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CompTia Security+

Strengthen your cybersecurity defenses with the CompTIA Security+ certification. Gain knowledge and skills to secure networks, systems, and applications against cyber threats.

course: CompTia Security+

Duration: 5 days

Format: Virtual or Classroom

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Overview

Master the essentials of cybersecurity with our specialized training course. Learn to identify and mitigate security threats across various technologies and platforms. From cryptography to risk management, this course covers all aspects of cybersecurity. With hands-on labs and expert-led instruction, you'll gain the skills needed to pass the CompTIA Security+ exam and become certified as a cybersecurity professional. Enroll now and become a certified expert in cybersecurity with our comprehensive training and certification course.

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Who is this course for?

Who is the CompTia Security+ course for?

The CompTIA Security+ course is designed for individuals pursuing careers in cybersecurity or IT professionals looking to validate their knowledge and skills in cybersecurity fundamentals. It is suitable for entry-level to intermediate-level professionals, including security specialists, network administrators, system administrators, and security consultants, aiming to enhance their understanding of cybersecurity principles, practices, and technologies.

Curriculum

What you will learn during our CompTia Security+ course.

  • Implement security configuration parameters on network devices and other technologies.
  • Given a scenario, use secure network administration principles.
  • Explain network design elements and components.
  • Given a scenario, implement common protocols and services.
  • Given a scenario, troubleshoot security issues related to wireless networking.
  • Explain the importance of risk related concepts.
  • Summarize the security implications of integrating systems and data with third parties.
  • Given a scenario, implement appropriate risk mitigation strategies.
  • Given a scenario, implement basic forensic procedures.
  • Summarize common incident response procedures.
  • Explain the importance of security related awareness and training.
  • Compare and contrast physical security and environmental controls.
  • Summarize risk management best practices.
  • Given a scenario, select the appropriate control to meet the goals of security.
  • Explain types of malware.
  • Summarize various types of attacks.
  • Summarize social engineering attacks and the associated effectiveness with each attack.
  • Explain types of wireless attacks.
  • Explain types of application attacks.
  • Analyze a scenario and select the appropriate type of mitigation and deterrent techniques.
  • Given a scenario, use appropriate tools and techniques to discover security threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Explain the proper use of penetration testing versus vulnerability scanning.
  • Explain the importance of application security controls and techniques.
  • Summarize mobile security concepts and technologies.
  • Given a scenario, select the appropriate solution to establish host security.
  • Implement the appropriate controls to ensure data security.
  • Compare and contrast alternative methods to mitigate security risks in static environments.
  • Compare and contrast the function and purpose of authentication services.
  • Given a scenario, select the appropriate authentication, authorization or access control.
  • Install and configure security controls when performing account management, based on best practices.
  • Given a scenario, utilize general cryptography concepts.
  • Given a scenario, use appropriate cryptographic methods.
  • Given a scenario, use appropriate PKI, certificate management and associated components.

Preparation

How to best be prepared for our CompTia Security+ course.

  • [Dictionary item: Orange-check] An understanding of operating systems. knowledge of Windows based systems such as Windows 7 or XP would be preferred.
  • [Dictionary item: Orange-check] The ability to identify basic network components and their roles, including routers, switches, firewalls and server roles.
  • [Dictionary item: Orange-check] A basic understanding of the OSI Model and TCP/IP.

Meet our instructors

Meet some of the Readynez Instructors you can meet on your course. They are experts, passionate about what they do, and dedicated to give back to their industry, their field, and those who want to learn, explore, and advance in their careers.

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Kevin Henry

Kevin has served for years as an authorised instructor for (ISC)2 and is renowned for his 20-year contribution to learners training for IT security skills

Kevin Henry is a well-known and highly respected expert instructor with Readynez.

Kevin has served for many years as an authorised instructor for (ISC)2 and he is renowned for his 20-year contribution to learners training for IT security skills- and certifications such as the CISSP, CSSLP, CISM, CISA and CCSP everywhere in the world.

Kevin is a force to be reckoned with, being an authorised instructor and training no less than 9.000 online learners monthly in the fields of information security and audit, in addition to the many students that attend his instructor-led courses with Readynez

He is also one of the most highly-rated instructors and most often he is given scores of 10/10 by his delegates. 

