CompTIA Security+ 2011: Remote Access and Wireless Security

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


Security professionals are increasingly being made responsible for securing remote and wireless environments. This course examines different remote access strategies and technologies such as PPP, VPNs, PPTP, L2TP, IPsec, RADIUS, and TACACS. This course also examines wireless security mechanisms such as WEP, WPA, CCMP, EAP, PEAP, LEAP, MAC filters, SSID broadcast, and antenna placement and the attacks they are designed to fend off. This course helps prepares the learner to write the CompTIA Security+ Certification SYO-301.

Target Audience

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.


Expected Duration

90 min.

Course Objectives

Introduction to Remote Access

  • recognize the security considerations for remote access devices
  • recognize the features and vulnerabilities of remote connection protocols
  • Remote Access Authentication Services

  • recognize how to secure remote access
  • Remote Access and Authentication Services

    Wireless Network Attacks

  • recognize how to defend against various types of wireless network attacks
  • Securing a Wireless Network

  • describe the most secure wireless encryption technology
  • differentiate between wireless authentication methods
  • identify the guidelines for securing a wireless network
  • Ensuring Wireless Security