Length
5 days
Version
SY0-501

Overview

CompTIA Security+ validates the baseline skills students need to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career.

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 students have practical security problem-solving skills.

Key Topics

Detailed Info
  • Attacks, Threats and Vulnerabilities
  • Operations and Incident Response
  • Architecture and Design
  • Implementation
  • Governance, Risk and Compliance
Skills Gained
Key Topics
Target Audience
Prerequisites

Skills Gained

On course completion, you will be able 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

Key Topics

Attacks, Threats and Vulnerabilities

  • Compare and contrast different types of social engineering techniques
  • Analyze potential indicators to determine the type of attack
  • Explain different threat actors, vectors, and intelligence sources
  • Explain security concerns associated with various types of vulnerabilities
  • Summarize techniques used in security assessments
  • Explain techniques used in penetration testing

Architecture and Design

  • Explain importance of security concepts in an enterprise environment
  • Summarize virtualization and cloud computing concepts, secure application development, deployment, and automation concepts
  • Summarize authentication and authorization design concepts and the basics of cryptographic concepts
  • Given a scenario, implement cybersecurity resilience
  • Explain security implications of embedded and specialized systems and physical security controls

Implementation

  • Given a scenario, implement secure protocols, host or application security solutions, and secure network designs
  • Comprehend how to install and configure wireless security settings and how to apply cybersecurity solutions to the cloud
  • Given a scenario, implement authentication and authorization solutions and identity and account management controls
  • Understand implementing public key infrastructure (PKI)

Operations and Incident Response

  • Given a scenario, use appropriate tool to assess organizational security
  • Summarize importance of policies, processes, and procedures for incident response
  • Given an incident, utilize appropriate data sources to support investigations
  • Given an incident, apply mitigation techniques or controls to secure an environment
  • Explain key aspects of digital forensics

Governance, Risk and Compliance

  • Compare and contrast various types of controls
  • Explain importance of applicable regulations, standards, or frameworks that impact organizational security posture
  • Explain importance of policies to organizational security
  • Summarize risk management processes and concepts
  • Explain privacy and sensitive data concepts in relation to security

Target Audience

  • Administrator
  • Systems Administrator
  • Helpdesk Manager / Analyst
  • Security Analyst
  • Network / Cloud Engineer
  • IT Auditors
  • Security Engineer
  • IT Project Manager
  • Security Officer
  • Information Security Manager
  • DevOps / Software Developer
  • Security Architect

We can also deliver and customise this training course for larger groups – saving your organisation time, money and resources. For more information, please call us at +632 8244 2098 or email [email protected].

Prerequisites

Students should have basic Windows user skills and a fundamental understanding of computer and networking concepts. Achievement of CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications, plus two years of experience with IT administration with a security focus.

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February 15 2021 - February 19 2021
May 3 2021 - May 7 2021
July 5 2021 - July 9 2021

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