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

CompTIA Security+ is the first cybersecurity certification IT professionals should earn. It establishes the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role and provides a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs. Security+ incorporates best practices in hands-on trouble-shooting to ensure security professionals have practical security problem-solving skills. Cybersecurity professionals with Security+ know how to address security incidents – not just identify them. Security+ is compliant with ISO 17024 standards and approved by the US DoD to meet directive 8140/8570.01-M requirements.

Learning Objectives

Explain Threat Actors and Threat Intelligence, Explain Threat Actors and Threat Intelligence Perform Security Assessments Identify Social Engineering and Malware Summarize Basic Cryptographic Concepts Implement Public Key Infrastructure Implement Authentication Controls Implement Identity and Account Management Controls Implement Secure Network Designs Implement Network Security Appliances Implement Secure Network Protocols Implement Host Security Solutions Implement Secure Mobile Solutions Summarize Secure Application Concepts Implement Secure Cloud Solutions Explain Data Privacy and Protection Concepts Perform Incident Response Explain Digital Forensics Summarize Risk Management Concepts Implement Cybersecurity Resilience Explain Physical Security,

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.