This Course is part of a Career Path: Become a Cyber Security Engineer

Course Content

Module 1: Risk Management

02:22
1.1 Course Introduction
05:21
1.2 Course Exam Overview
02:01
1.3 Risk Management Introduction
10:45
1.4 Understanding Security Concepts Part 1
11:28
1.5 Understanding Security Concepts Part 2
07:50
1.6 Understanding Threats and Vulnerabilities
13:14
1.7 Understanding Risk Assessment Part 1
10:13
1.8 Understanding Risk Assessment Part 2
01:38
1.9 Key Takeaways - Cybersecurity Fundamentals

Module 2: Vulnerability Management

08:21
2.1 Cybersecurity Research Part 1
06:08
2.2 Cybersecurity Research Part 2
05:52
2.3 Vulnerability Assessment Part 1
05:46
2.4 Vulnerability Assessment Part 2
08:20
2.5 Vulnerability Assessment Part 3
09:40
2.6 Vulnerability Management
01:29
2.7 Key Takeaways - Vulnerability Management: Terms to Know

Module 3: Organizational Security

10:35
3.1 Security Frameworks
07:00
3.2 Security Policies
03:31
3.3 Document and Operate Security Controls
06:16
3.4 Participate in Change Management
03:50
3.5 Participate in Security Awareness and Training
01:12
3.6 Key Takeaways - Organizational Security

Module 4: Applied Cryptography

01:03
4.1 Cryptography Introduction
10:49
4.2 Understand and Apply Fundamental Concepts of Cryptography
11:05
4.3 Understand Requirements for Cryptography
07:59
4.4 Understand and Support Secure Protocols
01:28
4.5 Key Takeaways - Applied Cryptography

Module 5: Integrated Host Security

01:00
5.1 Integrated Host Security Introduction
12:07
5.2 Host Security Controls Part 1
11:04
5.3 Host Security Controls Part 2
06:30
5.4 Application Development Security
05:34
5.5 How to Secure Data
06:59
5.6 Operate and Secure Virtual Environments
13:40
5.7 Operate and Configure Cloud Security
12:07
5.8 Mobile Device Security
02:12
5.9 Key Takeaways - Integrated Host Security

Module 6: Secure Development

00:57
6.1 Secure Development Introduction
06:28
6.2 Software Responsibilities Part 1
10:59
6.3 Software Responsibilities Part 2
05:05
6.4 Software Development Part 1
05:24
6.5 Software Development Part 2
10:11
6.6 Software Development Part 3
05:21
6.7 Software Development Part 4
03:44
6.8 Key Takeaways - Secure Development

Module 7: Network Security Architecture

01:07
7.1 Network Security Architecture Introduction
09:57
7.2 Network Security Devices Part 1
10:45
7.3 Network Security Devices Part 2
04:34
7.4 How Network Technologies can Enhance Security
04:17
7.5 Security Through Network Design Elements
01:50
7.6 Key Takeaways - Security Architecture

Module 8: Secure Network Configuration

01:12
8.1 Secure Network Configuration Introduction
15:19
8.2 Securing Network Infrastructure Devices
07:09
8.3 Securing Communications
01:21
8.4 Key Takeaways - Secure Network Configuration

Module 9: Scanning and Monitoring

00:58
9.1 Scanning and Monitoring Introduction
06:40
9.2 Perform Security Assessment Activities
09:49
9.3 Operate and Maintain Monitoring Systems
08:02
9.4 Analyze Monitoring Results
00:57
9.5 Key Takeaways - Scanning and Monitoring

Module 10: Identity Management

01:23
10.1 Identity Management Introduction
21:05
10.2 Implement Authentication Mechanisms
08:11
10.3 Operate Internetwork Trust Architectures
06:56
10.4 Participate in the Identity-Management Lifecycle
08:26
10.5 Implement Access Controls
03:07
10.6 Key Takeaways - Identity Management

Module 11: Incident Response

01:28
11.1 Incident Response Introduction
12:31
11.2 Participate in Incident Handling
08:21
11.3 Understand and Support Forensic Investigations
03:03
11.4 Key Takeaways - Incident Response

Course Description

Welcome to CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner CAS-003. This free course provides the knowledge needed to implement security solutions within an enterprise policy framework, using a vendor-neutral format. This includes risk and vulnerability management programs, organizational policies and training, applied cryptography, system security, network security, identity management, and incident response. This course maps to the CompTIA CASP certification exam. Objective coverage is marked throughout the course. Students will benefit most from this course if you intend to take a CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner CAS-003 exam.

Skills measured 1.0 Risk Management 19% 2.0 Enterprise Security Architecture 25% 3.0 Enterprise Security Operations 20% 4.0 Technical Integration of Enterprise Security 23% 5.0 Research, Development and Collaboration 13% Total 100%

Note: This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed above. The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam. The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam.

