CompTIA Security+ 601 (ACI 2.0)

Overview

This course prepares students to understand the core fundamentals of cybersecurity and be able to apply this knowledge as a cybersecurity professional in various IT roles and environments. Lessons cover security fundamentals such as Network security architecture concepts - CIA triad, defense in depth; Network monitoring - IoC, Pen testing concepts, ports, and protocols; Types of attacks - network, application, social engineering, malware and types of attackers; Security controls – physical, hardware, authentication, PKI, access and administrative; Encryption – algorithms, use of, protecting data; Risk – types, vulnerabilities, assessments, preparedness, response; Wireless – standards, encryption and authentication, technologies, infrastructure, and types of attacks; and Mobile – types of devices, deployment models, monitoring, and defense against attacks. Throughout the course, you will be able to apply skills learned through a variety of physical and virtual labs, test yourself with quizzes, and be able to review content through the use of videos on each topic. Upon completion of all course materials and self-study, you will be prepared for the CompTIA Security+ examination (Exam SYO-601).

Learning Options

This course is an in-person instructor-led and virtual instructor-led course.

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Why you should take this course

Today's security job market demands individuals with demonstrable skills, and the information and activities in this course help you build your computer security skill set so you can confidently perform your duties in security-related roles.

Who should take this course

IT professionals with networking and administrative skills in Windows®-based Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) networks; familiarity with other operating systems, such as macOS®, Unix®, or Linux®; to further an IT career.

What You'll learn

You will learn and use fundamental security principles to install and configure cybersecurity controls and participate in incident response and risk mitigation.

Prerequisites

Basic Windows user skills and understanding of computer and networking concepts. Completion of CompTIA A+, Network+ courses and certifications, or equivalent knowledge in networking, and configuring security parameters strongly recommended.
Compare and Contrast Attacks Compare and Contrast Security Controls Use Security Assessment Tools Explain Basic Cryptography Concepts Implement a Public Key Infrastructure Implement Identity and Access Management Controls Manage Access Services and Accounts Install and Configure Security Appliances Install and Configure Wireless and Physical Access Security Deploy Secure Host, Mobile and Embedded Systems Implement Secure Network Access Protocols Implement Secure Network Applications Explain Risk Management and Disaster Recovery Concepts Describe Secure Application Development Concepts Explain Organizational Security Concepts

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Timezone: America/Chicago

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