Security+ Certification Support Skills (2014 Objectives) — A 5 day course

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This five day course is intended for those wishing to qualify with CompTIA Security+ Certification.

Security+ is foundation-level certification designed for IT administrators with 2 years' experience whose job role is focused on system security.

The CompTIA Security+ exam will certify that the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to identify risk, to participate in risk mitigation activities, and to provide infrastructure, application, information, and operational security. In addition, the successful candidate will apply security controls to maintain confidentiality, integrity, and availability, identify appropriate technologies and products, troubleshoot security events and incidents, and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations.


At the end of this course you will be able to:


Security Threats and Controls

Security Controls

Threats and Attacks

Network Attacks

Assessment Tools and Techniques

Cryptography and Access Control


Public Key Infrastructure

Password Authentication

Strong Authentication

Authorization and Account Management

Network Security

Secure Network Design

Security Appliances and Applications

Wireless Network Security

VPN and Remote Access Security

Network Application Security

Host, Data, and Application Security

Host Security

Data Security

Web Services Security

Web Application Security

Virtualization and Cloud Security

Operational Security

Site Security

Mobile and Embedded Device Security

Risk Management

Disaster Recovery

Incident Response and Forensics

Security Policies and Training

Scenario Questions

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Suitable For

CompTIA Security+ is aimed at IT professionals with job roles such as security architect, security engineer, security consultant/specialist, information assurance technician, security administrator, systems administrator, and network administrator.


Ideally, delegates should have successfully completed the 'CompTIA Network+ Support Skills' course and have around 24 months' experience of networking support or IT administration. It is not necessary that delegates pass the Network+ exam before completing Security+ certification, but it is recommended.

Regardless of whether delegates have passed Network+, it is recommended that delegates have the following skills and knowledge before starting this course:


The contents of this training material were created for the CompTIA Security+ Certification SY0-401 exam covering the 2014 Edition Security+ certification exam objectives

Please note the exam is not taken at the end of the course nor is the exam included in the course fee.