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CompTIA Security+

  • Course Code G013
  • Duration 5 days
  • Version SY0-701

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

  • Company Event

    Event at company

  • Public Classroom

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  • Virtual Learning

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Course Overview

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The CompTIA Security+ course is designed to help you prepare for the SY0-701 exam. The CompTIA Security+ exam will certify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to install and configure systems to secure applications, networks, and devices; perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques; participate in risk mitigation activities; and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations.

 

Course Schedule

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    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 15-19 July, 2024
    • Location: Virtual
    • Language: Dutch

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    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 02-06 September, 2024

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    • Location: Virtual

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    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 18-22 November, 2024
    • Location: Virtual
    • Language: French

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    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 25-29 November, 2024
    • Location: Virtual
    • Language: Dutch

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Target Audience

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CompTIA Security+ is aimed at IT professionals with job roles such as:

  • Security Administrator
  • Security Specialist
  • Systems Administrator 
  • Help Desk Analyst
  • Security Engineer
  • Security Analyst

Course Objectives

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By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Assess the security posture of an enterprise environment and recommend and implement appropriate security solutions.
  • Monitor and secure hybrid environments, including cloud, mobile, Internet of Things (IoT),  and operational technology.
  • Operate with an awareness of applicable regulations and policies, including principles of governance, risk, and compliance.
  • Identify, analyze, and respond to security events and incidents.


 

Course Content

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General Security Concepts 12%

  • Compare and contrast various types of security controls.
  • Summarize fundamental security concepts.
  • Explain the importance of change management processes and the impact to security.
  • Explain the importance of using appropriate cryptographic solutions.

Threats, Vulnerabilities & Mitigations 22%

  • Compare and contrast common threat actors and motivations.
  • Explain common threat vectors and attack surfaces.
  • Explain various types of vulnerabilities.
  • Given a scenario, analyze indicators of malicious activity.
  • Explain the purpose of mitigation techniques used to secure the enterprise.

Security Architecture 18%

  • Compare and contrast security implications of different architecture models.
  • Given a scenario, apply security principles to secure enterprise infrastructure.
  • Compare and contrast concepts and strategies to protect data.
  • Explain the importance of resilience and recovery in security architecture.

Security Operations 28%

  • Given a scenario, apply common security techniques to computing resources.
  • Explain the security implications of proper hardware, software, and data asset management.
  • Explain various activities associated with vulnerability management.
  • Explain security alerting and monitoring concepts and tools.
  • Given a scenario, modify Enterprise capabilities to enhance security.
  • Given a scenario, implement and maintain identity and access management.
  • Explain the importance of automation and orchestration related to secure operations.
  • Explain appropriate incident response activities.
  • Given a scenario, use data sources to support an investigation.

Security Program Management & Oversight 20%

  • Summarize elements of effective security governance.
  • Explain elements of the risk management process.
  • Explain the processes associated with third-party risk assessment and management.
  • Summarize elements of effective security compliance.
  • Explain types and purposes of audits and assessments.
  • Given a scenario, implement security awareness practices.

Course Prerequisites

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Networking and administrative skills in Windows-based TCP/IP networks and familiarity with other operating systems, such as OS X, Unix, or Linux.

Recommended prerequisites:

Test Certification

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CompTIA Security+ is the first early career cybersecurity certification a candidate should earn. It equips cybersecurity professionals with the foundational security skills necessary to safeguard networks, detect threats, and secure data through performance-based questions—helping them open the door to a cybersecurity career and become a trusted defender of digital environments.

  • Required exam: SY0-701
  • Number of questions: Maximum of 90
  • Types of questions: Multiple-choice and performance-based
  • Length of test: 90 minutes
  • Recommended experience: A minimum of 2 years of experience in IT administration with a focus on security, hands-on experience with technical information security, and broad knowledge of security concepts

Further Information

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Accredited by ANSI to show compliance with the ISO 17024 Standard.

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