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.
To prepare students for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam.