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CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Troubleshooting Common Security Issues

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The simplest answer is usually correct and that is never truer than when troubleshooting security. In this course, the learner will explore common root causes of security issues, as well as prepare for the Security+ SY0-501 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


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Lesson Objectives

CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Troubleshooting Common Security Issues

  • start the course
  • define unencrypted credentials
  • describe logs and events anomalies
  • specify permission issues
  • define access violations
  • specify certificate issues
  • describe data exfiltration
  • describe misconfigured devices
  • recognize weak security configurations
  • classify personnel issues
  • define unauthorized software
  • define baseline deviation
  • recognize license compliance violation
  • describe asset management
  • specify authentication issues
  • specify various security troubleshooting issues
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