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CompTIA Security+ (SY0-401) Complete Video Course

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  • Copyright 2015
  • Edition: 1st
  • Online Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-5350-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-5350-2

13+ Hours of Video Instruction

Overview

CompTIA Security+ (SY0-401) Complete Video Course is an engaging self-paced video training solution that provides learners with over 13 hours of personal, visual instruction from an expert trainer who has over a decade of practical teaching experience. Through the use of topic-focused instructional videos you will gain an in-depth understanding of the CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 exam as well as a deeper understanding of security so you master the key foundational principles for securing a network and managing risk. Included with the product are dynamic and interactive hands-on exercises and quizzes so you can test your knowledge while you study. The course also includes a practice exam which is based on the updated Security + exam.

Description

CompTIA Security+ (SY0-401) Complete Video Course contains over 13 hours of training with content divided into 6 parts with 32 video lessons. The videos consist of live trainer discussions, screencasts, animations, and live demos. The video lessons in this course review each exam objective so you can use this course as a complete study tool for taking the CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 exam. Instruction throughout offers detailed explanations, demos, tips, and more.

This Complete Video Course also includes interactive hands-on exercises available on the course’s streaming site to help you further study for the exam. Section quizzes, glossary quizzes, and a practice final exam are also presented through the course’s interactive site so you have all the material needed to prepare for the exam.

Major sections are as follows:

Part 1: Understanding Network Security

Lesson 1: Understanding Enterprise Security Concepts

Lesson 2: Identifying Infrastructure Devices

Lesson 3: Understanding Security Devices and Systems

Lesson 4: Explaining Network Design Components

Lesson 5: Exploring Secure Network Administration

Lesson 6: Wireless Networking Security

Lesson 7: Part 1 Summary

Part 2: Understanding Threats and Vulnerabilities

Lesson 8: Recognizing Malware Types

Lesson 9: Exploring Prevalent Attack Methods

Lesson 10: Understanding Threat Management

Lesson 11: Deploying Threat Discovery Tools

Lesson 12: Part 2 Summary

Part 3: Understanding Compliance and Operational Security

Lesson 13: Understanding Risk Related Concepts

Lesson 14: Examining the Importance for Security Awareness

Lesson 15: Exploring Incident Response and Forensics

Lesson 16: Implementing Physical Security and Environmental Controls

Lesson 17: Part 3 Summary

Part 4: Understanding Application, Data, and Host Security

Lesson 18: Examining Application Attack Types

Lesson 19: Explaining Application Security Controls and Techniques

Lesson 20: Summarizing Mobile Security Concepts

Lesson 21: Establishing Host Security

Lesson 22: Understanding Data Security Controls

Lesson 23: Part 4 Summary

Part 5: Understanding Access Control and Identity Management

Lesson 24: Understanding AAA Services

Lesson 25: Comparing Authentication Services

Lesson 26: Securing Account Management

Lesson 27: Part 5 Summary

Part 6: Understanding Cryptography

Lesson 28: Exploring Cryptographic Concepts

Lesson 29: Understanding Choices in Algorithms and Methods

Lesson 30: Exploring Protocols for Secure Transport

Lesson 31: Understanding PKI

Lesson 32: Part 6 Summary

About the Instructor

Michael J Shannon began his IT career when he transitioned from recording studio engineer to network engineer for a major telecommunications company in the early 1990’s. He began to focus on security and was one of the first 10 people to attain the HIPAA Certified Security Specialist. He has worked as an employee, contractor, and consultant for several companies including Platinum Technologies, Fujitsu, IBM, State Farm, and MindSharp among others. He has attained the CCSI, CCNP Security, CISSP, ITIL Intermediate SO and RCV, and Security+ certifications in the security field. He is presently a senior technical instructor for Skillsoft Corp.

Skill Level

  • Beginning to intermediate

Who Should Take This Course

Primary audience–CompTIA Security+ certification candidates

Secondary audience–Anyone in an information security role looking to gain a practical understanding of computer security. This includes administrators, technicians, and network engineers who are responsible for securing IT infrastructure, and additionally the personnel in management or sales roles that deal with information security topics. Government workers and contractors looking to work in security.

