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CompTIA Security+

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Standard 5-Day Training Course (Enter EARLY10 for 10% off!)

In the Standard 5-Day CompTIA Security+ Certification Course, you will build on your knowledge and professional experience with CompTIA certification fundamentals, networks, and organizational CompTIA security training as you acquire the specific skills required to implement basic security services on any type of computer network. The course prepares students for CompTIA Security+ exam and includes an exam voucher.

Extended 10-Day Training Course (Enter EARLY250 for $250 Off!)

We are now offering an Extended 10-Day course option! Gain a deeper understanding of the course concepts and increase your preparedness for the exam at the end of the course by choosing the longer course.

How Our CompTIA Security+ Training Benefits You:

  • It will prepare you for the CompTIA Security+ (Exam SY0-701) Certification examination
  • The CompTIA certification also provides you with the demonstrable skills required in today’s job market
  • This CompTIA certification class meets the requirements for IAT Level 2 and IAM Level 1 in the DoD Directive 8570

CompTIA Security+ Certification Prerequisites

CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications, or equivalent knowledge / experience.

Who Should Enroll In Security+ Certification Training?

The Extended 10-Day CompTIA Security+ Training Course is ideal for individuals who are new to the field of networking or have limited prior knowledge and want additional time to grasp the foundational concepts. The Standard 5-Day option is great for individuals with some previous exposure to concepts in cybersecurity.

The CompTIA Security+ course provides the required skills to install and configure systems to secure applications, networks, and devices; perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques; participate in risk mitigation activities; and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations. These roles greatly benefit:

  • Systems Administrators
  • Network Administrators
  • Security Administrators
  • Specialists
  • Engineers


Standard 5-Day Training Course (Enter EARLY10 for 10% off!)

Extended 10-Day Training Course (Enter EARLY250 for $250 Off!)

CompTIA Security+ Certification & Training Resources

Course Outline

CompTIA Security+ (SY0-701) Course Outline


Lesson 1: Summarize Fundamental Security Concepts

Topic 1A: Security Concepts

Topic 1B: Security Controls


Lesson 2: Compare Threat Types

Topic 2A: Threat Actors

Topic 2B: Attack Surfaces

Topic 2C: Social Engineering


Lesson 3: Explain Cryptographic Solutions

Topic 3A: Cryptographic Algorithms

Topic 3B: Public Key Infrastructure

Topic 3C: Cryptographic Solutions


Lesson 4: Implement Identity and Access Management

Topic 4A: Authentication

Topic 4B: Authorization

Topic 4C: Identity Management


Lesson 5: Secure Enterprise Network Architecture

Topic 5A: Enterprise Network Architecture

Topic 5B: Network Security Appliances

Topic 5C: Secure Communications


Lesson 6: Secure Cloud Network Architecture

Topic 6A: Cloud Infrastructure

Topic 6B: Embedded Systems and Zero Trust Architecture


Lesson 7: Explain Resiliency and Site Security Concepts

Topic 7A: Asset Management

Topic 7B: Redundancy Strategies

Topic 7C: Physical Security


Lesson 8: Explain Vulnerability Management

Topic 8A: Device and OS Vulnerabilities

Topic 8B: Application and Cloud Vulnerabilities

Topic 8C: Vulnerability Identification Methods

Topic 8D: Vulnerability Analysis and Remediation


Lesson 9: Evaluate Network Security Capabilities

Topic 9A: Network Security Baselines

Topic 9B: Network Security Capability Enhancement


Lesson 10: Assess Endpoint Security Capabilities

Topic 10A: Implement Endpoint Security

Topic 10B: Mobile Device Hardening


Lesson 11: Enhance Application Security Capabilities

Topic 11A: Application Protocol Security Baselines

Topic 11B: Cloud and Web Application Security Concepts


Lesson 12: Explain Incident Response and Monitoring Concepts

Topic 12A: Incident Response

Topic 12B: Digital Forensics

Topic 12C: Data Sources

Topic 12D: Alerting and Monitoring Tools


Lesson 13: Analyze Indicators of Malicious Activity

Topic 13A: Malware Attack Indicators

Topic 13B: Physical and Network Attack Indicators

Topic 13C: Application Attack Indicators


Lesson 14: Summarize Security Governance Concepts

Topic 14A: Policies, Standards, and Procedures

Topic 14B: Change Management

Topic 14C: Automation and Orchestration


Lesson 15: Explain Risk Management Processes

Topic 15A: Risk Management Processes and Concepts

Topic 15B: Vendor Management Concepts

Topic 15C: Audits and Assessments


Lesson 16: Summarize Data Protection and Compliance

Topic 16A: Data Classification and Compliance

Topic 16B: Personnel Policies

Is there a discount available for current students?

UMBC students and alumni, as well as students who have previously taken a public training course with UMBC Training Centers are eligible for a 10% discount, capped at $250. Please provide a copy of your UMBC student ID or an unofficial transcript or the name of the UMBC Training Centers course you have completed. Asynchronous courses are excluded from this offer.

What is the cancellation and refund policy?

Student will receive a refund of paid registration fees only if UMBC Training Centers receives a notice of cancellation at least 10 business days prior to the class start date for classes or the exam date for exams.

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