CompTIA Security+ (Exam SYO-601)

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.

Retail Price: $2,795.00

Next Date: 10/25/2021

Course Days: 5


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Course Prerequisites

Students should meet the following criteria prior to taking the course:

  • Recommended that students have taken CompTIA Network+ certification course and exam, together with 24 months experience in networking support/IT administration
  • Know the function and basic features of the components of a PC
  • Use Windows Server to create and manage files and use basic administrative features (Explorer, Control Panel, Management Consoles, Command Line Tools)
  • Operate the Linux OS using basic command-line tools
  • Know basic network terminology and functions (such as OSI Model, Topology, Ethernet, Wi-Fi, switches, routers)
  • Understand TCP/IP addressing, core protocols, and troubleshooting tools

Outline

Module 1 / Threats, Attacks, and Vulnerabilities

Indicators of Compromise

  • Why is Security Important?
  • Security Policy
  • Threat Actor Types
  • The Kill Chain
  • Social Engineering
  • Phishing
  • Malware Types
  • Trojans and Spyware
  • Open Source Intelligence
  • Labs
  • VM Orientation
  • Malware Types


Critical Security Controls

  • Security Control Types
  • Defense in Depth
  • Frameworks and Compliance
  • Vulnerability Scanning and Pen Tests
  • Security Assessment Techniques
  • Pen Testing Concepts
  • Vulnerability Scanning Concepts
  • Exploit Frameworks
  • Lab
  • Using Vulnerability Assessment Tools


Security Posture Assessment Tools

  • Topology Discovery
  • Service Discovery
  • Packet Capture
  • Packet Capture Tools
  • Remote Access Trojans
  • Honeypots and Honeynets
  • Labs
  • Using Network Scanning Tools 1
  • Using Network Scanning Tools 2
  • Using Steganography Tools


Incident Response

  • Incident Response Procedures
  • Preparation Phase
  • Identification Phase
  • Containment Phase
  • Eradication and Recovery Phases


Module 2 / Identity and Access Management

Cryptography

  • Uses of Cryptography
  • Cryptographic Terminology and Ciphers
  • Cryptographic Products
  • Hashing Algorithms
  • Symmetric Algorithms
  • Asymmetric Algorithms
  • Diffie-Hellman and Elliptic Curve
  • Transport Encryption
  • Cryptographic Attacks
  • Lab
  • Implementing Public Key Infrastructure


Public Key Infrastructure

  • PKI Standards
  • Digital Certificates
  • Certificate Authorities
  • Types of Certificate
  • Implementing PKI
  • Storing and Distributing Keys
  • Key Status and Revocation
  • PKI Trust Models
  • PGP / GPG
  • Lab
  • Deploying Certificates and Implementing Key Recovery


Identification and Authentication

  • Access Control Systems
  • Identification
  • Authentication
  • LAN Manager / NTLM
  • Kerberos
  • PAP, CHAP, and MS-CHAP
  • Password Attacks
  • Token-based Authentication
  • Biometric Authentication
  • Common Access Card
  • Lab
  • Using Password Cracking Tools


Identity and Access Services

  • Authorization
  • Directory Services
  • RADIUS and TACACS+
  • Federation and Trusts
  • Federated Identity Protocols


Account Management

  • Formal Access Control Models
  • Account Types
  • Windows Active Directory
  • Creating and Managing Accounts
  • Account Policy Enforcement
  • Credential Management Policies
  • Account Restrictions
  • Accounting and Auditing
  • Lab
  • Using Account Management Tools


Module 3 / Architecture and Design (1)

Secure Network Design

  • Network Zones and Segments • Subnetting • Switching Infrastructure • Switching Attacks and Hardening • Endpoint Security • Network Access Control • Routing Infrastructure • Network Address Translation • Software Defined Networking • Lab • Implementing a Secure Network Design


Firewalls and Load Balancers

  • Basic Firewalls • Stateful Firewalls • Implementing a Firewall or Gateway • Web Application Firewalls • Proxies and Gateways • Denial of Service Attacks • Load Balancers • Lab • Implementing a Firewall


IDS and SIEM

  • Intrusion Detection Systems • Configuring IDS • Log Review and SIEM • Data Loss Prevention • Malware and Intrusion Response • Lab • Using an Intrusion Detection System


Secure Wireless Access

  • Wireless LANs • WEP and WPA • Wi-Fi Authentication • Extensible Authentication Protocol • Additional Wi-Fi Security Settings • Wi-Fi Site Security • Personal Area Networks


Physical Security Controls

  • Site Layout and Access • Gateways and Locks • Alarm Systems • Surveillance • Hardware Security • Environmental Controls


Module 4 / Architecture and Design (2)

Secure Protocols and Services

  • DHCP Security • DNS Security • Network Management Protocols • HTTP and Web Servers • SSL / TSL and HTTPS • Web Security Gateways • Email Services • S/MIME • File Transfer • Voice and Video Services • VoIP • Labs • Implementing Secure Network Addressing Services • Configuring a Secure Email Service


Secure Remote Access

  • Remote Access Architecture • Virtual Private Networks • IPSec • Remote Access Servers • Remote Administration Tools • Hardening Remote Access Infrastructure • Lab • Implementing a Virtual Private Network


Secure Systems Design

  • Trusted Computing • Hardware / Firmware Security • Peripheral Device Security • Secure Configurations • OS Hardening • Patch Management • Embedded Systems • Security for Embedded Systems


Secure Mobile Device Services

  • Mobile Device Deployments • Mobile Connection Methods • Mobile Access Control Systems • Enforcement and Monitoring


Secure Virtualization and Cloud Services

  • Virtualization Technologies • Virtualization Security Best Practices • Cloud Computing • Cloud Security Best Practices


Module 5 / Risk Management

Forensics

  • Forensic Procedures • Collecting Evidence • Capturing System Images • Handling and Analyzing Evidence • Lab • Using Forensic Tools


Disaster Recovery and Resiliency

  • Continuity of Operations Plans • Disaster Recovery Planning • Resiliency Strategies • Recovery Sites • Backup Plans and Policies • Resiliency and Automation Strategies


Risk Management

  • Business Impact Analysis • Identification of Critical Systems • Risk Assessment • Risk Mitigation


Secure Application Development

  • Application Vulnerabilities • Application Exploits • Web Browser Exploits • Secure Application Design • Secure Coding Concepts • Auditing Applications • Secure DevOps • Lab • Identifying a Man-in-the-Browser Attack


Organizational Security • Corporate Security Policy • Personnel Management Policies • Interoperability Agreements • Data Roles • Data Sensitivity Labeling and Handling • Data Wiping and Disposal • Privacy and Employee Conduct Policies • Security Policy Training

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