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CompTIA Security+


This 5 day instructor-led CompTIA® Security+® (Exam SY0-501) is the primary course you will need to take if your job responsibilities include securing network services, devices, and traffic in your organization. You can also take this course to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination. In this course, you will build on your knowledge of and professional experience with security fundamentals, networks, and organizational security as you acquire the specific skills required to implement basic security services on any type of computer network.

This course can benefit you in two ways. If you intend to pass the CompTIA Security+ (Exam SY0-501) certification examination, this course can be a significant part of your preparation. But certification is not the only key to professional success in the field of computer security. Today’s job market demands individuals with demonstrable skills, and the information and activities in this course can help you build your computer security skill set so that you can confidently perform your duties in any security-related role.

Security+ Course Objectives:

In this course, you will implement, monitor, and troubleshoot infrastructure, application, information, and operational security.

On course completion, you will be able to:

  • Identify strategies developed by cyber adversaries to attack networks and hosts and the countermeasures deployed to defend them.
  • Understand the principles of organizational security and the elements of effective security policies.
  • Know the technologies and uses of cryptographic standards and products.
  • Install and configure network- and host-based security technologies.
  • 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.

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Lesson 1: Comparing and Contrasting Attacks

 Topic A: Compare and Contrast Information Security Roles

 Topic B: Explain Threat Actor Types

 Topic C: Compare and Contrast Social Engineering Attack Types

 Topic D: Determine Malware Types

 Lesson 2: Comparing and Contrasting Security Controls

 Topic A: Compare and Contrast Security Control and Framework Types

 Topic B: Follow Incident Response Procedures

 Lesson 3: Assessing Security Posture with Software Tools

 Topic A: Explain Penetration Testing Concepts

 Topic B: Assess Security Posture with Topology Discovery Software Tools

 Topic C: Assess Security Posture with Fingerprinting and Sniffing Software Tools

 Topic D: Assess Security Posture with Vulnerability Scanning Software Tools

 Lesson 4: Explaining Basic Cryptography Concepts

 Topic A: Compare and Contrast Basic Concepts of Cryptography

 Topic B: Explain Hashing and Symmetric Cryptographic Algorithms

 Topic C: Explain Asymmetric Cryptographic Algorithms

 Lesson 5: Implementing a Public Key Infrastructure

 Topic A: Implement Certificates and Certificate Authorities

 Topic B: Implement PKI Management

 Lesson 6: Implementing Identity and Access Management Controls

 Topic A: Compare and Contrast Identity and Authentication Concepts

 Topic B: Install and Configure Authentication Protocols

 Topic C: Implement Multifactor Authentication

 Lesson 7: Managing Access Services and Accounts

 Topic A: Install and Configure Authorization and Directory Services

 Topic B: Implement Access Management Controls

 Topic C: Differentiate Account Management Practices

 Topic D: Implement Account Auditing and Recertification

 Lesson 8: Implementing a Secure Network Architecture

 Topic A: Implement Secure Network Architecture Concepts

 Topic B: Install and Configure a Secure Switching Infrastructure

 Topic C: Install and Configure Network Access Control

 Topic D: Install and Configure a Secure Routing and NAT Infrastructure

 Lesson 9: Installing and Configuring Security Appliances

 Topic A: Install and Configure Firewalls and Proxies

 Topic B: Install and Configure Load Balancers

 Topic C: Install and Configure Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems

 Topic D: Install and Configure Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Systems

 Topic E: Install and Configure Logging and SIEM Systems

 Lesson 10: Installing and Configuring Wireless and Physical Access Security

 Topic A: Install and Configure a Wireless Infrastructure

 Topic B: Install and Configure Wireless Security Settings

 Topic C: Explain the Importance of Physical Security Controls

 Lesson 11: Deploying Secure Host, Mobile, and Embedded Systems

 Topic A: Implement Secure Hardware Systems Design

 Topic B: Implement Secure Host Systems Design

 Topic C: Implement Secure Mobile Device Systems Design

 Topic D: Implement Secure Embedded Systems Design

 Lesson 12: Implementing Secure Network Access Protocols

 Topic A: Implement Secure Network Operations Protocols

 Topic B: Implement Secure Remote Access Protocols

 Topic C: Implement Secure Remote Administration Protocols

 Lesson 13: Implementing Secure Network Applications

 Topic A: Implement Secure Web Services

 Topic B: Implement Secure Communications Services

 Topic C: Summarize Secure Virtualization Infrastructure

 Topic D: Summarize Secure Cloud Services

 Lesson 14: Explaining Risk Management and Disaster Recovery Concepts

 Topic A: Explain Risk Management Processes and Concepts

 Topic B: Explain Resiliency and Automation Strategies

 Topic C: Explain Disaster Recovery and Continuity of Operation Concepts

 Topic D: Summarize Basic Concepts of Forensics

 Lesson 15: Summarizing Secure Application Development Concepts

 Topic A: Explain the Impact of Vulnerability Types

 Topic B: Summarize Secure Application Development Concepts

Lesson 16: Explaining Organizational Security Concepts

 Topic A: Explain the Importance of Security Policies

 Topic B: Implement Data Security and Privacy Practices

 Topic C: Explain the Importance of Personnel Management


Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to CompTIA® Security+® (Exam SY0-501)


To ensure your success in this course, you should have basic Windows user skills and a fundamental understanding of computer and networking concepts.

CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications, or equivalent knowledge, and six to nine months' experience in networking, including configuring security parameters, are strongly recommended. Students can obtain this level of skill and knowledge by taking any of the following Official CompTIA courses:

The Official CompTIA® A+®: Core 1 (Exam 220-1001)

The Official CompTIA® A+®: Core 2 (Exam 220-1002)

The Official CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-007)

Note: The prerequisites for this course might differ significantly from the prerequisites for the CompTIA certification exams. For the most up-to-date information about the exam prerequisites, complete the form on this page: https://certification.comptia.org/training/exam-objectives .


This course is designed for information technology (IT) professionals who have networking and administrative skills in Windows®-based Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) networks; familiarity with other operating systems, such as macOS®, Unix®, or Linux®; and who want to further a career in IT by acquiring foundational knowledge of security topics or using CompTIA Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles.

This course is also designed for students who are seeking the CompTIA Security+ certification and who want to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Certification Exam.

$2795.00 List Price

5 Days Course

Class Dates

Remote Live

This class runs from 11:00 AM to 07:00 PM EDT

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