  • Security Awareness and Training

Lesson 8: Risk Management – Risk Analysis

  • Implement Vulnerability Assessment Tools and Techniques
  • Scan for Vulnerabilities
  • Mitigation and Deterrent Techniques

Lesson 9: Managing Security Incidents Respond to Security Incidents
Recover from a Security Incident

Lesson 10: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning Business Continuity

  • Plan for Disaster Recovery
  • Execute Disaster Recovery Plans and Procedures