CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+ CS0-001: Network Architecture and Reconnaissance

IT specialists who will be responsible for securing and analyzing IT assets at the hardware and software levels


Expected Duration
187 minutes

IT security analysis builds upon a solid understanding of underlying network and cloud technologies. Existing IT system implementations must be understood before security controls can be recommended.


Network Concepts

  • start the course
  • map network hardware and software to the OSI model
  • identify when to use specific network hardware
  • understand IPv4 settings
  • understand IPv6 settings
  • understand transport protocols
  • understand which Windows tools to use when configuring and troubleshooting TCP/IP
  • understand which Linux tools to use when configuring and troubleshooting TCP/IP
  • configure and scan for service ports
  • configure network services securely
  • explain common wired and wireless network concepts
  • scan for wireless networks and understand the returned results
  • determine placement of network devices
  • Cloud Computing

  • explain the purpose of cloud computing
  • recognize the use of cloud service models
  • recognize the role of virtualization in cloud computing
  • identify cloud security options
  • Reconnaissance Techniques

  • explain how to discover network devices
  • use logs to learn about the network environment
  • use packet capturing tools for network traffic analysis
  • capture and interpret FTP and HTTP traffic
  • discover network configurations
  • explain harvesting techniques
  • recognize social engineering techniques
  • Security Policies

  • identify details within acceptable use policies
  • identify details within data ownership and retention policies
  • identify details within data classification policies
  • identify details within a password policy
  • Practice: Network Reconnaissance

  • recognize various network configurations and perform network reconnaissance




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