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 certification is a DoD Approved 8570 Baseline Certification and meets DoD 8140/8570 training requirements.
This course maps to the CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 certification exam which is available separately.
- 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
- 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
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