NYBI's Security+ course covers basic skills to secure computer, network and corporate environments. This includes network security, compliance and operational security, threats and vulnerabilities, application, data and host security, access control and identity management, cryptography, etc.
Knowing security risks and protecting the organization’s assets, employees and customers from them is one of the most important and demanded skills in modern IT.
To become Security+ certified, you have to pass one exam: SY0-401 Security+ Exam offered by CompTIA (Computer Technology Industry Association).
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Overview, Organizational Security, Compliance, Training and Incident Response
Lab 1: Group Policy
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery|
Lab 2: Backup and Restore
|Session 3||Session 4|
Cryptography and Encryption Basics
Lab 3: Digital Signature
Public Key Infrastructure and Access Controll|
Lab 4: Certificate of Authority (CA)
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Authentication, Identity Management and Securing Networks
Lab 5: Firewall and access lists
Secure Network Administration and Securing Wireless Networks|
Lab 6: Network Policy Server (NPS) and Virtual Private Network (VPN)
|Session 7||Session 8|
Securing Host Systems, Applications and Data
Lab 7: Anti-virus, Anti-spyware
Monitoring for Security Threats, and Vulnerability Assessments|
Lab 8: Syslog, Logs and Audit Logs on Windows
|Total: 4 weeks, 30 hours|
Certification ExamsThis course prepares students for the following exam:
Upon completion of the course, students will be qualified to be a junior security engineer, security consultant, security associate or junior information assurance technician.