Course Requirements

2-3 years of experience in IT networking, network storage, or data center administration

Table of Contents

Part 1–Understanding Network Security

Lesson 1: Understanding Enterprise Security Concepts

1.1 Introducing Security+

1.2 Defining CIA, Control Types, and Control Methods

Lesson 2: Identifying Infrastructure Devices

2.1 Defining Switches, Routers, and Multilayer Switches

2.2 Understanding Load Balancers, Proxies, and Gateways

2.3 Identifying Clients and Servers

2.4 Discovering Specialty and Emerging Technology

Lesson 3: Understanding Security Devices and Systems

3.1 Using Firewalls

3.2 Using IDS and IPS

3.3 Using VPN Gateways and Concentrators

3.4 Using Application Layer Inspection

3.5 Using Unified Threat Management

Lesson 4: Explaining Network Design Components

4.1 Defining Subnetting and Summarization

4.2 Defining VLANs and PVLANs

4.3 Defining NAT and PAT

4.4 Defining Security Zones and DMZs

4.5 Defining Defense in Depth

4.6 Defining Telephony and Conferencing

4.7 Defining Virtualization

4.8 Defining Cloud Computing and Personal Cloud Services

4.9 Defining NAC and Remote Access

Lesson 5: Exploring Secure Network Administration

5.1 Understanding Security Policies

5.2 Common Protocols and Services

5.3 Exploring Management Protocols and Services

5.4 Examining Rule-Based vs. Role-Based

5.5 Implementing Local and Centralized Management

5.6 Exploring Layer 2 Security Administration

5.7 Exploring Layer 3 Security Administration

Lesson 6: Wireless Networking Security

6.1 Understanding Wireless Fundamentals

6.2 Deploying Wireless Networks

6.3 Surveying the Evolution of Wireless Security

Lesson 7: Part 1 Summary

7.1 Part 1 Summary

Part 2–Understanding Threats and Vulnerabilities

Lesson 8: Recognizing Malware Types

8.1 Defining Threats and Vulnerabilities

8.2 Recognizing Prevalent Malware Types

8.3 Recognizing Polymorphic, Hybrid, and Emerging Malware

Lesson 9: Exploring Prevalent Attack Methods

9.1 Defining Spoofing and Man-in-the-middle

9.2 Defining DoS, DDoS, Flooding, and Replaying

9.3 Defining Spam, Spim, Phishing, Whaling, Pharming, and Vishing

9.4 Defining Password Cracking and Poisoning

9.5 Defining Specialty Web Attacks

9.6 Defining Social Engineering Attacks

9.7 Surveying Wireless Attacks

Lesson 10: Understanding Threat Management

10.1 Examining Device Hardening

10.2 Examining Monitoring and Logging

10.3 Examining Reporting

Lesson 11: Deploying Threat Discovery Tools

11.1 Understanding Assessment Concepts

11.2 Surveying Assessment Tools and Vulnerability Scanning

11.3 Explaining Penetration Testing

11.4 Examining White, Gray and Black Box Testing

Lesson 12: Part 2 Summary

12.1 Part 2 Summary

Part 3–Understanding Compliance and Operational Security

Lesson 13: Understanding Risk Related Concepts

13.1 Examining Risk Reduction Principles

13.2 Comparing Quantitative vs. Qualitative Analysis

13.3 Calculating Risk

13.4 Handling Risk

13.5 Understanding Risks of 3rd Party Integration

13.6 Mitigating Risk

13.7 Recognizing Risk Management Best Practices

13.8 Surveying Fault Tolerance

13.9 Understanding Disaster Recovery Concepts

Lesson 14: Examining the Importance for Security Awareness

14.1 Recognizing the Need for Training

14.2 Examining Information Classification

14.3 Recognizing User Habits

Lesson 15: Exploring Incident Response and Forensics

15.1 Understanding the Need for an IRT

15.2 Summarizing the Incident Response Process

15.3 Recognizing Recovery and Reconstitution Procedures

15.4 Describing Network Forensics

15.5 Implementing Basic Forensic Procedures

Lesson 16: Implementing Physical Security and Environmental Controls

16.1 Recognizing Control Types

16.2 Survey of Physical Security Mechanisms

16.3 Environmental Controls

Lesson 17: Part 3 Summary

17.1 Part 3 Summary

Part 4–Understanding Application, Data, and Host Security

Lesson 18: Examining Application Attack Types

18.1 Defining the Primary Application Attacks

18.2 Defining Injection Attacks

18.3 Defining Other Common Application Attacks

Lesson 19: Explaining Application Security Controls and Techniques

19.1 Understanding Secure Coding Concepts

19.2 Mitigating Application Attacks

