National CAE Designated Institution
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

Provide students with the necessary understanding and abilities to apply computer and network security fundamentals and methods. Upon completion of this online course a student should be able to have successfully taken the CompTIA?s Security+ certification exam and received a CompTIA Security+ industry certification.

Learning Objectives

  1. Differentiate/distinguish between the different network design elements, components, ports and protocols, their respective threats & mitigation techniques.
  2. Identify& apply industry best practices for access control methods.
  3. Deploy various authentication models & identify the components of each.
  4. Conduct periodic audits of system security settings & know how to improve analysis by auditing network security procedures & carry out vulnerability assessments using common tools.
  5. Use monitoring tools on systems/networks & direct security-related anomalies.
  6. Determine the appropriate use of network security tools.
  7. Know authentication models & their components.

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.