CompTIA Security+ is a global certification that validates the baseline skills students need to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career. This course assesses baseline cyber security skills, addresses performance-based questions on the exam. Security+ emphasizes hands-on practical skills, ensuring the security professional is better prepared to solve problems in a wider variety of issues. Security+ focuses on the latest trends and techniques in risk management, risk mitigation, threat management and intrusion detection. The new Security+ certification covers the Junior IT Auditor/Penetration Tester job role, in addition to the previous job roles for Systems Administrator, Network Administrator, and Security Administrator.
Thereare four fundamental concepts that students must master to obtain CompTIA Security+ Certification.
1. HARDWARE, THREATS, ATTACKS &VULNERABILITIES TECHNIQUES
Detect various types of compromise and understand penetration testing and vulnerability scanning concepts
2. WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEMS,TECHNOLOGIES & TOOLS
Install, configure, and deploy network components while assessing and troubleshooting issues to support organizational security
3. SOFTWARE TROUBLESHOOTING,ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN
Implement secure network architecture concepts and systems design
4. NETWORKING, IDENTITY & ACCESS MANAGEMENT
Install and configure identity and access services, as well as management controls Install and configure wireless security settings and implement public key infrastructure(PKI)
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