Professor Messer’s Free CompTIA A+ Certification Training Course – Security

Professor Messer's Free CompTIA A+ Training Course

Chapter 19: Security

Managing network, application, and system security is rapidly expanding to all parts of the organization. In this chapter, you’ll learn how security requirements are addressed by CompTIA A+ certified professionals.

Security Fundamentals (15:31)
220-601 Section 6.1

Data security is the responsibility of everyone in the organization. In this module, we’ll examine some of the basic fundamentals of security such as authentication technologies, file system security, and social engineering.

Wireless Security (20:24)
220-601 Section 6.1

A wireless network provides excellent mobility, but it also creates a number of security concerns. In this video, we’ll discuss wireless encryption types and aspects of access point security that include MAC filtering, SSID management, IP addressing, and firmware.

Securing Data (23:44)
220-601 Section 6.1, 220-602 Section 6.1

What are the most important aspects to remember for securing your organization’s important data? In this video, we’ll show you some useful best practices for securing data through such methods as access controls, event logging, encryption, password management, and incident reporting.

Installing and Configuring Security Systems (13:50)
220-601 Section 6.2, 220-602 Section 6.2

The practical implementation of security system impacts a wide range of systems, technologies, and processes. In this video, you’ll learn how to secure your BIOS, use smart cards, audit your system through event logs, and how NTFS can make your system more secure.

Troubleshooting Security Systems (16:41)
220-601 Section 6.3, 220-602 Section 6.3

Security systems are fantastic things, until they suddenly stop working. In this video, we’ll discuss some troubleshooting techniques for BIOS security, firewall issues, wireless clients, and encryption.

Security Preventive Maintenance (12:03)
220-601 Section 6.4, 220-602, Section 6.4

The security of an organization is ultimately only as good as its people and its processes. In this video, we’ll discuss the importance of patching systems and training the user community. We’ll also learn about social engineering and discover ways to address social engineering situations.

3 thoughts on “Professor Messer’s Free CompTIA A+ Certification Training Course – Security”

  1. Watched entire video collection and then took A+ Exam 220-601 and passed with flying colors.220-602 will be my next Exam .Of all the books i have read,this site helped me by far the most!!!

    1. I been studying for years, but do not have the nerve to do the exam, as there is so much to computers I’ll never know it all. I am so glad that you passed the exam after watching the videos, as this gives me hope that this is what I will need to know to pass. Thank you Professor Messer for the videos, and JR for the posting!

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