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CompTIA Security +™ Preparation Class

5 Days, 9:00-4:00

Course Overview

CompTIA Security+™ (Exam SY0-401) 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 SY0-401) 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.

Course Outline

Security Fundamentals

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

Identifying Security Threats and Vulnerabilities

  • Social Engineering
  • Malware
  • Software-Based Threats
  • Network-Based Threats
  • Wireless Threats and Vulnerabilities
  • Physical Threats and Vulnerabilities

Managing Data, Application, and Host Security

  • Manage Data Security
  • Manage Application Security
  • Manage Device and Host Security
  • Manage Mobile Security

Implementing Network Security

  • Configure Security Parameters on Network Devices and Technologies
  • Network Design Elements and Components
  • Implement Networking Protocols and Services
  • Apply Secure Network Administration Principles
  • Secure Wireless Traffic

Implementing Access Control, Authentication, and Account Management

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

Managing Certificates

  • Install a CA Hierarchy
  • Enroll Certificates
  • Secure Network Traffic by Using Certificates
  • Renew Certificates
  • Back Up and Restore Certificates and Private Keys
  • Revoke Certificates

Implementing Compliance and Operational Security

  • Physical Security
  • Legal Compliance
  • Security Awareness and Training
  • Integrate Systems and Data with Third Parties

Risk Management

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

Troubleshooting and Managing Security Incidents

  • Respond to Security Incidents
  • Recover from a Security Incident

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning

  • Business Continuity
  • Plan for Disaster Recovery
  • Execute DRPs and Procedures

 

Cost/Investment

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15% discount when 5+ attend    

Private Group Training

Private group courses are cost effective when you have a group of students who need the same course. Pricing is based on the maximum number of students anticipated per day per course. Volume discounts of 5% to 20% are available when five or more training days are scheduled. For classes conducted at your office, you are responsible for the classroom setup, including student computers, instructor station, LCD projector, and software installation. For courses conducted at Softek, we take care of classroom setup.

Customization

Softek can easily customize a training course that covers the specific topics you require and integrate examples relevant to your work environment. Course customization is billed at $125 per hour and covers time needed to meet, discuss, prepare, and incorporate any specific examples into the training program. Once we have a better idea of what you have in mind, we will be glad to provide a specific price quote for the customization. There is a 2-hour minimum fee for customization.

Why Choose Softek?

  • Live, in-person training
  • Instructors with 10+ years of experience
  • Detailed training guide
  • Certificate of completion
  • Money-back guarantee