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CompTIA Security+ Certification Training Course Outline

*** IMPORTANT: High Volume Class, Sign Up Early ***
Security+ is one of our most popular classes. A green flag beside a class date means that session has met minimum enrollment levels and is expected to run. It is common for Security+ class dates to fill several weeks in advance. Even if a date has a green flag, you might not be able to get into that session if it is full. To avoid disappointment, it is best to register for the Security+ certification course at least several weeks in advance.

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

This course is the prep for CompTIA Security+ certification exam SY0-701.

Security+ Course Prerequisites
Students should meet the following criteria prior to taking the Security+ certification course:

• Recommended that students have taken CompTIA Network+ certification course and exam, together with 24 months experience in networking support/IT administration
• 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, Management Consoles, Command Line Tools)
• Operate the Linux OS using basic command-line tools
• Know basic network terminology and functions (such as OSI Model, Topology, Ethernet, WiFi, switches, routers)
• Understand TCP/IP addressing, core protocols, and security troubleshooting tools

Exam Prep Software--INCLUDED!
All CompTIA classes with ONLC include exam prep and study software with access to web-based practice exams. CompTIA certification exams are rigorous and challenging. By studying after the class and using these practice exams you will greatly improve your chances of passing the actual certification exam the first time.

ONLC’s Exam Pass Guarantee--INCLUDED!
Our CompTIA certification classes include our Exam Pass Guarantee. Work through the Exam Prep Software included with your course. When you achieve a practice test score of 85% or better in Certification mode, send proof of that score to [email protected]. We will then release the exam voucher for the authorized certification exam to you. If you fail the authorized certification exam on the first attempt, we will provide a second exam voucher to you at no charge. HOWEVER, if you don't use the practice test or you take the authorized exam without first achieving 85% or better on the practice test, then the Exam Pass Guarantee is null and void. See all details at: Exam Pass Guarantee

Additional Notes Regarding CompTIA Certification Exams
As with most professional IT certifications, many additional hours of study are required before the class (meeting the prerequisites) and after the class (reviewing exam objectives and practice questions). Expect to spend a significant number of hours studying outside of the class before you take a CompTIA or any other IT professional exam. The class alone won't prepare you to take the exam. You also need to study and prepare on your own for the Security Plus certification. For more information, please read our article:
Is CompTIA Security+ Worth It?

*** NOTE: This class also available in On-Demand, eLearning Format ***
Too busy at work to miss 5 days to take the live, instructor-led class? Consider our CompTIA On-Demand version of this course. Watch videos, do the same hands-on labs, access to an online CompTIA Security expert 24/7, and study on your own time, at your own pace. For details on this alternative format for Security+ certification prep, go to:
CompTIA On-Demand Security+ Certification Training


Lesson 1: Comparing Security Roles and Security Controls

Lesson 2: Explaining Threat Actors and Threat Intelligence

Lesson 3: Performing Security Assessments

Lesson 4: Identifying Social Engineering and Malware

Lesson 5: Summarizing Basic Cryptographic Concepts

Lesson 6: Implementing Public Key Infrastructure

Lesson 7: Implementing Authentication Controls

Lesson 8: Implementing Identity and Account Management Controls

Lesson 9: Implementing Secure Network Designs

Lesson 10: Implementing Network Security Appliances

Lesson 11: Implementing Secure Network Protocols

Lesson 12: Implementing Host Security Solutions

Lesson 13: Implementing Secure Mobile Solutions

Lesson 14: Summarizing Secure Application Concepts

Lesson 15: Implementing Secure Cloud Solutions

Lesson 16: Explaining Data Privacy and Protection Concepts

Lesson 17: Performing Incident Response

Lesson 18: Explaining Digital Forensics

Lesson 19: Summarizing Risk Management Concepts

Lesson 20: Implementing Cybersecurity Resilience

Lesson 21: Explaining Physical Security

Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to CompTIA Security+ SY0-701 Exam Objectives

Appendix B: Course Acronyms

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For additional training options, check out our list of Security+ Courses and select the one that's right for you.


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