Lesson 20: Summarizing Mobile Security Concepts

20.1 Exploring Mobile Device Security Methods

20.2 Surveying Mobile Application Security

20.3 Understanding BYOD Issues and Concerns

Lesson 21: Establishing Host Security

21.1 Examining OS Hardening and Security Settings

21.2 Examining Host-Based Firewalls and IPS

21.3 Examining Endpoint Virtualization and Cloud Services

21.4 Examining Host Hardware Security

Lesson 22: Understanding Data Security Controls

22.1 Surveying Storage Types

22.2 Understanding Data Encryption

22.3 Applying Permissions, Access Controls, and Data Policies

22.4 Exploring Alternative Countermeasures

Lesson 23: Part 4 Summary

23.1 Part 4 Summary

Part 5–Understanding Access Control and Identity Management

Lesson 24: Understanding AAA Services

24.1 Defining Authentication Factors

24.2 Exploring Authentication/Identification Methods

24.3 Understanding Authorization

24.4 Examining Accounting

Lesson 25: Comparing AAA Services

25.1 Comparing RADIUS vs. TACACS+ vs. XTACACS

25.2 Examining LDAP, Kerberos, and SAML

Lesson 26: Securing Account Management

26.1 Exploring Common Challenges

26.2 Enforcing Account Policy

26.3 Examining User and Group Accounts

26.4 Striving for Continual Improvement

Lesson 27: Part 5 Summary

27.1 Part 5 Summary

Part 6–Understanding Cryptography

Lesson 28 Exploring Cryptographic Concepts

28.1 Explaining Cryptographic Mechanisms

28.2 Adding Non-Repudiation to CIA

28.3 Comparing Steganography and Covert and Overt Channels

Lesson 29 Understanding Choices in Algorithms and Methods

29.1 Examining Hashing Algorithms

29.2 Examining Symmetric Cryptography

29.3 Examining Asymmetric Cryptography

29.4 Examining The RC Family of Algorithms

29.5 Examining NTLM, NTLMv2, and OTP

Lesson 30 Exploring Protocols for Secure Transport

30.1 Understanding IPSEC

30.2 Understanding SSL/TLS

30.1 Understanding SSH

Lesson 31 Understanding PKI

31.1 Discovering Public Key Infrastructure

31.2 Explaining Certificate Authorities and Management

31.4 Exploring Digital Signatures

Lesson 32: Part 6 Summary

32.1 Part 6 Summary

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Table of Contents

Part 1—Understanding Network Security

Lesson 1: Understanding Enterprise Security Concepts

1.1 Introducing Security+

1.2 Defining CIA, Control Types, and Control Methods

Lesson 2: Identifying Infrastructure Devices

2.1 Defining Switches, Routers, and Multilayer Switches

2.2 Understanding Load Balancers, Proxies, and Gateways

2.3 Identifying Clients and Servers

2.4 Discovering Specialty and Emerging Technology

Lesson 3: Understanding Security Devices and Systems

3.1 Using Firewalls

3.2 Using IDS and IPS

3.3 Using VPN Gateways and Concentrators

3.4 Using Application Layer Inspection

3.5 Using Unified Threat Management

Lesson 4: Explaining Network Design Components

4.1 Defining Subnetting and Summarization

4.2 Defining VLANs and PVLANs

4.3 Defining NAT and PAT

4.4 Defining Security Zones and DMZs

4.5 Defining Defense in Depth

4.6 Defining Telephony and Conferencing

4.7 Defining Virtualization

4.8 Defining Cloud Computing and Personal Cloud Services

4.9 Defining NAC and Remote Access

Lesson 5: Exploring Secure Network Administration

5.1 Understanding Security Policies

5.2 Common Protocols and Services

5.3 Exploring Management Protocols and Services

5.4 Examining Rule-Based vs. Role-Based

5.5 Implementing Local and Centralized Management

5.6 Exploring Layer 2 Security Administration

5.7 Exploring Layer 3 Security Administration

Lesson 6: Wireless Networking Security

6.1 Understanding Wireless Fundamentals

6.2 Deploying Wireless Networks

6.3 Surveying the Evolution of Wireless Security

Lesson 7: Part 1 Summary

7.1 Part 1 Summary

Part 2—Understanding Threats and Vulnerabilities

Lesson 8: Recognizing Malware Types

8.1 Defining Threats and Vulnerabilities

8.2 Recognizing Prevalent Malware Types

8.3 Recognizing Polymorphic, Hybrid, and Emerging Malware

Lesson 9: Exploring Prevalent Attack Methods

9.1 Defining Spoofing and Man-in-the-middle

9.2 Defining DoS, DDoS, Flooding, and Replaying

9.3 Defining Spam, Spim, Phishing, Whaling, Pharming, and Vishing

