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Comptia Security+ Blended Learning

Overview

This Premium course offers both classroom training and video learning to enhance your learning experience. Please see below for full details.

This CompTIA Security+ training provides the foundational knowledge you need to pass the CompTIA Security+ certification exam, and the skills to ensure compliance and operational security in your organisation.

Security+ is a vendor-neutral certification that is recognised worldwide as a benchmark for information system security best practises. Earning Security+ certification demonstrates your knowledge of industry-wide information assurance topics, like systems security, network infrastructure, access control, assessments and audits, cryptography, and organisational security.

What's Included

Included - Unlimited annual access to:

  • 5-day instructor-led training course
  • On-demand Security+ modules
  • Pre-configured practise labs
  • Practise exams, flashcards, and performance tracker
  • One-on-one after course instructor coaching
  • Exam voucher and optional retake included

More Information

You Will Learn How To:

  • Prepare for the CompTIA Security+ exam
  • Confidently explain and define an array of security terminologies
  • Navigate the complexity of secure communication protection
  • Explore the concepts of network protection with firewalls and IDS
  • Investigate privacy and integrity issues

Course content

Security+ Instructor-Led Course Outline

Introduction to the CompTIA Security+ Exam

  • The six domains of knowledge
  • Expected level of expertise
  • Assessing initial readiness

Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities

  • Compare and contrast types of attacks
  • Explore threat actor types and attributes
  • Explain penetration testing and vulnerability scanning concepts
  • Explore impacts associated with vulnerability types

Technologies and Tools

  • Install and configure network components
  • Use software tools to assess security posture
  • Analyse and interpret output from security technologies
  • Implement secure protocols

Architecture and Design

  • Explain use cases and purpose for frameworks
  • Implement secure network architecture concepts
  • Implement secure systems design
  • Explain secure application development and deployment concepts
  • Summarise cloud and virtualisation concepts
  • Reduce risk with resiliency and automation strategies

Identify and Access Management

  • Compare and contrast identify and access management concepts
  • Install and configure identity and access services
  • Implement identity and access management controls
  • Differentiate common account management practises

Risk Management

  • Explain the importance of policies, plans and procedures
  • Summarise business impact analysis concepts
  • Explore risk management processes and concepts
  • Follow incident response procedures
  • Carry out data security and privacy practises

Cryptography and PKI

  • Compare and contrast concepts of cryptography
  • Explain cryptography algorithms and basic characteristics
  • Install and configure wireless security settings
  • Implement PKI
  • Final Review

Preparingfor the examination

  • Getting ready for the exam
  • Handling out-of-date questions
  • Utilising additional study guides

Assessing readiness

  • Final review and assessment
  • Taking a complete practise exam

On-Demand Course List

  • CompTIA IT Fundamentals - FC0-U51
  • CompTIA A+ - 220-901
  • CompTIA A+ - 220-902
  • CompTIA Accelerated A+ - 220-901 / 220-902
  • CompTIA Network+ (2016) - N10-006
  • CompTIA Network+ - N10-007
  • CompTIA Accelerated Network+ - N10-007
  • CompTIA Security+ - SY0-401
  • CompTIA Security+ (2017) - SY0-501
  • CompTIA Accelerated Security+ (2017)
  • CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) - CS0-001
  • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) (2016) - CAS-002
  • CompTIA Linux+ (Powered by LPI - LX0-103 / LX0-104)
  • CompTIA Cloud+ - CV0-001
  • CompTIA Project+ (2016) - PK0-004
  • CompTIA Server+

Security+ TrainingFAQs

How will I access mycourse materials if I choose this method?

Once payment is received, you will receive an email with all the links and information you need to get started.

What on-demand content will I receive?

An outline of the content you will receive can be seen above. You will also get access to any new on-demand content that becomes available during yourannual enrolment period.

How many labs will I have access to?

You will get access 12 different lab bundles spanning Security+ and the CompTIA curriculum.

How many practise exams are included?

16 accredited practise exams across the CompTIA curriculum are included.

How can I take mySecurity+ exam?

The exam voucher will be made available upon request of the students. Recipients will then register with a PearsonVue centre to take the exam at their convenience.

Do Iget a CompTIA Security+ studyguide?

Yes. You will receive a CompTIA Security+ Study Guide included in your tuition fee.

How do I earn the CompTIA Security+ certification?

To earn this certification, you must take and pass CompTIA exam SY0-501. Exam vouchers are available upon request and included in the price of tuition fee.

How can I maintain my CompTIA Security+ certification?

You must earn 50 CompTIA CEUs overa three-year period to maintain Security+ certification. Maintain your CompTIA certification with CEU-approved training. 

How long is the Security+ exam?

You will have 90 minutes to complete the 90-question Security+ certification exam. The questions are multiple choice and performance based. A passing score is 750 out of 900 possible points.

How do I schedule the CompTIA Security+ exam?

To schedule an in-person exam you’ll need to go to the CompTIA website and follow the steps provided.

Are there CompTIA Security+ exam questions to practise with included in this course?

Yes. You will receive numerous practise exam questions. You can also purchase access to the CYBRScore lab bundles to reinforce your skills while practising the CompTIA Security+ exam objectives.

How do Iget the CompTIA Security+ exam voucher? This course includes a voucher for the CompTIA Security+ exam. The Exam voucher is available upon request, simply call or email our customer service team and they will be happy to provide your exam voucher.

Can I take the CompTIA Security+ classes online?

Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want.

How does Security+ certification align to U.S. DoD Directive 8570.01?

Passing the CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam meets the requirements for U.S. DoD Directive 8570.01 Management Level-I and Technical Level-II

Exams

Passing the CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam meets the requirements for U.S. DoD Directive 8570.01 Management Level-I and Technical Level-I

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