CompTIA Security+ Certification; SY0-401. The Total Course
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CompTIA Security+ Certification; SY0-401. The Total Course

Everything you need to pass the CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 Exam, from Mike Meyers. CompTIA expert and bestselling author.
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  • 13.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • • This is a complete and comprehensive CompTIA Security+ Certification; SY0-401 course. It is designed to prepare the student to be able to take and pass the exam to become CompTIA Security+ Certified.
  • • Once you complete the course you will have the knowledge and confidence to pass the CompTIA exam AND the skills to be a great IT security tech. This course is ideal as both a study tool and an on-the-job reference.
  • • Your new skills and the CompTIA Security+ Certification will help you land a great It security tech job or if you are already a security tech, get that raise or advancement you are after.
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Requirements
  • • Basic familiarity with PCs and networks.
  • • There are no specific prerequisites as the course covers all the topics in detail.
  • • It is a good idea to have an understanding of CompTIA A+ Certification and CompTIA Network+ Certification topics or to be A+ and Network+ Certified. You can learn more about A+ and Network+ Certification topics from our Mike Meyers – Total Seminars CompTIA A+ and Network+ Certification courses on Udemy.
Description

Welcome to the CompTIA Security+ Certification; SY0-401. The Total Course from Mike Meyers and Total Seminars.

This course covers everything you need to know to pass your CompTIA Security+ Certification SY0-401 Exam. The first goal of the course is to make you a good IT security tech and in the process make sure you are ready to pass the CompTIA Security+ exam. This course is over 10 hours in length containing over 80 video lectures.

The course covers all the CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 Objective Domains:

1.0 Network Security                                                                  20%

2.0 Compliance and Operational Security                               18%

3.0 Threats and Vulnerabilities                                                  20%

4.0 Application, Data and Host Security                                   15%

5.0 Access Control and Identity Management                         15%

6.0 Cryptography                                                                         12%


Topics include:

·         Risk management.

·         Cryptography.

·         Authentication and authorization.

·         Host, LAN, and application security.

·         Wireless, cloud and mobile security.

·         Environmental and personnel security and controls.


This is a Total Security+ Course, it covers everything a good tech needs to know and prepares you to pass the CompTIA Security+ Certification exam.


Who is the target audience?
  • • This course is intended for anyone that is preparing for an IT Security position or looking to improve their security skills and become CompTIA Security+ Certified. However, it goes beyond that and will give you the skills you need to be a better security tech on the job.
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Curriculum For This Course
87 Lectures
13:40:56
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The CompTIA Security+ Exam
3 Lectures 13:49

In this introduction to the CompTIA Security+ exam, Mike explains what the exam is all about and the focus of IT security.

Download the CompTIA Security+ objectives attached to this lecture.

Preview 02:59

In this episode, Mike describes the CompTIA Security+ exam objectives and explains in broad terms what is covered in each of them.

Preview 06:16

In this episode, Mike outlines a study strategy for success on the CompTIA Security+ exam.

Preview 04:34

The CompTIA Security+ Exam Quiz
4 questions
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Stepping Up to IT Security
8 Lectures 58:25

In this episode, Mike discusses the CIA goals of security: confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

Preview 03:46

In this episode, Mike explains the three categories of security controls.

Preview 03:58

In this episode, Mike discusses other related security controls.

Interesting Security Controls
04:04

In this episode, Mike explains the concept of security governance: policies, standards, and procedures.

IT Security Governance
08:19

In this episode, Mike addresses various examples of security policies.

Preview 08:17

In this episode, Mike explains risk and related concepts.

What is Risk?
09:53

In this episode, Mike explains the terms and processes to manage risk.

Managing Risk
11:57

In this episode, Mike looks at the impact of risk.

Quantitative Risk Calculations
08:11

Stepping Up to IT Security Quiz
6 questions
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Core Security Concepts
9 Lectures 01:41:04

In this episode, Mike presents the concept of basic cryptography methods.

