Requirements

Students should have basic Windows user skills and a fundamental understanding of computer and networking concepts. Achievement of CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications, plus two years of experience with IT administration with a security focus.

Overview

This course is for students who are preparing to take the CompTIA Security+ certification exam SY0-601. This course is aimed towards IT professionals who install and configure systems to secure applications, networks, and devices; perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques; participate in risk mitigation activities; and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations.

Required exam SY0-601
Number of questions: Maximum of 90
Types of questions: Multiple-choice and performance-based
Length of test: 90 minutes
Passing score: 750 (on a scale of 100–900)
Recommended experience:
• At least 2 years of work experience in IT systems administration with a focus on security
• Hands-on technical information security experience
• Broad knowledge of security concepts

Course Outline

 

  • Comparing Security Roles and Controls
  • Explaining Threat Actors and Threat Intelligence
  • Performing Security Assessments
  • Identifying Social Engineering and Malware
  • Summarizing Basic Cryptographic Concepts
  • Implementing Public Key Infrastructure
  • Implementing Authentication Controls
  • Implementing Identity and Account Management Controls
  • Implementing Secure Network Designs
  • Implementing Network Security Appliances
  • Implementing Secure Network Protocols
  • Implementing Host Security Solutions
  • Implementing Secure Mobile Solutions
  • Summarizing Secure Application Concepts
  • Implementing Secure Cloud Solutions
  • Explaining Data Privacy and Protection Concepts
  • Performing Incident Response
  • Explaining Digital Forensics
  • Summarizing Risk Management Concepts
  • Implementing Cybersecurity Resilience
  • Explaining Physical Security

 

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