CompTIA Security+ Certification SY0-501, Windows 10 Update R1.1

Chapter 1: Security Fundamentals

Module A: Security concepts
Module B: Risk management
Module C: Vulnerability assessment

Chapter 2: Understanding attacks

Module A: Understanding attackers
Module B: Social engineering
Module C: Malware
Module D: Network attacks
Module E: Application attacks

Chapter 3: Cryptography

Module A: Cryptography concepts
Module B: Public key infrastructure

Chapter 4: Network fundamentals

Module A: Network components
Module B: Network addressing
Module C: Network ports and applications

Chapter 5: Securing networks

Module A: Network security components
Module B: Transport encryption
Module C: Hardening networks
Module D: Monitoring and detection

Chapter 6: Securing hosts and data

Module A: Securing hosts
Module B: Securing data
Module C: Mobile device security

Chapter 7: Securing network services

Module A: Securing applications
Module B: Virtual and cloud systems

Chapter 8: Authentication

Module A: Authentication factors
Module B: Authentication protocols

Chapter 9: Access control

Module A: Access control principles
Module B: Account management

Chapter 10: Organizational security

Module A: Security policies
Module B: User training
Module C: Physical security and safety

Chapter 11: Disaster planning and recovery

Module A: Business continuity
Module B: Fault tolerance and recovery
Module C: Incident response


CompTIA Security+ Certification SY0-501 provides the basic knowledge needed to plan, implement, and maintain information security in a vendor-neutral format. This includes risk management, host and network security, authentication and access control systems, cryptography, and organizational security. This course maps to the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. Windows exercises in this course are completed using Windows 10. Objective coverage is marked throughout the course.

Students will benefit most from this course if they intend to take a CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 exam.

This course assumes basic knowledge of using and maintaining individual workstations. Knowledge equivalent to the CompTIA A+ certification is helpful but not necessary.


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CompTIA Security+ Certification SY0-501, Windows 10 Update R1.1

  • Product Code: SEC501W10-R11-
  • Availability: In Stock
  • Days of Training: 5
  • $52.00

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