• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

In this course, students will implement, monitor, and troubleshoot infrastructure, application, information, and operational security. Students will prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination (SY0-501).

Learning Objectives

In this course, you will implement information security across a variety of different contexts.

You will:

•Identify the fundamental components of information security.

•Analyze risk.

•Identify various threats to information security.

•Conduct security assessments to detect vulnerabilities.

•Implement security for hosts and software.

•Implement security for networks.

•Manage identity and access.

•Implement cryptographic solutions in the organization.

•Implement security at the operational level.

•Address security incidents.

•Ensure the continuity of business operations in the event of an incident.

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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