Comptia Security+, Security, Technology

Comptia Security+ (SY0-501) Study Notes

I am working my way through the online course “Cert Prep: CompTIA Security+” by Michael Chapple. This is available on Lynda and LinkedIn Learning. These are my study notes-

Section 1 – Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities

1.1 Malware

1.2 Understanding Attackers

1.3 Understanding Attack Types

1.4 Application Attacks

1.5 Vulnerability Scanning and Penetration Testing

1.6 Impact of Vulnerabilities

 

Section 2 – Technologies and Tools

2.1 TCP/IP

2.2 Network Security Devices

2.3 Managing Secure Networks

2.4 Wireless Networking

2.5 Security and Monitoring Technologies

2.6 Security Assessment Tools

2.7 Security Troubleshooting

2.8 Personnel Security

2.9 Host Security

2.10 Mobile Device Security

2.11 Securing Protocols

 

Section 3 – Architecture & Design

3.1 Security Design

3.2 User Training

3.3 Security Network Design

3.4 Secure Systems Design

3.5. Secure Staging and Development

3.6 Embedded System Security

3.7 Software Development Security

3.8 Cloud Computing and Virtualisation

3.9 Physical Security

 

Section 4 – Identification, Authentication, Authorisation, Accounting

4.1 Identification

4.2 Authentication

4.3 Authorisation

4.4 Account Management

 

Section 5 – Risk Management

5.1 Control and Risks

5.2 Supply Chain Risk

5.3 Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

5.4 Incident Response

5.5 Forensics

5.6 Data Security and Privacy

 

Section 6 – Cryptography

6.1 Encryption

6.2 Symmetric Cryptography

6.3 Asymmetric Cyptography

6.4 Key Management

6.5 Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)

6.6 Cryptanalytic Attacks

6.7 Cryptographic Applications

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