CompTIA® Security+® (Exam SY0-401) is the primary course you will need to take if your job responsibilities include securing network services, devices, and traffic in your organization. In this course, students build on their knowledge of and professional experience with security fundamentals, networks, and organizational security. Students will acquire the specific skills required to implement basic security services on any type of computer network.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: identify the fundamental concepts of computer security; identify security threats and vulnerabilities; manage data, application, and host security; implement network security; identify and implement access control and account management security measures; manage certificates; identify and implement compliance and operational security measures; manage risk; troubleshoot and manage security incidents; plan for business continuity and disaster recovery.
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.
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