National CAE Designated Institution
  • Classroom
  • Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Provides students with the fundamentals of computer security, and to help prepare for the CompTIA Security+ exam. Covers material related to general computer security concepts, communications security, infrastructure security, basics of cryptography and operational/organizational security. Presents information on capturing, analyzing and generating IP traffic, how to exploit protocol weaknesses and examine defensive solutions. Covers packet filtering, password policies and file integrity checking are also covered.

Learning Objectives

To prepare students for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.