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CompTIA Security + (Security Specialist)  

Overview

The Official CompTIA® Security+® Instructor Guide (Exam SY0-501) is the primary course you will need to take if your job responsibilities include securing network services, devices, and traffic in your organization. You can also take this course to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination. In this course, you will build on your knowledge of 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 role.

Prerequisites

To ensure your success in this course, you should possess 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. Students can obtain this level of skill and knowledge by taking any of the following courses:

  • CompTIA® A+®: A Comprehensive Approach (Exams 220-901 and 220-902)

  • CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-006)

Additional introductory courses or work experience in application development and

programming, or in network and operating system administration for any software platform or system, are helpful but not required.

Course Accreditations

Learnfast is a CompTIA Authorized Partner. CompTIA’s Authorised Partner Programme works collaboratively with organisations throughout the globe to increase market impact, customer satisfaction and revenue to enhance student career opportunities.

 


Did you know? Learnfast won the CompTIA award for the fastest growing partner in the past financial year. View the certificate HERE.


Who Should Attend

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; familiarity with other operating systems, such as macOS®, Unix, or Linux; and who wants to further a career in IT by acquiring foundational knowledge of security topics; preparing for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination; or using Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles

Price

R9000 Incl Vat (Per Person, Includes Manual, Dataset USB)

and

R2700 Incl VAT (Per CompTIA Security+ Exam Voucher) (Valid for 12 months from the issue date and can be redeemed at an Authorised PearsonVUE Testing Centre)

 

PLEASE NOTE: Learnfast serves a full lunch during break as well as coffee, tea and biscuits as part at no extra cost. We also cater for special meals.

Duration

5 Days (08:30 - 16:00)

Skill Level

  • Beginners

Our myWay Learning Methods

Our innovative "myWay” learning methodology is built around the students individual learning requirement, allowing each student to learn in a style that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule.

Instructor-Led Classes

Reach your full potential through our “myWay Instructor-Led” classes combined with interactive lessons, supporting video content, practical assignments and in field experience. We deliver instructor led classes full time, part-time, weekends and onsite.

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Mentored Learning

The "myWay Mentored Learning” was created in response for more flexible learning schedules and focused content. It allows each student to progress in a manner that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule that a fixed, lecture based approach does not allow for. You will be mentored on a one to one basis by a subject matter expert with continues practical exposure and focus on problem areas, allowing you to progress at your own pace and deciding what content requires more or less time.

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Distance Learning

Do a course at your own pace via our “myWay Distance Learning”. We have re-defined studying via online by combining self-study with supported interactive online video lectures, extra resources, questionnaires and much more, all supported via out Online Student Portal. You will get a course coach and lecturer assigned to you so that you never feel alone and have support whenever you need. Your coach will look after you and your study health, encouraging you to progress constantly.

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Why CompTIA Security+?


Watch this video explaining how CompTIA Security + will give you the skills secure a network and deter hackers and you’re ready for the job.

Important Notes

  • Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.
  • Learnfast retains the right to change this calendar without any notification.
  • Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of the proof of payment or an official company purchase order for the full amount of the training.
  • For full day courses Learnfast will supply you with the relevant training material. A desktop computer to use for the training (where applicable), tea/coffee and a full lunch for full day InClass training hosted at Learnfast only. Catering is not included for OnSite training and laptop is available for hire at an additional cost if required.
  • Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us via fax or email at least 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date. Full course fees may be retained for no shows or requests within 5 working days prior to commencement.
  • Although we go to great lengths to ensure that all training proceeds as scheduled, Learnfast reserves the right to cancel or postpone dates if we require to do so and undertake to inform clients in writing and telephonically of these changes.
  • Learnfast suggests clients wait until a week prior to course commencement that a course has been confirmed to go ahead as scheduled before booking flight and accommodation. Learnfast is NOT responsible for cost associated with cancellation of classes such as flight and accommodation for clients.

Lesson 1: Identifying Security Fundamentals

  • Topic A: Identify Information Security Concepts

  • Topic B: Identify Basic Security Controls

  • Topic C: Identify Basic Authentication and Authorization Concepts

  • Topic D: Identify Basic Cryptography Concepts

 

Lesson 2: Analyzing Risk

  • Topic A: Analyze Organizational Risk

  • Topic B: Analyze the Business Impact of Risk

 

Lesson 3: Identifying Security Threats

  • Topic A: Identify Types of Attackers

  • Topic B: Identify Social Engineering Attacks

  • Topic C: Identify Malware

  • Topic D: Identify Software-Based Threats

  • Topic E: Identify Network-Based Threats

  • Topic F: Identify Wireless Threats

  • Topic G: Identify Physical Threats

 

Lesson 4: Conducting Security Assessments

  • Topic A: Identify Vulnerabilities

  • Topic B: Assess Vulnerabilities

  • Topic C: Implement Penetration Testing

 

Lesson 5: Implementing Host and Software Security

  • Topic A: Implement Host Security

  • Topic B: Implement Cloud and Virtualization Security

  • Topic C: Implement Mobile Device Security

  • Topic D: Incorporate Security in the Software Development Lifecycle

 

Lesson 6: Implementing Network Security

  • Topic A: Configure Network Security Technologies

  • Topic B: Secure Network Design Elements

  • Topic C: Implement Secure Networking Protocols and Services

  • Topic D: Secure Wireless Traffic

Lesson 7: Managing Identity and Access

  • Topic A: Implement Identity and Access Management

  • Topic B: Configure Directory Services

  • Topic C: Configure Access Services

  • Topic D: Manage Accounts

 

Lesson 8: Implementing Cryptography

  • Topic A: Identify Advanced Cryptography Concepts

  • Topic B: Select Cryptographic Algorithms

  • Topic C: Configure a Public Key Infrastructure

  • Topic D: Enrol Certificates

  • Topic E: Back Up and Restore Certificates and Private Keys

  • Topic F: Revoke Certificates

 

Lesson 9: Implementing Operational Security

  • Topic A: Evaluate Security Frameworks and Guidelines

  • Topic B: Incorporate Documentation in Operational Security

  • Topic C: Implement Security Strategies

  • Topic D: Manage Data Security Processes

  • Topic E: Implement Physical Controls

 

Lesson 10: Addressing Security Incidents

  • Topic A: Troubleshoot Common Security Issues

  • Topic B: Respond to Security Incidents

  • Topic C: Investigate Security Incidents

 

Lesson 11: Ensuring Business Continuity

  • Topic A: Select Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Processes

  • Topic B: Develop a Business Continuity Plan

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