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CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam Preparation

COURSE TYPE

Practitioner

Course Number

446

Duration

5 Days

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About This Course: Included in your course tuition is a CompTIA Security+ exam voucher that enables you to take the exam at any Pearson VUE Test Center location and a CompTIA Security+ Study Guide book, which includes numerous practice questions.

You Will Learn How To

  • Successfully prepare for the CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam
  • Confidently explain and define an array of security terminologies
  • Navigate the complexity of secure communication protection
  • Explore the concepts of network protection with firewalls and IDS
  • Investigate privacy and integrity issues

Course Outline

  • Introduction to the CompTIA Security+ Exam
  • The six domains of knowledge
  • Expected level of expertise
  • Assessing initial readiness
  • Securing the Network

Communication security goals

  • Evaluating network design and components
  • Examining ports, protocols and threats
  • Implementing wireless security

Secure administration principles

  • Designing for security
  • Managing VLANs and firewall rules
  • Implementing port security
  • Leveraging flood guards
  • Compliance and Operational Security

Risk-related concepts

  • Inspecting methods of control
  • Conducting risk reduction
  • Formulating risk models
  • Evaluating risk

Mitigation strategies

  • Deterrence, avoidance and transference
  • Incident response
  • Preparing security awareness training

Business continuity measures

  • Assessing environmental controls
  • Planning for disaster recovery
  • Analyzing continuity of business plans
  • Implementing high availability
  • Access Controls

Infrastructure principles

  • Assessing MAC, DAC and RBAC
  • Comparing logical and physical access controls

Strengthening the infrastructure

  • Utilizing 802.1x and RADIUS
  • Implementing multifactor authentication
  • Kerberos and CHAP
  • Threats and Vulnerabilities

Identifying vulnerabilities and threats

  • Isolating botnets, viruses and worms
  • Preventing man-in-the-middle attacks
  • Stopping social engineering ploys
  • Zero day attacks
  • Spamming, phishing and vishing

Application attacks

  • Detecting buffer overflows
  • Rejecting injection attacks
  • Preventing cookie misuse
  • Halting Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)
  • Application, Data and Host Security

Security assessment tools

  • Fuzzers
  • Patch management
  • Securing mobile devices and BYOD

Host security tools and techniques

  • Anti-malware
  • Data Loss Prevention
  • Physical Security
  • Fundamentals of Cryptography

Assuring privacy with encryption

  • The CIA model and beyond
  • Cryptographic standards and protocols
  • Deploying symmetric encryption
  • Implementing Public Key cryptography

Establishing cryptographic security

  • Creating digital signatures
  • Exploring the role of certificate authorities
  • Managing keys and the CRL
  • Analyzing X.509 certificates
  • Final Review

Preparing for the examination

  • Getting ready for the exam
  • Handling out-of-date questions
  • Utilizing additional study guides

Assessing readiness

  • Final review and assessment
  • Taking a complete practice exam
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Tuition due 30 days after your course.

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Tuition

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$3190

Government

$2833

Course Tuition Includes:

After-Course Instructor Coaching
When you return to work, you are entitled to schedule a free coaching session with your instructor for help and guidance as you apply your new skills.

Free Course Exam
You can take your course exam on the last day of your course and receive a Certificate of Achievement with the designation "Awarded with Distinction."

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Training Hours

Standard Course Hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
*Informal discussion with instructor about your projects or areas of special interest: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm


FREE Online Course Exam (if applicable) – Last Day: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
By successfully completing your FREE online course exam, you will:

  • Have a record of your growth and learning results.
  • Bring proof of your progress back to your organization
  • Earn credits toward industry certifications (if applicable)
  • Make progress toward one or more Learning Tree Specialist & Expert Certifications (if applicable)

Enhance Your Credentials with Professional Certification

Learning Tree's comprehensive training and exam preparation guarantees that you will gain the knowledge and confidence to achieve professional certification and advance your career.

This course is approved by CompTIA as CompTIA Authorized Quality Curriculum (CAQC) and helps you fully prepare for the CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam. Read more ...

This course is approved by CompTIA for continuing education units (CEUs). For additional information and to confirm which courses are eligible towards your CompTIA certification, click here.

This course qualifies for 29 CPE credits from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy CPE program. Read more ...

“This Learning Tree Course helped me gain the knowledge and confidence I needed to take and pass the CompTIA Security+ exam.”

- C. Sell, Self Warranty Technician
Montgomery County Public Schools

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