Careers in network security are steadily growing, making this certification training ideal for those looking to enter the security sector of information technology with a respected CompTIA™ certification. This course will help you build the foundation of knowledge needed to get started in information security roles. Throughout this course, you'll build upon your existing IT knowledge by exploring computer and network security concepts. By the end of your training, you'll be proficient in basic security concepts and will have an understanding of the latest security protocols established within the industry. To gain further understanding, you will be able to practice the concepts being taught, using interactive virtual software. The class is broken down into the following five sections:
I. Network Security
II. Compliance and Operational Security
III. Threats and Vulnerabilities
IV. Data and Host, Security, Access Control, and Identity Management
Prerequisites: Although it's not a prerequisite, it is helpful if you have at least two years of technical networking experience with an emphasis on security. The CompTIA™ Network+ certification is also recommended. This course can be taken on a Mac or a PC. On a PC, it is compatible with Windows XP and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers. You will need to have e-mail capabilities. High-speed internet is recommended. Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for this course. In addition, you will need PowerPoint, Windows Media Player Series 11 or later, DirectX 9+, and Java. Note: All elements, except the Online Lab System, are available on Mac computers. Instructors will assist students in setting up a home virtual lab system.
- Perform network design security, risk calculations, penetration testing, and risk management.
- Implement device security, wireless security, static environment security, secure authentication methods and authorization models.
- Manage attack types, mitigating malware, discovery tools, cryptography, 3rd party integration, and security administrative principles.
This program will prepare you to take the CompTIA™ Security+ Exam SY0-401, thoroughly covering each of the exam objectives as outlined by CompTIA™. An exam voucher is included with the class.
• CompTIA Security+ SY0-501
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You will receive a password and log-in information via email within 3-5 business days of registering for this course. Course materials are included and will be mailed to you within 10 business days. You have 180 days to complete this course. You must make a 70 or higher as your final grade to successfully complete the course and receive a certificate of completion. There are no refunds for this course.
If you have questions about this course, please contact the online coordinator at 470-578-3355 or firstname.lastname@example.org.