Security+ (SEC+)
  • What You Will Learn

    This certification preparation program prepares technology professionals to master technology systems found in varied information technology environments, from traditional devices and operating systems to mobile platforms. This focus area provides the skills and knowledge to apply industry best practices along with new, innovative solutions to troubleshoot networking and security operations across a variety of information technology infrastructures and devices. CompTIA Security+ certification covers network security, compliance and operation security, threats and vulnerabilities as well as application, data and host security. Also included are access control, identity management, and cryptography.
    PRICE: $3,695
  • Course Details

    Course Duration

    12 weeks, 15 hours a week

    Credit to be Awarded

    Security+ (SEC+) Certification

    Learning method

    “Blended”

  • Prequisites

    General Requirement

    Students must be 18 years of age, possess a high school diploma, or General Equivalency Diploma (GED), or Home School Diploma.

    CompTIA Organization Certification Recommendations/ Prerequisites

     CompTIA recommends that students have certification in CompTIA Network+, as well as two years’ experience in IT administration with a security focus. These are recommendations and are not required in order to be eligible to sit for the Security+ certification examination.

    CompTIA Organization Certification Exam Requirements

    To be certified, students must complete the certification exam with a minimum passing score of score of 750 (on a scale of 100-900) during the allotted 90 minutes for the 90 question exam.

  • Outline

    1.  Security Threats and Controls 
    2. Cryptography and Access Control 
    3. Network Security 
    4. Host, Data, and Application Security 
    5. Operational Security
  • Module Group 1

    Security Threats and Controls

    • Topic A: Security Controls
    • Topic B: Threats and Attacks
    • Topic C: Network Attacks
    • Topic D: Assessment Tools and Techniques
  • Module Group 2

    Cryptography and Access Control

    • Topic A: Ciphers, Hashes, and Steganography
    • Topic B: Public Key Infrastructure
    • Topic C: Password Authentication
    • Topic D: Authorization and Account Management
  • Module Group 3

    Network Security

    • Topic A: Secure Network Design
    • Topic B: Security Appliances and Applications
    • Topic C: Wireless Network Security
    • Topic D: VPN and Remote Access Security
    • Topic E: Network Application Security
  • Module Group 4

    Host, Data, and Application Security

    • Topic A: Host Security
    • Topic B: Data Security
    • Topic C: Web Services Security
    • Topic D: Web Application Security
    • Topic E: Virtualization and Cloud Security
  • Module Group 5

    Operational Security

    • Topic A: Site Security
    • Topic B: Mobile and Embedded Device Security
    • Topic C: Risk Management
    • Topic D: Incident Response and Forensics
    • Topic E: Security Policies and Training