CompTIA® Security+® (Exam SY0-501) is the primary course you will need to take if your job responsibilities include securing network services, devices, and traffic and your organization as a whole including the physical security elements and operational security measures. It is also the main course you will take to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ Certification examination. In this course, you will build on your knowledge 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 SY0-501) 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 professional role.
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 and familiarity with other operating systems, such as Mac OS® X, Unix, or Linux, and 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.
Register 21 days before class start date and save 10%! Enter discount code EARLY10 during registration.
Register 21 days before class start date and save $250! Enter discount code EARLY250 during registration.
Lesson 1: Security Fundamentals
Topic A: The Information Security Cycle
Topic B: Information Security Controls
Topic C: Authentication Methods
Topic D: Cryptography Fundamentals
Topic E: Security Policy Fundamentals
Lesson 2: Security Threats and Vulnerabilities
Topic A: Social Engineering
Topic B: Physical Threats and Vulnerabilities
Topic C: Network-Based Threats
Topic D: Wireless Threats and Vulnerabilities
Topic E: Software-Based Threats
Lesson 3: Network Security
Topic A: Network Devices and Technologies
Topic B: Network Design Elements and Components
Topic C: Implement Networking Protocols
Topic D: Apply Network Security Administration Principles
Topic E: Secure Wireless Traffic
Lesson 4: Managing Application, Data, and Host Security
Topic A: Establish Device/Host Security
Topic B: Application Security
Topic C: Data Security
Topic D: Mobile Security
Lesson 5: Access Control, Authentication, and Account Management
Topic A: Access Control and Authentication Services
Topic B: Implement Account Management Security Controls
Lesson 6: Managing Certificates
Topic A: Install a CA Hierarchy
Topic B: Enroll Certificates
Topic C: Secure Network Traffic by Using Certificates
Topic D: Renew Certificates
Topic E: Revoke Certificates
Topic F: Back Up and Restore Certificates and Private Keys
Lesson 7: Compliance and Operational Security
Topic A: Physical Security
Topic B: Legal Compliance
Topic C: Security Awareness and Training
Lesson 8: Risk Management
Topic A: Risk Analysis
Topic B: Implement Vulnerability Assessment Tools and Techniques
Topic C: Scan for Vulnerabilities
Topic D: Mitigation and Deterrent Techniques
Lesson 9: Managing Security Incidents
Topic A: Respond to Security Incidents
Topic B: Recover from a Security Incident
Lesson 10: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning
Topic A: Business Continuity
Topic B: Plan for Disaster Recovery
Topic C: Execute DRPs and Procedures
Appendix A: CompTIA® Security+® (Exam SY0-501) Objectives Mapping
Is there a discount available for current students?
UMBC students and alumni, as well as students who have previously taken a public training course with UMBC Training Centers are eligible for a 10% discount, capped at $250. Please provide a copy of your UMBC student ID or an unofficial transcript or the name of the UMBC Training Centers course you have completed. Online courses are excluded from this offer.
What is the cancellation and refund policy?
Student will receive a refund of paid registration fees only if UMBC Training Centers receives a notice of cancellation at least 10 business days prior to the class start date for classes or the exam date for exams.