[Class] Security+

  • June 15, 2014 · 6:00 PM
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The CompTIA Security+ certification designates knowledgeable professionals in the field of security. CompTIA Security+ not only ensures that candidates will apply knowledge of security concepts, tools, and procedures to react to security incidents, it ensures that security personnel are anticipating security risks and guarding against them.

This class is comfortably paced to help you retain the information and be prepared to sit for the exam. It is in your best interest to read the chapter before class to help solidify concepts during class. This certification counts towards DoD Directive[masked]-M requirements.

Recommended background: Basic computer knowledge, basic networking

Text Book: Authorized Cert Guide: CompTIA Security+ SY0-301 Second Edition, deluxe Edition by David L. Prowse  ISBN: 13:[masked]

Cost: $210/$300 (Paying Member/Non-Paying Member)

Paying members, login and register online for discount.

Once registered, you'll receive the meeting participation info by email before the session. Expect to join 15-30 minutes prior to test your technical configurations.

Location: Online only

POC: Jackie

Schedule: Sunday’s  600 pm - 900p EST

Week 1: Sunday April 20, 2014  6-9pm

Introduction
Notes and tips for test study
Basic networking review
Chapter One:  Introduction to Security
Virtual machine lab set up
Homework assignment & Reading assignment

Week 2: Sunday April 27,[masked]pm

Homework review
Field review of Security Certifications
Chapter Two: Computer Systems Security
Chapter Three: Operating Systems, Hardening and Virtualization
Virtual machine review
Homework assignment & Reading assignment

Week 3: Sunday May 4, 2014  6-9pm

Homework review
Virtual resumes: Some suggestions and ideas
Chapter Four: Application Security
Chapter Five: Network Design Elements & Network Threats
Homework assignment & Reading assignment

Week 4: Sunday May 11, 2014  6-9pm

Homework review
Chapter Six: Network Perimeter Security
Chapter Seven: Security Network Media and Devices
Basic Firewall placement and configuration review
Homework assignment & Reading assignment

Week 5: Sunday May 18, 2014  6-9pm

Homework review
Chapter Eight: Physical Security and Authentication Models
Chapter Nine: Access Control Methods and Models
A discussion of the role and duties of an FSO as related to Federal IT and Physical Security
A look at some non-IT specific security certifications: ISP, PSP, CFE, PCI and CPP and their relationship to the security field and the IT security field.
Homework assignments & Reading assignment

Week 6: Sunday May 25, 2014  6-9pm

Homework review
Chapter Ten: Vulnerability and Risk Assessment
Chapter Eleven: Monitoring and Auditing
Deeper resources; discussion on Vulnerability and Risk Assessments, budgets and decision making,  and partnering with business and support for resolutions
Introduction to NSM and Security Onion
Homework assignment & Reading assignment

Week 7: Sunday June 1, 2014  6-9pm (Happy Mothers Day!)

Homework review
Chapter Twelve: Encryption and Hashing Concepts
Discussion on Encryption and additional resources
A look at password hacking: Discussion of Cain and John
Homework assignment & Reading assignment

Week 8: Sunday June 8, 2014  6-9pm

Homework review
Chapter Thirteen: PKI and Encryption Protocols
Additional resources on encryption protocols
Homework assignment & Reading assignment

Week 9: Sunday  June 15, 2014  6-9pm

Homework review
Chapter Fourteen: Redundancy and Disaster Recovery
Back it up! RAID Systems, the Cloud, and other resources
Some additional notes on Disaster Recovery and Preparedness
Homework assignments & Reading assignment

Week 10: Sunday June 22, 2014  6-9pm

Homework review
Chapter Fifteen: Policies, Procedures and People
Review of management and Human Resources role in Security Policies
Writing and implementing successful critical tasks, procedures and policies
Homework assignment: Practice Tests

Week 11: Sunday June 29, 6-9pm (Father's Day)

Practice Test review
Wrap up questions
Study and test tips

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