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CompTIA™ Security+ Certification Training  

CompTIA Security+ is the certification globally trusted to validate foundational, vendor-neutral IT security knowledge and skills.

CompTIA Security+ is the certification globally trusted to validate foundational, vendor-neutral IT security knowledge and skills. As a benchmark for best practices in IT security, this certification covers the essential principles for network security and risk management – making it an important stepping stone of an IT security career.

Security+ is developed and maintained by leading IT experts. Content for the exam stems from a combination of industry-wide survey feedback and contributions from our team of subject matter experts. 

The CompTIA Security+ exam will certify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to install and configure systems to secure applications, networks, and devices; perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques; participate in risk mitigation activities; and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations. The successful candidate will perform these tasks to support the principles of confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The examination is intended for candidates who possess Network+ certification and two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus.

Upon registering, you're given six (6) months to complete this program.



Hardware Requirements: 

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac device.
  • Mac users are encouraged to have access to a Windows environment on their device.

Software Requirements: 

  • PC: Windows 7 or later.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.


IT security is paramount to organizations as cloud computing and mobile devices have changed the way we do business. With the massive amounts of data transmitted and stored on networks throughout the world, it’s essential to have effective security practices in place. That’s where CompTIA Security+ comes in to prepare candidates to fulfill these responsibilities. Get the Security+ certification to show that you have the skills to secure a network and deter hackers and you’re ready for the job.

We now offer the CompTIA™ Security+ program with an exam voucher included!

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I. Security Attacks and Cryptography                                                                      

                A.  Section A                      

                                1.            Notes: Introduction to Security

                                2.            Textbook Reading: Chapter 1

                                3.            Study Aid: Unit 1 Section A: Flash Cards

                                4.            Unit 1: Section A Videos

                                5.            Watch Unit 1: Section A Videos Here

                                6.            PowerPoint: Introduction to Security

                                7.            Study Aid: Unit 1 Section A: Matching Game

                                8.            Answer Key: End of Chapter 1 Textbook Questions

                                9.            Study Aid: Unit 1 Section A: Learning Game

                                10.          Quiz 1

                                                                               

                B.  Section B                      

                                1.            Notes: Malware and Social Engineering Attacks

                                2.            Textbook Reading: Chapter 2

                                3.            Study Aid: Unit 1 Section B: Flash Cards

                                4.            Unit 1: Section B Videos

                                5.            Watch Unit 1: Section B Videos Here

                                6.            PowerPoint: Malware and Social Engineering Attacks

                                7.            Study Aid: Unit 1 Section B: Matching Game

                                8.            Answer Key: End of Chapter 2 Textbook Questions

                                9.            Study Aid: Unit 1 Section B: Learning Game

                                10.          Quiz 2

                                11.          Lab: Social Engineering Reconnaissance

                                                                               

                C.  Section C                      

                                1.            Notes: Basic Cryptography

                                2.            Textbook Reading: Chapter 3

                                3.            Study Aid: Unit 1 Section C: Flash Cards

                                4.            Unit 1: Section C Videos

                                5.            Watch Unit 1: Section C Videos Here

                                6.            PowerPoint: Basic Cryptography

                                7.            Study Aid: Unit 1 Section C: Matching Game

                                8.            Answer Key: End of Chapter 3 Textbook Questions

                                9.            Study Aid: Unit 1 Section C: Learning Game

                                10.          Quiz 3

                                                                               

                D.  Completion                 

                                1.            Study Aid: Unit 1: Flash Cards

                                2.            Study Aid: Unit 1: Matching Game

                                3.            Study Aid: Unit 1: Learning Game

                                4.            Exam 1

                                                                               

 II. Security and Networking                                                                       

                A.  Section A                      

                                1.            Notes: Advanced Cryptography and PKI

                                2.            Textbook Reading: Chapter 4

                                3.            Study Aid: Unit 2 Section A: Flash Cards

                                4.            Unit 2: Section A Videos

                                5.            Watch Unit 2: Section A Videos Here

                                6.            PowerPoint: Advanced Cryptography and PKI

                                7.            Study Aid: Unit 2 Section A: Matching Game

                                8.            Answer Key: End of Chapter 4 Textbook Questions

                                9.            Study Aid: Unit 2 Section A: Learning Game

                                10.          Quiz 4

                                11.          Lab: Understanding PKI Concepts

                                                                               

                B.  Section B                      

                                1.            Notes: Application and Networking-Based Attacks

                                2.            Textbook Reading: Chapter 5

                                3.            Study Aid: Unit 2 Section B: Flash Cards

                                4.            Unit 2: Section B Videos

                                5.            Watch Unit 2: Section B Videos Here

                                6.            PowerPoint: Networking and Server Attacks

                                7.            Study Aid: Unit 2 Section B: Matching Game

                                8.            Answer Key: End of Chapter 5 Textbook Questions

                                9.            Study Aid: Unit 2 Section B: Learning Game

                                10.          Quiz 5

                                11.          Lab: Implementing DNSSEC

                                12.          Lab: Protocols and Services - SNMP

                                                                               

