• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Following best practices and implementing physical controls are critical. In this course, you will explore best practices in addition to physical security measures. This course will help prepare you for the SY0-501 Security+ exam.

Learning Objectives

Frameworks, Best Practices, and Guidelines

  • start the course
  • identify the purpose of various frameworks and architectures
  • specify the reasoning behind following secure configuration guidelines
  • describe the benefits of implementing a layered security approach and the importance of diversity and user training

Physical Security

  • describe the importance of physical security in relation to the success of your organization
  • identify the importance of lighting in relation to security
  • identify the various methods that can be used to control or deter physical access
  • describe the importance of alarms and the difference between false alarms and true alarms
  • identify the benefits of using safes and secure cabinets
  • identify different types of locks and describe the importance of key management
  • describe various authentication options
  • define the importance of HVAC systems and fire suppression systems
  • describe various types of motion detection systems
  • define the concept of a protected system and air gaps
  • describe the purpose of various security controls such as Faraday cages, cable locks, screen filters, cameras, and sign-in and sign-out logs

Practice: Controlling Physical Security

  • recall the purpose of various security controls

Framework Connections