CompTIA Security+ (Exam SY0-401)
Duration: 5 Days
CompTIA Security+ (Exam SY0-401) is the primary course you will need to take if your job responsibilities include securing network services, devices, and traffic in your organization. You can also take this course to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination. In this course, you will build on your knowledge of and professional experience with security fundamentals, networks, and organizational security as you acquire the specific skills required to implement basic security services on any type of computer network.
This course can benefit you in two ways. If you intend to pass the CompTIA Security+ (Exam SY0-401) certification examination, this course can be a significant part of your preparation. But certification is not the only key to professional success in the field of computer security. Today's job market demands individuals with demonstrable skills, and the information and activities in this course can help you build your computer security skill set so that you can confidently perform your duties in any security-related role.
Topics Covered In This Course
Lesson 1: Security Fundamentals
Lesson 2: Identifying Security Threats and Vulnerabilities
Lesson 3: Managing Data, Application, and Host Security
Lesson 4: Implementing Network Security
Lesson 5: Implementing Access Control, Authentication, and Account Management
Lesson 7: Implementing Compliance and Operational Security
Lesson 8: Risk Management
Lesson 9: Troubleshooting and Managing Security Incidents
Lesson 10: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning
What You Can Expect
In this course, you will implement, monitor, and troubleshoot infrastructure, application, information, and operational security.
Who Should Take This Course
This course is targeted toward the information technology (IT) professional who has networking and administrative skills in Windows-based Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) networks; familiarity with other operating systems, such as Mac OS X, Unix, or Linux; and who wants to further a career in IT by acquiring foundational knowledge of security topics; prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination; or use Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles.
To ensure your success in your course, you should possess basic Windows user skills and a fundamental understanding of computer and networking concepts.
CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications, or equivalent knowledge, and six to nine months experience in networking, including configuring security parameters, are strongly recommended.
Additional introductory courses or work experience in application development and programming, or in network and operating system administration for any software platform or system are helpful but not required.
This course requires specific hardware and software configuration on the systems being used by students during the class. Please check with your Verhoef Account Manager for details when scheduling this course at your facility.
Every student attending a Verhoef Training class will receive a certificate good for $100 toward their next public class taken within a year.
You can also buy "Verhoef Vouchers" to get a discounted rate for a single student in any of our public or web-based classes. Contact your account manager or our sales office for details.
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