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CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601 Core Series) Certification

Our CompTIA Security+ Certificate training course is the updated SY0-601 version and is one of the most in-demand qualifications in IT security today.

This vendor-neutral certification gives you the relevant knowledge and skills needed to pass your CompTIA Security+ exam. Throughout this CompTIA Security+ training course, you will study the concepts of governance, risk, compliance, operations, incident response, and more!

CompTIA Security+ is an internationally recognised certification, which validates the baseline skills you need to perform the key security functions, helping you to establish a successful career in IT security.

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exam: Included
  • Tutor Support Included
  • Course Access: 12 months
  • Practice Labs Included
  • 24/7 access
  • Join a community of over 590,000+
  • Interest-Free Payments
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exam: Included
  • Tutor Support Included
  • Course Access: 12 months
  • Practice Labs Included
  • 24/7 access
  • Join a community of over 590,000+
  • Interest-Free Payments
Course Details

We have developed an expert team over the last 10 years since our inception. In that time, we have trained over 590,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training.

By refining our processes, partner relationships, and course materials, we can offer high-quality training solutions for our delegates. 

You will also benefit from:

  • Fast-track your learning with our Virtual Classroom course
  • Enhance your career prospects
  • Learn from expert trainers, with vast experience in this field
  • We offer interest-free payment options

This CompTIA Security+ course will validate the credentials of any IT security professional. If you are an IT professional looking to build a foundation in IT security, then the CompTIA Security+ is the perfect place to start as you utilise an understanding of vendor-neutral technologies and practices.

CompTIA is a global provider of IT certifications. Many of the qualifications are entry-level, which makes it the ideal qualification for delegates new to IT, but is also suitable for IT professionals, who are working their way through other CompTIA certifications.

Benefits of CompTIA training include:

  •    You can build a solid foundation of skills and knowledge
  •    Increase your earning potential
  •    A great way to move into the IT industry
  •    Build your confidence and credibility

Typical jobs you can apply for with a CompTIA Security+ Certificate include:

  •    IT Support Technician - £30k
  •    Senior IT Support - £33k
  •    Cyber Security Analyst - £45k
  •    Information Security Analyst - £51k
  •    Network Security Analyst - £51k

(Source: ITJobsWatch)

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is an American trade association, who providing professional IT certifications. They are one of the industry's top trade associations, issuing vendor-neutral professional certifications in more than 120 countries.

Since the organisation was established, over 2.2 million people have earned CompTIA certifications, helping them to become one of the most recognised and respected accreditations in the IT industry.

Syllabus

Introduction

  •    Course setup

Security fundamentals

  •    Security concepts
  •    Enterprise security strategy
  •    Security program components

Risk management

  •    Understanding threats
  •    Risk management programs
  •    Security assessments

Cryptography

  •    Cryptography concepts
  •    Public key infrastructure

Network connectivity

  •    Network attacks
  •    Packet flow

Network security technologies

  •    Network security components
  •    Monitoring tools

Secure network configuration

  •    Secure network protocols
  •    Hardening networks

Authentication

  •    Authentication factors
  •    Authentication protocols

Access control

  •    Access control principles
  •    Account management

Securing hosts and data

  •    Malware
  •    Securing data
  •    Securing hosts

Securing specialised systems

  •    Mobile security
  •    Embedded and specialised systems

Application security

  •    Application attacks
  •    Securing applications

Cloud security

  •    Virtual and cloud systems
  •    Securing cloud services

Organisational security

  •    Social engineering
  •    Security policies
  •    User roles and training
  •    Physical security and safety

Disaster planning and recovery

  •    Business continuity
  •    Resilient systems
  •    Incident response procedures

CompTIA Security+ Exam Details

Exam: Code SY0-601 

The CompTIA Security+ certification exam will verify that you have gained the knowledge and skills required to assess the security posture of an enterprise environment, recommend and implement appropriate security solutions, operate with an awareness of applicable laws and policies and respond to security events and incidents.

Exam Format – Multiple-choice.

Number of questions – 90.

Duration – 90 minutes.

Pass Mark – 750/900 (83%).

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