Securing the networking environment is the most important job role that a Security specialist will perform. This course examines the methods, tools, and applications that can be used to secure the data, mobile devices, and operating systems, as well as how to deploy environmental controls and physical access controls. This course looks at locking mechanisms - application and physical - along with encryption schemes for data on servers and mobile devices. This course also examines the different environmental and physical controls that can be used to secure an IT environment. This course helps prepare 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.