CompTIA Security+ Certification Overview

CompTIA Security+ Certification Course Outline

Module 1: Comparing Security Roles and Security Controls

  • Compare and Contrast Information Security Roles
  • Compare and Contrast Security Control and Framework Types

Module 2: Explaining Threat Actors and Threat Intelligence

  • Threat Actors and Threat Intelligence
  • Threat Actor Types and Attack Vectors
  • Threat Intelligence Sources

Module 3: Performing Security Assessments

  • Assess Organisational Security with Network Reconnaissance Tools
  • Security Concerns with General Vulnerability Types
  • Summarise Vulnerability Scanning Techniques
  • Penetration Testing Concepts

Module 4: Identifying Social Engineering and Malware

  • Identifying Social Engineering and Malware
  • Compare and Contrast Social Engineering Techniques
  • Analyse Indicators of Malware-Based Attacks

Module 5: Summarising Basic Cryptographic Concepts

  • Basic Cryptographic Concepts
  • Compare and Contrast Cryptographic Ciphers
  • Cryptographic Modes of Operation
  • Cryptographic Use Cases and Weaknesses
  • Other Cryptographic Technologies

Module 6: Implementing Public Key Infrastructure

  • Implementing Public Key Infrastructure
  • Implement Certificates and Certificate Authorities
  • Implement PKI Management

Module 7: Implementing Authentication Controls

  • Implementing Authentication Controls
  • Authentication Design Concepts
  • Implement Knowledge-Based Authentication

Module 8: Implementing Identity and Account Management Controls

  • Implementing Identity and Account Management Controls
  • Implement Identity and Account Types
  • Implement Authorisation Solutions
  • Explain the Importance of Personnel Policies

Module 9: Implementing Authentication Controls

  • Implement Secure Network Designs
  • Business Workflows and Network Architecture
  • Implement Secure Switching and Routing
  • Implement Secure Wireless Infrastructure
  • Implement Load Balancers

Module 10: Implementing Network Security Appliances

  • Implement Firewalls and Proxy Servers
  • Implement Network Security Monitoring

Module 11: Implementing Secure Network Protocols

  • Implement Secure Network Operations Protocols
  • Implement Secure Application Protocols
  • Implement Secure Remote Access Protocols

Module 12: Implementing Host Security Solutions

  • Implement Secure Firmware
  • Implement Endpoint Security
  • Explain Embedded System Security Implications

Module 13: Implementing Secure Mobile Solutions

  • Implement Mobile Device Management
  • Implement Secure Mobile Device Connections

Module 14: Summarising Secure Application Concepts

  • Analyse Indicators of Application Attacks
  • Analyse Indicators of Web Application Attacks
  • Summarise Secure Coding Practices
  • Implement Secure Script Environments
  • Summarise Deployment and Automation Concepts

Module 15: Implementing Secure Cloud Solutions

  • Summarise Secure Cloud and Virtualisation Services
  • Implementing Secure Cloud Solutions
  • Apply Cloud Security Solutions
  • Summarise Infrastructure as Code Concepts

Module 16: Data Privacy and Protection Concepts

  • Privacy and Data Sensitivity Concepts
  • Privacy and Data Protection Controls

Module 17: Performing Incident Response

  • Summarise Incident Response Procedures
  • Utilise Appropriate Data Sources for Incident Response
  • Apply Mitigation Controls

Module 18: Explaining Digital Forensics

  • Key Aspects of Digital Forensics Documentation
  • Key Aspects of Digital Forensics Evidence Acquisition

Module 19: Summarising Risk Management Concepts

  • Risk Management Processes and Concepts
  • Business Impact Analysis Concepts

Module 20: Implementing Cybersecurity Resilience

  • Implement Redundancy Strategies
  • Implement Backup Strategies
  • Implement Cybersecurity Resiliency Strategies

Module 21: Explaining Physical Security

  • Importance of Physical Site Security Controls
  • Importance of Physical Host Security Controls

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Who should attend this CompTIA Security+ Certification Training Course?

The CompTIA Security+ Certification Course is designed for individuals pursuing a career in the field of Information Security. This certification is widely recognised and respected in the IT industry and covers a broad range of security topics. This CompTIA Certification can benefit a wide range of professionals, including:

  • IT Professionals in Security Roles
  • Security Analysts
  • Network Engineers
  • Security Consultants
  • System Administrators
  • Security Administrators
  • IT Managers

Prerequisites of the CompTIA Security+ Certification Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for attending this CompTIA Security+ Certification Training Course. However, the delegates who have completed the CompTIA Network+ Certification and have at least two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus will benefit greatly from the course.

CompTIA Security+ Certification Course Overview

In today's digital landscape, cybersecurity is of paramount importance, with businesses facing a constant threat of cyberattacks and data breaches. Skilled IT Security Specialists are vital for safeguarding an organisation's internal systems. This course is designed for individuals looking to advance their careers in IT security. As the number of security threats continues to rise, the demand for CompTIA Security+ certified professionals are higher than ever.

Professionals in the field of Information Technology, Cybersecurity, and Network Administration should aim to master the CompTIA Security+ Certification Course. This certification not only validates their expertise but also enhances their career prospects, as organisations across industries seek qualified individuals to safeguard their digital assets and sensitive information.

This comprehensive 4-day course offered by The Knowledge Academy covers a wide range of topics, including network security, cryptography, threat detection, and risk management. Delegates will benefit from hands-on training, real-world scenarios, and expert guidance, enabling them to successfully pass the CompTIA Security+ exam and apply their knowledge in practical cybersecurity settings.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the fundamentals of cybersecurity principles and practices
  • To identify common security threats and vulnerabilities in networks and systems
  • To implement appropriate security controls to protect data and information assets
  • To demonstrate proficiency in cryptography, access control, and identity management
  • To develop skills in risk assessment, incident response, and disaster recovery
  • To prepare delegates for the CompTIA Security+ Certification exam

Upon completing this course, delegates will be well-equipped to pursue rewarding careers in cybersecurity, with opportunities ranging from entry-level positions to advanced roles such as security analyst, security engineer, or cybersecurity consultant.

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What’s included in this CompTIA Security+ Certification Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors 
  • CompTIA Security+ Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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CompTIA Security+ Certification FAQs

Computer Technology Industry Association, also known as CompTIA, is a non-profit trade association. With a staggering $5 trillion global IT ecosystem, it is designed to implement, manage and safeguard the technology that powers the world’s economy.
One can boost their career in Cybersecurity with the help of CompTIA Security+ Course by Identifying Indicators of malicious activity, understanding Cyber Threat, Threat Hunting and Threat Intelligence Concepts.
CompTIA Security+ is the most popular certification in the world of Cyber Security. With most of the Fortune 500 investing in CompTIA Security+, delegates with a certification often find themselves in a successful IT career.
There are no formal prerequisites for attending this CompTIA Security+ Certification Training Course. However, prior experience in a similar field would be a plus.
The CompTIA Security+ Course is a one-day course designed to equip delegates with the necessary skills to take their career ahead in Cyber Security. We provide world-class training sessions from industry leading instructors along with a CompTIA Security+ Certificate upon completion.
The duration of CompTIA Security+ Course consists of 32 hours
Yes, Individuals receive a certificate after the completion of CompTIA Security+ course.
The training fees for CompTIA Security+ Certification certification in the United Kingdom starts from £2995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for CompTIA Security+ Certification.
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