Threats, Attacks, and Vulnerabilities for CompTIA Security+

IT Security is one of the fastest growing areas in IT, and qualified, well-trained IT security and cyber-security professionals are in high-demand. This course covers domain one of the CompTIA Security+ certification exam.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
October 24, 2017
Duration
3h 18m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
October 24, 2017
Duration
3h 18m
Description

This course covers domain one of the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. In this course, Threats, Attacks, and Vulnerabilities for CompTIA Security+, you'll learn about the various types of threats and attacks every company faces. First, you'll learn the ins and outs of Malware, ransom-ware, viruses, Trojans, rootkits, social engineering attacks, application vulnerabilities, and DDoS attacks. Next, you'll also learn the characteristics of the various types of threat actors, the skills they have and the tools they use. Finally, you'll learn about penetration testing and vulnerability scanning and how they're used to help tighten security and mitigate potential breaches. By the end of this course, you'll have a solid understanding of the various threats you're likely to face and what tools are available to mitigate these threats.

About the author
About the author

Chris is a lifelong learner and professional information technologist, trainer and IT Manager. Married with 3 children, Chris is interested in martial arts, working out, spending time with family and friends and being creative whenever possible.

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