                C.  Section C                      

                                1.            Notes: Network Security Devices, Design, and Technology

                                2.            Textbook Reading: Chapter 6

                                3.            Study Aid: Unit 2 Section C: Flash Cards

                                4.            Unit 2: Section C Videos

                                5.            Watch Unit 2: Section C Videos Here

                                6.            PowerPoint: Network Security Devices, Design, and Technology

                                7.            Study Aid: Unit 2 Section C: Matching Game

                                8.            Answer Key: End of Chapter 6 Textbook Questions

                                9.            Study Aid: Unit 2 Section C: Learning Game

                                10.          Quiz 6

                                11.          Lab: Firewall Rule Based Management

                                12.          Lab: Firewalls and Evasion

                                13.          Lab: NAT and OpenSSH

                                14.          Lab: Install and Configure Network Load Balancing

                                                                               

                D.  Completion                 

                                1.            Study Aid: Unit 2: Flash Cards

                                2.            Study Aid: Unit 2: Matching Game

                                3.            Study Aid: Unit 2: Learning Game

                                4.            Exam 2

                                                                               

 III. Securing Networks and Clients                                                                           

                A.  Section A                      

                                1.            Notes: Administering a Secure Network

                                2.            Textbook Reading: Chapter 7

                                3.            Study Aid: Unit 3 Section A: Flash Cards

                                4.            Unit 3: Section A Videos

                                5.            Watch Unit 3: Section A Videos Here

                                6.            PowerPoint: Administering a Secure Network

                                7.            Study Aid: Unit 3 Section A: Matching Game

                                8.            Answer Key: End of Chapter 7 Textbook Questions

                                9.            Study Aid: Unit 3 Section A: Learning Game

                                10.          Quiz 7

                                11.          Lab: Application Data - Establish Host Security

                                12.          Lab: Implementing a Network Policy Server

                                                                               

                B.  Section B                      

                                1.            Notes: Wireless Network Security

                                2.            Textbook Reading: Chapter 8

                                3.            Study Aid: Unit 3 Section B: Flash Cards

                                4.            Unit 3: Section B Videos

                                5.            Watch Unit 3: Section B Videos Here

                                6.            PowerPoint: Wireless Network Security

                                7.            Study Aid: Unit 3 Section B: Matching Game

                                8.            Answer Key: End of Chapter 8 Textbook Questions

                                9.            Study Aid: Unit 3 Section B: Learning Game

                                10.          Quiz 8

                                11.          Lab: Network Vulnerabilities Part 1

                                12.          Lab: Network Vulnerabilities Part 2

                                13.          Lab: Password Cracking Tools

                                                                               

                C.  Section C                      

                                1.            Notes: Client and Application Security

                                2.            Textbook Reading: Chapter 9

                                3.            Study Aid: Unit 3 Section C: Flash Cards

                                4.            Unit 3: Section C Videos

                                5.            Watch Unit 3: Section C Videos Here

                                6.            PowerPoint: Client and Application Security

                                7.            Study Aid: Unit 3 Section C: Matching Game

                                8.            Answer Key: End of Chapter 9 Textbook Questions

                                9.            Study Aid: Unit 3 Section C: Learning Game

                                10.          Quiz 9

                                11.          Lab: Data Encryption

                                                                               

                D.  Completion                 

                                1.            Study Aid: Unit 3: Flash Cards

                                2.            Study Aid: Unit 3: Matching Game

                                3.            Study Aid: Unit 3: Learning Game

                                4.            Exam 3

                                                                               

IV. Mobile Security and Access Management                                                                      

                A.                            Section A                            

                                1.            Notes: Mobile and Embedded Device Security

                                2.            Textbook Reading: Chapter 10

                                3.            Study Aid: Unit 4 Section A: Flash Cards

                                4.            Unit 4: Section A Videos

                                5.            Watch Unit 4: Section A Videos Here

                                6.            PowerPoint: Mobile and Embedded Device Security

                                7.            Study Aid: Unit 4 Section A: Matching Game

                                8.            Answer Key: End of Chapter 10 Textbook Questions

                                9.            Study Aid: Unit 4 Section A: Learning Game

                                10.          Quiz 10

                                                                               

                B.  Section B                      

                                1.            Notes: Authentication and Account Management

                                2.            Textbook Reading: Chapter 11

                                3.            Study Aid: Unit 4 Section B: Flash Cards

                                4.            Unit 4: Section B Videos

                                5.            Watch Unit 4: Section B Videos Here

                                6.            PowerPoint: Authentication and Account Management

                                7.            Study Aid: Unit 4 Section B: Matching Game

                                8.            Answer Key: End of Chapter 11 Textbook Questions

                                9.            Study Aid: Unit 4 Section B: Learning Game

                                10.          Quiz 11

                                11.          Lab: Implementing AD Federation Services

                                12.          Lab: Configuring RADIUS

                                                                               

