CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 is the certification globally trusted to validate foundational, vendor-neutral IT security knowledge and skills. This course covers the essential principles for network security and risk management - making it an important stepping stone of an IT security career. IT security is paramount to organizations as cloud computing and mobile devices have changed the way we do business. With the massive amounts of data transmitted and stored on networks throughout the world, it's essential to have effective security practices in place.
Identity fundamental concepts of computer security
Examine network security
Recognize threats and vulnerabilities
Identify identity and access control measures
Manage digital certificates
Respond to security incidents
Develop business continuity and disaster recovery plans
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.