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

The CompTIA Security+ Certification is an internationally recognized testing program sponsored by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) that certifies the knowledge of a security professional in the IT industry. Security+ certification is recognized around the world as the benchmark for foundation-level security professionals. Incorporating a comprehensive range of security knowledge areas, Security+ was developed with input from industry, government, academia and front-line practitioners, so you can be assured of its relevance.

This course will help you prepare for the CompTIA Security+  certification exam where you will learn how to install and configure systems to secure applications, networks and devices; perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques; participate in risk mitigation activities; and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws and regulations.

This course will also provide you with a broad-based knowledge necessary to prepare for further study in specialized cybersecurity fields.

Learning Objectives

This course will help you prepare for the CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 certification exam where you will learn how to install and configure systems to secure applications, networks and devices; perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques; participate in risk mitigation activities; and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws and regulations.

You will:

  •  Leverage intelligence and threat detection techniques
  •  Analyze and interpret data
  •  Identify and address vulnerabilities
  •  Suggest preventative measures
  •  Effectively respond to and recover from incidents

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

  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Systems Administration
  • Systems Analysis