CompTIA Security+ Certification

Course Summary

Security+ validates knowledge of communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, operational security and general security concepts. It is an international, vendor-neutral certification that is taught at colleges, universities and commercial training centres around the world. Although not a prerequisite, it is recommended that Security+ candidates have at least two years on-the-job networking experience with an emphasis on security. The Network+ certification is also recommended.

Because human error is the number one cause for a network security breach, Security+ is recognized by the technology community as a valuable credential that proves competency with information security. Major corporations such as Sun, IBM/Tivoli Software Group, Symantec, Motorola, Hitachi Electronics Services and Verisign value the Security+ certification and recommend or require it of their IT employees.

This course is designed to prepare candidates for the CompTIA Security+ examination. The Security+ Certification program is an industry-wide, vendor-neutral program developed and sponsored by The Computing Industry Technology Association.

The course covers the objectives for the SY0-301 examination, which seeks to certify that candidates have knowledge of the security issues relating to the IT work environment, including social and environmental influences.

The examination for this course is booked directly with the examination testing body Pearson VUE.

– The link to the website is as follows: www.pearsonvue.com/comptia/

– For price information, please go to: www.pearsonvue.com/vouchers/pricelist/comptia.asp

Each module ends with a set of review questions to help the student consolidate the topics covered. Where appropriate, hands-on practical exercises are included.

The cost of this course is £778.00.  There will be a separate charge for the examination.

Introduction

Security+ Certification (8802)

This course is intended for IT professionals looking to broaden their understanding of security issues - hardware, software, social and environmental. The course provides preparation for CompTIA exam Security+ (SY0-201). This course provides a general security grounding to prepare for other certifications in the Microsoft, Novell, Checkpoint and Cisco arena.

To benefit fully from this course, students should ideally have two years experience with networking or the equivalent knowledge.

N+S Certification Guide

For dates and times for this course please follow this link:
http://www.nands.com/ilearnschedule2006data.htm

Topics

Module 1: Security Foundation

Module 2: Security Threats and Risks

Module 3: Operating System Vulnerabilities and Defences

Module 4: Review of Networking

Module 5: Network Vulnerabilities and Defences

Module 6: Cryptography Fundamentals

Module 7: Access Control

Module 8: Wireless Security

Module 9: Internet Security

Module 10: Operational and Organizational Security

Tutor Profile

Network and Systems Ltd is a business-to-business, training support organisation dedicated to providing high quality training products and services, using a variety of platforms. Founded in 1997 by a group of highly experienced IT trainers, it has a strong background in networking and operating systems technologies. N+S also develop of high quality teaching materials.

Course at a Glance

  • Next Start Dates: New dates TBA
  • CPD Points: 0
  • Course Cost: £778.00
  • Course Length: 2 hour tutorial for 5 weeks

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