Level: Intermediate

CompTIA Security+ SY0-401

4 Day | Instructor Led

The CompTIA Security+ certification designates knowledgeable professionals in the field of security, one of the fastest-growing fields in IT. Security threats are increasing in number and severity, and the gap between the need for security professionals and qualified IT personnel is the largest of any IT specialty, according to a 2008 CompTIA study. Even in a troubled economy, most businesses plan to maintain or increase their investment in security.

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CompTIA Security+ SY0-401

Ideal Candidates for CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 Class

Candidates for the Security+ certification (SY0-401)

CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 Prerequisites

While there is no required prerequisite, Network+ certification is recommended before taking the Security+ exam.

What You'll Get in CompTIA Security+ SY0-401

What You'll Learn in CompTIA Security+ SY0-401

Network Security
Compliance and Operational Security
Threats and Vulnerabilities
Application, Data, and Host Security
Access Control and Identity Management
Cryptography

CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 Certification

The Security+ exam covers the most important foundational principles for securing a network and managing risk. Access control, identity management and cryptography are important topics on the exam, as well as selection of appropriate mitigation and deterrent techniques to address network attacks and vulnerabilities. Security concerns associated with cloud computing, BYOD and SCADA are addressed in the SY0-401 exam. CompTIA is an ANSI accredited Certifier - 0731. The CompTIA Security+ ce program is included in the scope of this accreditation. The CompTIA Security+ certification may be kept current through the CompTIA Continuing Education program.

CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 Outline

1. Security Threats and Controls

  • Security Controls
  • Threats and Attacks
  • Network Attacks
  • Assessment Tools and Techniques

2. Cryptography and Access Control

  • Ciphers, Hashes, and Steganography
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • Password Authentication
  • Authorization and Account Management

3. Network Security

  • Secure Network Design
  • Security Appliances and Applications
  • Wireless Network Security
  • VPN and Remote Access Security
  • Network Application Security

4. Host, Data, and Application Security

  • Host Security
  • Data Security
  • Web Services Security
  • Web Application Security
  • Virtualization and Cloud Security

5. Operational Security

  • Site Security
  • Mobile and Embedded Device Security
  • Risk Management
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Incident Response and Forensics
  • Security Policies and Training

Testimonials

A. Erlich

RITSC, N6C

I just wanted to say your presentation on Social Media Technology and Security was the finest I have ever attended.

Wilder Guerra

US Navy Reserve

This course is definitely an eye opener. With how much social media has taken over, it is important to be fully aware of the capabilities along with all the risks it brings. It is important to get this course because social media is the new norm.

Rebekah Coughlin

MicroTech

The Social Media and Security Training course offered by UKI is a great and beneficial course combining technical training to fully understand TCP IP networking, DNS, and the harms of malware and cross-site scripting; as well as practical training that allowed attendees to play with open source social intelligence gathering solutions. This is the perfect class for those involved in IT security and interested in social media and identity theft.


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