CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+) is an elite cybersecurity certification designed for security architects and senior security engineers who play a pivotal role in spearheading and enhancing an organization’s cybersecurity preparedness. This advanced-level certification empowers professionals with the expertise needed to lead and strengthen the security posture of enterprises, ensuring they are well-equipped to combat evolving threats and safeguard critical assets.
The CASP+ certification course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to plan, design, implement, and manage advanced security solutions. This course covers a wide range of topics related to enterprise security, risk management, incident response, research, and analysis. It focuses on advanced security concepts and practices, preparing students for senior-level cybersecurity roles. The course aims to equip students with the skills required to address complex security challenges in modern organizations.
To fully benefit from the CASP+ course, students should have a solid understanding of cybersecurity principles and practices. It is recommended to have at least ten years of experience in IT administration, including at least five years of hands-on technical security experience.
The course will utilize a combination of lectures, case studies, hands-on labs, and interactive exercises to facilitate learning. Students will have access to study materials, including textbooks and online resources, to support their understanding of the topics covered. Practical lab sessions will provide students with the opportunity to apply the concepts learned and gain hands-on experience with advanced security technologies.
Enterprise Security Architecture
Security frameworks and architectures
Security requirements and controls
Security technologies and solutions
Risk Management and Incident Response
Risk assessment and management
Incident response planning and execution
Business continuity and disaster recovery
Research and Analysis
Threat intelligence gathering and analysis
Security research methodologies
Vulnerability assessment and penetration testing
Integration of Computing, Communications, and Business Disciplines
Collaboration with other departments and stakeholders
Security awareness and training programs
Business impact analysis and compliance
Technical Integration of Enterprise Security
Network and system security technologies
Virtualization and cloud security
Mobile and IoT security
Security Controls for Hosts
Endpoint security technologies and practices
Host hardening and configuration management
Application security and secure coding practices
Upon completion of the CASP+ course, students will be able to:
- Plan, design, and implement advanced security solutions.
- Manage risk and develop incident response strategies.
- Conduct security research and vulnerability assessments.
- Integrate security practices across computing and business disciplines.
- Implement technical security controls for networks, systems, and hosts.
- Prepare for the CompTIA CASP+ certification exam.
The course includes practical lab sessions to reinforce the theoretical knowledge and skills learned. The labs will cover the following topics:
- Designing and implementing security architectures
- Conducting risk assessments and incident response exercises
- Performing threat intelligence and vulnerability assessments
- Collaborating with other departments for security integration
- Implementing network and system security technologies
- Configuring and securing endpoint devices and applications
These labs will provide students with hands-on experience in applying advanced security concepts, conducting risk assessments, implementing security solutions, and responding to security incidents. By completing these labs, students will develop practical skills that are essential for addressing complex security challenges in real-world environments.