Security+ Exam Prep Course
5-day training seminar, $3195
5-day virtual session, $3195
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Overview

Prepare for the CompTIA Security+ SYO-501 certification while building your cybersecurity knowledge, skills, and abilities. The Security+ Certification Prep Course 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+ certification exam (SY0-501). Objective coverage is marked throughout the course. Our Security+ courseware has received the CompTIA Approved Quality Content (CAQC) validation, assuring that all test objectives are covered in the training material. What is Security+ Certification? The Security+ certification is considered to be the minimum level of certification for all IT security positions beyond entry-level. This course delivers the core knowledge required to pass the exam and the skills necessary to advance to an intermediate-level security job.

Prerequisites

This course assumes basic knowledge of using and maintaining individual workstations. Attendees should be CompTIA A+ certified (or have equivalent experience) and CompTIA Network+ certified (or have equivalent experience) with 2-3 years networking experience.

In addition, participants will learn about:

  • Proactively implement sound security protocols to mitigate security risks
  • Quickly respond to security issues
  • Retroactively identify where security breaches may have occurred
  • Design a network, on-site or in the cloud, with security in mind

Certification Exam ( SYO-501)

  • Number of questions: 90
  • Length of test: 90 minutes
  • Passing score: 750 on a scale of 100-900

Who Should Participate

  • Network Administrators
  • Cybersecurity Associates
  • IT personnel interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity

Agenda

Chapter 1: Security Fundamentals

  • Module A: Security concepts
  • Module B: Risk management
  • Module C: Vulnerability assessment

Chapter 2: Understanding attacks

  • Module A: Understanding attackers
  • Module B: Social engineering
  • Module C: Malware
  • Module D: Network attacks
  • Module E: Application attacks

Chapter 3: Cryptography

  • Module A: Cryptography concepts
  • Module B: Public key infrastructure

Chapter 4: Network fundamentals

  • Module A: Network components
  • Module B: Network addressing
  • Module C: Network ports and applications

Chapter 5: Securing networks

  • Module A: Network security components
  • Module B: Transport encryption
  • Module C: Hardening networks
  • Module D: Monitoring and detection

Chapter 6: Securing hosts and data

  • Module A: Securing hosts
  • Module B: Securing data
  • Module C: Mobile device security

Chapter 7: Securing network services

  • Module A: Securing applications
  • Module B: Virtual and cloud systems

Chapter 8: Authentication

  • Module A: Authentication factors
  • Module B: Authentication protocols

Chapter 9: Access control

  • Module A: Access control principles
  • Module B: Account management

Chapter 10: Organizational security

  • Module A: Security policies
  • Module B: User training
  • Module C: Physical security and safety

Chapter 11: Disaster planning and recovery

  • Module A: Business continuity
  • Module B: Fault tolerance and recovery
  • Module C: Incident response

Dates, Locations and Registration

Recommended Follow-on Courses:

CISSP PrepCourse
Cybersecurity Essentials

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Classroom Live Labs

Chapter 2: Understanding Attacks

  • Examining Phishing Attacks
  • Examining Malware
  • Probing a Site
  • Simulating a DOS Attack
  • Cracking Passwords
  • Simulating an Eavesdropping Attack
  • Exploring Application Vulnerabilities
  • Examining SQL Injection Attacks
  • Examining Client-side Attacks

Chapter 3: Cryptography

  • Symmetric Encryption
  • Asymmetric Encryption
  • Creating File Hashes
  • Installing a Certificate Authority

Chapter 4: Network Fundamentals

  • Using TCP/IP Tools

Chapter 5: Securing the Network

  • Configuring a Firewall
  • Examining Website Certificates
  • Securing a WAP
  • Viewing Event Logs
  • Scanning the Network

Chapter 6: Securing Hosts and Data

  • Enabling BitLocker

Chapter 7: Securing Network Services

  • Finding Vulnerable Code

Chapter 8: Authentication

  • Installing a RADIUS Server
  • Examining Active Directory

Chapter 9: Access Control

  • Managing NTFS Permissions
  • Managing Active Directory Objects
  • Using Group Policy Objects
  • Creating a Security Template

Chapter 11: Disaster planning and recovery

  • Using Windows Server Backup

Registration Fees

The per student registration fee for the hands-on classroom session is $3195, and includes the seminar, course materials, and morning and afternoon refreshments.

Classroom training begins at 8:30 AM each day and concludes at 4:30 PM unless otherwise directed. Please arrive early on the first day to sign-in and meet fellow attendees. If you register less than one week in advance of a class, please bring your confirmation letter. Business casual attire is appropriate.

Register securely online with confidence or please call (708) 246-0320.

Seminar Schedule
Mar 15-19, 2021 11:30 AM-7:30 PM ET Virtual Classroom

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Seminar provider is not responsible for losses due to cancellation. In all circumstances, seminar provider's liability shall be limited to fees received.

Seminar agenda and assigned instructors are subject to change.

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Public seminar cancellation policy.  Registrants may cancel up to fourteen days in advance of the seminar start date for a full refund, less administrative fees of $400.  Or, you may transfer your registration to another member of your company at no additional charge.  Registrants canceling within fourteen days of the seminar will receive training credit, less administrative fees of $400 toward any other Resource Center seminar.

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