Understanding the types of threats that exist in an IT infrastructure is incredibly important when you are attempting to control access to network assets and secure an internetwork environment. This course examines control types, authentication, authorization, and access control strategies, along with the various types of malware, social engineering and spam/phishing attacks that a network can face. This course helps prepares the learner to write the CompTIA Security+ Certification SYO-301.
Individuals who have day to day technical information security experience who are looking to validate that knowledge. It is recommended that individuals have a minimum of 2 years experience in IT administration with a focus on security and a broad knowledge of security concerns and implementations.