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CompTIA Security+ Certification

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Course Description
This course will prepare students to pass the current CompTIA Security+ certification exam. After taking this course, students will understand the field of network security and how it relates to other areas of information technology. This course also provides the broad-based knowledge necessary to prepare for further study in specialized security fields, or it can serve as a capstone course that gives a general introduction to the field. Comes with MeasureUp and CertBlaster exam prep software (download), and a companion CBT program.

Course Content

Lesson 1:

Security overview
Topic A: Introduction to network security
Topic B: Understanding security threats
Topic C: Creating a secure network strategy
Topic D: Windows Server 2003 server access control
Lesson 2:
Topic A: Introduction to authentication
Topic B: Kerberos
Topic C: Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol
Topic D: Digital certificates
Topic E: Security tokens
Topic F: Biometrics
Lesson 3:
Attacks and malicious code
Topic A: Denial of service attacks
Topic B: Man-in-the-middle attacks
Topic C: Spoofing
Topic D: Replays
Topic E: TCP session hijacking
Topic F: Social engineering
Topic G: Attacks against encrypted data
Topic H: Software exploitation
Lesson 4:
Remote access
Topic A: Securing remote communications
Topic B: Authentication
Topic C: Virtual private networks
Topic D: Telecommuting vulnerabilities
Lesson 5:
Topic A: Secure e-mail and encryption
Topic B: PGP and S/MIME encryption
Topic C: E-mail vulnerabilities
Lesson 6:
Web security
Topic A: SSL/TLS protocol
Topic B: Vulnerabilities of Web tools
Topic C: Configuring Internet Explorer security
Lesson 7:
Directory and file transfer services
Topic A: Introduction to directory services
Topic B: File transfer services
Topic C: File sharing
Lesson 8:
Wireless and instant messaging
Topic A: IEEE 802.11
Topic B: WAP 1.x and WAP 2.0
Topic C: Wired equivalent privacy
Topic D: Instant messaging
Lesson 9:
Network devices
  Topic A: Understanding firewalls
Topic B: Routers
Topic C: Switches
Topic D: Telecom, cable modem, and wireless devices
Topic E: Securing remote access
Topic F: Intrusion detection systems
Topic G: Network monitoring
Lesson 10:
Transmission and storage media
  Topic A: Transmission media
Topic B: Storage media
Lesson 11:
Network security topologies
  Topic A: Security topologies
Topic B: Network Address Translation
Topic C: Tunneling
Topic D: Virtual Local Area Networks
Lesson 12:
Intrusion detection
  Topic A: Intrusion detection systems
Topic B: Network-based and host-based IDS
Topic C: Active and passive detection
Topic D: Honeypots
Topic E: Incident response
Lesson 13:
Security baselines
  Topic A: OS/NOS hardening
Topic B: Network hardening
Topic C: Application hardening
Topic D: Workstations and servers
Lesson 14:
  Topic A: Concepts of cryptography
Topic B: Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Topic C: Key management and life cycle
Topic D: Setting up a certificate server
Lesson 15:
Physical security
  Topic A: Access control
Topic B: Environment
Lesson 16:
Disaster recovery and business continuity
  Topic A: Disaster recovery
Topic B: Business continuity
Topic C: Policies and procedures
Topic D: Privilege management
Lesson 17:
Computer forensics and advanced topics
Topic A: Understanding computer forensics
Topic B: Risk identification
Topic C: Education and training
Topic D: Auditing
Topic E: Documentation

Appendix A: Certification exam objectives map

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