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Cyber security is everywhere and we use it and hear of it every day

It is the fastest growing area in Tech

Forecasted to be worth over £250 billion by 2023

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CompTIA Security + Module Outline

The new CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 course will prepare you to become CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 certified. The new CompTIA Security+ SY0-601  covers many vendor neutral topics including how to explain threat actors and threat intelligence, about comparing security roles and security controls, and perform security assessments in order to identify social engineering attacks or malware. Gain knowledge on basic cryptographic concepts, authentication controls, data privacy, account management, network security protocols, and many other topics.

You will cover everything from the ever-expanding virtualisation of computing systems to industry management of smart devices. These topics will be covered from a ground up perspective so that even inexperienced students will be able to follow. IT security is the fastest growing IT sector and its importance is recognised by every company. 

Module 1: Information Security Roles Security Control and Framework Types

Introduction and Overview
Compare and Contrast Information and Security Roles
Compare and Contrast Security Control and Framework Types
Module Summary

Module 2: Explain Threat Actor Types, Attack Vectors, and Intelligence Sources

Explain Threat Actor Types and Attack Vectors
Explain Threat Intelligence Sources
Module Summary

Module 3: Organisational Security, Network Reconnaissance, General Vulnerability Types, Penetration Testing

Access Organisational Security with Network Reconnaissance Tools
Packet Capture and Replay Demo
Explain Security Concerns with General Vulnerability Types
Summarize Vulnerability Scanning Techniques
Explain Penetration Testing Concepts
Module Summary

Module 4: Social Engineering, Indicators of Malware Attacks

Compare and Contrast Social Engineering Techniques
Analyse Indicators of Malware-based Attacks
Fork Bomb Malware Demo
Module Summary

Module 5: Cryptography

Compare and Contrast Cryptographic Ciphers
Summarize Cryptographic Modes of Operation
Summarize Cryptographic Use Cases and Weaknesses
Summarize Other Cryptographic Technologies
Module Summary

Module 6: Certificates and PKI

Implement Certificates and Certificate Authorities
Implement PKI Management
Implementing a PKI Demo
Module Summary

Module 7: Authentication

Summarize Authentication Design Concepts
Implement Knowledge-based Authentication
Password Cracker Demo
Summarize Biometrics Authentication Concepts
Module Summary

Module 8: Identity and Accounts, Authorization, Personnel Polices

Implement Identity and Account Types
Implement Account Policies
Account Types and Polices Demo
Implement Authorization Solutions
Explain the Importance of Personnel Policies
Module Summary

Module 9: Network Design and Hardware (Part 1)

Implement Secure Network Designs
Implement Secure Switching and Routing
Various Types of Network Attacks Demo
Implement Secure Wireless Infrastructure
Implement Load Balancers
Module Summary

Module 10: Network Hardware (Part 2)

Implement Firewalls and Proxy Servers
Implement Network Security Monitoring
Summarize the Use of SIEM
Module Summary

Module 11: Network Protocols

Implement Secure Network Operations Protocols
Implement Secure Application Protocols
Implement Secure Remote Access Protocols
Module Summary

Module 12: Endpoint Security

Implement Secure Firmware
Implement Endpoint Security
Endpoint Protection Demo
Explain Embedded System Security Implications
Module Summary

Module 13: Mobile Devices

Implement Mobile Device Management
Implement Secure Mobile Device Connections
Module Summary

Module 14: Indicators of Attacks, Intro to Secure Coding, Scripting, Deployment and Automation

Analyse Indicators of Application Attack
Analyse Indicators of Web Application Attacks
Summarize Secure Coding Practices
Implement Secure Script Environments
Summarize Deployment and Automation Concepts
Module Summary

Module 15: Secure Coding, Scripting, Deployment, Cloud and Virtualization

Summarize Secure Cloud and Virtualization Services
Apply Cloud Security Solutions
Summarize Infrastructure as Code Concepts
Module Summary

Module 16: Privacy and Data Protection

Explain Privacy and Data Sensitivity Concepts
Explain Privacy and Data Protection Controls
Module Summary

Module 17: Incident Response

Summarize Incident Response Procedures
Utilize Appropriate Data Sources for Incident Response
Apply Mitigation Controls
Module Summary

Module 18: Forensics

Explain Key Aspects of Digital Forensics Documentation
Explain Key Aspects of Digital Forensics Evidence Acquisition Module Summary

Module 19: Risk Management and Business Impact Analysis

Explain Risk Management Processes and Concepts
Explain Business Impact Analysis Concepts
Module Summary

Module 20: Redundancy and Backup Strategies

Implement Redundancy Strategies
Implement Backup Strategies
Implement Cybersecurity Resiliency Strategies
Module Summary

Module 21: Physical Security

Explain the Importance of Physical Site Controls
Explain the Importance of Physical Host Security Controls
Module Summary

Module 22: Afterword

Conclusion and General Exam Tips

Additional information

Course Name

CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601)

Course Code

comptia-syo-601

Awarded By

CompTIA (EXAMS NOT INCLUDED)

Hours

14

Included In Bundles

Yes

Access

12 Months

Prior courses / experience needed

No previous experience required. Open to everyone

Exam Code

CompTIA-SY0-601

Practise Lab Available

Yes: CompTIA Security+SYO-601

Part of a Badge with multiple courses

Yes CompTIA offer Stackable certifications. Get in touch for further details

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Systems Administrator

Security Administrator

Security Specialist

Security Engineer

Network Administrator

Junior IT Administrator

Junior IT Auditor

Junior Penetration Tester

Security Consultant

Security Support

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Additional information

Course Name

CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601)

Course Code

comptia-syo-601

Awarded By

CompTIA (EXAMS NOT INCLUDED)

Hours

14

Included In Bundles

Yes

Access

12 Months

Prior courses / experience needed

No previous experience required. Open to everyone

Exam Code

CompTIA-SY0-601

Practise Lab Available

Yes: CompTIA Security+SYO-601

Part of a Badge with multiple courses

Yes CompTIA offer Stackable certifications. Get in touch for further details