A hands on course aimed at getting delegates successfully through the CompTia Security+ examination.
Non-essential services and protocols. Access control: MAC, DAC, RBAC. Security attacks: DOS, DDOS, back doors, spoofing, man in the middle, replay, hijacking, weak keys, social engineering, mathematical, password guessing, brute force, dictionary, software exploitation. Authentication: Kerberos, CHAP, certificates, usernames/ passwords, tokens, biometrics. Malicious code: Viruses, trojan horses, logic bombs, worms. Auditing, logging, scanning.
Firewalls, routers, switches, wireless, modems, RAS, PBX, VPN, IDS, networking monitoring, workstations, servers, mobile devices. Media security: Coax, UTP, STP, fibre. Removable media. Topologies: Security zones, DMZ, Intranet, Extranet, VLANs, NAT, Tunnelling. IDS: Active/ passive, network/host based, honey pots, incident response. Security baselines: Hardening OS/NOS, networks and applications.
Integrity, confidentiality, access control, authentication, non-repudiation. Standards and protocols. Hashing, symmetric, asymmetric. PKI: Certificates, policies, practice statements, revocation, trust models. Key management and certificate lifecycles. Storage: h/w, s/w, private key protection. Escrow, expiration, revocation, suspension, recovery, destruction, key usage.
Physical security: Access control, social engineering, environment. Disaster recovery: Backups, secure disaster recovery plans. Business continuity: Utilities, high availability, backups. Security policies: AU, due care, privacy, separation of duties, need to know, password management, SLAs, disposal, destruction, HR policies. Incident response policy. Privilege management: Users, groups, roles, single sign on, centralised/decentralised. Auditing. Forensics: Chain of custody, preserving and collecting evidence. Identifying risks: Assets, risks, threats, vulnerabilities. Role of education/training. Security documentation.
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"It was a very interesting course but a lot to take in within a couple of days."
This structured course uses Instructor Led Training to provide the best possible learning experience. Small class sizes ensure students benefit from our engaging and interactive style of teaching with delegates encouraged to ask questions throughout the course. Quizzes follow each major section allowing checking of learning. Hands on sessions are used throughout to allow delegates to consolidate their new skills.