Advanced Security Practitioner

Advanced Security Practitioner

Course ID: HLT 85709

Course Length: 5 days

Course Description:
The CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) Certification is a vendor-neutral credential. CASP is an internationally targeted validation of advanced-level security skills and knowledge. The exam focuses on enterprise security; risk management, policies/procedures and legal; research and analysis; and integration of computing, communications and business disciplines.

Course Objective:
You will examine advanced security concepts, principles, and implementations that pertain to enterprise-level security.

Target Student:
This course is targeted toward an IT professional that has the technical knowledge and skills required to conceptualize, design, and engineer secure solutions across complex enterprise environments. Students aspiring to CASP certification should have a minimum of 10 years experience including at least five years of hands-on technical security experience.

While there are no strict prerequisites, CompTIA intends the CASP certification to serve as an add-on to the CompTIA® Security+® certification, or equivalent technical experience. Recommended courses (or the equivalent certifications):

  • CompTIA® Security+® is strongly recommended
  • CompTIA® A+® Certification: A Comprehensive Approach for All 2009 Exam Objectives
  • (Windows 7) and CompTIA® Network+® will also be helpful.

Students can obtain this level of skill and knowledge by taking these courses at HyperLearning Technologies.

Delivery Method:
Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Performance-Based Objectives :
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • identify enterprise security fundamentals.
  • apply enterprise security technology solutions
  • identify enterprise resource technologies and the potential security implications for these resources
  • design security solutions
  • identify application security design issues such as best practices for development and testing as well as threat mitigation techniques
  • manage risk, security policies, and security procedures within an enterprise
  • integrate security solutions within an enterprise
  • conduct security research and analysis

Course Content

Lesson 1: The Enterprise Security Architecture
Topic 1A: The Basics of Enterprise Security
Topic 1B: The Enterprise Structure
Topic 1C: Enterprise Security Requirements

Lesson 2: Identifying Security Threats and Vulnerabilities
Topic 2A: Common Network Security Components and Technologies
Topic 2B: Communications and Collaboration Security
Topic 2C: Cryptographic Tools and Techniques
Topic 2D: Advanced Authentication

Lesson 3: Managing Data,Application and Host Security
Topic 3A: Enterprise Storage Security Issues
Topic 3B: Distributed, Shared, and Virtualized Computing
Topic 3C: Cloud Computing and Security

Lesson 4: Implementing Network Security
Topic 4A: Network Security Design
Topic 4B: Conduct a Security Assessment
Topic 4C: Host Security

Lesson 5: Implementing Access Control, Authentication, and Account Management
Topic 5A: Application Security Basics
Topic 5B: Web Application Security

Lesson 6: Managing Certificates
Topic 6A: Analyze Security Risk
Topic 6B: Implement Risk Mitigation Strategies and Controls
Topic 6C: Implement Enterprise-Level Security Policies and Procedures
Topic 6D: Prepare for Incident Response and Recovery

Lesson 7:Implementing Compliance and Operational Security
Topic 7A: The Technology Life Cycle
Topic 7B: Inter-Organizational Change
Topic 7C: Integrate Enterprise Disciplines to Achieve Secure Solutions

Lesson 8: Risk Management
Topic 8A: Perform an Industry Trends and Impact Analysis
Topic 8B: Perform an Enterprise Security Analysis

Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to the CompTIA® Advanced Security Practitioner (Exam CAS-001) Objectives

Appendix B: CompTIA Acronyms

Appendix C: Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

Appendix D: Managing Risk in Projects

Appendix E: Legal lssues

Appendix F: Judgment and Decision-Making