CompTIA Security+ 2011: Control Fundamentals and Security Threats

Individuals who have day to day technical information security experience who are looking to validate that knowledge. It is recommended that individuals have a minimum of 2 years experience in IT administration with a focus on security and a broad knowledge of security concerns and implementations.

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Expected Duration
120 minutes

Understanding the types of threats that exist in an IT infrastructure is incredibly important when you are attempting to control access to network assets and secure an internetwork environment. This course examines control types, authentication, authorization, and access control strategies, along with the various types of malware, social engineering and spam/phishing attacks that a network can face. This course helps prepares the learner to write the CompTIA Security+ Certification SYO-301.


Control Types

  • differentiate between the security control types
  • recognize the principles of availability, integrity, and confidentiality
  • describe the main processes of an access control system
  • analyze an information security program
  • Security Threats and Defenses

  • classify the types of malware
  • recognize how to defend against malware
  • differentiate between the types of local social engineering attacks
  • recognize the main motivations of malicious insiders
  • distinguish between the types of remote social engineering techniques
  • make recommendations for improving an information security program, in a given scenario




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