1 - Threats, Attacks, and Vulnerabilities
Compare and contrast different types of social engineering techniques.Given a scenario, analyze potential indicatorsto determine the type of attack.Given a scenario, analyze potential indicatorsassociated with application attacks. Given a scenario, analyze potential indicatorsassociated with network attacks.Explain different threat actors, vectors, and intelligence sources.Explain the security concerns associated withvarious types of vulnerabilities.Summarize the techniques used in security assessments.Explain the techniques used in penetration testing.
2 - Architecture and Design
Explain the importance of security conceptsin an enterprise environment. Summarize virtualization and cloud computing concepts.Summarize secure application development,deployment, and automation concepts. Summarize authentication and authorization design concepts.Given a scenario, implement cybersecurity resilience. Explain the security implications of embedded and specialized systems. Explain the importance of physical security controls.Summarize the basics of cryptographic concepts.
3 - Implementation
Given a scenario, implement secure protocols.Given a scenario, implement host or application security solutions.Given a scenario, implement secure network designs.Given a scenario, install and configure wireless security settings.Given a scenario, implement secure mobile solutions.Given a scenario, apply cybersecurity solutions to the cloud.Given a scenario, implement identity andaccount management controls.Given a scenario, implement authenticationand authorization solutions.Given a scenario, implement public key infrastructure.
4 - Operations and Incident Response
Given a scenario, use the appropriate tool toassess organizational security.Summarize the importance of policies, processes,and procedures for incident response.Given an incident, utilize appropriate datasources to support an investigation.Given an incident, apply mitigation techniquesor controls to secure an environment.Explain the key aspects of digital forensics.
5 - Governance, Risk, and Compliance
Compare and contrast various types of controls.Explain the importance of applicable regulations, standards, orframeworks that impact organizational security posture.Explain the importance of policies to organizational security.Summarize risk management processes and concepts.Explain privacy and sensitive data concepts in relation to security.
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Who is it For?
This course is designed for information technology (IT) professionals who have networking and administrative skills in Windows®-based Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) networks; familiarity with other operating systems, such as macOS®, Unix®, or Linux®; and who want to further a career in IT by acquiring foundational knowledge of security topics or using CompTIA Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles.
This course is also designed for students who are seeking the CompTIA Security+ certification and who want to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 Certification Exam.