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CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601)

The CompTIA Security+ (Plus) SY0-601 training provides students with core security skills needed to function in a security role in Information Security.

Security Plus certification provided by CompTIA is a globally recognized certification for IT security professionals.  It is the foundation needed to work in and grow your career in a rewarding cybersecurity role. The office exam id is SY0-601.

After taking this Security+ Plus Certification training, students are prepared to sit for exam SY0-601 required by CompTIA for certification.  Following this course, students wanting to advance in a cybersecurity field should consider the more advanced CySA+ course.

As a Certified Security plus professional, you will have skills that exhibit the ability to work hands-on as a problem solver.  Your job role will typically include securing company systems, software, and hardware. You will gain skills in risk assessment, incident response management, security controls, computer forensics, networks, and cloud operations.

Security+ Exam (SY0-601) Objectives

Per CompTIA, the following exam objectives have been established for the Security+ certification:

The CompTIA Security+ certification exam SY0-601 will verify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to assess the security posture of an enterprise environment and recommend and implement appropriate security solutions; monitor and secure hybrid environments, including cloud, mobile, and IoT; operate with an awareness of applicable laws and policies, including principles of governance, risk, and compliance; identity, analyze, and respond to security events and incidents.

Key Makeup of Exam SY0-601:

  • Up to 85 test questions
  • A combination of multiple-choice and performance-based questions.
  • Exam time is 90 minutes
  • A passing score is 750 on a scale of 100-900
  • Testing and official certification are provided by CompTIA.  Click here for testing options.

Key Learning Topics In This Course:

  • Security Roles Control and Frameworks
  • Threat Actor Types, Attack Vectors, and Intelligence Sources
  • Organisation Security
  • Indications of Malware Attacks
  • Cryptography
  • Authentication
  • Network Design and Hardware
  • Network Protocols
  • Endpoint Security
  • Privacy and Data Protection
  • And More… (See course videos below)

Potential Career Titles:

  • System Administrators
  • Help Desk Analysts
  • Network Engineers
  • Software Developers
  • IT Managers
  • Cloud & Network Engineers

Who This Course Is For:
The CompTIA Security+ ( Plus ) certification is considered to be an entry-level certification for those wanting to enter the field of information security. It is recommended that students have a basic understanding of key IT technology terms. This training can also be combined with the CompTIA Network+ training to have a better comprehension of the learning topics.

Course Videos

This course contains the following modules and videos. Click the down arrow to view video details.

  •  Introduction and Overview
  •  Compare and Contrast Information Security Roles
  •  Compare and Contrast Security Control and Framework Types
  •  Module Summary
  •  Explain Threat Actor Types and Attack Vectors
  •  Explain Threat Intelligence Sources
  •  Module Summary
  •  Assess Organizational Security with Network Reconnaissance Tools
  •  Packet Capture and Replay Demo
  •  Explain Security Concerns with General Vulnerability Types
  •  Summarize Vulnerability Scanning Techniques
  •  Explain Penetration Testing Concepts
  •  Module Summary
  •  Compare and Contrast Social Engineering Techniques
  •  Analyze Indicators of Malware-based Attacks
  •  Fork Bomb Malware Demo
  •  Module Summary
  •  Compare and Contrast Cryptographic Ciphers
  •  Summarize Cryptographic Modes of Operation
  •  Summarize Cryptographic Use Cases and Weaknesses
  •  Summarize Other Cryptographic Technologies
  •  Module Summary
  •  Implement Certificates and Certificate Authorities
  •  Implement PKI Management
  •  Implementing a PKI Demo
  •  Module Summary
  •  Summarize Authentication Design Concepts
  •  Implement Knowledge-based Authentication
  •  Password Cracker Demo
  •  Implement Authentication Technologies
  •  Summarize Biometrics Authentication Concepts
  •  Module Summary
  •  Implement Identity and Account Types
  •  Implement Account Policies
  •  Account Types and Polices Demo
  •  Implement Authorization Solutions
  •  Explain the Importance of Personnel Policies
  •  Module Summary
  •  Implement Secure Network Designs
  •  Implement Secure Switching and Routing
  •  Various Types of Network Attacks Demo
  •  Implement Secure Wireless Infrastructure
  •  Implement Load Balancers
  •  Module Summary
  •  Implement Firewalls and Proxy Servers
  •  Implement Network Security Monitoring
  •  Summarize the Use of SIEM
  •  Module Summary
  •  Implement Secure Network Operations Protocols
  •  Implement Secure Application Protocols
  •  Implement Secure Remote Access Protocols
  •  Module Summary
  •  Implement Secure Firmware
  •  Implement Endpoint Security
  •  Endpoint Protection Demo
  •  Explain Embedded System Security Implications
  •  Module Summary
  •  Implement Mobile Device Management
  •  Implement Secure Mobile Device Connections
  •  Module Summary
  •  Analyze Indicators of Application Attack
  •  Analyze Indicators of Web Application Attacks
  •  Summarize Secure Coding Practices
  •  Implement Secure Script Environments
  •  Summarize Deployment and Automation Concepts
  •  Module Summary
  •  Summarize Secure Cloud and Virtualization Services
  •  Apply Cloud Security Solutions
  •  Summarize Infrastructure as Code Concepts
  •  Module Summary
  •  Explain Privacy and Data Sensitivity Concepts
  •  Explain Privacy and Data Protection Controls
  •  Module Summary
  •  Summarize Incident Response Procedures
  •  Utilize Appropriate Data Sources for Incident Response
  •  Apply Mitigation Controls
  •  Module Summary
  •  Explain Key Aspects of Digital Forensics Documentation
  •  Explain Key Aspects of Digital Forensics Evidence Acquisition
  •  Module Summary
  •  Explain Risk Management Processes and Concepts
  •  Explain Business Impact Analysis Concepts
  •  Module Summary
  •  Implement Redundancy Strategies
  •  Implement Backup Strategies
  •  Implement Cybersecurity Resiliency Strategies
  •  Module Summary
  •  Explain the Importance of Physical Site Controls
  •  Explain the Importance of Physical Host Security Controls
  •  Module Summary
  •  Conclusion and General Exam Tips
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