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CompTIA Security+ (Exam SY0-501) with CompTIA Exam Coupon


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  • 5 Days Course
    Network Security

    Classroom + Online

    Course Details


    CompTIA® Security+® (Exam SY0-501) is the primary course you will need to take if your job responsibilities include securing network services, devices, and traffic in your organization. You can also take this course to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination. In this course, you will build on your knowledge of and professional experience with security fundamentals, networks, and organizational security as you acquire the specific skills required to implement basic security services on any type of computer network.


    This course can benefit you in two ways. If you intend to pass the CompTIA Security+ (Exam SY0-501) certification examination, this course can be a significant part of your preparation. But certification is not the only key to professional success in the field of computer security. Today’s job market demands individuals with demonstrable skills, and the information and activities in this course can help you build your computer security skill set so that you can confidently perform your duties in any security-related role.


    In this course, you will implement information security across a variety of different contexts.

    You will:

    • Identify the fundamental components of information security.
    • Analyze risk.
    • Identify various threats to information security.
    • Conduct security assessments to detect vulnerabilities.
    • Implement security for hosts and software.
    • Implement security for networks.
    • Manage identity and access.
    • Implement cryptographic solutions in the organization.
    • Implement security at the operational level.
    • Address security incidents.
    • Ensure the continuity of business operations in the event of an incident.


    Lesson 1: Identifying Security Fundamentals
    Topic A: Identify Information Security Concepts
    Topic B: Identify Basic Security Controls
    Topic C: Identify Basic Authentication and Authorization Concepts
    Topic D: Identify Basic Cryptography Concepts

    Lesson 2: Analyzing Risk
    Topic A: Analyze Organizational Risk
    Topic B: Analyze the Business Impact of Risk


    Lesson 3: Identifying Security Threats
    Topic A: Identify Types of Attackers
    Topic B: Identify Social Engineering Attacks
    Topic C: Identify Malware
    Topic D: Identify Software-Based Threats
    Topic E: Identify Network-Based Threats
    Topic F: Identify Wireless Threats
    Topic G: Identify Physical Threats


    Lesson 4: Conducting Security Assessments
    Topic A: Identify Vulnerabilities
    Topic B: Assess Vulnerabilities
    Topic C: Implement Penetration Testing


    Lesson 5: Implementing Host and Software Security
    Topic A: Implement Host Security
    Topic B: Implement Cloud and Virtualization Security
    Topic C: Implement Mobile Device Security
    Topic D: Incorporate Security in the Software Development Lifecycle


    Lesson 6: Implementing Network Security
    Topic A: Configure Network Security Technologies
    Topic B: Secure Network Design Elements
    Topic C: Implement Secure Networking Protocols and Services
    Topic D: Secure Wireless Traffic


    Lesson 7: Managing Identity and Access
    Topic A: Implement Identity and Access Management
    Topic B: Configure Directory Services
    Topic C: Configure Access Services
    Topic D: Manage Accounts


    Lesson 8: Implementing Cryptography
    Topic A: Identify Advanced Cryptography Concepts
    Topic B: Select Cryptographic Algorithms
    Topic C: Configure a Public Key Infrastructure
    Topic D: Enroll Certificates
    Topic E: Back Up and Restore Certificates and Private Keys
    Topic F: Revoke Certificates


    Lesson 9: Implementing Operational Security
    Topic A: Evaluate Security Frameworks and Guidelines
    Topic B: Incorporate Documentation in Operational Security
    Topic C: Implement Security Strategies
    Topic D: Manage Data Security Processes
    Topic E: Implement Physical Controls


    Lesson 10: Addressing Security Incidents
    Topic A: Troubleshoot Common Security Issues
    Topic B: Respond to Security Incidents
    Topic C: Investigate Security Incidents


    Lesson 11: Ensuring Business Continuity
    Topic A: Select Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Processes
    Topic B: Develop a Business Continuity Plan


    Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to CompTIA® Security+® (Exam SY0-501)

    Target Audience

    This course is targeted toward the information technology (IT) professional who has 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; and who wants to further a career in IT by acquiring foundational knowledge of security topics; preparing for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination; or using Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles.


    To ensure your success in this course, you should possess basic Windows user skills and a fundamental understanding of computer and networking concepts. You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking one of the following Logical Operations courses:

    • Using Microsoft® Windows® 10
    • Microsoft® Windows® 10 Transition from Windows® 7

    CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications, or equivalent knowledge, and six to nine months’ experience in networking, including configuring security parameters, are strongly recommended. Students can obtain this level of skill and knowledge by taking any of the following CHOICE courses:

    • CompTIA® A+®: A Comprehensive Approach (Exams 220-901 and 220-902)
    • CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-006)

    Additional introductory courses or work experience in application development and programming, or in network and operating system administration for any software platform or system, are helpful but not required. For instance, to gain experience with managing Windows Server® 2016, you could take any or all of the following CHOICE courses:

    • Microsoft® Windows® Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute
    • Microsoft® Windows® Server 2016: Networking
    • Microsoft® Windows® Server 2016: Identity