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CompTIA Security+ (COMSEC+)

 

Who should attend

  • Information Technology (IT) professionals who have networking and administrative responsibilities
  • Anyone who wants to further their career in IT by acquiring foundational knowledge of security topics

Prerequisites

CompTIA Security+ is aimed at IT professionals with job roles such as security architect, security engineer, security consultant/specialist, information assurance technician, security administrator, systems administrator, and network administrator.

Ideally, you should have successfully completed the 'CompTIA Network+ Support Skills' course and have around 24 months' experience of networking support or IT administration. It is not necessary that you pass the Network+ exam before completing Security+ certification, but it is recommended.

  • Specifically, it is recommended that you have the following skills and knowledge before starting this course:
  • Know the function and basic features of the components of a PC.
  • Use Windows Server to create and manage files and use basic administrative features (Explorer, Control Panel, Server Manager, and Management Consoles).
  • Operate the Linux OS using basic command-line tools.
  • Know basic network terminology and functions (such as OSI Model, Topology, Ethernet, Wi-Fi, switches, routers).
  • Understand TCP/IP addressing, core protocols, and troubleshooting tools

Course Objectives

This course will teach you the fundamental principles of installing and configuring cybersecurity controls and participating in incident response and risk mitigation.

Study of the course can also help to build the prerequisites to study more advanced IT security qualifications, including CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA)+, CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP), and ISC’s CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional).

On course completion, you will be able to:

  • Identify network attack strategies and defenses.
  • Understand the principles of organizational security and the elements of effective security policies.
  • Know the technologies and uses of cryptographic standards and products.
  • Identify network- and host-based security technologies and practices.
  • Describe how wireless and remote access security is enforced.
  • Describe the standards and products used to enforce security on web and communications technologies.
  • Identify strategies for ensuring business continuity, fault tolerance, and disaster recovery.
  • Summarize application and coding vulnerabilities and identify development and deployment methods designed to mitigate them.

Course Content

The CompTIA Security+ exam will certify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required 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 help delegates prepare for exam SY0-501 - released on October ​4, 2017.

Online Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. VAT)
  • £ 2,545.-
Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. VAT)
  • United Kingdom: £ 2,545.-

Schedule

This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom. Please note, local pricing is applicable.
English
Time zone BST
20/07/2020 ― 24/07/2020 Online Training Time zone: BST
03/08/2020 ― 07/08/2020 Online Training Time zone: BST
17/08/2020 ― 21/08/2020 Online Training Time zone: BST
07/09/2020 ― 11/09/2020 Online Training Time zone: BST
21/09/2020 ― 25/09/2020 Online Training Time zone: BST
19/10/2020 ― 23/10/2020 Online Training Time zone: BST
26/10/2020 ― 30/10/2020 Online Training Time zone: GMT
08/02/2021 ― 12/02/2021 Online Training Time zone: GMT
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom. Please note, local pricing is applicable.
United Kingdom
20/07/2020 ― 24/07/2020 Virtual This is a FLEX course.   Time zone: Europe/London Enroll:
for online training
for classroom training
20/07/2020 ― 24/07/2020 Virtual Enroll
27/07/2020 ― 31/07/2020 Virtual Enroll
03/08/2020 ― 07/08/2020 Virtual This is a FLEX course.   Time zone: Europe/London Enroll:
for online training
for classroom training
17/08/2020 ― 21/08/2020 London (Int Hse) Enroll
17/08/2020 ― 21/08/2020 Virtual This is a FLEX course.   Time zone: Europe/London Enroll:
for online training
for classroom training
07/09/2020 ― 11/09/2020 Virtual This is a FLEX course.   Time zone: Europe/London Enroll:
for online training
for classroom training
21/09/2020 ― 25/09/2020 Virtual This is a FLEX course.   Time zone: Europe/London Enroll:
for online training
for classroom training