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Mastering IS Security+

Achieve Success in Today’s Security-Conscious Environment!

Mastering IS Security+

Policies and technologies need dedicated people who can implement and manage them. Become part of a well-trained workforce that effectively combats hackers, fights attacks and battles other threats.

This in-depth 12-week course builds on Essentials of IS Security to expand your knowledge in the IS and IT security field. Topics include communication security, infrastructure security, cloud computing, cryptography, access control, authentication, external attacks, operational and organization security.

Military Clock Hours: 129.6

Mastering IS Security+

This course is part of a Certificate Program


Packages starting at $6,025

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The course now supports the CompTIA Security+™ (SY0-401) certification exam latest body of knowledge, and includes over 500 sample questions that will help you prepare for the exam. This interactive course also features hundreds of animations and graphics to keep you engaged and enhance your learning experience.

What You’ll Study

Introduction to Mastering IS Security +

  • Course Introduction
  • Security Concepts
  • Risk Management
  • Risk-Based Security
  • Cloud Computing
  • Virtualization
  • Organizational Policies and Controls
  • Network Design Elements
  • OSI Model
  • TCP/IP Review
  • Firewalls and Other Network Security Tools
  • SMTP, IMAP and POP
  • Threats to Email
  • Wireshark
  • IDS and IPS Security Applications
  • Incident Response
  • Basic Forensic Procedures
  • IP Protocol
  • Wireless Protocols
  • Wireless Attacks

Security in Transmissions

  • IP Addressing
  • Wireless Site Security
  • IEEE 802.11 Inner Workings
  • Snort
  • Honeypots
  • Digital Evidence
  • Trojans and Backdoors
  • Botnets
  • DDoS
  • System and Vulnerability Scanning
  • Password Attacks
  • Malware and Social Engineering
  • Alphabet Soup of the Internet
  • Password Security
  • Helper Protocols
  • Adware and Spyware
  • Antivirus
  • Passwords and Authentication

Security in the Infrastructure 

  • Kerberos
  • Access Control Models
  • Applying Access Control
  • Social Networking
  • Attack Terminology
  • Hardening the Operating System
  • Hardening Applications
  • Application Vulnerabilities
  • Developing Secure Applications
  • General Cryptographic Concepts
  • Hashing
  • Applied Cryptographic Concepts
  • Telnet vs. Secure Shell
  • IP Security
  • VPNs: L2TP and PPTP
  • Securing Email

Operational Security 

  • Operational Security Issues
  • Introduction to PKI
  • More PKI and Key Management
  • PKI Certificates
  • Certificate Variations
  • Web Protocols and Encryption
  • Web Vunerabilities
  • Data Exchange Attacks
  • Controls
  • Physical Security
  • Environmental Controls
  • Hardening the Network
  • Network Appliances
  • Wireless Vunerabilities
  • 2.4 GHz Band Wireless
  • Redundancy Planning
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Change Management
  • Logical Control Mechanisms
  • Ten Important Things to Know
  • Course Conclusion

Credit & Tuition

ACE credit recommendation 3 semester hours. Register today and earn 45 PDUs, 4.5 CEUs for $2,495.

Who Should Register?

Mastering IS Security+™ is designed for the IS or IT security professional, the IT networking professional, those interested in learning more in-depth information about the IS security profession, as well as those interested in obtaining the CompTIA Security+™ certification.

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