This course prepares students for the compliance and operational security section of the CompTIA Security+ (SY0-401) exam. This course deals with security issues such as compliance, risk mitigation, basic forensic procedures and environmental controls used to increase reliability, resiliency, and maintain business continuity. The importance of mitigating risk and calculating the likelihood and expected losses of various risks is covered, along with dealing with 3rd party integration, SLAs, and maintaining operations through business continuity best practices. Environmental controls including HVAC, hot and cold aisles, high availability, and fault tolerant best practices are also discussed. Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability (CIA) best practices are also covered to ensure data is secure, verified, and accessible.