• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Being prepared and ready to react is key to security success. In this course, you will explore procedures that are needed when disaster strikes and how to protect privacy. This course will help prepare you for the SY0-501 Security+ exam.

Learning Objectives

Incident Response

  • start the course
  • define incident response and the incident response process
  • describe the importance and components of an incident response plan


  • describe the purpose of forensic investigation
  • identify the steps required during a forensics investigation
  • compare strategic intelligence and strategic counterintelligence


  • define disaster recovery and the disaster recovery plan
  • describe the different types of recovery sites
  • describe the different types of backups
  • recognize the geographic implications of disaster recovery

Security and Privacy Controls

  • identify different security controls
  • describe media sanitization and data destruction
  • describe the benefits of labeling and handling
  • define various data roles
  • describe the purpose of data retention

Practice: Continuity and Privacy Concepts

  • recall incident response, forensics, disaster recovery, and security concepts

Framework Connections