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CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: Securing Applications, Virtualization, and the Cloud


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
Web servers, web applications, virtualization, and cloud computing are becoming standard parts of corporate infrastructures. This course examines the communication standards and protocols that are used in the web server environment, along with ways to harden web servers and web browsers. The course also examines the different types of attacks web-based applications can face, as well as cloud computing options, and network virtualization. This is the ninth course of the security+ SYO-401 certification training path.

Target Audience
Security professionals with a minimum of two 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)
1.0

Lesson Objectives

CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: Securing Applications, Virtualization, and the Cloud

  • identify characteristics of a variety of application attacks
  • identify security measures to take to secure applications in a given scenario
  • identify ways to mitigate security risks in static environments
  • identify components of a secure virtualization strategy
  • match cloud computing types to their descriptions
  • identify security implications of integrating systems and data with third parties
  • identify methods of securing applications, virtual environments, and cloud computing in a given scenario
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