CompTIA Security+ Certification Training (SY0-501)

The CompTIA Security+ Certification Training (SY0-501) Course  provides the basic knowledge needed to plan, implement, and maintain information security in a vendor-neutral format. This includes risk management, host and network security, authentication and access control systems, cryptography, and organizational security. This CompTIA Security+ Certification (SY0-501) course maps to the CompTIA Security+ certification exam (SY0-501). Objective coverage is marked throughout the course.

Our CompTIA Security+ Certification Training (SY0-501) courseware has received the CompTIA Approved Quality Content (CAQC) validation, assuring that all test objectives are covered in the training material.

What is Security+ Certification?

The Security+ certification is considered to be the minimum level of certification for all IT security positions beyond entry-level. This CompTIA Security+ Certification (SY0-501) course delivers the core knowledge required to pass the exam and the skills necessary to advance to an intermediate-level security job.

Students will benefit most from this course if they intend to take the CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 exam. Read our white paper titled “New Topics on the New Security+ SY0-501 Exam.” This CompTIA Security+ Certification (SY0-501) course supports a certification that is a DoD Approved 8570 Baseline Certification and meets DoD 8140/8570 training requirements.

What's Included?:

  • 5 Days of CompTIA Security+ Training from an Authorized CompTIA Instructor
  • CompTIA approved CompTIA Security+ Training Courseware
  • CompTIA approved Security+ Practice Exams
  • CompTIA Security+ Certification (SYO-501) exam voucher
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
  • Exam Pass Guarantee

CompTIA Security+ Certification TrainingDuration: 5 days

  • We can adapt this CompTIA Security+ Certification  course to your group’s background and work requirements at little to no added cost.
  • If you are familiar with some aspects of this CompTIA Security+ Certification course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
  • We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the CompTIA Security+ Certification Course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
  • If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the CompTIA Security+ Certification course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

The CompTIA Security+ Certification (SY0-501) program, much like the certification itself, is intended for professionals who are responsible for network security and risk management. Some example job functions may include, but are not limited to:

  • IT support technicians
  • Help desk support
  • Junior network administrators
  • Application support analysts
  • Security analysts
  • Security specialists
  • Anyone looking to learn a baseline of information security concepts

Attendees should be CompTIA A+ certified (or have equivalent experience) and CompTIA Network+ certified (or have equivalent experience) with 2-3 years networking experience.

CompTIA Security+ Certification Training - OBJECTIVES

Security+ holders should be able to help organizations proactively identify potential security risks and respond more quickly when security breaches do occur. Upon completing this CompTIA Security+ Certification Training, you will have learned valuable knowledge and skills, including the ability to:

  • Proactively implement sound security protocols to mitigate security risks
  • Quickly respond to security issues
  • Retroactively identify where security breaches may have occurred
  • Design a network, on-site or in the cloud, with security in mind
CompTIA Security+ Certification Training - COURSE SYLLABUS

Chapter 1: Security Fundamentals

  • Module A: Security concepts
  • Module B: Risk management
  • Module C: Vulnerability assessment

Chapter 2: Understanding attacks

  • Module A: Understanding attackers
  • Module B: Social engineering
  • Module C: Malware
  • Module D: Network attacks
  • Module E: Application attacks

Chapter 3: Cryptography

  • Module A: Cryptography concepts
  • Module B: Public key infrastructure

Chapter 4: Network fundamentals

  • Module A: Network components
  • Module B: Network addressing
  • Module C: Network ports and applications

Chapter 5: Securing networks

  • Module A: Network security components
  • Module B: Transport encryption
  • Module C: Hardening networks
  • Module D: Monitoring and detection

Chapter 6: Securing hosts and data

  • Module A: Securing hosts
  • Module B: Securing data
  • Module C: Mobile device security

Chapter 7: Securing network services

  • Module A: Securing applications
  • Module B: Virtual and cloud systems

Chapter 8: Authentication

  • Module A: Authentication factors
  • Module B: Authentication protocols

Chapter 9: Access control

  • Module A: Access control principles
  • Module B: Account management

Chapter 10: Organizational security

  • Module A: Security policies
  • Module B: User training
  • Module C: Physical security and safety

Chapter 11: Disaster planning and recovery

  • Module A: Business continuity
  • Module B: Fault tolerance and recovery
  • Module C: Incident response
CompTIA Security+ Certification Training Course Wrap-Up

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