CompTIA Security+ Certification Training

Level: Intermediate
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Security+ is a vendor-neutral certification that is recognized worldwide as a benchmark for information system security best practices. From cloud technologies to mobile devices, the way the enterprise does business is evolving rapidly — and organizations need IT security professionals who can keep up. Earning Security+ certification demonstrates your knowledge of industry-wide information assurance topics, like systems security, network infrastructure, access control, assessments and audits, cryptography, and organizational security.

With this CompTIA Security+ training, you gain the foundational knowledge needed to pass the CompTIA Security+ certification exam, and the skills to ensure compliance and operational security in your organization.

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Key Features of this CompTIA Security+ Training:

  • Prepare for the CompTIA Security+ exam
  • Choose from blended on-demand and Instructor led learning options
  • Exclusive LinkedIn group membership for peer and SME community support
  • CompTIA-approved Security+ training programs
  • CompTIA Security+ exam voucher, study guide, and practice questions included
  • On-demand content available

You Will Learn How To:

  • Confidently explain and define an array of security terminologies
  • Navigate the complexity of secure communication protection
  • Explore the concepts of network protection with firewalls and IDS
  • Investigate privacy and integrity issues

Certifications

CAQC Security plus CompTIA CPE 29 Credits

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BLENDED LEARNING

On Demand & Live Review Session

Unlimited annual access to:

  • On-demand Security+ modules
  • Bi-monthly instructor-led review sessions
  • Pre-configured practice labs
  • Practice exams, flashcards, and performance tracker
  • Exam voucher included
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Standard: $1290

Government: $1290

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LIVE, INSTRUCTOR-LED

In Class & Live, Online Training

  • 5 day instructor-led course
  • One-on-one after course instructor coaching
  • Earn 29 NASBA CPEs (live, in-class training only)
  • Earn CompTIA CEUs
  • Security+ Study Guide
  • Practice exam questions
  • Exam voucher included
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Standard: $2590

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PREMIUM TRAINING BUNDLE

Unlimited Access to Everything

Unlimited annual access to:

  • On-demand modules for Security+ and other CompTIA topic areas
  • 5 day Security+ instructor-led course
  • Bi-monthly instructor-led review sessions
  • Pre-configured practice labs
  • Practice exams, flashcards, and performance tracker
  • One-on-one after course instructor coaching
  • Exam voucher and optional retake included
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Standard: $2990

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TEAM TRAINING

Customized Solutions

  • Bring this or any training to your organization
  • Full-scale program development
  • Delivered when, where, and how you want it
  • Blended learning models
  • Tailored content
  • Expert team coaching

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On Demand & Live Review Session

Security+ Blended Training Information

  • Security+ Blended Training Description

    With the blended learning package, you'll get annual access to on-demand Security+ course content. You'll also gain access to pre-configured labs to hone your skills and exam simulations so you can practice for the exam day. Attend as many of the live, instructor-led review sessions as you'd like throughout the duration of your subscription.

  • Exam Information

    Passing the CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam meets the requirements for U.S. DoD Directive 8570.01 Management Level-I and Technical Level-I

Security+ Blended Training Outline

  • CompTIA Security+ 1.0 Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities

    • Determining Types of Malware
    • Types of Attacks
    • Threat Vector Types and Attributes
    • Penetration Testing Concepts
    • Vulnerability Scanning Concepts
    • Impact of Various Vulnerabilities
  • CompTIA Security + 2.0 Technologies and Tools

    • Hardware and Software Orgranizational Security
    • Software-based Security Posture Assessment
    • Troubleshoot Common Security Issues
    • Analyze and Interpret Output from Security Technologies
    • Deploy Mobile Security
    • Implement Secure Protocols
  • CompTIA Security + 3.0 Architecture and Design

    • Best Practices and Secure Configuration Guides
    • Secure Network Architecture Concepts
    • Secure System Design
    • Secure Staging Deployment Concepts
    • Security Implications of Embedded Systems
    • Secure Application Development and Deployment
    • Cloud and Virtualization Concepts
    • Using Resiliency and Automation to Reduce Risk
    • Importance of Physical Security
  • CompTIA Security + 4.0 Identity and Access Management

