CompTIA Security+ Cert(SY0-501): Threats and Vulnerabilities
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CompTIA Security+ Cert(SY0-501): Threats and Vulnerabilities

Everything you need to know about Threats, Attacks, and Vulnerabilities to best prepare for your CompTIA Security+ Exam
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33 students enrolled
Created by John Wiley & Sons
Last updated 7/2019
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 3 articles
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • You will master the basic fundamentals of threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities.
  • This course is in compliance with the CompTIA Security+ exam.
  • Get ready to pass the Security+ Exam with Sybex's superior review materials based on the CompTIA approved content.
  • Wiley's "Bite-Sized" lessons specifically designed to assist you in mastering the topic.
  • Prepare for your exam with "Smarter Test Prep".
  • Solidify your understanding with Real World Scenarios.
Requirements
  • This course has no prerequesites however a basic understanding of IT fundamentals will be helpful.
Description

Composed from Sybex's best review materials, this course is all you need to help you master one of the topics covered in CompTIA Security+ (SY0-501) exam.

Whether if you are someone who is looking for the 'last minute review' or someone who is looking for an introduction to a topic, this course is perfect for you!

Our bite-sized lessons make it easy for the users to grasp the material quickly.


Exam Objectives covered in this course:

  • 1.1: Given a scenario, analyze indicators of compromise and determine the type of malware

  • 1.2: Compare and contrast types of attacks

Topics Included in the course:

  • Viruses

  • Malware

  • Attack Types

    And more!

Who this course is for:
  • IT Students
  • Anyone interested in learning about Threats, Attacks, and Vulnerabilities
  • Students studying for CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam
Course content
Expand all 11 lectures 01:07:12
+ Welcome to the course!
2 lectures 03:30

Welcome to the Threats and Vulnerabilities test prep for the CompTIA Security + Certification Exam. 

Preview 01:08

Tips and Advice for studying for the Security+ exam.

Preview 02:22
+ Introduction to Threats, Attacks, and Vulnerabilities
1 lecture 00:53

You will be introduced to Threats, Attacks, and Vulnerabilities in this lecture.

Preview 00:53
+ Living in a World of Viruses
2 lectures 11:43

After completing this lecture, students will be able to:

  • Discuss viruses and how they work

  • Examine ways to manage viruses

Preview 10:42
Real World Scenario
01:01
Section Quiz
3 questions
+ Malware and Crypto-Malware
2 lectures 14:30

After completing this lecture, students will be able to:

  • Discuss various forms of malware

  • Understand the impact of malware on users and systems

Malware
13:07
Exercise
01:23
Section Quiz
3 questions
+ Attack Types and Defending Against Them
4 lectures 36:35

After completing this lecture, students will be able to:

  • Define various forms of attacks

  • Understand attack vectors and mechanisms for exploitation

  • Examine methods of mitigating or defending against attacks

Network Attacks
22:33

After completing this lecture, students will be able to:

  • Define various forms of attacks

  • Understand attack vectors and mechanisms for exploitation

  • Examine methods of mitigating or defending against attacks

Comprising a Windows User Password
08:37

After completing this lecture, students will be able to:

  • Define various forms of attacks

  • Understand attack vectors and mechanisms for exploitation

  • Examine methods of mitigating or defending against attacks

Conducting a DoS Attack
04:44
Real World Scenario
00:41
Section Quiz
2 questions
+ Final Review!
0 lectures 00:00
Post Assessment
5 questions