About the Online CompTIA CASP Certification Training

For IT professionals looking to enhance their security skills in areas such as enterprise security, risk management, integrating computing and research and analysis, CASP training is ideal. The CASP certification validates one's knowledge of advanced security concepts and proves that an individual is capable of the critical thinking necessary to develop effective solutions. In our free online training course, you'll learn how to integrate advanced authentication, how to manage risk in the enterprise, how to conduct vulnerability assessments and how to analyze network security concepts and components. Our library of training videos covers all exam objectives in-depth, so that when it's time to take the exam, you'll easily prove your competence of advanced security topics without breaking a sweat. Watch our training videos all at once, or week-by-week...choose how you want to learn! This is a self-paced online class, so you can choose your learning style.

If you want to enhance your IT resume with a new skill set, consider this course. It's accepted by the US Department of Defense, HP and Dell security personnel because it showcases the ability to conceptualize, design and engineer secure solutions across complex enterprise environments skills that are in high demand!

About the CompTIA CASP Certification Exam

In order to earn the official CASP certification, you must take one exam. Test-takers must earn a "pass" score (not scaled) on the 80 maximum-question exam. The exam runs for approximately 165 minutes.

Certifications are valid for three years. Reestablishing your certification status requires certain guidelines be met. For more information on maintaining the CompTIA CASP certification, visit CompTIA's website.

What Is CompTIA CASP?

The CompTIA Security Practitioner certification was launched in 2011 with the intention of being a master-level qualification for IT professionals. It is a vendor-neutral certification that confirms individuals who possess the certification have the technical knowledge, advanced level security skills, and critical thinking skills to recommend and implement cybersecurity solutions.

What Does This CompTIA CASP Online Training Cover?

In our online CompTIA CASP training course, you will gain all the knowledge necessary to successfully pass the CASP certification exam. You will be able to apply critical thinking to a wide range of information security environments to conceptualize and implement cyber security solutions that become organizational strategies. Additionally, you will possess the skills to:

  • Support IT governance and risk management
  • Design and create security for networks, hosts and software
  • Respond to security incidents
  • Transform related business needs into security requirements.

The CompTIA CASP course has a total clock time of 7 hrs. and 32 minutes. Upon completion of the training, you will receive a Certificate of Completion.

Are There Prerequisites for the CompTIA CASP Training Course?

There are no required prerequisites to take our online training course. However, CASP certification typically follows CompTIA Security+, or for individuals who have the equivalent work experience, and who have a hands-on focus (not just a managerial focus) at an enterprise level organization.

Is Getting the CompTIA CASP Certification Worth It?

The CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner certification is a designation that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience that an IT professional possesses. This greatly increases the employability of the individual, advancement opportunities, and several other benefits, including:

  • Worldwide recognition – All CompTIA certifications have a significant level of credibility within the industry. Further, the CASP certification is globally recognized, which means that the door is open to CASP certified employees worldwide.
  • Job opportunities – Because CompTIA certifications are recognized globally, a CASP certification is accepted in various countries besides the U.S. There are many organizations that look to hire employees who possess the CASP certification, for example, U.S. Army and Navy, Hewlett Packard, Dell, Verizon, Network Solutions, and many others.
  • Better salaries – The average salary for CASP certified professionals was $90,579 in 2016, as reported by Global Knowledge's IT Skills and Salary Report.
  • Meets U.S. Department of Defense requirements – CASP certification I approved by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) for some positions. The following DoD roles require employees to be CASP certified: IA Architect and Engineer (Levels I and II), IA Manger (Levels II and III)

Who Should Take the CompTIA CASP Training?

The target audience for Cybrary's online CompTIA CASP training is:

  • IT professionals who have at least 10 years of IT experience – both administrative and hands-on technical security.
  • IT professionals who are looking to advance into specialist security positions like risk management or analyst, penetration tester, ethical hacker, or security architect.
  • IT professionals who are currently in the following, or similar, roles: information security analyst, cybersecurity risk manager, IT specialist, IS professional, security architect, cybersecurity risk analyst, enterprise security, integrating computing and research and analysis.

What is Involved in the CompTIA CASP Certification Exam?

To become certified in CompTIA's Advanced Security Practitioner designation, you have to take and pass one exam. The test covers technical knowledge and skills that are required to design, engineer, integrate, and implement security solutions across multifaceted security environments to protect enterprise level organizations from cyber threats.

The CASP certification exam consists of a maximum of 90 questions, for which you have 165 minutes to complete. The test is graded on a pass/fail basis. The exam costs $439.

Upon successfully passing the exam, your CASP certification will be valid for three years. To renew your certification, there are some guidelines that must be met. If you want more information, you can visit the CompTIA website.