    • Identity and Access Managements Concept
    • Identity and Access Services
    • Identity and Access Management Controls
    • Common Account Management Practices
  • CompTIA Security + 5.0 Risk Management

    • Policies, Plans, and Procedures
    • Impact Business Analysis
    • Risk Management Processes, and Concepts
    • Incident Response Procedures
    • Incident Response Procedures
    • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
    • Types of Controls
    • Data Security and Privacy Practices
  • CompTIA Security + 6.0 Cryptography and PKI

    • Basic Concepts of Cryptography
    • Cryptography Algorithms Basics
    • Wireless Security
    • Public Key Infrastructure

Security+ Blended Training FAQs

  • How will I access my course materials if I choose this method?

    Once payment is received, you will receive an email from Learning Tree with all the links and information you need to get started.

  • What on demand content will I receive?

    You will get access to a suite of continually updated on-demand content so you can prepare for your Security+ exam and stay up-to-date with any changes to the content throughout your subscription period.

  • What labs will I have access to?

    You will get access 60 pre-configured labs spanning the Security+ curriculum.

  • How many practice exams are included?

    2 accredited Security+ practice exams are included.

  • How long is the Security+ exam?

    You will have 90 minutes to complete the 90-question Security+ certification exam. The questions are multiple choice and performance based. A passing score is 750 out of 900 possible points.

  • How can I take my Security+ exam?

    Learning Tree makes the exam voucher available at the request of the students. Recipients will then register with a PearsonVue center to take the exam at their convenience.

In Class & Live, Online Training

Security+ Instructor-Led Course Information

  • Security+ Training Course Description

    Learning Tree’s CompTIA Security+ training course includes 29 hours of Instructor-Led Training (ILT) or Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) presented by a real-world CompTIA Security+ expert. You will acquire the skills and knowledge needed to pass the CompTIA Security+ certification.

  • Exam Information

    Passing the CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam meets the requirements for U.S. DoD Directive 8570.01 Management Level-I and Technical Level-I

Security+ Instructor-Led Course Outline

  • Introduction to the CompTIA Security+ Exam

    • The six domains of knowledge
    • Expected level of expertise
    • Assessing initial readiness
  • Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities

    • Compare and contrast types of attacks
    • Explore threat actor types and attributes
    • Explain penetration testing and vulnerability scanning concepts
    • Explore impacts associated with vulnerability types
  • Technologies and Tools

    • Install and configure network components
    • Use software tools to assess security posture
    • Analyze and interpret output from security technologies
    • Implement secure protocols
  • Architecture and Design

    • Explain use cases and purpose for frameworks
    • Implement secure network architecture concepts
    • Implement secure systems design
    • Explain secure application development and deployment concepts
    • Summarize cloud and virtualization concepts
    • Reduce risk with resiliency and automation strategies
  • Identify and Access Management

    • Compare and contrast identify and access management concepts
    • Install and configure identity and access services
    • Implement identity and access management controls
    • Differentiate common account management practices
  • Risk Management

    • Explain the importance of policies, plans and procedures
    • Summarize business impact analysis concepts
    • Explore risk management processes and concepts
    • Follow incident response procedures
    • Carry out data security and privacy practices
  • Cryptography and PKI

    • Compare and contrast concepts of cryptography
    • Explain cryptography algorithms and basic characteristics
    • Install and configure wireless security settings
    • Implement PKI
    • Final Review
  • Preparing for the examination

    • Getting ready for the exam
    • Handling out-of-date questions
    • Utilizing additional study guides
  • Assessing readiness

    • Final review and assessment
    • Taking a complete practice exam

Security+ Instructor-Led Course FAQs

  • Who Should Attend this CompTIA Security+ Training Course?

    You should have knowledge of networking and a background in information assurance prior to taking this course.

  • What background do I need?

    A strong understanding of networking fundamentals is recommended.

  • How long is the Security+ exam?

