COMPTIA SECURITY +

This credential is for experienced security professionals involved with system security, network infrastructure, cryptography, assessments and audits.
The Security+ exam covers the most important foundational principles for securing a network and managing risk. Access control, identity management and cryptography are important topics on the exam, as well as selection of appropriate mitigation and deterrent techniques to address network attacks and vulnerabilities. Security concerns associated with cloud computing, BYOD and SCADA are also addressed.
To achieve Security+ certification you must pass the designated exam

In this 3 month, instructor-led course you will implement and monitor security on networks, applications, and operating systems, and respond to security breaches.  

Overview

CompTIA Security+ is aimed at IT professionals with job roles such as security architect, security engineer, security consultant/specialist, information assurance technician, security administrator, systems administrator and network administrator.  

Course Prerequisites
Students should meet the following criteria prior to taking the course:

  • Recommended that students have taken CompTIA Network+ certification course and exam, together with 24 months experience in networking support/IT administration

  • Know the function and basic features of the components of a PC

  • Use Windows Server to create and manage files and use basic administrative features (Explorer, Control Panel, Management Consoles, Command Line Tools)

  • Operate the Linux OS using basic command-line tools

  • Know basic network terminology and functions (such as OSI Model, Topology, Ethernet, Wi-Fi, switches, routers)

  • Understand TCP/IP addressing, core protocols, and troubleshooting tools