Learn advanced security administration tools and techniques while preparing for the CASP exam (CAS-004) in this hands-on course.
You have experience in the increasingly crucial field of information security, and now you’re ready to take that experience to the next level. CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) (Exam CAS-004) is the course you will need to take if your job responsibilities include securing complex enterprise environments. In this course, you will expand on your knowledge of information security to apply more advanced principles that will keep your organization safe from the many ways it can be threatened. Today’s IT climate demands individuals with demonstrable skills, and the information and activities in this course can help you develop the skill set you need to confidently perform your duties as an advanced security professional. This course is designed for IT professionals who want to acquire the technical knowledge and skills needed to conceptualize, engineer, integrate, and implement secure solutions across complex enterprise environments.
This course can also benefit you if you intend to pass the CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CAS-004) certification examination. What you learn and practice in this course can be a significant part of your preparation.
Lesson 3: Implementing Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery
Lesson 4: Identifying Infrastructure Services
Lesson 5: Performing Software Integration
Lesson 6: Explain Virtualization, Cloud and Emerging Technology
Lesson 7: Exploring Secure Configurations and System Hardening
Lesson 8: Understanding Security Considerations of Cloud and Specialized Platforms
Lesson 9: Implementing Cryptography
Lesson 10: Implementing Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Lesson 11: Architecting Secure Endpoints
Lesson 12: Summarizing IIoT & IoT Concepts
What You'll Learn
Support IT governance in the enterprise with an emphasis on managing risk
Leverage collaboration tools and technology to support enterprise security
Use research and analysis to secure the enterprise
Integrate advanced authentication and authorization techniques
Implement cryptographic techniques
Implement security controls for hosts
Implement security controls for mobile devices
Implement network security
Implement security in the systems and software development lifecycle
Integrate hosts, storage, networks, applications, virtual environments, and cloud technologies in a secure enterprise architecture
Conduct security assessments
Respond to and recover from security incidents
This course is designed for IT professionals in the cybersecurity industry whose primary job responsibility is to secure complex enterprise environments. The target student should have real-world experience with the technical administration of these enterprise environments.
This course is also designed for students who are seeking the CompTIA® Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP®) certification and who want to prepare for Exam CAS-004. Students seeking CASP certification should have at least 10 years of experience in IT management, with at least 5 years of hands-on technical security experience.
Assisted Lab: Exploring the Lab Environment
Assisted Lab: Using Automation to Identify Sensitive Data
Assisted Lab: Understanding DR Capabilities in the Cloud
Assisted Lab: Implementing a Web Application Firewall
Assisted Lab: Understanding the Role of SPF Records and DNSSEC
Assisted Lab: Using Security Incident and Event Management Features
Assisted Lab: Performing Static Code Analysis
Assisted Lab: Exploiting Web Applications – Stored XSS, SQL Injection
APPLIED LAB: Analyzing Web Application Vulnerabilities
Assisted Lab: Implementing a VNet in Azure
Assisted Lab: Deploying a Virtual Private Cloud in Amazon Web Services
Assisted Lab: Implementing and Updating Containers on Windows Server 2019
APPLIED LAB: Performing Container Update Tasks
Assisted Lab: Understanding DNS over HTTPS (DoH)
Assisted Lab: Deploying a Hardened Server Image in the Cloud
Assisted Lab: Implementing an Application Blocklist Policy
Assisted Lab: Configuring Monitoring in the Cloud
Assisted Lab: Implementing Data Protection using Symmetric Encryption
Assisted Lab: Exploring Cryptography and Cryptanalysis using Visual Tools
Assisted Lab: Implementing HTTP Server Certificates
APPLIED LAB: Troubleshooting HTTP Server Certificates
Assisted Lab: Exploring MITRE ATT&CK Navigator
Assisted Lab: Exploring and Interpreting Intrusion Detection System Alerts
APPLIED LAB: Analyzing Intrusion Detection System Logs
Assisted Lab: Exploiting the Server Message Block Protocol
Assisted Lab: Analyzing SMB Vulnerabilities
Assisted Lab: Analyzing Firmware using Binary Analysis and Hardware Emulation
Assisted Lab: Analyzing and Attack Wireless Network Protections
To be fit for this advanced course, you should have at least a foundational knowledge of information security. This includes, but is not limited to:
Knowledge of identity and access management (IAM) concepts and common implementations, such as authentication factors and directory services.
Knowledge of cryptographic concepts and common implementations, such as Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Security (SSL/TLS) and public key infrastructure (PKI).
Knowledge of computer networking concepts and implementations, such as the TCP/IP model and configuration of routers and switches.
Knowledge of common security technologies used to safeguard the enterprise, such as anti-malware solutions, firewalls, and VPNs.