CompTIA Security+

$2,495.00 USD

5 Days


Delivery Methods
Virtual Instructor Led
Private Group

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Course Overview

CompTIA Security+ is a global certification that validates the baseline skills necessary to perform core security functions and is the first security certification a candidate should earn.

CompTIA Security+ establishes the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role and provides a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs.

Course Objectives

  • Assess the security posture of an enterprise environment and recommend and implement appropriate security solutions;
  • Monitor and secure hybrid environments, including cloud, mobile, and IoT;
  • Operate with an awareness of applicable laws and policies, including principles of governance, risk, and compliance;
  • Identify, analyze, and respond to security events and incidents.

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for people who are seeking to launch a career in cybersecurity.
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What is a CompTIA Security+ Certification?
CompTIA Security+ emphasizes hands-on practical skills, ensuring the security professional is better prepared to problem-solve a wider variety of issues. It is the first security certification IT professionals should earn and establishes the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role to provide a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs and advanced IT security certifications. Cybersecurity professionals with CompTIA Security+ know how to address security incidents, not just identify them.

Does this course include the CompTIA Security+ exam?
No, this course does not include the exam or an exam voucher.

What are the eligibility requirements for CompTIA Security+?
While there are no prerequisites for CompTIA Security+, it is recommended that students have the following experience:

  • At least 2 years of IT administration experience with a security focus
  • The CompTIA Network+ certification

What careers is the CompTIA Security+ certification useful for?
This certification is ideal for IT professionals with networking and administrative skills in Windows®-based Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) networks; familiarity with other operating systems, such as macOS®, Unix®, or Linux®; and who want to further a career in IT by acquiring foundational knowledge of security topics or using CompTIA Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles.
Careers in cybersecurity often begin with positions such as cybersecurity specialist, network administrator, and security administrator.

How much does a certified CompTIA Security+ professional make?
The compensation for a CompTIA Security+ professional depends on geographic location, company size, and job duties. However, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the median pay for Network and Systems Administrators in 2021 was $80,600.

What training materials are included in the CompTIA Security+ training course?
Students have access to their courseware through CompTIA and their labs through Skillable.

Can the course be retaken at no additional charge?
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Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.


Lesson 1: Summarize Fundamental Security Concepts

  • Security Concepts
  • Security Controls

Lesson 2: Compare Threat Types

  • Threat Actors
  • Attack Surfaces
  • Social Engineering

Lesson 3: Explain Cryptographic Solutions

  • Cryptographic Algorithms
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • Cryptographic Solutions

Lesson 4: Implement Identity and Access Management

  • Authentication
  • Authorization
  • Identity Management

Lesson 5: Secure Enterprise Network Architecture

  • Enterprise Network Architecture
  • Network Security Appliances
  • Secure Communications

Lesson 6: Secure Cloud Network Architecture

  • Cloud Infrastructure
  • Embedded Systems and Zero Trust Architecture

Lesson 7: Explain Resiliency and Site Security Concepts

  • Asset Management
  • Redundancy Strategies
  • Physical Security

Lesson 8: Explain Vulnerability Management

  • Device and OS Vulnerabilities
  • Application and Cloud Vulnerabilities
  • Vulnerability Identification Methods
  • Vulnerability Analysis and Remediation

Lesson 9: Evaluate Network Security Capabilities

  • Network Security Baselines
  • Network Security Capability Enhancement

Lesson 10: Assess Endpoint Security Capabilities

  • Implement Endpoint Security
  • Mobile Device Hardening

Lesson 11: Enhance Application Security Capabilities

  • Application Protocol Security Baselines
  • Cloud and Web Application Security Concepts

Lesson 12: Explain Incident Response and Monitoring Concepts

  • Incident Response
  • Digital Forensics
  • Data Sources
  • Alerting and Monitoring Tools

Lesson 13: Analyze Indicators of Malicious Activity

  • Malware Attack Indicators
  • Physical and Network Attack Indicators
  • Application Attack Indicators

Lesson 14: Summarize Security Governance Concepts

  • Policies, Standards, and Procedures
  • Change Management
  • Automation and Orchestration

Lesson 15: Explain Risk Management Processes

  • Risk Management Processes and Concepts
  • Vendor Management Concepts
  • Audits and Assessments

Lesson 16: Summarize Data Protection and Compliance Concepts

  • Data Classification and Compliance
  • Personnel Policies

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