CompTIA Security+


CompTIA Security+

Essential principles for network security and risk management


This course built for 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. The successful candidate will perform these tasks to support the principles of confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

Recommended Experience

CompTIA Network+ and two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus

Course Objectives

  • Be able to identify, mitigate, and remediate various types of attacks
  • Understand vulnerability scanning and penetration testing
  • Develop a deep understanding of both hardware, and software-based network components that support organizational security
  • Properly and safely deploy mobile devices
  • Utilize secure protocols for the transfer of critical and confidential data
  • Implement secure network architecture concepts

Course Outline

Threats, Attacks, and Vulnerabilities
Indicators of Compromise
Critical Security Controls
Security Posture Assessment Tools
Incident Response

Identity and Access Management
Public Key Infrastructure
Identification and Authentication
Identity and Access Services
Account Management

Architecture and Design
Secure Network Design
Firewalls and Load Balancers
Secure Wireless Access
Physical Security Controls
Secure Protocols and Services
Secure Remote Access
Secure Systems Design
Secure Mobile Devices Services
Secure Virtualization and Cloud Services

Risk Management
Disaster Recovery and Resiliency
Risk Management
Secure Application Development
Organizational Security