CompTIA - Secure Cloud Professional (Security+/Cloud+)

Duration

Duration:

Just 6 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

28/6/2021 (Monday)

Overview

On this accelerated 6-day CompTIA Secure Cloud Professional (CSCP) course, you'll learn how to troubleshoot security events and incidents, and operate within applicable policies, laws, and regulations. You'll also learn how to implement, maintain, and deliver secure cloud technologies and infrastructures.

Combining theory and practice from official CompTIA Security+ and Cloud+ curricula, your expert instructor will guide you through providing infrastructure and operational security through risk analysis and mitigation. You'll learn about the following CompTIA Security+ topics:

  • Network Security
  • Compliance and Operational Security
  • Threats and Vulnerabilities
  • Application, Data and Host Security
  • Access Control and Identity Management
  • Cryptography

You'll build on security knowledge gained from Security+ and understand the aspects of IT security and industry best practices related to cloud implementations and virtualisation:

  • Cloud concepts and models
  • Virtualisation
  • Cloud infrastructure
  • Resource management
  • Security
  • Systems management
  • Business continuity in the cloud

Immerse yourself in the course through our unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, you'll get a minimum of 12 hours quality training per day.

Train at twice the speed on this official CompTIA course

Firebrand is an Authorised CompTIA Platinum Partner. This means you'll get access to experienced instructors and up-to-date course material, officially approved by CompTIA.

During the course, you'll prepare for and sit the following CompTIA Security+ and Cloud+ exams, covered by your Certification Guarantee.

  • Exam SY0-401
  • Exam CV0-001

Upon successful completion of all exams, you will achieve the Security+ and Cloud+ credentials as well as the aligned CSCP Stackable Certification - proving your skills as a Secure Cloud Professional.

Four reasons why you should sit your CSCP course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be CSCP trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 6-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your CSCP course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass CSCP first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study CSCP with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 102.637 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

Benefits

Curriculum

Security+

1.0 Network Security

  • 1.1 Implement security configuration parameters on network devices and other technologies.
  • 1.2 Given a scenario, use secure network administration principles.
  • 1.3 Explain network design elements and components.
  • 1.4 Given a scenario, implement common protocols and services.
  • 1.5 Given a scenario, troubleshoot security issues related to wireless networking.

2.0 Compliance and Operational Security

  • 2.1 Explain the importance of risk related concepts.
  • 2.2 Summarise the security implications of integrating systems and data with third parties.
  • 2.3 Given a scenario, implement appropriate risk mitigation strategies.
  • 2.4 Given a scenario, implement basic forensic procedures.
  • 2.5 Summarise common incident response procedures.
  • 2.6 Explain the importance of security related awareness and training.
  • 2.7 Compare and contrast physical security and environmental controls.
  • 2.8 Summarise risk management best practices.
  • 2.9 Given a scenario, select the appropriate control to meet the goals of security.

3.0 Threats and Vulnerabilities

  • 3.1 Explain types of malware.
  • 3.2 Summarise various types of attacks.
  • 3.3 Summarise social engineering attacks and the associated effectiveness with each attack.
  • 3.4 Explain types of wireless attacks.
  • 3.5 Explain types of application attacks.
  • 3.6 Analyse a scenario and select the appropriate type of mitigation and deterrent techniques.
  • 3.7 Given a scenario, use appropriate tools and techniques to discover security threats and vulnerabilities.
  • 3.8 Explain the proper use of penetration testing versus vulnerability scanning.

4.0 Application, Data and Host Security

  • 4.1 Explain the importance of application security controls and techniques.
  • 4.2 Summarise mobile security concepts and technologies.
  • 4.3 Given a scenario, select the appropriate solution to establish host security.
  • 4.4 Implement the appropriate controls to ensure data security.
  • 4.5 Compare and contrast alternative methods to mitigate security risks in static environments.

5.0 Access Control and Identity Management

  • 5.1 Compare and contrast the function and purpose of authentication services.
  • 5.2 Given a scenario, select the appropriate authentication, authorisation or access control.
  • 5.3 Install and configure security controls when performing account management, based on best practices.

6.0 Cryptography

  • 6.1 Given a scenario, utilise general cryptography concepts.
  • 6.2 Given a scenario, use appropriate cryptographic methods.
  • 6.3 Given a scenario, use appropriate PKI, certificate management and associated components.