    You will have 90 minutes to complete the 90-question Security+ certification exam. The questions are multiple choice and performance based. A passing score is 750 out of 900 possible points.

  • How can I take my Security+ exam?

    Learning Tree makes the exam voucher available at the request of the students. Recipients will then register with a PearsonVue center to take the exam at their convenience.

Unlimited Access to Everything

Security+ Premium Training Information

  • CompTIA Security+ Premium Training Bundle Description

    With the premium training bundle, you'll get annual access to the entire suite of on-demand content so that you can brush up on you network fundamentals, prepare for Security+, and explore other topics from CompTIA.

    Through your on-demand content, you'll also gain access to pre-configured labs to hone your skills and exam simulations so you can practice for the exam day.

    Attend as many of the live, instructor-led review sessions and courses as you'd like throughout the duration of your subscription.

  • Exam Information

    Passing the CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam meets the requirements for U.S. DoD Directive 8570.01 Management Level-I and Technical Level-I

Security+ Premium Training Outline

  • Introduction to the CompTIA Security+ Exam

    • The six domains of knowledge
    • Expected level of expertise
    • Assessing initial readiness
  • Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities

    • Compare and contrast types of attacks
    • Explore threat actor types and attributes
    • Explain penetration testing and vulnerability scanning concepts
    • Explore impacts associated with vulnerability types
  • Technologies and Tools

    • Install and configure network components
    • Use software tools to assess security posture
    • Analyze and interpret output from security technologies
    • Implement secure protocols
  • Architecture and Design

    • Explain use cases and purpose for frameworks
    • Implement secure network architecture concepts
    • Implement secure systems design
    • Explain secure application development and deployment concepts
    • Summarize cloud and virtualization concepts
    • Reduce risk with resiliency and automation strategies
  • Identify and Access Management

    • Compare and contrast identify and access management concepts
    • Install and configure identity and access services
    • Implement identity and access management controls
    • Differentiate common account management practices
  • Risk Management

    • Explain the importance of policies, plans and procedures
    • Summarize business impact analysis concepts
    • Explore risk management processes and concepts
    • Follow incident response procedures
    • Carry out data security and privacy practices
  • Cryptography and PKI

    • Compare and contrast concepts of cryptography
    • Explain cryptography algorithms and basic characteristics
    • Install and configure wireless security settings
    • Implement PKI
    • Final Review
  • Preparing for the examination

    • Getting ready for the exam
    • Handling out-of-date questions
    • Utilizing additional study guides
  • Assessing readiness

    • Final review and assessment
    • Taking a complete practice exam

Security+ Premium Training FAQs

  • How will I access my course materials if I choose this method?

    Once payment is received, you will receive an email from Learning Tree with all the links and information you need to get started.

  • What on demand content will I receive?

    You will get access to a suite of continually updated on-demand content so you can prepare for your Security+ exam and stay up-to-date with any changes to the content throughout your subscription period.

  • What labs will I have access to?

    You will get access 12 different lab bundles spanning Security+ and the CompTIA curriculum.

  • How many practice exams are included?

    16 accredited practice exams across the CompTIA curriculum are included.

  • How long is the Security+ exam?

    You will have 90 minutes to complete the 90-question Security+ certification exam. The questions are multiple choice and performance based. A passing score is 750 out of 900 possible points.

  • How can I take my Security+ exam?

    Learning Tree makes the exam voucher available at the request of the students. Recipients will then register with a PearsonVue center to take the exam at their convenience.

Customized Solutions

Important Security+ Training Information

  • CompTIA Security+ Training Course Description

    Learning Tree’s CompTIA Security+ training course includes 29 hours of Instructor-Led Training (ILT) or Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) presented by a real-world CompTIA Security+ expert. You will acquire the skills and knowledge needed to pass the CompTIA Security+ certification.

