CompTIA Security+

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CompTIA Security+ Certification SY0-601 provides the basic knowledge needed to plan, implement, and maintain information security in a vendor-neutral format. This includes risk management, host and network security, authentication and access control systems, cryptography, and organizational security.

This course maps to the CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 certification exam which is available separately.

Target Audience
  • System Administrator
  • Security Administrator
  • Security Specialist
  • Network Consultant

There are no specific prerequisites to take up this certification.

It is recommended to take the Network+ certification or equivalent before taking the Security+ training and certification exam.

Delegates will learn how to
  • Detect various types of compromise and have an understanding of penetration testing and vulnerability scanning concepts
  • Install, configure, and deploy network components while assessing and troubleshooting issues to support organizational security
  • Implement secure network architecture concepts and systems design
  • Install and configure identity and access services, as well as management controls
  • Implement and summarize risk management best practices and the business impact
  • Install and configure wireless security settings and implement public key infrastructure

Module 1: Security fundamentals
  • Security concepts
  • Enterprise security strategy
  • Security program components
Module 2: Risk management
  • Understanding threats
  • Risk management programs
  • Security assessments
Module 3: Cryptography
  • Cryptography concepts
  • Public key infrastructure
  • Module 4: Network connectivity
  • Network attacks
  • Packet flow
Module 5: Network security technologies
  • Network security components
  • Monitoring tools
Module 6: Secure network configuration
  • Secure network protocols
  • Hardening networks
Module 7: Authentication
  • Authentication factors
  • Authentication protocols
Module 8: Access control
  • Access control principles
  • Account management
Module 9: Securing hosts and data
  • Malware
  • Securing data
  • Securing hosts
Module 10: Securing specialized systems
  • Mobile security
  • Embedded and specialized systems
Module 11: Application security
  • Application attacks
  • Securing applications
Module 12: Cloud security
  • Virtual and cloud systems
  • Securing cloud services
Module 13: Organizational security
  • Social engineering
  • Security policies
  • User roles and training
  • Physical security and safety
Module 14: Disaster planning and recovery
  • Business continuity
  • Resilient systems
  • Incident response procedures


Start date Location / delivery
11 Sep 2023 QA On-Line Virtual Centre, Virtual Book now
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