CompTIA Security+ Certification Training

Level: Intermediate
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This CompTIA Security+ training course provides the foundational knowledge you need to pass the CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 certification exam, and the skills to ensure compliance and operational security in your organization.

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

Attend this CompTIA Security+ training in one of three formats – live, instructor-led, on-demand or a blended on-demand/instructor-led version.

Key Features of this CompTIA Security+ Training:

Choose from self-paced and instructor-led blended learning options

Exclusive LinkedIn group membership for peer and SME community support

CompTIA-approved Security+ training programs

CompTIA Security+ exam voucher, study guide, and practice questions included

You Will Learn How To:

Prepare for the CompTIA Security+ exam

Confidently explain and define an array of security vulnerabilities

Navigate the complexities of secure system and network design

Explore the defensive measures like PKI, firewalls and IDS

Implement robust identity management and access control

Choose the Training Solution That Best Fits Your Individual Needs or Organizational

Live, Instructor-Led – Online Training

20-day instructor-led training course

One-on-one after course instructor coaching

Security+ Study Guide

Practice exam questions

Exam voucher included

Pay at the time of checkout by credit card

On-demand Security+ modules

Pre-configured practice labs

Practice exams, flashcards, and performance tracker

One-on-one after course instructor coaching

Exam voucher and optional retake included

Security+ Instructor-Led Course Outline

Introduction to the CompTIA Security+ Exam

The five 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 vectors

Explain penetration testing and vulnerabillity scanning concepts Identify key attack indicators

Architecture and Design

Deploy secure application designs across an enterprise

Develop and deploy secure applications with trusted frameworks

Defend embedded systems, cloud assets and virtualized servers

Analyze confidentiality and nonrepudiation cryptography requirements


Install and configure network protocols

Identify effective host and application security solutions

Implement authentication and authorization solutions with PKI

Secure wireless and mobile communications against breaches

Operations and Incident Response

Respond to alerts and alarms to identity and mitigate threats

Design and enact effective policies, processes, and procedures

Utilize tools and data sources to support incident investigations

Identify key elements of an incident to conduct a forensic investigation

Governance, Risk and Compliance

Explain the importance of policies, plans and procedures

Summarize regulations, standards, and frameworks to enhance security

Explore risk management for a stronger security posture

Carry out best practices for data security and privacy compliance

Preparing for the examination

Getting ready for the exam

Handling difficult questions

Utilizing additional study guides

Final review and assessment

Taking a complete practice exam

Security+ Training FAQs

Who should attend this CompTIA Security+ training course?

You should have knowledge of networking and a background in information assurance prior to taking this course.

What background do I need?

A strong understanding of networking fundamentals is recommended.

Do I get a CompTIA Security+ study guide?

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

How do I earn the CompTIA Security+ certification?

To earn this certification, you must take and pass CompTIA exam SY0-601. Exam vouchers are available upon request and included in the price of tuition.

How long is the Security+ exam?

You will have 90 minutes to complete the 90-question Security+ SY0-601 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+ SY0-601 exam?

To schedule an in-person exam you’ll need to follow the steps provided here.

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

Yes. You will receive numerous practice exam questions.

How do I get 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.

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