Preview 10:20

In this episode, Mike shows how a hash provides integrity to data.

Hashing
07:15

In this episode, Mike explains how hashing can improve message security.

Hash-based Message Authentication Code - HMAC
03:46

In this episode, Mike describes encrypting and decrypting data with the same key.

Symmetric Algorithms
11:44

In this episode, Mike shows that encrypting and decrypting can be done with different keys.

Asymmetric Algorithms
16:23

In this episode, Mike looks at Internet processes that have built-in encryption.

Secure Applications and Protocols
10:55

In this episode, Mike illustrates that information can be hidden within other data.

Steganography
05:38

In this episode Mike explains certificates and how they are used to establish trust.

Certificates and Trust
14:15

In this episode, Mike discusses the public key infrastructure (PKI), used to enable commerce and other secure activities over the Internet.

Preview 20:48

Core Security Concepts Quiz
8 questions
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Authentication and Authorization
9 Lectures 01:35:06

In this episode, Mike explains the issues of proving that you are who you are.

Identification and Authentication
12:49


In this episode, Mike explores methods used for authorization, enabling clients to do stuff with resources properly.
Understanding Authorization
08:28

In this episode, Mike discusses common protocols used to identify proper users, such as PAP, CHAP, Kerberos, LDAP, and more.

Authentication Methods
09:50

In this episode, Mike explores two common methods used for AAA, RADIUS and TACACS+.

AAA
08:03

In this episode, Mike looks at how to control access to files in a Linux system.

Linux File Permissions
14:31

Windows File Permissions
15:19

In this episode, Mike describes how to log in to one computer and gain access to many.

Single Sign On
10:09

In this episode, Mike shows methods to keep passwords secure.

Password Security
09:13

In this episode, Mike discusses the security of user accounts.

Account Issues
06:44

Authentication and Authorization Quiz
7 questions
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Host Security
16 Lectures 02:59:15

In this episode, Mike looks at some of the things that threaten computers and users.

Host Threats
09:01

In this episode, Mike talks about types of malware and what they do.

Malware
10:03

In this episode, Mike explains how encrypted information is at risk and explores ways to protect it.

Cryptographic Attacks
24:13

In this episode, Mike shows attacks where bad actors function between encrypting hosts.

Man-in-the-Middle
22:13

In this episode, Mike discusses attacks that prevents servers from providing their essential services.

Denial of Service
08:33

In this episode, Mike talks about techniques to protect a host computer from threats.

Host Hardening
16:17

In this episode, Mike looks at the conceptual structure of networks.

Network Models
06:56

In this episode, Mike discusses the elements of TCP/IP networking.

Know your protocols-TCP/IP
06:07

In this episode, Mike reviews common applications, protocols, and port numbers.

Know your protocols-Applications
05:42

In this episode, Mike presents the elements of Transport Layer Security.

Transport Layer Security - TLS
12:25

In this episode, Mike addresses IPsec, the first standardized Internet encryption.

IPsec
11:55

In this episode, Mike discusses secure methods to save and access data on a network device.

NAS and SAN
16:01

In this episode, Mike explores using multiple disks to improve reliability and performance.

RAID Security
11:15

In this episode, Mike explains how to ensure that stored data is safe from physical loss.

Securing Data
04:22

In this episode, Mike looks at the impact, benefits, and downsides of encrypting stored data.

Disk Encryption
06:42

In this episode, Mike looks at network-aware devices, appliances, and industrial systems.

Static Hosts
07:30

Host Security Quiz
7 questions
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LAN Security
8 Lectures 01:24:22

In this episode, Mike reviews elements of local area networks.

LAN Security Review
08:00

In this episode, Mike discusses how to govern access to resources.

Access Control Lists
04:50

In this episode, Mike presents the functions of proxy servers.

Proxy Servers
16:13

In this episode, Mike addresses the difference between detecting network intruders and preventing intrusions.

