CompTIA Security+ 2008: Risk Analysis, Vulnerability Testing, IDS, and Forensics
This course is included in our On-demand training solution.
Ensuring that modern network environments are secure is of paramount importance in today’s IT world. The use of risk analysis techniques and vulnerability scanners, along with intrusion detection systems and forensic methodologies have become the backbone of modern IT security. This course looks at modern risk analysis techniques, forensic methodologies, IDS systems and methods to harden network devices and operating systems. This course is one of a series in the SkillSoft learning path that covers the objectives for the CompTIA Security+ (2008 Edition) certification exam.
Organizations involved in IT services or training that need to have personnel qualified for onwards delivery of IT support or training; businesses that will need up-to-date Security+ training for their own internal networking support purposes; individuals who are personally interested in establishing credentials for the benefit of their own career prospects.
Although not a prerequisite, it is recommended that CompTIA Security+ candidates have at least two years on-the-job networking experience with an emphasis on security. The CompTIA Network+ certification is also recommended.
Analyzing and Scanning Systems
IDS, NIDS, HIDS, and Honeypots
Performing Computer Forensics Procedures