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CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: Network Protocols, Attacks, and Defenses


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number



Overview/Description
Comptia Security+ is a vendor neutral security certification that tests foundation knowledge of security skills in a computer environment. This course examines common network protocols, the fundamentals and dangers of network attacks, implementation of network security, and available tools and devices used to secure networks. This is the second course of the security+ SYO-401 certification training path.

Target Audience
Security professionals with a minimum of 2 years experience in IT administration with a focus on security who have day-to-day technical information security experience and a broad knowledge of security concerns and implementations.

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
2.0

Lesson Objectives

CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: Network Protocols, Attacks, and Defenses

  • recognize characteristics of the OSI and DoD models
  • recognize features of TCP and IP protocols
  • recognize features of the TCP and UDP protocols and their ports
  • label examples of network attacks
  • recognize best practices in network security
  • recognize how tools are used to assess risk and network vulnerability
  • recognize strategies for structuring and securing a network
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