CompTIA Security+ Course
Security+ is an elective or prerequisite to advanced security certifications. It is also the main course you will take to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ examination (exam number SY0-201). In this course, you’ll build on your knowledge and professional experience with computer hardware, operating systems, and networks as you acquire the specific skills required to implement basic security services on any type of computer network.
An IT professional who has networking and administrative skills in Windows-based TCP/IP networks and familiarity with other operating systems, who wants to: further a career in IT by acquiring a 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.
CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications, or equivalent knowledge, and 6-9 months experience in networking, including experience configuring and managing TCP/IP. Although not required, students might find it helpful to obtain foundational information from introductory operating system administration courses.
Chapter 1 – General security Concepts
Chapter 2- Identifying Potential Risks
Chapter 3 -Infrastructure and Connectivity
Chapter 4- Monitoring Activity and Intrusion Detection
Chapter 5 -Implementing and Maintaining a Secure Network
Chapter 6 -Securing the Network and Environment
Chapter 7 – Cryptography Basics, Methods, and Standards
Chapter 8 – Security Policies and Procedures
Chapter 9 – Security Administration
Appendix A – Security Administrator’s Troubleshooting Guide
Appendix B – Workbook Exercise
Appendix C – Security+ Acronyms List