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

Duration

Duration:

Only 6 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

28/9/2020 (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.

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online CSCP courses
  2. You'll be CSCP certified in just 6 days. With us, you’ll be CSCP trained in record time
  3. Our CSCP course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  4. Pass CSCP first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn CSCP faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying CSCP with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 76,266 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business

Benefits

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

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

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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"Firebrand did a good job despite the challenges of students being unable to attend their Wyboston campus, having to host a course online through Webex due to the current circumstances. "
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"Firebrand deployed state of the art remote access learning facility which smoothly facilitated my learning. My instructor was very supportive and made the whole experience fun. I will recommend Firebrand any day!"
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