  • Exam Information

    Passing the CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam meets the requirements for U.S. DoD Directive 8570.01 Management Level-I and Technical Level-I

CompTIA Security+ Training Course Outline

  • Introduction to the CompTIA Security+ Exam

    • The six domains of knowledge
    • Expected level of expertise
    • Assessing initial readiness
  • Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities

    • Compare and contrast types of attacks
    • Explore threat actor types and attributes
    • Explain penetration testing and vulnerability scanning concepts
    • Explore impacts associated with vulnerability types
  • Technologies and Tools

    • Install and configure network components
    • Use software tools to assess security posture
    • Analyze and interpret output from security technologies
    • Implement secure protocols
  • Architecture and Design

    • Explain use cases and purpose for frameworks
    • Implement secure network architecture concepts
    • Implement secure systems design
    • Explain secure application development and deployment concepts
    • Summarize cloud and virtualization concepts
    • Reduce risk with resiliency and automation strategies
  • Identify and Access Management

    • Compare and contrast identify and access management concepts
    • Install and configure identity and access services
    • Implement identity and access management controls
    • Differentiate common account management practices
  • Risk Management

    • Explain the importance of policies, plans and procedures
    • Summarize business impact analysis concepts
    • Explore risk management processes and concepts
    • Follow incident response procedures
    • Carry out data security and privacy practices
  • Cryptography and PKI

    • Compare and contrast concepts of cryptography
    • Explain cryptography algorithms and basic characteristics
    • Install and configure wireless security settings
    • Implement PKI
    • Final Review
  • Preparing for the examination

    • Getting ready for the exam
    • Handling out-of-date questions
    • Utilizing additional study guides
  • Assessing readiness

    • Final review and assessment
    • Taking a complete practice exam

General Security+ Training FAQs

  • Do I get a CompTIA Security+ study guide?

    Yes. You will receive a CompTIA Security+ Study Guide included in your tuition.

  • How do I earn the CompTIA Security+ certification?

    To earn this certification, you must take and pass CompTIA exam SY0-501. Exam vouchers are available upon request and included in the price of tuition.

  • How can I maintain my CompTIA Security+ certification?

    You must earn 50 CompTIA CEUs over a three-year period to maintain Security+ certification. Maintain your CompTIA certification with CEU-approved training. Learn More ›

  • How do I schedule the CompTIA Security+ exam?

    To schedule an in-person exam you’ll need to go to the CompTIA website and follow the steps provided here.

  • Are there CompTIA Security+ exam questions to practice with included in this course?

    Yes. You will receive numerous practice exam questions. You can also purchase access to the CYBRScore lab bundles to reinforce your skills while practicing the CompTIA Security+ exam objectives.

  • How do I get the CompTIA Security+ exam voucher?

    This course includes a voucher for the CompTIA Security+ exam. The Exam voucher is available upon request, simply call or email our customer service team and they will be happy to provide your exam voucher.

  • Can I take the CompTIA Security+ classes online?

    Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want.

  • How does Security+ certification align to U.S. DoD Directive 8570.01?

    Passing the CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam meets the requirements for U.S. DoD Directive 8570.01 Management Level-I and Technical Level-II

  • How do I get credit for my CompTIA CEUs?

    Log into your CompTIA account and submit your CEUs through their continuing education portals. Many Learning Tree courses are pre-approved for CompTIA CEUs.

    View Learning Tree Courses Pre-Approved for CEUs ›

Security+ Training Course Reviews

Ervin K. - Secured Comm. Technician

“Very pleased with the setup of the course. The information was presented in a professional matter.”


Nicole C. - Information Management Asst., Nuclear Regulatory Commision

“The instructor was very knowledgeable and kept the class involved. The handouts were very user friendly and easy to read.”


Joanne T. - SharePoint Designer, Alesig Consulting LLC

“Really enjoyed the instructor, very concise and knowledgeable and he had a great personality which really helped with digesting all the class material! Actually made the class fun for me.”


Albert B. - CACI

“All round awesome. Very knowledgeable on subjects. Effective use of personal experience and humor. He is God's gift to Learning Tree.”


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This course has been reviewed and approved as CompTIA Authorized Quality Curriculum (CAQC), meaning that the content of this course meets high quality standards and aligns with the CompTIA exam topics. Learning Tree is a CompTIA Authorized Training Provider Partner.

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