                C.  Section C                      

                                1.            Notes: Access Management

                                2.            Textbook Reading: Chapter 12

                                3.            Study Aid: Unit 4 Section C: Flash Cards

                                4.            Unit 4: Section C Videos

                                5.            Watch Unit 4: Section C Videos Here

                                6.            PowerPoint: Access Management

                                7.            Study Aid: Unit 4 Section C: Matching Game

                                8.            Answer Key: End of Chapter 12 Textbook Questions

                                9.            Study Aid: Unit 4 Section C: Learning Game

                                10.          Quiz 12

                                11.          Lab: Implement Patching using WSUS

                                                                               

                D.  Completion                 

                                1.            Study Aid: Unit 4: Flash Cards

                                2.            Study Aid: Unit 4: Matching Game

                                3.            Study Aid: Unit 4: Learning Game

                                4.            Exam 4

                                                                               

V. Business Continuity and Risk Mitigation                                                                            

                A.  Section A                      

                                1.            Notes: Vulnerability Assessment and Data Security

                                2.            Textbook Reading: Chapter 13

                                3.            Study Aid: Unit 5 Section A: Flash Cards

                                4.            Unit 5: Section A Videos

                                5.            Watch Unit 5: Section A Videos Here

                                6.            PowerPoint: Vulnerability Assessment and Data Security

                                7.            Study Aid: Unit 5 Section A: Matching Game

                                8.            Answer Key: End of Chapter 13 Textbook Questions

                                9.            Study Aid: Unit 5 Section A: Learning Game

                                10.          Quiz 13

                                11.          Lab: Scanning and Remediating Vulnerabilities with OpenVAS

                                                                               

                B.  Section B                      

                                1.            Objective 5.6: Explain disaster recovery and continuity of                                                                                               operation concepts.

                                2.            Notes: Business Continuity

                                3.            Textbook Reading: Chapter 14

                                4.            Study Aid: Unit 5 Section B: Flash Cards

                                5.            Unit 5: Section B Videos

                                6.            Watch Unit 5: Section B Videos Here

                                7.            PowerPoint: Business Continuity

                                8.            Study Aid: Unit 5 Section B: Matching Game

                                9.            Answer Key: End of Chapter 14 Textbook Questions

                                10.          Study Aid: Unit 5 Section B: Learning Game

                                11.          Quiz 14

                                12.          Lab: Configuring IDS and Honeypots

                                13.          Lab: Backup and Recovery

                                14.          Lab: Managing Local Storage and Virtual Hard Disks

                                15.          Lab: Introduction to Digital Forensics

                                                                               

                C.  Section C                      

                                1.            Notes: Risk Mitigation

                                2.            Textbook Reading: Chapter 15

                                3.            Study Aid: Unit 5 Section C: Flash Cards

                                4.            Unit 5: Section C Videos

                                5.            Watch Unit 5: Section C Videos Here

                                6.            PowerPoint: Risk Mitigation

                                7.            Study Aid: Unit 5 Section C: Matching Game

                                8.            Answer Key: End of Chapter 15 Textbook Questions

                                9.            Study Aid: Unit 5 Section C: Learning Game

                                10.          Quiz 15

                                11.          Lab: Managing Certificates

                                12.          Lab: Implementing Software RAID

                                                                               

                D.  Completion                 

                                1.            Study Aid: Unit 5: Flash Cards

                                2.            Study Aid: Unit 5: Matching Game

                                3.            Study Aid: Unit 5: Learning Game

                                4.            Exam 5

                                                                               

VI. Business Continuity and Risk Mitigation                                                                          

                A.  Course Completion                  

                                1.            Textbook Reading: Review

                                2.            Study Aid: Final Review: Flash Cards

                                3.            Practice Final Exam Quiz

                                4.            Study Aid: Final Review: Matching Game

                                5.            Course Completion Survey Feedback

                                6.            Study Aid: Final Review: Learning Game

                                7.            Final Exam


By the end of this program, you'll be able to perform the following:

  • Incident Response
  • Network Design Security
  • Risk Calculations
  • Penetration Testing
  • Risk Management
  • Mobile Device, Host, and Data Security
  • Account management

 

Additionally, you will be able to implement the following:

  • Network Device Security
  • Wireless Security
  • Strategies to Reduce Risk
  • Physical and Environment Security
  • Static Environment Security
  • Authentication Services and Protocols
  • Secure Authentication Methods
  • Authorization Models
  • Security for Protocols and Ports

Lastly, you will be able to understand and implement the following:

  • Techniques to Raise Security Awareness
  • Mitigating Malware
  • Discovery Tools
  • Application Security Controls and Techniques
  • Attack Types
  • The Correct Controls for CIA
  • Cryptography Concepts and Protocols
  • 3rd Party Integration in Risk
  • Computer Forensics
  • Social Engineering Reduction
  • PKI
  • Security Administrative Principles
  • Secure Protocols and Ports
  • Control Types


David Grimes brings over 10 years of experience in IT, education, instruction, curriculum design, combined with extensive management and leadership experience in the private and non-profit sectors. His passion for technology and education has led David to work as an academic dean, student services director, technology coordinator, teacher, consultant, and technology columnist and blogger. David holds a Master of Education and a Bachelor of Science, both in Technology Education, from Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. In addition, he has earned IT industry certifications and has been published in a book on gamification in the classroom.

 

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