CompTIA Security+ (Exam SYO-601) - CompTIA Sec+ Course Outline

(5 Days)

Overview

The Official CompTIA Security+ Student Guide (SY0-601) has been developed by CompTIA for the CompTIA certification candidate. Rigorously evaluated to validate coverage of the CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601) exam objectives, The Official CompTIA Security+ Student Guide teaches the knowledge and skills required to assess the security posture of an enterprise environment and recommend and implement appropriate security solutions; monitor and secure hybrid environments, including cloud, mobile, and IoT; operate with an awareness of applicable laws and policies, including principles of governance, risk, and compliance; identify, analyze, and respond to security events and incidents.

Audience Profile

This course is designed for information technology (IT) professionals who have networking and administrative skills in Windows®-based Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) networks; familiarity with other operating systems, such as macOS®, Unix®, or Linux®; and who want to further a career in IT by acquiring foundational knowledge of security topics or using CompTIA Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles.

Prerequisites

To ensure your success in this course, you should have 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.
  • Note: The prerequisites for this course might differ significantly from the prerequisites for the CompTIA certification exams. For the most up-to-date information about the exam prerequisites, complete the form on this page:https://certification.comptia.org/training/exam-objectives.

At Course Completion

The Official CompTIA Security+ Student Guide (SY0-601) has been developed by CompTIA for the CompTIA certification candidate. Rigorously evaluated to validate coverage of the CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601) exam objectives, The Official CompTIA Security+ Student Guide teaches the knowledge and skills required to assess the security posture of an enterprise environment and recommend and implement appropriate security solutions; monitor and secure hybrid environments, including cloud, mobile, and IoT; operate with an awareness of applicable laws and policies, including principles of governance, risk, and compliance; identify, analyze, and respond to security events and incidents.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Comparing Security Roles and Security Controls

Lesson 2: Explaining Threat Actors and Threat Intelligence

Lesson 3: Performing Security Assessments

Lesson 4: Identifying Social Engineering and Malware

Lesson 5: Summarizing Basic Cryptographic Concepts

Lesson 6: Implementing Public Key Infrastructure

Lesson 7: Implementing Authentication Controls

Lesson 8: Implementing Identity and Account Management Controls

Lesson 9: Implementing Secure Network Designs

Lesson 10: Implementing Network Security Appliances

Lesson 11: Implementing Secure Network Protocols

Lesson 12: Implementing Host Security Solutions

Lesson 13: Implementing Secure Mobile Solutions

Lesson 14: Summarizing Secure Application Concepts

Lesson 15: Implementing Secure Cloud Solutions

Lesson 16: Explaining Data Privacy and Protection Concepts

Lesson 17: Performing Incident Response

Lesson 18: Explaining Digital Forensics

Lesson 19: Summarizing Risk Management Concepts

Lesson 20: Implementing Cybersecurity Resilience

Lesson 21: Explaining Physical Security

Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 Exam Objectives

Appendix B: Course Acronyms

Solutions

Glossary

Index