Security+ Certification (Part 1): Identifying Security Threats


 

Description:

In this course, you\'ll build on your knowledge of identifying social engineering attacks, the types of attacks that target your computers and devices and the applications, operating systems, and protocols that they use, and the types of attacks that are directed against the physical devices in your enterprise. This course is targeted toward an Information Technology (IT) professional who has networking and administrative skills in Windows-based TCP/IP networks and familiarity with other operating systems, such as NetWare, Macintosh, UNIX/Linux, and OS/2, who wants to: further a career in IT by acquiring a foundational knowledge of security topics; prepare for the CompTIA Security+ Certification examination; or use Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles.

This course carries the following professional education credits: 0.2 CEUs. For more information on accreditation bodies, please visit www.elementk.com/products/certification-and-accreditation.

Objectives:

  • In this course, you will distinguish the three main types of security threats on networks and computer systems.

Hardware and Software Required:

  • Browser Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (or higher)
  • Browser Mozilla Firefox 2 (or higher)
  • Browser Apple Safari 2 (or higher)
  • Operating System Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista, or Windows 7
  • Operating System Apple Mac OS X 10.4 (or higher)
  • Processor Pentium III 1 GHz (or better)
  • Processor Macintosh Intel-based or PowerPC G4 (or better)
  • RAM 512 MB (1 GB or more recommended)
  • Internet connection 256K (broadband recommended)
  • Adobe Flash Player 8 (current version recommended)
  • Adobe Reader 7 (or higher)
  • Other requirements may apply to supplemental offline activities. Omitting these optional activities does not affect course completion.



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Course Info

  • Code: EL-IST
  • Duration: 2 hours 26 minutes
  • Price: Call for price

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