9.4 Defining Password Cracking and Poisoning

9.5 Defining Specialty Web Attacks

9.6 Defining Social Engineering Attacks

9.7 Surveying Wireless Attacks

Lesson 10: Understanding Threat Management

10.1 Examining Device Hardening

10.2 Examining Monitoring and Logging

10.3 Examining Reporting

Lesson 11: Deploying Threat Discovery Tools

11.1 Understanding Assessment Concepts

11.2 Surveying Assessment Tools and Vulnerability Scanning

11.3 Explaining Penetration Testing

11.4 Examining White, Gray and Black Box Testing

Lesson 12: Part 2 Summary

12.1 Part 2 Summary

Part 3—Understanding Compliance and Operational Security

Lesson 13: Understanding Risk Related Concepts

13.1 Examining Risk Reduction Principles

13.2 Comparing Quantitative vs. Qualitative Analysis

13.3 Calculating Risk

13.4 Handling Risk

13.5 Understanding Risks of 3rd Party Integration

13.6 Mitigating Risk

13.7 Recognizing Risk Management Best Practices

13.8 Surveying Fault Tolerance

13.9 Understanding Disaster Recovery Concepts

Lesson 14: Examining the Importance for Security Awareness

14.1 Recognizing the Need for Training

14.2 Examining Information Classification

14.3 Recognizing User Habits

Lesson 15: Exploring Incident Response and Forensics

15.1 Understanding the Need for an IRT

15.2 Summarizing the Incident Response Process

15.3 Recognizing Recovery and Reconstitution Procedures

15.4 Describing Network Forensics

15.5 Implementing Basic Forensic Procedures

Lesson 16: Implementing Physical Security and Environmental Controls

16.1 Recognizing Control Types

16.2 Survey of Physical Security Mechanisms

16.3 Environmental Controls

Lesson 17: Part 3 Summary

17.1 Part 3 Summary

Part 4—Understanding Application, Data, and Host Security

Lesson 18: Examining Application Attack Types

18.1 Defining the Primary Application Attacks

18.2 Defining Injection Attacks

18.3 Defining Other Common Application Attacks

Lesson 19: Explaining Application Security Controls and Techniques

19.1 Understanding Secure Coding Concepts

19.2 Mitigating Application Attacks

Lesson 20: Summarizing Mobile Security Concepts

20.1 Exploring Mobile Device Security Methods

20.2 Surveying Mobile Application Security

20.3 Understanding BYOD Issues and Concerns

Lesson 21: Establishing Host Security

21.1 Examining OS Hardening and Security Settings

21.2 Examining Host-Based Firewalls and IPS

21.3 Examining Endpoint Virtualization and Cloud Services

21.4 Examining Host Hardware Security

Lesson 22: Understanding Data Security Controls

22.1 Surveying Storage Types

22.2 Understanding Data Encryption

22.3 Applying Permissions, Access Controls, and Data Policies

22.4 Exploring Alternative Countermeasures

Lesson 23: Part 4 Summary

23.1 Part 4 Summary

Part 5—Understanding Access Control and Identity Management

Lesson 24: Understanding AAA Services

24.1 Defining Authentication Factors

24.2 Exploring Authentication/Identification Methods

24.3 Understanding Authorization

24.4 Examining Accounting

Lesson 25: Comparing AAA Services

25.1 Comparing RADIUS vs. TACACS+ vs. XTACACS

25.2 Examining LDAP, Kerberos, and SAML

Lesson 26: Securing Account Management

26.1 Exploring Common Challenges

26.2 Enforcing Account Policy

26.3 Examining User and Group Accounts

26.4 Striving for Continual Improvement

Lesson 27: Part 5 Summary

27.1 Part 5 Summary

Part 6—Understanding Cryptography

Lesson 28 Exploring Cryptographic Concepts

28.1 Explaining Cryptographic Mechanisms

28.2 Adding Non-Repudiation to CIA

28.3 Comparing Steganography and Covert and Overt Channels

Lesson 29 Understanding Choices in Algorithms and Methods

29.1 Examining Hashing Algorithms

29.2 Examining Symmetric Cryptography

29.3 Examining Asymmetric Cryptography

29.4 Examining The RC Family of Algorithms

29.5 Examining NTLM, NTLMv2, and OTP

Lesson 30 Exploring Protocols for Secure Transport

30.1 Understanding IPSEC

30.2 Understanding SSL/TLS

30.1 Understanding SSH

Lesson 31 Understanding PKI

31.1 Discovering Public Key Infrastructure

31.2 Explaining Certificate Authorities and Management

31.4 Exploring Digital Signatures

Lesson 32: Part 6 Summary

32.1 Part 6 Summary

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