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Course #381-14-FXVA-1

CompTIA Security+ (2011) Certification

Dates: Mar-17-2014 - Mar-20-2014


AFCEA Headquarters (Map)
4400 Fair Lakes Court
Fairfax, VA 22033

Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm

$1,600 Government AFCEA Member
        Government Non Member
        Non-Government AFCEA Member
        Non-Government Non Member

This course qualifies for Continuing Education Units.
Note: There is a separate registration for the Exam. The Exam is scheduled for Friday, March 21, 2014

Course Description:

CompTIA's Security+ is the premier vendor-neutral security certification, and it demonstrates your knowledge of security concepts, tools, and procedures for reacting to security incidents.  It also confirms your skill in anticipating security risks and guarding against them.

Overview: The skills and knowledge presented and taught in Ultimate Knowledge Institute CompTIA Security+ Course are based on the requirements of the Department of Defense. The objectives established and measured by the Security+ examination were derived and validated through input from a committee and over 1,000 subject matter experts representative of industry and the Department of Defense. The Security+ certification is an internationally recognized validation of the technical knowledge required to establish a baseline for information technology practitioners. This training and certification meets the requirement for Department of Defense IA and IT workforce personnel in accordance with DoD Directive 8570.1 and DoD Manual 8570.1M. A Security+ certified individual has successfully demonstrated the skills and knowledge in general security concepts, communication security, infrastructure security, basics of cryptography and operational / organizational security.

Who Should Attend: The CompTIA Security+ (2011 Edition) Certification is aimed at an IT security professional who has:
- IAT Level I & II Personnel
- IAM Level I Personnel
- A recommended minimum of two years experience in network administration with a focus on security
- Day to day technical information security experience
- Broad knowledge of security concerns and implementation

Examination: The Security+ Exam will be offered on-site at the end of the course.

Course Outline:

  1. Mitigating Threats
    • System maintenance
    • Application Security
    • Physical security
    • Malware
    • Social engineering
  2. Cryptography
    • Symmetric cryptography
    • Public key cryptography
  3. Authentication
    • Authentication factors and requirements
    • Authentication systems
    • Authentication system vulnerabilities
  4. User- and Role-Based Security
    • Baseline security policies
    • Resource access
  5. Peripheral Security
    • File and disk encryption
    • Peripheral and component security
    • Mobile device security
  6. Public Key Infrastructure
    • Public key cryptography
    • Implementing public key infrastructure (PKI)
    • Web server security with PKI
  7. Application and Messaging Security
    • Application security
    • E-mail security
    • Social networking and messaging
  8. Ports and Protocols
    • TCP/IP basics
    • Protocol-based attacks
  9. Network Security
    • Network devices
    • Secure network topologies
    • Secure networking
    • Vitalization and cloud computing
  10. Wireless Security
    • Wireless network security
    • Mobile device security
  11. Remote Access Security
    • Remote access
    • Virual private networks
  12. Vulnerability Testing
    • Risk and vulnerability assessment
    • Auditing and logging
    • Intrusion detection and prevention systems
    • Incident response
  13. Organizational Security
    • Organizational policies
    • Education and training
    • Disposal and destruction
  14. Business Continuity
    • Redundancy planning
    • Disaster recovery
    • Enviromental controls


AFCEA complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Attendees with special needs should call (703) 631-6130 or email the PDC outlining requirements.


AFCEA will confirm that a course session is a "go" no later than Mar-03-2014, 14 days prior to the start date of the course. Please see the PDC FAQ for additional course cancellation details.


Please see the PDC FAQ for registration cancellation instructions and other PDC policies.

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