• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
  • Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course will prepare students to pass the current CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 certification. After taking this course, students will understand the field of network security and how it relates to other areas of information technology. This course also provides the broad-based knowledge necessary to prepare for further study in specialized security fields, or it can serve as a capstone course that gives a general introduction to the field.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify security threats
  • Harden internal systems and services
  • Harden internetwork devices and services
  • Secure network communications
  • Manage a PKI
  • Manage certificates
  • Enforce an organizational security policy
  • Monitor the security infrastructure

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Customer Service and Technical Support
  • Cyber Defense Analysis
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Cyber Operations
  • Risk Management