CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Impacts from Vulnerability Types

CompTIA Security+ SY0-501: Impacts from Vulnerability Types

Updated Oct 17, 2019

Course Overview

There are a wide variety of impacts affecting every layer of the OSI model. In this course, the different effects of vulnerability types will be explored. The course will also prepare you for the Security+ SY0-501 exam.

Target Audience

IT security professionals with a minimum of two years' experience in IT administration with a focus on security; users with basic day-to-day technical information security experience; those interested in gaining a broader and deeper knowledge of security concerns and implementation; and learners preparing for the Security+ SY0-501 exam

Learning Objectives

  • describe race conditions
  • recognize system vulnerabilities
  • specify improper input and error handling
  • define misconfiguration
  • describe resource exhaustion
  • specify untrained users
  • work with improperly configured accounts
  • recognize vulnerable business processes
  • recognize weak cipher suites and implementations
  • define memory and buffer vulnerability
  • describe system sprawl and undocumented assets
  • describe architecture and design weaknesses
  • recognize new threats and zero-day attacks
  • define improper certificate and key management
  • specify the impact of different types of vulnerabilities