Start or Expand Your Career in Cybersecurity with the Security+ Certification, Highly Sought by Employers
CompTIA Security+ Training
Available Live In-Person or Live Online
Includes the Following:
Expert Security+ training by working cybersecurity professionals
Lunch, snacks, beverages, and networking opportunities
Digital and Print materials
This CompTIA Security+ Exam Preparation course includes a FREE Exam voucher. This Security+ training is recommended if your job responsibilities include securing network services, devices, or traffic in your organization. The primary focus of this course is to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination. In this training, you will build on your knowledge and professional experience with security fundamentals, networks, and organizational security as you acquire the specific skills required to implement security services on any type of computer network.
If you intend to pass the CompTIA Security+ (Exam SY0-501) certification examination, this Security+ course will be a significant part of your preparation and will positively increase your ability to pass the exam. Certification is not the only key to professional success in the field of cybersecurity though. Today's job market demands individuals with both knowledge and demonstrable skills. The information and activities in this training help you build cybersecurity skills so you can confidently perform your duties in any security-related role. Additional skills and credentials, such as the Security+, increase your earning potential and open doors in your career progression.
The CompTIA Security+ Certification is Department of Defense (DoD) 8570 approved for the following Information Assurance (IA) position categories:
Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II
Information Assurance Management (IAM) Level I
DoD 8570 is also known as the IA Workforce Improvement Program. Details on DoD 8570 and other useful information can be found on the HERE.
Security+ Training OVERVIEW and OBjectives
In this Security+ course, you will implement, monitor, and troubleshoot infrastructure, application, information, and operational security:
Identify the fundamental components of information security.
Identify various threats to information security.
Conduct security assessments to detect vulnerabilities.
Implement security for hosts and software.
Implement security for networks.
Manage identity and access.
Implement cryptographic solutions in the organization.
Implement security at the operational level.
Address security incidents.
Ensure the continuity of business operations in the event of an incident.
SecuritY+ Course Content
Lesson 1: Identifying Security Fundamentals
Identify Information Security Concepts
Identify Basic Security Controls
Identify Basic Authentication and Authorization Concepts
Identify Basic Cryptography Concepts
Lesson 2: Analyzing Risk
Analyze Organizational Risk
Analyze the Business Impact of Risk
Lesson 3: Identifying Security Threats
Identify Types of Attackers
Identify Social Engineering Attacks
Identify Software-Based Threats
Identify Network-Based Threats
Identify Wireless Threats
Identify Physical Threats
Lesson 4: Conducting Security Assessments
Implement Penetration Testing
Lesson 5: Implementing Host and Software Security
Implement Host Security
Implement Cloud and Virtualization Security
Implement Mobile Device Security
Incorporate Security in the Software Development Lifecycle
Lesson 6: Implementing Network Security
Configure Network Security Technologies
Secure Network Design Elements
Implement Secure Networking Protocols and Services
Secure Wireless Traffic
Lesson 7: Managing Identity and Access
Implement Identity and Access Management
Configure Directory Services
Configure Access Services
Lesson 8: Implementing Cryptography
Identify Advanced Cryptography Concepts
Select Cryptographic Algorithms
Configure a Public Key Infrastructure
Back Up and Restore Certificates and Private Keys
Lesson 9: Implementing Operational Security
Evaluate Security Frameworks and Guidelines
Incorporate Documentation in Operational Security
Implement Security Strategies
Manage Data Security Processes
Implement Physical Controls
Lesson 10: Addressing Security Incidents
Troubleshoot Common Security Issues
Respond to Security Incidents
Investigate Security Incidents
Lesson 11: Ensuring Business Continuity
Select Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Processes
Develop a Business Continuity Plan
Security+ Certification Exam
Course includes one (1) CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Exam Voucher. Voucher is valid for 12 months after the course at a Pearson VUE testing center.
NOTE: As soon as the SY0-501 Exam is released, we will update the voucher to this one and update our course content. The 501 exam is scheduled to be released October 4, 2017: https://certification.comptia.org/certifications/security#examdetails
Description: The CompTIA Security+ certification covers network security, compliance and operation security, threats and vulnerabilities as well as application, data and host security. Also included are access control, identity management, and cryptography.
Number of Questions: Maximum of 90 questions
Type of Questions: Multiple choice and performance-based
Length of Test: 90 Minutes
Passing Score: 750 (on a scale of 100-900)
5 days or 8 nights
Continuing Education Credits
Our Security+ Training is offered less than 15 minutes from downtown St. Louis at our O'Fallon, Illinois training facility, located at:
7 Eagle Center, Suite B-5
O'Fallon, IL 62269
We also offer private onsite courses, at your location. We love to travel and will gladly send a trainer to your location. Please Contact Us for more information.
Live, Instructor-Led Training with a dynamic Security+ certified trainer that is a cybersecurity professional. Instructors have real-world experience with the material covered in the CompTIA Security+ course.
This Security+ training is delivered in a "hybrid" format, where we have both In-Person and Live Online attendees. This provides a fun, interactive environment where In-Person and Live Online students can easily interact both with each other and the instructor. When you register for the Security+ course, you can choose which delivery option works best for you:
Security+ Training Schedule
December 17-21 (M-F), 8:30am - 4:30pm, 2018
February 11-15 (M-F), 8:30am - 4:30pm, 2019
April 8-18 (M-Th nights), 5:30pm - 9:30pm, 2019
June 17-21 (M-F), 8:30am - 4:30pm, 2019