1.0 Security Concepts

1.0 Security Concepts

1.1  Common security principles

  • 1.1.a Describe confidentiality, integrity, availability (CIA)
  • 1.1.b Describe SIEM technology
  • 1.1.c Identify common security terms
  • 1.1.d Identify common network security zones

1.2 Common security threats

  • 1.2.a Identify common network attacks
  • 1.2.b Describe social engineering
  • 1.2.c Identify malware
  • 1.2.d Classify the vectors of data loss/exfiltration

1.3 Cryptography concepts

  • 1.3.a Describe key exchange
  • 1.3.b Describe hash algorithm
  • 1.3.c Compare and contrast symmetric and asymmetric encryption
  • 1.3.d Describe digital signatures, certificates, and PKI

1.4 Describe network topologies

  • 1.4.a Campus area network (CAN)
  • 1.4.b Cloud, wide area network (WAN)
  • 1.4.c Data center
  • 1.4.d Small office/home office (SOHO)
  • 1.4.e Network security for a virtual environment
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