Enterprise Security for CASP (CAS-002)

CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner is an advanced-level security certification for security professionals in an enterprise, government, or military environment. This course covers domain 1 of the CompTIA CAS-002 certification exam.
Course info
Level
Advanced
Updated
Nov 9, 2016
Duration
2h 55m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Appropriate Cryptographic Concepts and Techniques
Security Implications Associated with Enterprise Storage
Network and Security Components, Concepts, and Architectures
Troubleshoot Security Controls for Hosts
Application Vulnerabilities and Appropriate Security Controls
Description
Course info
Level
Advanced
Updated
Nov 9, 2016
Duration
2h 55m
Description

User data, company secrets, intellectual property, critical infrastructure, and more are all vulnerable if not secured and constantly maintained. In this course, Enterprise Security for CASP (CAS-002), you'll first learn all about cryptographic concepts and encryption methods. Next, you will learn about enterprise storage concepts and technologies. Finally, you'll learn about host security and application vulnerability issues. By the end of this course, you'll have the knowledge needed to both pass the CompTIA CAS-002 certification exam and help secure your company's IT assets from attack.

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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Transcript
Transcript

Hi everyone, my name is Christopher Rees and welcome to my course, Enterprise Security, which is part of the CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner exam, CAS-002.

In addition to being a trainer at Pluralsight, I’m a former law enforcement officer who specialized in computer crimes and I have over 20 years of enterprise IT experience. I’ve been training students from all over the world on various technologies since 1998.

IT security is by far one of the fastest growing, and most needed areas in IT. Every company, whether public or private, every government and even every military around the world needs qualified, competent IT security professionals to ensure their critical IT assets are secured. User data, company secrets, intellectual property, critical infrastructure and more are all vulnerable if not secured and constantly maintained.

This course covers domain 01 of the CompTIA CAS-002 certification exam is packed full of information around cryptographic concepts, enterprise storage security concerns, network security, host security controls and application vulnerabilities and remediation.

Some of the major topics that we will cover include:
1. Cryptographic concepts around hashing, code signing, PKI concepts and various encryption methods
2. Enterprise storage concepts and technologies like NAS and SAN and the associated protocols like CIFS, NFS, iSCSI and FCoE
3. Host security issues and secure concepts including secure boot, TPM and measured launch
4. Application vulnerability issues including HTML5, AJAX, Javascript and others

By the end this course, you’ll have the knowledge needed to both pass the CompTIA CAS-002 certification exam and help secure your company’s IT assets from attack.The US Military counts the CAS-002 certification toward both the 8570 and 8140 Information Assurance requirements.

Before beginning the course you should be familiar with CompTIA Security+, which is a prerequisite for this course. The information contained here, along with the content in Security+ will provide the information needed for the CAS-002 exam.

I hope you’ll join me on this journey to become CompTIA CASP certified with the Enterprise Security course, at Pluralsight.