CompTIA Security+ Certification (SY0-501)

Video description

Learn Essential Principles of network security and risk management and pass CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam

About This Video

  • Get extensive exercises and practice sessions to understand real-world security issues
  • Undertake robust training to troubleshoot and solve system risks
  • The course covers intensive topics so you pass the CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 exam first time

In Detail

CompTIA Security+ meets the ISO 17024 standard and is approved by U.S. Department of Defense to fulfill Directive 8570.01-M requirements. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, security specialists, administrators, and managers earn over $86,000 per year.

The CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 course enables you to gain the knowledge and skills required to install and configure systems to secure applications, networks, and devices. You'll be able to perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques. You'll participate in risk mitigation activities and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations.

Upon successfully validating your skills by passing the certification exam, you'll be able to perform these tasks to support the principles of confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

Audience

This video course is for ethical hackers, penetration testers, cyber security professionals, network engineers, web security specialists, application security experts, information security professionals, and administrators.

Table of contents

  1. Chapter 1 : Course Introduction and Lab Setup
    1. The Course Overview
    2. Course Introduction
    3. How to Get Most Out of this Course?
    4. Download and Install VMware Workstation
    5. Download Windows and Kali Linux
    6. Installation of Windows and Kali Linux in VMware Workstation
  2. Chapter 2 : Threats, Attacks, and Vulnerabilities for CompTIA Security+
    1. Determine Malware and Security in Action
    2. Types of Cyber Attacks on a System
    3. Threat and Its Attributes
    4. Pentesting Concepts and Techniques
    5. Types of Vulnerabilities
    6. Impact of Vulnerabilities
  3. Chapter 3 : Tools and Techniques for CompTIA Security+
    1. Network Scanner Tools and Techniques
    2. Protocol Analyzer Tools and Techniques
    3. Various Log Analysis Tools
    4. Command - Line Utilities - Part 1
    5. Command - Line Utilities - Part 1
  4. Chapter 4 : Network Components Configuration for CompTIA Security+
    1. Firewalls, Proxies, and Filters
    2. IDS, IPS, and VPNs
    3. Layer1 and Layer 2 Devices
    4. Routers, Load Balancers, and Access Points
    5. NACs, DLPs, and Mail Gateways
  5. Chapter 5 : Implement Secure Devices and Protocols for CompTIA Security+
    1. Mobile Connection Methods
    2. Mobile Device Management
    3. Mobile Device Concerns
    4. Secure Communication Protocols
    5. Secure Network and Administration Protocols
  6. Chapter 6 : Securing Individual Systems for CompTIA Security+
    1. Host Threats
    2. Physical Hardening
    3. RFI, EMI, and ESD
    4. Host Hardening
    5. Data Encryption
    6. Firmware Security
    7. IDS and IPS
  7. Chapter 7 : Architecture and Design for CompTIA Security+
    1. Frameworks, Best Practices, and Secure Configuration Guides
    2. Implement Secure Network Architecture
    3. Secure Staging Deployment
    4. Cloud and Virtualization
    5. Physical Security Controls
  8. Chapter 8 : Identity and Access Management
    1. Introduction
    2. Identification versus Authentication versus Authorization
    3. Identification, Biometrics, and PIV
    4. Authentication Factors
    5. Single Sign-on
  9. Chapter 9 : Configuring and Implementing Identity and Access Services
    1. Authentication Services Introduction
    2. RADIUS, TACACS, and TACACS+
    3. Kerberos, LDAP, and Secure LDAP
    4. SAML, CHAP, MS-CHAP, NTLM/NTLMv2
    5. Access Control Methods
    6. Biometric and Facial Recognition
    7. Securing Ports and 802.1x
  10. Chapter 10 : Risk Management for CompTIA Security+
    1. Security Cycle and Standard Procedures
    2. What Is Risk?
    3. Business Impact Analysis
    4. What Is Threat?
    5. Data Security Practices
  11. Chapter 11 : Risk Management Plans
    1. Incident Response Plans
    2. Incident Response Process
    3. Forensics Fundamentals
    4. Data Acquisition Techniques
    5. Recovery and Restoration
    6. Data Protection and Restoration
    7. Data Retention and Destruction
  12. Chapter 12 : Cryptography and PKI
    1. Cryptography and Steganography
    2. Types of Encryption
    3. Hashing
    4. Digital Signatures
    5. Digital Certificates
    6. Key Lifecycle Management
  13. Chapter 13 : Install and Configure Wireless Standards
    1. Wireless Cryptography Protocols
    2. WEP Issues
    3. WPA Issues
    4. WPS Issues
    5. Crack 802.11 WEP
    6. Crack 802.11 WPA
  14. Chapter 14 : CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Exam Practice Questions
    1. About CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Exam
    2. Security+ Practice Questions Part – 1
    3. Security+ Practice Questions Part – 2
    4. Security+ Practice Questions Part – 3
    5. Security+ Practice Questions Part – 4
    6. Security+ Practice Questions Part – 5

Product information

  • Title: CompTIA Security+ Certification (SY0-501)
  • Author(s): Sunil Gupta
  • Release date: January 2019
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781789953091