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    Gain IT security skills

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    Prepare for a career in IT security

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    Get ready for the CompTIA Security+ exam

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    Includes official CompTIA courseware and materials

CompTIA Security+ is an IT security certification which provides fundamental cybersecurity skills and prepares holders for intermediate-level IT security careers. CompTIA Security+ is a prerequisite for many security jobs and the ideal stepping stone to further certifications.

Our CompTIA Security+ course provides 4 days of rigorous preparation for the CompTIA Security+ exam, looking at security theory, management and the practicalities of protecting software and hardware.

Who should take this course

The CompTIA Security+ course is intended for the following professionals:

  • Security Administrator
  • Systems Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Penetration Test
  • Security Architect
  • Security Engineer
  • Security Consultant


Anybody can attend, but it's recommended to have CompTIA Network+ certification and at least two years of experience in IT administration.


What Will You Learn

  • Threats, attacks and vulnerabilities
  • Technologies and tools
  • Architecture and design
  • Identity and access management
  • Risk management
  • Cryptography and PKI

What's included

  Course Overview

Security+ certification requires the passing of one exam: SY0-501.

The exam acknowledges that those who pass it have the knowledge and skills required to install and configure secure applications and devices and take part in risk mitigation activities to protect systems.


  Course Content

Identifying Security Threats:

  • Identify Social Engineering Attacks
  • Classify Network Attacks
  • Classify Software Based Attacks

Hardening Internal Systems:

  • Harden Base Operating Systems and Directory Services
  • DHCP Services
  • DHCP Servers
  • Network File
  • Print Servers

Internetwork Devices and Services:

  • Hardening Internetwork Connection Devices
  • DNS and BIND Servers
  • Web Servers and FTP Servers
  • Email Servers

Securing Network Communications:

  • Secure Network Traffic Using IP Security (IPSec)
  • Wireless Traffic
  • Client Internet Access
  • Remote Access Channel

Public Key Infrastructure:

  • Install a Certificate Authority (CA) Hierarchy
  • Back Up Certificate Authorities
  • Restore a Certificate Authority

Monitoring the Security Infrastructure:

  • Scan for Vulnerabilities
  • Monitor for Intruders
  • Respond to Security Incidents

Enforcing Organisational Security Policy:

  • Enforce Corporate Security Policy Compliance
  • Legal Compliance
  • Physical Security Compliance
  • Educate Users

CompTIA Training

What is CompTIA Certification?

CompTIA is the Computing Technology Industry Association. Created in 1982, among other duties it issues professional IT certifications for those who pass exams. CompTIA’s certifications are issued in over 120 countries and it has provided certifications to 2.2 million people.


Steps for achieving CompTIA certification with us:

  • The first step is to enrol onto one of our CompTIA certification courses. These are:
    • CompTIA A+ - Gain an understanding of the fundamentals of IT hardware, technologies and operating systems
    • CompTIA Security+ - Specialise in network security and learn the core skills required to solve problems and maintain cybersecurity
    • CompTIA Network+ - Learn how to configure, manage and administrate networks
  • Choose from online, classroom or virtual training.
  • Once you’ve finished your course and are ready, use the provided exam voucher to book your exam.


Advantages of CompTIA certification

  • Industry-recognised and respected
  • Aligned to specific IT career paths and employer expectations
  • Provides core skills which can be used with any technology, hardware or software
  • Join a community of IT professionals with exclusive access to materials and advice to help you in your career


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