• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

One of the main goals of security is to protect the network and client-server architecture. This course covers the various components that support organizational security and it will prepare you for the Security+ SY0-501 exam.

Learning Objectives

Components of Organizational Security

  • start the course
  • define firewalls
  • describe VPN concentrators
  • compare NIDS and NIPS
  • compare bridges and switches
  • describe routers
  • compare proxies and load balancers
  • recognize wireless access points
  • define SIEM systems
  • describe DLP systems
  • define NAC gateways
  • describe mail gateways
  • define media gateways
  • define encryption gateways
  • recognize specialty appliances

Practice: Organizational Components

  • describe the various components that support organizational security

Framework Connections

Feedback

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