ATSEC+701 - CompTIA Security+ (Exam SY0-701)

The Official CompTIA Security+ (Exam SY0-701) is the primary course you will need to take if your job responsibilities include safeguarding networks, detecting threats, and securing data in your organization. You can take this course to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ (Exam SY0-701) certification examination.

This course can benefit you in two ways. If you intend to pass the CompTIA Security+ (Exam SY0-701) 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 IT security. Today's job market demands individuals with demonstrable skills, and the information and activities in this course can help you build your cybersecurity skill set so that you can confidently perform your duties in any entry-level security role.

On course completion, you will be able to do the following:

Summarize fundamental security concepts.
Compare threat types.
Explain appropriate cryptographic solutions.
Implement identity and access management.
Secure enterprise network architecture.
Secure cloud network architecture.
Explain resiliency and site security concepts.
Explain vulnerability management.
Evaluate network security capabilities.
Assess endpoint security capabilities.
Enhance application security capabilities.
Explain incident response and monitoring concepts.
Analyze indicators of malicious activity.
Summarize security governance concepts.
Explain risk management processes. • Summarize data protection and compliance concepts

Security+ is compliant with ISO 17024 standards. Regulators and government rely on ANSI accreditation because it provides confidence and trust in the outputs of an accredited program.

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To ensure your success in this course, you should have a minimum of two years of experience in IT administration with a focus on security, hands-on experience with technical information security, and a broad knowledge of security concepts. CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Network+, or the equivalent knowledge, is strongly recommended.

Detailed Class Syllabus

Lesson 1: Summarize Fundamental Security Concepts

Topic 1A: Security Concepts
Topic 1B: Security Controls

Lesson 2: Compare Threat Types

Topic 2A: Threat Actors
Topic 2B: Attack Surfaces
Topic 2C: Social Engineering

Lesson 3: Explain Cryptographic Solutions

Topic 3A: Cryptographic Algorithms
Topic 3B: Public Key Infrastructure
Topic 3C: Cryptographic Solutions

Lesson 4: Implement Identity and Access Management

Topic 4A: Authentication
Topic 4B: Authorization
Topic 4C: Identity Management

Lesson 5: Secure Enterprise Network Architecture

Topic 5A: Enterprise Network Architecture
Topic 5B: Network Security Appliances
Topic 5C: Secure Communications

Lesson 6: Secure Cloud Network Architecture

Topic 6A: Cloud Infrastructure
Topic 6B: Embedded Systems and Zero Trust Architecture

Lesson 7: Explain Resiliency and Site Security Concepts

Topic 7A: Asset Management
Topic 7B: Redundancy Strategies
Topic 7C: Physical Security

Lesson 8: Explain Vulnerability Management

Topic 8A: Device and OS Vulnerabilities
Topic 8B: Application and Cloud Vulnerabilities
Topic 8C: Vulnerability Identification Methods
Topic 8D: Vulnerability Analysis and Remediation

Lesson 9: Evaluate Network Security Capabilities

Topic 9A: Network Security Baselines
Topic 9B: Network Security Capability Enhancement

Lesson 10: Assess Endpoint Security Capabilities

Topic 10A: Implement Endpoint Security
Topic 10B: Mobile Device Hardening

Lesson 11: Enhance Application Security Capabilities

Topic 11A: Application Protocol Security Baselines
Topic 11B: Cloud and Web Application Security Concepts

Lesson 12: Explain Incident Response and Monitoring Concepts

Topic 12A: Incident Response
Topic 12B: Digital Forensics
Topic 12C: Data Sources
Topic 12D: Alerting and Monitoring Tools

Lesson 13: Analyze Indicators of Malicious Activity

Topic 13A: Malware Attack Indicators
Topic 13B: Physical and Network Attack Indicators
Topic 13C: Application Attack Indicators

Lesson 14: Summarize Security Governance Concepts

Topic 14A: Policies, Standards, and Procedures
Topic 14B: Change Management
Topic 14C: Automation and Orchestration

Lesson 15: Explain Risk Management Processes

Topic 15A: Risk Management Processes and Concepts
Topic 15B: Vendor Management Concepts
Topic 15C: Audits and Assessments

Lesson 16: Summarize Data Protection and Compliance Concepts

Topic 16A: Data Classification and Compliance
Topic 16B: Personnel Policies