CompTIA® Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)

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-002) 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 can also benefit you if you intend to pass the CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CAS-002) certification examination.

What you learn and practice in this course can be a significant part of your preparation.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Managing Risk

  • Topic A: Identify the Importance of Risk Management
  • Topic B: Assess Risk
  • Topic C: Mitigate Risk
  • Topic D: Integrate Documentation into Risk Management

Lesson 2: Integrating Computing, Communications, and Business Disciplines

  • Topic A: Facilitate Collaboration Across Business Units
  • Topic B: Secure Communications and Collaboration Solutions
  • Topic C: Implement Security Activities Throughout the Technology Life Cycle

Lesson 3: Using Research and Analysis to Secure the Enterprise

  • Topic A: Determine Industry Trends and Effects on the Enterprise
  • Topic B: Analyze Scenarios to Secure the Enterprise

Lesson 4: Integrating Advanced Authentication and Authorization Techniques

  • Topic A: Implement Authentication and Authorization Technologies
  • Topic B: Implement Advanced Identity Management

Lesson 5: Implementing Cryptographic Techniques

  • Topic A: Describe Cryptographic Concepts
  • Topic B: Choose Cryptographic Techniques
  • Topic C: Choose Cryptographic Implementations

Lesson 6: Implementing Security Controls for Hosts

  • Topic A: Select Host Hardware and Software
  • Topic B: Harden Hosts
  • Topic C: Virtualize Servers and Desktops
  • Topic D: Implement Cloud Augmented Security Services
  • Topic E: Protect Boot Loaders

Lesson 7: Implementing Security Controls for Enterprise Storage

  • Topic A: Identify Storage Types and Protocols
  • Topic B: Implement Secure Storage Controls

Lesson 8: Analyzing and Implementing Network Security

  • Topic A: Analyze Network Security Components and Devices
  • Topic B: Analyze Network-Enabled Devices
  • Topic C: Analyze Advanced Network Design
  • Topic D: Configure Controls for Network Security

Lesson 9: Implementing Security Controls for Applications

  • Topic A: Identify General Application Vulnerabilities
  • Topic B: Identify Web Application Vulnerabilities
  • Topic C: Implement Application Security Controls

Lesson 10: Integrating Hosts, Storage, Networks, and Applications in a Secure Enterprise Architecture

  • Topic A: Implement Security Standards in the Enterprise
  • Topic B: Select Technical Deployment Models
  • Topic C: Secure the Design of the Enterprise Infrastructure
  • Topic D: Secure Enterprise Application Integration Enablers

Lesson 11: Conducting Vulnerability Assessments

  • Topic A: Select Vulnerability Assessment Methods
  • Topic B: Select Vulnerability Assessment Tools

Lesson 12: Responding to and Recovering from Incidents

  • Topic A: Design Systems to Facilitate Incident Response
  • Topic B: Conduct Incident and Emergency Responses