Prepare for your Security+ Certification
This course emphasizes hands-on practical skills ensuring that the security professional is better prepared to tackle a broader range of problems, as well as the tools needed identify and address security incidents more effectively.
We now live in a cloud-first, hybrid world that supports myriad services, including AI, IoT management, and data analytics. It's important to understand how to secure each element of the attack surface, including the cloud, installed servers, and data centers.
Security+ is the first security certification that IT professionals obtain. It establishes the foundational knowledge necessary of any cybersecurity role and serves as a steppingstone to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs. This course prepares students for the CompTIA Security + certification exam.
- Security Policies and Standards
- Security Threats
- Wireless Networking and Security
- Authentication and Access Control
- Introduction to Cryptography
- Managing a Public Key Infrastructure
- Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
- Introduction to Computer Forensics
- Security Assessments and Audits
Course Goals & Learning Outcomes
- Assess threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities
- Analyze technologies and tools
- Describe architecture and design
- Discuss identity and access management
- Evaluate risk management
- Describe cryptography and PKI
Lab Fee: Students must purchase a uCertify license in order to access uCertify materials for this course. Student's uCertify licenses are good for 4 months.
Course Typically Offered: Online in every quarter.
Prerequisite: Basic computer skills including a working knowledge of software, hardware, and networking.
Next Step: After completing this course, consider earning your CompTIA Security+ Certification. To continue learning, consider taking CSE-41360 Penetration Testing.
Note: Students who pass both CompTIA Security+ and CompTIA PenTest+ exams automatically earn their Network Vulnerabiliy Assessment Professional Badge from CompTIA.
Contact: For more information about this course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Course Number: CSE-41363
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
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3/29/2023 - 5/27/2023
This course is entirely web-based and to be completed asynchronously between the published course start and end dates. Synchronous attendance is NOT required.
You will have access to your online course on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
No refunds after: 4/3/2023.
3/29/2023 - 5/27/2023
You will have access to your course materials on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
There are no sections of this course currently scheduled. Please contact the Science & Technology department at 858-534-3229 or email@example.com for information about when this course will be offered again.