• Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

CompTIA® Security+ is a global certification that validates the baseline skills you need to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career.
No other certification that assesses baseline cybersecurity skills has performance-based questions on the exam. Security+ emphasizes hands-on practical skills, ensuring the security professional is better prepared to problem solve a wider variety of issues.
More choose Security+ for DoD 8570 compliance than any other certification.
Security+ focuses on the latest trends and techniques in risk management, risk mitigation, threat management and intrusion detection.
The new Security+ certification covers the Junior IT Auditor/Penetration Tester job role, in addition to the previous job roles for Systems Administrator, Network Administrator, and Security Administrator.

Learning Objectives

Threats, Attacks & Vulnerabilities: Detect various types of compromise and have an understanding of penetration testing and vulnerability scanning concepts. Technologies and Tools: Install, configure, and deploy network components while assessing and troubleshooting issues to support organizational security. Architecture & Design: Implement secure network architecture concepts and systems design. Identity & Access Management: Install and configure identity and access services, as well as management controls. Risk Management: Implement and summarize risk management best practices and the business impact. Cryptography & PKI: Install and configure wireless security settings and implement public key 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

  • Risk Management
  • Program/Project Management and Acquisition
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Cyber Operations
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support