 

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Friedhelm Düsterhöft

Friedhelm Düsterhöft has 30+ years of work experience in IT, Information Security and Data Privacy.

Friedhelm Düsterhöft is a Senior Information Security Consultant, Auditor, Trainer and Managing Director, and has 30+ years of work experience in IT, Information Security and Data Privacy.

He has contributed to various PECB whitepapers and articles, such as ’Information Security in Banks and Financial Institutions’, ‘What Does SIEM Stand For?’, ‘Why Organizations Fail to Pass an Audit’ and “How to Integrate ISO/IEC 27032 Cybersecurity with ISMS?’.

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James Rowney

James is recognised for his more than 20 years of contribution to learning and certification within IT Security.

James has worked on many large mission critical environments in some of the largest companies in their industries.

Understanding business requirements and drivers are essential to any strategy and design. Understanding environments are key to any application or infrastructure changes, both the immediate services they interface with and those beyond. A failure to satisfy Non Functional Requirements can not be fixed by a process.

Specialties: CISSP, CCSP, AWS Solution Architect Associate, TOGAF 9 certified 86080 member of The Association of Enterprise Architects (AEA) - 27519830. BCS Solution & Enterprise Architect Certified - AMBCS - 990529878, Linux RHCE V5 expired, RHCVA Unix, Storage, SAN, Netbackup, Clusters, Design and Delivery of Infrastructure.

 

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FAQ

FAQs for the CompTIA Security+ course.

CompTIA Security+ certification is an entry-level certification that validates foundational knowledge and skills in cybersecurity. It covers essential topics such as network security, compliance and operational security, threats and vulnerabilities, application security, and cryptography, preparing professionals for roles in IT security and cybersecurity.

Our CompTIA Security+ course prepares you to excel in entry-level cybersecurity roles. Prepare for the exam and gain certification as a CompTIA Security+ professional with our comprehensive training program. Learn to identify and mitigate security threats, and become proficient in cybersecurity best practices. Join us and kickstart your career in cybersecurity defense.

While there are no strict prerequisites for CompTIA Security+ certification, it is recommended that candidates have CompTIA Network+ certification and some practical experience in IT administration with a focus on security. Familiarity with basic cybersecurity concepts and technologies is beneficial for exam preparation.

The cost of the Security+ exam may vary, typically ranging from €290 to €330 EUR.

The Security+ exam covers topics such as threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities; technologies and tools; architecture and design; identity and access management; risk management; and cryptography. It assesses candidates' knowledge and skills in implementing cybersecurity solutions and mitigating security risks in various IT environments.

Yes, CompTIA Security+ certification is highly regarded in the cybersecurity industry and is recognized by employers worldwide. It demonstrates foundational knowledge and skills in cybersecurity, enhancing career opportunities in roles such as security analyst, security specialist, network administrator, and cybersecurity consultant.

The time it takes to become CompTIA Security+ certified depends on individual experience, study habits, and preparation methods. Candidates typically spend several weeks to a few months preparing for the exam through self-study, training courses, and hands-on practice to build the necessary knowledge and skills.

Yes, CompTIA offers online proctored options for the Security+ exam, allowing candidates to take the exam remotely from their home or office. Ensure your computer meets the technical requirements for online proctoring and follow the exam registration process outlined by CompTIA for online exam delivery.

The difficulty of passing the Security+ exam depends on individual knowledge, experience, and preparation. Candidates with a solid understanding of cybersecurity concepts, hands-on experience with security technologies, and thorough exam preparation are more likely to succeed in passing the exam.

The passing score for the Security+ exam is determined by CompTIA and may vary slightly between different exam versions. Candidates must achieve a minimum score of 750 out of 900 to pass the exam successfully.

To maintain CompTIA Security+ certification, certified professionals must renew their certification every three years by earning continuing education units (CEUs) or by passing the latest version of the Security+ exam. Participate in relevant training, attend cybersecurity events, and engage in ongoing learning activities to earn CEUs and stay updated with industry trends and developments.

Salary potential for CompTIA Security+ certified professionals varies based on factors such as location, experience, industry, and job role. Entry-level positions in cybersecurity, such as security analyst or network security specialist, typically offer competitive salaries, with earning potential increasing with additional experience and expertise in the field.

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