CompTIA Security+

Duration: 5 days
Price: £2250 +VATpp

This course will teach you the fundamental principles of installing and configuring cybersecurity controls and participating in incident response and risk mitigation.

Courses will be delivered by interactive distance learning

The cost of the course includes tuition, one practise test and one certification exam voucher

About the course

This CompTIA’s Security+ Certification is a foundation-level certificate designed for IT administrators with 2 years’ experience whose job role is focused on system security.

The CompTIA Security+ exam will certify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required 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.

This course is aimed at:

The CompTIA Security+ is  great for those who want to further a career in IT by acquiring foundational knowledge of security topics.

 

Course Outline

Objectives

  • To understand the principles of effective security policies
  • To understand how to proactively implement sound security protocols to mitigate security risks
  • To quickly respond to security issues
  • To retroactively identify where security breaches may have occurred
  • To understand the architecture and be able to design a network, on-site or in the cloud, with security in mind
  • To be able to know the technologies and uses of cryptographic standards and products

Prerequisites

  • Regardless of whether you have passed A+, it is recommended that you have the following skills and knowledge before starting this course:
    • Configure and support PC, laptop, mobile (smartphone / tablet), and print devices.
    • Know basic network terminology and functions (such as Ethernet, TCP/IP, switches, routers).
    • Configure and manage users, groups, and shared resources in a simple SOHO network.
    • Understand the use of basic access control measures, such as authentication, security policy, encryption, and firewalls

Modules

Module 1: Threats, attacks and vulnerabilities

  • Indicators of compromise
  • Critical Security Controls
  • Security Posture Assessment Tools
  • Incident Response

Module 2: Identity and Access Management

  • Cryptography
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • Identification and Authentication
  • Identity and Access Services

Module 3: Architecture and Design

  • Secure Network Design Firewalls
  • Load Balancers
  • IDS and Siem

Module 4: Installation

  • Secure protocols and Services
  • Secure remote access
  • Secure Systems Design
  • Secure Mobile Device Services
  • Secure Virtualisations and Cloud Services

Module 5: Risk Management

  • Forensics
  • Disaster recovery resiliency
  • Risk Management
  • Secure Application Development
  • Organisational Security

Intequal Trainer

Instructor

You will be appointed and taught by an Intequal trainer during your study on the course.

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