Computer Network Security (Security+) Training

Course Benefits

This course provides students with the knowledge of system security, network infrastructure, access control, and organizational security. In this course, the student will learn to identify, recognize and understand potential risks to computer networks. The student will also learn different techniques to secure the network. This course teaches security concepts such as attacks and mitigation, security applications, risk assessment, disaster recovery and Cryptography basics.

About CompTIA Security+ certification

The CompTIA Security+ certification designates knowledgeable professionals in the field of security, one of the fastest-growing fields in IT. Security threats are increasing in number and severity, and the gap between the need for security professionals and qualified IT personnel is the largest of any IT specialty, according to a 2008 CompTIA study.

Who may take the tests?

CompTIA certifications help to train and identify qualified, knowledgeable potential employees and match them with employers who have jobs to fill. The CompTIA Security+ exam is targeted for entry-level networking technicians. Although not a prerequisite, it is recommended that CompTIA Security+ candidates have at least two years of technical networking experience, with an emphasis on security. The CompTIA Network+ certification is also recommended.

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Topics covered

Network Security Fundamentals

  • Understanding, Configuring and Implementing General Security Concept
  • Identifying, Recognizing and Understanding Potential Risk
  • Understanding, Configuring, Implementing and Monitoring Infrastructure and Connectivity

Monitoring and Securing the Network

  • Monitoring and Recognizing Activity and Intrusion Detection
  • Understanding, Developing, Securing the Network and Environment
  • Cryptography Basic, Methods and Standards

Exams Prepared for

  • SYO-301

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