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CompTIA Security+ Certification Outline

The content of the CompTIA Security+ qualification is described below:

Identifying Security Threats:

  • Identify Social Engineering Attacks
  • Classify Network Attacks
  • Classify Software Based Attacks

Hardening Internal Systems:

  • Harden Base Operating Systems and Directory Services
  • DHCP Services
  • DHCP Servers
  • Network File
  • Print Servers

Internetwork Devices and Services:

  • Hardening Internetwork Connection Devices
  • DNS and BIND Servers
  • Web Servers and FTP Servers
  • Email Servers

Securing Network Communications:

  • Secure Network Traffic Using IP Security (IPSec)
  • Wireless Traffic
  • Client Internet Access
  • Remote Access Channel

Public Key Infrastructure:

  • Install a Certificate Authority (CA) Hierarchy
  • Back Up Certificate Authorities
  • Restore a Certificate Authority

Monitoring the Security Infrastructure:

  • Scan for Vulnerabilities
  • Monitor for Intruders
  • Respond to Security Incidents

Enforcing Organisational Security Policy:

  • Enforce Corporate Security Policy Compliance
  • Legal Compliance
  • Physical Security Compliance
  • Educate Users

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Who should attend this CompTIA Training Course?

This course is suited to individuals who aspire to achieve a career in IT Security or wish to enhance their IT Security skills. This course is also intended for current IT Professionals, as with this certification, IT Professionals can advance on to more senior roles within the discipline of IT Security.

Prerequisites

It is required that candidates possess the CompTIA Network+ certification, and two years of experience in IT Administration, with a core focus on IT Security.

CompTIA Security+ Certification Course Overview

The Knowledge Academy is Globally Recognised as the Industry Leader in CompTIA Security+ Certified IT Security Professional. Our "Knowledge Cyber Academy” comprises of over 26 leading Technology Experts who on average have more than 14 years of industry recognised IT Security Experience in CompTIA Official Security+ Certification. Our IT Security instructors have developed a unique teaching style to help aspiring IT Security Professionals to master the art of successfully managing and securing large IT infrastructures. Our Highly experienced CompTIA Experts are recognised in the industry to have the highest rated technical skills by employers. We Train & Develop highly competent Security professionals, and most of them go on to work on large scale enterprise projects and command the highest salaries in the industry.    

The Knowledge Academy is recognised as a Market Leader for Cyber Security Professionals who are looking to enhance their skills. We Proudly deliver Outstanding Learning Services to our global learners, our award-winning courses are designed using highly interactive learning strategies which are supported by extensive research in designing and developing content, so that learner can benefit from unrivalled unique content which is exclusive to Knowledge Academy learners.

The security of Information Technology within an enterprise is of the utmost importance, and in the current climate hackers and cyberattacks are rife, meaning that it is essential for businesses across all sectors to possess skilled IT Security Specialists to protect internal systems.

This CompTIA Security+ training course is aimed at those who wish to accelerate their IT professional career within the realm of IT Security. The CompTIA discipline is becoming increasingly important, with continuous rises in the number of security threats to computer software. Within each organisation, IT Security Specialists, Consultants, and Administrators are essential to secure networks and deter hackers. Earning the CompTIA Security+ will supply you with the relevant information to be able to fulfill the role of any of these professions. 

The core principles and practices of IT Security are taught and candidates are given the opportunity to participate in interactive and practical exercises, which aim to give candidates the confidence to use security software and hardware effectively. Attending this four day classroom based IT Security course will give candidates the best chance of passing the associated exam. Experienced tutors will support you throughout your learning experience and provide you with course materials to help you study. 

This CompTIA Security+ training course is accredited by CompTIA.

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What's included in this CompTIA Training Course?

This training course includes:

  • The Knowledge Academy's CompTIA Security+ e-Book
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Completion Certification
  • Refreshments

Please note the CompTIA Security+ exam is not included in this course.

CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam information

There is one CompTIA Security+ exam, with the code SY0-401:

  • Covers the topics of network security, compliance and operation security, security threats and vulnerabilities, in addition to application, data, and host security, access control, identity management, and cryptography
  • Up to 90 questions
  • Multiple choice and performance-based
  • Pass mark: 750 (on a scale of 100-900)

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Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.

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This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.

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Frequently asked questions

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CompTIA is a non-profit association that provides professional training courses of varying difficulty levels. Broadly, these certifications are designed to allow delegates to be able to engage with a range of IT software, and allow entry into, or advancement within, the IT industry.
We offer CompTIA Security+ training courses in locations all over the UK, as well as abroad. Here at The Knowledge Academy, we make it easy to find a training venue near you!
During the four day classroom based training, delegates will be provided with a course manual, an experienced trainer, refreshments, and a certificate.
The CompTIA Security+ certification is valid for three years after passing the exam. The exam can be retaken, or you can participate in a number of activities and training programs, to renew your certification with the CompTIA Continuing Education (CE) Program. The CE Program works on a point-based system, and so at least 50 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) need to be collected within three years to renew your CompTIA Security+ qualification.
The price for CompTIA Security+ Certification certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1195
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for CompTIA Security+ Certification.
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