• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
  • Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course is targeted toward an IT Professional who has networking and administrative skills in Windows-based TCP/IP networks and familiarity with other operating systems, such as OS X, Unix, or Linux, and who wants to further a career in IT by acquiring a foundational knowledge of security topics; prepare for the CompTIA Security+ Certification examination; or use Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles.

Learning Objectives

Obtaining the CASP certification. This five-day course will give you the technical knowledge and skills required to conceptualize, design, and engineer secure solutions across complex enterprise environments. This course will prepare students for the CompTIA CASP (CAS-002) exam.

Lesson 1: The Enterprise Security Architecture

  • The Basics of Enterprise Security
  • The Enterprise Structure
  • Enterprise Security Requirements

Lesson 2: Enterprise Security Technology

  • Common Network Security Components and Technologies
  • Communications and Collaboration Security
  • Cryptographic Tools and Techniques
  • Advanced Authentication

Lesson 3: Enterprise Resource Technology

  • Enterprise Storage Security Issues
  • Distributed, Shared, and Virtualized Computing
  • Cloud Computing and Security

Lesson 4: Security Design and Solutions

  • Network Security Design
  • Conduct a Security Assessment
  • Host Security

Lesson 5: Application Security Design

  • Application Security Basics
  • Web Application Security

Lesson 6: Managing Risk, Security Policies, and Security Procedures

  • Analyze Security Risk
  • Implement Risk Mitigation Strategies and Controls
  • Implement Enterprise-Level Security Policies and Procedures
  • Prepare for Incident Response and Recovery

Lesson 7: Enterprise Security Integration

  • The Technology Life Cycle
  • Inter-Organizational Change
  • Integrate Enterprise Disciplines to Achieve Secure Solutions

Lesson 8: Security Research and Analysis

  • Perform an Industry Trends and Impact Analysis
  • Perform an Enterprise Security Analysis

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

Feedback

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