LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this course, the student will know how to: • Install, operate and troubleshoot a small branch office network • Manage access control, identity management and cryptography • Mitigate and/or deter network attacks and vulnerabilities • Handle security concerns associated with cloud computing DESCRIPTION: In today’s world of complex IT systems and technologies it is essential that IT professionals and those new to IT are able to demonstrate how to use and understand vendor products and software. With this complete course you can develop your practical IT skills in a safe working environment without the need to invest in your own hardware and software. With the ease and convenience of the Internet we provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully install, operate and troubleshoot a small branch office network. With the included Practice Lab we provide access to real equipment that brings theory to life and gives you a greater depth of technology understanding. You are also provided with our integrated lab guides which walk you through a variety of topics. These guides will help in your understanding of specific exam objectives or provide guidance on how to carry out a real world scenario. The Security+ exam covers the most important foundation principles for securing a network and managing risk. Access control, identity management and cryptography are important topics on the exam, as well as selection of appropriate mitigation and deterrent techniques to address network attacks and vulnerabilities. Security concerns associated with cloud computing, BYOD and SCADA are addressed in the SY0-601 exam. CERTIFICATION: CompTIA Security+ certification covers network security, compliance and operation security, threats and vulnerabilities as well as application, data and host security. Also included are access control, identity management, and cryptography.