CompTIA Security + Certification Training

CompTIA Security+ Certification Training

Security+ Certification Training

CompTIA’s Security+ certificate is globally recognized for validating foundational, vendor-neutral IT security knowledge and skills. With top experts and an interactive, lab filled environment, students gain essential knowledge of the principals for network security and risk management with competency in organizational security, system security, access control and network infrastructure.

The Security+ certification by CompTIA is an internationally recognized credential ensuring ground-level security proficiency as well as skills for organization and security professionals to provide information, infrastructure, application and operational security. These courses prepare the student for the CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam SY0-401.

CompTIA Security+

What You Will Learn

The curriculum for CompTIA’s Security+ Certification Course begins with supplemental material covering pre-requisites to complete the SY0-401 exam course work. After a thorough breakdown of what Security and Information are, we discuss Attacks and Defenses as well as Information Security Careers and the Security+ Certification to give students a wealth of background knowledge before diving in to Systems Threats and Risks. This section covers Software-Based Attacks as well as Hard-ware Based Attacks and Attacks on Virtual Systems. Once an understanding of various attacks are developed, we look at:

  • Protecting Systems
  • Hardening The Operating System
  • Preventing Attacks That Target the Web Browser
  • Network Vulnerabilities
  • Categories of Attacks
  • Methods of Network Attacks
  • Other Attacks and Frauds
  • Network Security
  • Craft a Secure Network
  • Apply Network Security Devices
  • Wireless Network Security
  • Access Control Fundamentals
  • Authentication
  • Performing Vulnerability Assessments
  • Conducting Security Audits
  • Cryptography
  • Business Continuity
  • Security Policies and Training

At the end of this course, a student walks away having had practical experience and comprehensive knowledge allowing confident execution of the CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 exam.

CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 Specifics and DoD Directive 8570.01-M

CompTIA Security+ Certification now addresses security concerns associated with cloud computing and is approved by the U.S. Department of Defense.

(DoD Directive 8570.01-M)

DoD Directive 8570.01-M as stated by DIAP: DoD Directive 8570.01M Change 2 provides the basis for an enterprise-wide solution to train, certify and manage the DoD Information Assurance workforce.

Security+ Training Features

  • 105 Classes
  • 30 Hours of Content
    • Classes
    • Labs
    • Slides
    • Modules

Who Would Benefit?

This training course benefits Security Engineers, IA Managers/Technicians, Security Consultants, Early Career Security Professionals, Network Administrators as well as those who want to learn about Information Security.

Career Scope

This certificate qualifies you as Network Security Specialist, Network Administrator, Systems Engineer, Systems Administrator and Systems Architect roles.

Exam Information

S+ CompTIA certification requires one exam for completion containing 90 performance based and  multiple choice questions with passing score of 750 (of 900) and a duration of 90 minutes

Find CompTIA Accredited testing centers here

Follow-on Courses

The recommended follow-on courses are:

Certified Information Systems Security Professional [CISSP] Training

Certified Ethical Hacker [CEH] Training 

Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator [CHFI] Training 

CyberTraining 365 is also aligned with NICE (National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education) Framework. You can find relevant courses on the NICCS (National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies) here.

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