CompTIA CASP Certification Training Course
CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)
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Grants (discounts) are available for multiple students for the same or different courses.
|4/29 - 5/3, 2019
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- Hands-on instruction by a certified instructor
- Includes all course materials
- On-site Testing
- Lunch & Snacks provided each day
- Practice Exam
- Certification Exam
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The CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) CAS-003 certification is a vendor-neutral credential.
The CASP exam is an internationally targeted validation of advanced-level security skills and knowledge.
The CASP exam will certify the successful candidate has the technical knowledge and skills required to:
- Conceptualize, engineer, integrate and implement secure solutions across complex environments to support a resilient enterprise
- Apply critical thinking and judgment across a broad spectrum of security disciplines to propose, implement and advocate sustainable security solutions that map to organizational strategies, balance security requirements with business/regulatory requirements, analyze risk impact and respond to security incidents
The CASP certification is aimed at IT security professionals who have:
- A minimum of ten years of experience in IT administration, including at least five years of hands-on technical security experience
- The following recommended prerequisites: CompTIA Network+, Security+, CySA+ or equivalent experience
1.0 Risk Management
Summarize business and industry influences and associated security risks.
- Risk management of new products, new technologies and user behaviors
- New or changing business models/strategies
- Security concerns of integrating diverse industries
- Internal and external influences
- Impact of de-perimeterization (e.g., constantly changing network boundary
Compare and contrast security, privacy policies and procedures based on organizational requirements.
- Policy and process life cycle management
- Support legal compliance and advocacy by partnering with human resources, legal, management and other entities
- Understand common business documents to support security
- Research security requirements for contracts
- Understand general privacy principles for sensitive information
- Support the development of policies containing standard security practices
Given a scenario, execute risk mitigation strategies and controls.
- Categorize data types by impact levels based on CIA
- Incorporate stakeholder input into CIA impact-level decisions
- Determine minimum-required security controls based on aggregate score
- Select and implement controls based on CIA requirements and organizational policies
- Extreme scenario planning/ worst-case scenario
- Conduct system-specific risk analysis
- Make risk determination based upon known metrics
- Translate technical risks in business terms
- Recommend which strategy should be applied based on risk appetite
- Risk management processes
- Continuous improvement/monitoring
- Business continuity planning
- IT governance
- Enterprise resilience
Analyze risk metric scenarios to secure the enterprise.
- Review effectiveness of existing security controls
- Reverse engineer/deconstruct existing solutions
- Creation, collection and analysis of metrics
- Prototype and test multiple solutions
- Create benchmarks and compare to baselines
- Analyze and interpret trend data to anticipate cyber defense needs
- Analyze security solution metrics and attributes to ensure they meet business needs
- Use judgment to solve problems where the most secure solution is not feasible
2.0 Enterprise Security Architecture
Analyze a scenario and integrate network and security components, concepts and architectures to meet security requirements.
- Physical and virtual network and security devices
- Application and protocol-aware technologies
- Advanced network design (wired/wireless)
- Complex network security solutions for data flow
- Secure configuration and baselining of networking and security components
- Software-defined networking
- Network management and monitoring tools
- Advanced configuration of routers, switches and other network devices
- Security zones
- Network access control
- Network-enabled devices
- Critical infrastructure
Analyze a scenario to integrate security controls for host devices to meet security requirements.
- Trusted OS (e.g., how and when to use it)
- Endpoint security software
- Host hardening
- Boot loader protections
- Vulnerabilities associated with hardware
- Terminal services/application delivery services
Analyze a scenario to integrate security controls for mobile and small form factor devices to meet security requirements.
- Enterprise mobility management
- Security implications/privacy concerns
- Wearable technology
Given software vulnerability scenarios, select appropriate security controls.
- Application security design considerations
- Specific application issues
- Application sandboxing
- Secure encrypted enclaves
- Database activity monitor
- Web application firewalls
- Client-side processing vs. server-side processing
- Operating system vulnerabilities
- Firmware vulnerabilities
3.0 Enterprise Security Operations
Given a scenario, conduct a security assessment using the appropriate methods.
Analyze a scenario or output, and select the appropriate tool for a security assessment.
- Network tool types
- Host tool types
- Physical security tools
Given a scenario, implement incident response and recovery procedures.
- Data breach
- Facilitate incident detection and response
- Incident and emergency response
- Incident response support tools
- Severity of incident or breach
- Post-incident response
4.0 Technical Integration of Enterprise Security
Given a scenario, integrate hosts, storage, networks and applications into a secure enterprise architecture.
- Adapt data flow security to meet changing business needs
- Interoperability issues
- Resilience issues
- Data security considerations
- Resources provisioning and deprovisioning
- Design considerations during mergers, acquisitions and demergers/divestitures
- Network secure segmentation and delegation
- Logical deployment diagram and corresponding physical deployment diagram of all relevant devices
- Security and privacy considerations of storage integration
- Security implications of integrating enterprise applications
Given a scenario, integrate cloud and virtualization technologies into a secure enterprise architecture.
- Technical deployment models (outsourcing/insourcing/ managed services/partnership)
- Security advantages and disadvantages of virtualization
- Cloud augmented security services
- Vulnerabilities associated with comingling of hosts with different security requirements
- Data security considerations
- Resources provisioning and deprovisioning
Given a scenario, integrate and troubleshoot advanced authentication and authorization technologies to support enterprise security objectives.
- Identity proofing
- Identity propagation
- Trust models
Given a scenario, implement cryptographic techniques.
Given a scenario, select the appropriate control to secure communications and collaboration solutions.
- Remote access
- Unified collaboration tools
5.0 Research, Development and Collaboration
Given a scenario, apply research methods to determine industry trends and their impact to the enterprise.
- Perform ongoing research
- Threat intelligence
- Research security implications of emerging business tools
- Global IA industry/community
Given a scenario, implement security activities across the technology life cycle.
- Systems development life cycle
- Software development life cycle
- Adapt solutions to address
- Asset management (inventory control)
Explain the importance of interaction across diverse business units to achieve security goals.
- Interpreting security requirements and goals to communicate with stakeholders from other disciplines
- Provide objective guidance and impartial recommendations to staff and senior management on security processes and controls
- Establish effective collaboration within teams to implement secure solutions
- Governance, risk and compliance committee
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