IDS vs. IPS
04:29

Network Access Control
10:31

Virtual Private Networks
13:46

SNMP
15:23

Logs
11:10

LAN Security Quiz
6 questions
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Application Security
6 Lectures 58:23
Attacking Applications
10:56

Attacking Websites
07:56

Hardening Web Servers
10:32

Internet Service Hardening
06:43

Virtualization Basics
07:15

Virtual Security
15:01

Application Security Quiz
4 questions
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Wireless Security
7 Lectures 01:11:56
Wireless Review
09:43

Living in Open Networks
09:41

Fun with Access Points
07:01


In this episode Mike talks about WEP wireless security attacks and methods for cracking WEP passwords.
Cracking 802.11 Part 1 - WEP
11:58

In this episode Mike talks about WPA and WPA2 wireless security attachs and methods for cracking WPA passwords.
Cracking 802.11 Part 2 - WPA
09:41

In this episode Mike talks about WPS wireless security attacks and methods for cracking WPS passwords.
Cracking 802.11 Part 3 - WPS
09:49

Wireless Hardening
14:03

Wireless Security Quiz
7 questions
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Physical Security
5 Lectures 29:32
RFI, EMI, ESD
03:12

HVAC
07:25

Fire Suppression
04:02

Classifying Security Controls
06:09

Physical Controls
08:44

Physical Security Quiz
4 questions
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Outside Security
6 Lectures 47:32

In this episode, Mike discusses types and the importance third-party agreements and how they affect IT security

Third Party Agreements
08:46


In this episode, Mike explores devices and purposes involved in IaaS.
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
09:32


In this episode, Mike describes the purpose of devices used to set up PaaS infrastructures.
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
09:03

Software as a Service (SaaS)
02:39


In this episode, Mike delves into the opposing forces of corporate and personal use of mobile devices.
Deploying Mobile Devices
07:08


In this episode, Mike goes through the various device and application level management that can take place on mobile devices
Mobile Device Management
10:24

Outside Security Quiz
5 questions
2 More Sections
About the Instructor
Total Seminars
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Home of Mike Meyers and his Team of IT Certification Pros

Total Seminars provides certification training services and training materials to thousands of schools, corporations, and government agencies including the United Nations, the FBI and all branches of the Department of Defense. Total Seminars produces the #1 selling CompTIA A+ and Network+ Certification books with over 1 million books in print.


Total Seminars has created a number of “Best-Selling” Udemy video courses by Mike Meyers and the Total Seminars team of Instructors. They also develop supplemental materials such as the TotalTester certification practice tests and TotalSims lab simulations to support your certification preparation. These are available on the Total Seminars web site.


Mike Meyers
4.7 Average rating
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37,071 Students
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CompTIA Certification Pro

Mike Meyers, affectionately called the "Alpha Geek", is the Industry's leading authority on CompTIA Certifications. He is the President and co-founder of Total Seminars, LLC, a provider of PC and network repair seminars, books, videos and courseware for thousands of organizations throughout the world. Mike has been involved in the computer and network repair industry since 1987 as a technician, instructor, author, consultant, and speaker.

Author of numerous popular PC books and videos, including the best-selling CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide and CompTIA Network+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide. Mike is also the series editor for the highly successful Mike Meyers' Certification Passport series and the Mike Meyers' Guide to series, all published by McGraw-Hill. Mike has sold over a million IT and certification books.

As well as writing Mike has personally taught thousands of students, including U.S. senators, U.S. Supreme Court Justices, members of the United Nation, every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, many branches of the Department of Justice, hundreds of corporate clients and academic students at every level.

Mike's humorous and easy to follow approach to teaching comes through in his video training courses as well as his classroom instructor led courses. Making IT concepts easy to understand and fun to learn helps students stay engaged and retain the information.

Mike brings his unique style of video training to Udemy with the launch of his CompTIA A+ Certification, Network+ Certification and Security+ Certification courses. Check out the first few lessons which are available free and you will quickly see what is different about Mike's approach to learning.