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CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Public Key Infrastructure


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



Overview/Description
All secure communications begin with trust. In this course, you will explore the important role that PKI plays for secure communications. This course will also help prepare you for the SY0-501 Security+ exam.

Target Audience
IT security professionals with a minimum of two years' experience in IT administration with a focus on security; users with basic day-to-day technical information security experience; those interested in gaining a broader and deeper knowledge of security concerns and implementation; and learners preparing for the Security+ SY0-501 exam

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
1.1

Lesson Objectives

CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Public Key Infrastructure

  • start the course
  • recall the purpose of a PKI and a trusted introducer
  • describe the benefits and uses of the public key infrastructure for an organization
  • recognize the various CA trust models that can be implemented, such as single CA, hierarchical, bridge, peer-to-peer, and mesh
  • describe the concept of certificate chaining
  • identify the purpose and types of pinning
  • describe the benefits of certificate expiration, revocation, and suspension, and distinguish between a CRL and OCSP
  • describe the benefits of key escrow and when you might consider using it
  • recognize the x.509 certificate format and file extensions
  • describe various types certificates and their uses
  • recall various PKI concepts
  • Course Number:
    cs_syps_a11_it_enus

    Expertise Level
    Everyone