CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner is an advanced-level security certification for security professionals in an enterprise, government, or military environment. This course covers domain 2 of the CompTIA CAS-002 certification exam.
Threats are coming from all directions, from script kiddies to state-sponsored hacking organizations; every company and every network is a target. In this course, Risk Management and Incident Response for CASP (CAS-002), you'll first learn how to interpret business and industry influences associated with security risks. Next, you will learn about risk mitigation planning, strategies, and controls. Finally, you'll learn how to conduct incident response and recovery procedures. 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.
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.
Hi everyone, my name is Christopher Rees. Welcome to my course, Risk Management and Incident Response, 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.
As everyone knows, IT security is a hot topic with new breaches being discovered every day. 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. Threats are coming from all directions, from script kiddies to state sponsored hacking organizations, every company and every network is a target.
This course covers domain 2 of the CompTIA CAS-002 certification exam is jam packed full of information on the concepts, methods and tools used to conduct business, merge and divest companies understand, calculate and minimize risk as handling data breeches when they occur.
Some of the major topics that we will cover include:
1. Issus and concerns around mergers and acquisitions, regulatory requirements and the every changing boundaries within a company’s perimeter
2. Risk calculation and mitigation concepts and strategies
3. Best practices around the creation of business documents, contracts and operating agreements
4. Handling data breeches through eDiscovery best practices for dealing with both internal and external threats
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 Risk Management and Incident Response course, here at Pluralsight.