About Security+ SY0-601
CompTIA Security+ is a global certification that certifies the essential skills needed to perform basic security activities and establish a career as an information security professional. CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 (the latest version of Security+ certification) is available. CompTIA Security+ is the first security certification IT professionals can get. It is also the best entry-level certificate. CompTIA Security+(Plus), a great entry-level certification, is because it provides the essential information that every cybersecurity professional needs. Its areas are based upon a simple premise: a strong emphasis on practical skills. The certification will show you are ready to deal with real-world situations. It also allows you to apply for higher-level cybersecurity positions.
Security+ SY0-601 has 5 Domains.
Domain 1.0: Attacks and Threats (24%)
Domain 2.0: Architecture and Design (21%).
Domain 3.0: Implementation (25%).
Domain 4.0: Operations & Incident Response (16%)
Domain 5.0: Governance and Risk Management (14%)
This blog will discuss the first domain Attacks and Threats as well as Vulnerabilities.
Vulnerabilities, Threats, Attacks
SY0-601, the first domain of CompTIA Security+ plus, addresses a fundamental requirement for every data security expert: the ability detect and comprehend various threats and attack methods. This domain has a 24% weightage. This domain contains the following information:
Social Engineering Techniques and Type
Threat Actors, Threat Vectors, and Threat Intelligence
Explain Penetration Testing Techniques
Explain Security Concerns based on Type of Vulnerability
1. Social Engineering Techniques and Types: This lesson will cover all things social engineering and its techniques. We will discuss the following principles of social engineering:
Authority and intimidation
Scarcity and urgency
Trust and impersonation
We also cover Impersonation, Trust and other social engineering techniques. Impersonation is the act of pretending to be another person. Then we will learn about different types of social engineering.
2. Malware-Based Attack: Malicious codes are one of the most dangerous threats to devices today. You will have encountered undesirable malware infected your computers as a cybersecurity specialist. You will be better equipped to detect and fix malware or prevent it from spreading.
PUPs (Potentially unwanted Programs).
Next, we will learn about Malware Indicators such as Sandbox Execution and Resource Consumption.
3. Threat Actors and Vectors and Threat Intelligence: To conduct a successful security analysis, you must be able describe defensive and attack strategies. Protecting assets will be your primary responsibility. However, you must also be able describe the strategies, techniques and processes of threat actors in order to do this. This lesson will teach you how to identify trusted sources of threat intelligence as the threat landscape changes.
Threat Actors and Vektors
Threat Actor and Vectors: This section will cover types of threat actors such as Hackers, Script Kiddies and Hacker Team, State Actors and Advanced Persistent Threats and Criminal Syndicates. We also discuss the Attributes of Threat Actors. Inside this, we discuss Internal/External, Intent/Motivation, Level of Sophistication/Capability,