Cloud+

1.0 Cloud Concepts and Models

  • Compare and contrast cloud services.
  • Compare and contrast cloud delivery models and services.
  • Summarise cloud characteristics and terms.
  • Explain object storage concepts.

2.0 Virtualisation

  • Explain the differences between hypervisor types.
  • Install, configure, and manage virtual machines and devices.
  • Given a scenario, perform virtual resource migration.
  • Explain the benefits of virtualisation in a cloud environment.
  • Compare and contrast virtual components used to construct a cloud environment.

3.0 Infrastructure

  • Compare and contrast various storage technologies.
  • Explain storage configuration concepts.
  • Execute storage provisioning.
  • Given a scenario, implement appropriate network configurations.
  • Explain the importance of network optimisation.
  • Given a scenario, troubleshoot basic network connectivity issues.
  • Explain common network protocols, ports, and topologies.
  • Explain common hardware resources and features used to enable virtual environments.

4.0 Network Management

  • Given a scenario, implement and use proper resource monitoring techniques.
  • Given a scenario, appropriately allocate physical (host) resources using best practices.
  • Given a scenario, appropriately allocate virtual (guest) resources using best practices.
  • Given a scenario, use appropriate tools for remote access.

5.0 Security

  • Explain network security concepts, tools, and best practices.
  • Explain storage security concepts, methods, and best practices.
  • Compare contrast different encryption technologies and methods.
  • Identify access control methods.
  • Implement guest and host hardening techniques.

6.0 Systems Management

  • Explain policies and procedures as they relate to a cloud environment.
  • Given a scenario, diagnose, remediate and optimise physical host performance.
  • Explain common performance concepts as they relate to the host and the guest.
  • Implement appropriate testing techniques when deploying cloud services.

7.0 Business Continuity in the Cloud

  • Compare and contrast disaster recovery methods and concepts.
  • Deploy solutions to meet availability requirements.

Exam Track

You'll sit the following exams at the Firebrand Training Centre during the course, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

  • CompTIA Security+ Exam SY0-401
    • Number of questions: Maximum of 90 questions
    • Type of questions: Multiple choice questions, drag and drops and performance-based
    • Exam duration: 90 Minutes
    • Passing score: 750 (on a scale of 100-900)
    • Languages: English, Japanese, Portuguese and Simplified Chinese
  • CompTIA Cloud+ Exam CV0-001
    • Number of questions: Maximum of 100 questions
    • Type of questions: Multiple choice questions
    • Exam duration: 90 Minutes
    • Passing score: 720 (on a scale of 100-900)
    • Languages: English

What's Included

In addition to official course material and exams at the Firebrand Training Centre, you'll receive:

  • Professor Messer - CompTIA SY0-501 Security+ Course Notes
  • Firebrand Value Add material

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

Before attending the course, it is recommended that you have:

  • Previously attended the CompTIA A+ and/or CompTIA Network+ course
  • Two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus
  • An understanding of operating systems and knowledge of Windows-based systems such as Windows 7 or Windows 8.1
  • The ability to identify basic network components and their roles, including routers, switches, firewalls and server roles. Some firewall configuration experience would be beneficial
  • A basic understanding of Wireless networks
  • A basic understanding of the OSI Model and TCP/IP including IPv4 subnetting

Are you ready to get certified in record time?

We interview all applicants for the course on their technical background, degrees and certifications held, and general suitability. If you get through this screening process, it means you stand a great chance of passing.

Firebrand Training is an immersive training environment. You must be committed to the course. The above prerequisites are guidelines, but many students with less experience have other background or traits that have enabled their success in accelerated training through Firebrand Training.

If you have any doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites please call (0)8 52 50 01 66 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants, who can help you with a training plan.

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"I do not have a lot of experience in network security but there is a lot of information given during this class. The labs give you the opportunity to get some hands-on experience which helps you understand issues better."
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"Well structured instruction and well instructed as a remote learning experience. All credit to the in depth knowledge presented by our instructor."
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"Interaction with firebrand as a BT Apprentice was good. Very well informed and constant reminders help to make sure you don't fall behind and making sure you know what you need to do."
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"I have recently completed the CompTIA A+ course Firebrand are offering to apperentices, this course was really helpful with expanding my knowledge. I would highly recommend this course to anyone who is going for to take the CompTIA A+ exam as it is instuctor led and the instructors can answer any question you may have and give you exam tips that i personally found very helpful when preparing for the exam."
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"Firebrand go out of their way to provide all the necessary information you need to pass your course."
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