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CompTIA Security+

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  • Overview
    CompTIA Security+ Certification Training Provider | CompTIA Authorized Partner

    In the 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.

    How Our CompTIA Security+ Training Benefits You:

    • It will prepare you for the CompTIA Security+ (Exam SY0-501/601) Certification examination
    • The CompTIA certification also provides you with the demonstrable skills required in today’s job market
    • You will acquire the cyber security certification and skill set to perform duties for any security-related professional role
    • This CompTIA certification class meets the requirements for IAT Level 2 and IAM Level 1 in the DoD Directive 8570

    Included in UMBC Training Center’s CompTIA Security+ course:

    • Authorized/Official CompTIA Security Training Courseware
    • CompTIA Certified Trainer
    • Official CompTIA Labs
    • Practice Exams for your cyber security certification
    • 1-year subscription to CodeRed Cyber video training library ($249 value)
    • Continuing education units for relevant courses
    • Security+ Exam voucher
    • Additional Exam voucher if needed (for full tuition paying students)
    • Free Course Retake (Space available basis for a period of 1 year)

    CompTIA Security+ Certification Prerequisites

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

    Who Should Enroll In Security+ Certification Training?

    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

    Topics Covered In Our CompTIA Security+ Class:

    • Security fundamentals
    • Security Threats and Vulnerabilities
    • Network Security
    • Managing Application, Data, and Host Security
    • Access Control, Authentication, and Account Management
    • Managing Certificates
    • Compliance and Operational Security
    • Risk Management
    • Managing Security Incidents
    • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning
    • Appendix: CompTIA Security+ (Exam SYO-501/601) Objectives Mapping


    Register 21 days before the CompTIA certification class start date and save 10% by entering discount code EARLY10 during registration.

    CompTIA Security+ Certification & Training Resources

  • Schedule
  • Course Outline

    Lesson 1: Security Fundamentals

    • Topic A: The Information Security Cycle
    • Topic B: Information Security Controls
    • Topic C: Authentication Methods
    • Topic D: Cryptography Fundamentals
    • Topic E: Security Policy Fundamentals

    Lesson 2: Security Threats and Vulnerabilities

    • Topic A: Social Engineering
    • Topic B: Physical Threats and Vulnerabilities
    • Topic C: Network-Based Threats
    • Topic D: Wireless Threats and Vulnerabilities
    • Topic E: Software-Based Threats

    Lesson 3: Network Security

    • Topic A: Network Devices and Technologies
    • Topic B: Network Design Elements and Components
    • Topic C: Implement Networking Protocols
    • Topic D: Apply Network Security Administration Principles
    • Topic E: Secure Wireless Traffic

    Lesson 4: Managing Application, Data, and Host Security

    • Topic A: Establish Device/Host Security
    • Topic B: Application Security
    • Topic C: Data Security
    • Topic D: Mobile Security

    Lesson 5: Access Control, Authentication, and Account Management

    • Topic A: Access Control and Authentication Services
    • Topic B: Implement Account Management Security Controls

    Lesson 6: Managing Certificates

    • Topic A: Install a CA Hierarchy
    • Topic B: Enroll Certificates
    • Topic C: Secure Network Traffic by Using Certificates
    • Topic D: Renew Certificates
    • Topic E: Revoke Certificates
    • Topic F: Back Up and Restore Certificates and Private Keys

    Lesson 7: Compliance and Operational Security

    • Topic A: Physical Security
    • Topic B: Legal Compliance
    • Topic C: Security Awareness and Training

    Lesson 8: Risk Management

    • Topic A: Risk Analysis
    • Topic B: Implement Vulnerability Assessment Tools and Techniques
    • Topic C: Scan for Vulnerabilities
    • Topic D: Mitigation and Deterrent Techniques

    Lesson 9: Managing Security Incidents

    • Topic A: Respond to Security Incidents
    • Topic B: Recover from a Security Incident

    Lesson 10: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning

    • Topic A: Business Continuity
    • Topic B: Plan for Disaster Recovery Topic C: Execute DRPs and Procedures

    Appendix A: CompTIA® Security+® (Exam SY0-501) Objectives Mapping

  • FAQs
    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. Online 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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