CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) Prep Course

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CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) Prep Course

You have experience in the increasingly crucial field of information security, and now you're ready to take that experience to the next level. CompTIA® Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) (Exam CAS-002) is the course you will need to take if your job responsibilities include securing complex enterprise environments. In this course, you will expand on your knowledge of information security to apply more advanced principles that will keep your organization safe from the many ways it can be threatened. Today's IT climate demands individuals with demonstrable skills, and the information and activities in this course can help you develop the skill set you need to confidently perform your duties as an advanced security professional. This course is designed for IT professionals who want to acquire the technical knowledge and skills needed to conceptualize, engineer, integrate, and implement secure solutions across complex enterprise environments.

This course can also benefit you if you intend to pass the CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CAS-002) certification examination. What you learn and practice in this course can be a significant part of your preparation.

Related Certification:

CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) Certification

  • Manage risk in the enterprise
  • Integrate computing, communications, and business disciplines in the enterprise
  • Use research and analysis to secure the enterprise
  • Integrate advanced authentication and authorization techniques
  • Implement cryptographic techniques
  • Implement security controls for hosts
  • Implement security controls for storage
  • Analyze network security concepts, components, and architectures, and implement controls
  • Implement security controls for applications
  • Integrate hosts, storage, networks, and applications in a secure enterprise architecture
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments
  • Conduct incident and emergency responses

  • Individuals seeking the CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) certification (Exam CAS-002)
  • IT professionals with a minimum of 10 years of experience in IT administration and at least five years of hands-on security in an enterprise environment

Required Prerequisites

Follow-on Courses

Outline

1. Managing Risk

  • Identify the Importance of Risk Management
  • Assess Risk
  • Mitigate Risk
  • Integrate Documentation into Risk Management

2. Integrating Computing, Communications, and Business Disciplines

  • Facilitate Collaboration Across Business Units
  • Secure Communications and Collaboration Solutions
  • Implement Security Activities Throughout the Technology Life Cycle

3. Using Research and Analysis to Secure the Enterprise

  • Determine Industry Trends and Effects on the Enterprise
  • Analyze Scenarios to Secure the Enterprise

4. Integrating Advanced Authentication and Authorization Techniques

  • Implement Authentication and Authorization Technologies
  • Implement Advanced Identity Management

5. Implementing Cryptographic Techniques

  • Describe Cryptographic Concepts
  • Choose Cryptographic Techniques
  • Choose Cryptographic Implementations

6. Implementing Security Controls for Hosts

  • Select Host Hardware and Software
  • Harden Hosts
  • Virtualize Servers and Desktops
  • Implement Cloud Augmented Security Services
  • Protect Boot Loaders

7. Implementing Security Controls for Enterprise Storage

  • Identify Storage Types and Protocols
  • Implement Secure Storage Controls

8. Analyzing and Implementing Network Security

  • Analyze Network Security Components and Devices
  • Analyze Network-Enabled Devices
  • Analyze Advanced Network Design
  • Configure Controls for Network Security

9. Implementing Security Controls for Applications

  • Identify General Application Vulnerabilities
  • Identify Web Application Vulnerabilities
  • Implement Application Security Controls

10. Integrating Hosts, Storage, Networks, and Applications in a Secure Enterprise Architecture

  • Implement Security Standards in the Enterprise
  • Select Technical Deployment Models
  • Secure the Design of the Enterprise Infrastructure
  • Secure Enterprise Application Integration Enablers

11. Conducting Vulnerability Assessments

  • Select Vulnerability Assessment Methods
  • Select Vulnerability Assessment Tools

12. Responding to and Recovering from Incidents

  • Design Systems to Facilitate Incident Response
  • Conduct Incident and Emergency Responses

Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) Exam CAS-002
Labs

Lab 1: Integrate Documentation into Risk Management
Lab 2: Secure Communications and Collaboration Solutions
Lab 3: Analyze Scenarios to Secure the Enterprise
Lab 4: Implement Authentication and Authorization Technologies
Lab 5; Choose Cryptographic Techniques
Lab 6: Harden Hosts
Lab 7: Virtualize Servers and Desktops
Lab 8: Protect Boot Loaders
Lab 9: Implement Secure Storage Controls
Lab 10: Configure Controls for Network Security
Lab 11: Implement Application Security Controls
Lab 12: Select Vulnerability Assessment Tools
Lab 13: Design Systems to Facilitate Incident Response
Lab 14: Conduct Incident and Emergency Responses

Upcoming Classes

Dates Location GTR  
Jul 27-31 (9:30am-5:30pm) EST
Aug 3-7 (8:30am-4:30pm) EST
Aug 10-14 (11:30am-7:30pm) EST
Sep 21-25 (10:30am-6:30pm) EST
Nov 16-20 (9:30am-5:30pm) EST

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