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CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Expert Live with Encore

CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Expert Live with Encore

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CompTIA Security+ is a vendor-neutral certification representing an internationally recognized validation of foundation-level security skills and knowledge. It is leveraged by organizations and security professionals around the world. This course will prepare you for the SY0-501 exam, which will certify that the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills necessary to secure systems, applications, networks, and devices; conduct threat analysis and countermeasure techniques; perform risk mitigation activities; and function with an awareness of the proper policies, laws, and regulations.
There are no preresquisites for this course. CompTIA recommends at least two years of experience in IT administration (with a security focus) and the Network+ credential before taking the Security+ exam.
CompTIA Security+ SY0-501
SY0-501: Security+
CompTIA Security+ SY0-501
Threats and Attacks
Vulnerabilities and Organizational Security
Cryptography, Keys, and Wireless Security
Security Protocols and Issues, Identity and Access
Network Architecture and Security
Virtualization, Policies, Risk Management, and Disaster Response/Recovery

Target Audience
IT security professionals with a minimum of two years' experience in IT administration with a focus on security; users with basic day-to-day technical information security experience; those interested in gaining a broader and deeper knowledge of security concerns and implementation; and learners preparing for the Security+ SY0-501 exam

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CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Expert Live with Encore

  • Describe the present threat landscape
  • Identify types of malware
  • Recognize social engineering and related attacks
  • Identify application and service attacks
  • Describe cryptographic and wireless attacks
  • Define penetration testing and vulnerability scanning
  • Idenitfy impacts from vulnerability types
  • Identify components supporting organizational security
  • Initiate security assessment using software tools
  • Describe cryptography
  • Define public key infrastructure
  • Identify wireless security settings
  • Analyze output from security technologies
  • Deploy mobile devices securely
  • Implement secure protocols
  • Troubleshoot common security issues
  • Describe identity concepts and access services
  • Describe identity and access management controls
  • Describe common account management practices
  • Define frameworks, guidelines, and physical security
  • Implement secure network architecture concepts
  • Describe secure system and application design and deployment
  • Understand cloud, virtualization, and resiliency concepts
  • Define policies, plans, and procedures
  • Define business impact analysis and risk management
  • Describe incident response, forensics, disaster recovery, and security controls
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