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CompTIA Security+ Certification (COMSEC)

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Course Overview

CompTIA Security+ Certification is designed for IT administrators with 2 years' experience whose job role is focused on system security.

The CompTIA Security+ exam will certify that the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to identify risk, to participate in risk mitigation activities, and to provide infrastructure, application, information, and operational security. In addition, the successful candidate will apply security controls to maintain confidentiality, integrity, and availability, identify appropriate technologies and products, troubleshoot security events and incidents, and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations.

Certification:

The contents of this training material were created for the CompTIA Security+ Certification SY0-401 exam covering the 2014 Edition Security+ certification exam objectives

Who should attend

CompTIA Security+ is aimed at IT professionals with job roles such as security architect, security engineer, security consultant/specialist, information assurance technician, security administrator, systems administrator, and network administrator.

Prerequisites

Ideally, you should have successfully completed the 'CompTIA Network+ Support Skills' course and have around 24 months' experience of networking support or IT administration. It is not necessary that you pass the Network+ exam before completing Security+ certification, but it is recommended.

Regardless of whether you have passed Network+, it is recommended that you have the following skills and knowledge before starting this course:

  • Know the function and basic features of the components of a PC.
  • Use Windows to create and manage files and use basic administrative features (Explorer, Control Panel and Management Consoles).
  • Know basic network terminology and functions (such as OSI Model, Topology, Ethernet, TCP/IP, switches, routers).
  • Understand TCP/IP addressing, core protocols, and troubleshooting tools.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify network attack strategies and defenses.
  • Understand the principles of organizational security and the elements of effective security policies.
  • Know the technologies and uses of cryptographic standards and products.
  • Identify network- and host-based security technologies and practices.
  • Describe how wireless and remote access security is enforced.
  • Describe the standards and products used to enforce security on web and communications technologies.
  • Identify strategies for ensuring business continuity, fault tolerance, and disaster recovery.
Classroom Training
Modality: G

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. VAT)
  • United Kingdom: £ 2,258.-
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