CompTIA Security+® Training

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.

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Module 1: Comparing and Contrasting Attacks


  • Compare and Contrast Information Security Roles
  • Explain Threat Actor Types
  • Compare and Contrast Social Engineering Attack Types
  • Determine Malware Types

Module 2: Comparing and Contrasting Security Controls


  • Compare and Contrast Security Control and Framework Types
  • Follow Incident Response Procedures

Module 3: Assessing Security Posture with Software Tools


  • Explain Penetration Testing Concepts
  • Assess Security Posture with Topology Discovery Software Tools
  • Assess Security Posture with Fingerprinting and Sniffing Software Tools
  • Assess Security Posture with Vulnerability Scanning Software Tools

Module 4: Explaining Basic Cryptography Concepts


  • Compare and Contrast Basic Concepts of Cryptography
  • Explain Hashing and Symmetric Cryptographic Algorithms
  • Explain Asymmetric Cryptographic Algorithms

Module 5: Implementing a Public Key Infrastructure


  • Implement Certificates and Certificate Authorities
  • Implement PKI Management

Module 6: Implementing Identity and Access Management Controls


  • Compare and Contrast Identity and Authentication Concepts
  • Install and Configure Authentication Protocols
  • Implement Multifactor Authentication

Module 7: Managing Access Services and Accounts


  • Install and Configure Authorization and Directory Services
  • Implement Access Management Controls
  • Differentiate Account Management Practices
  • Implement Account Auditing and Recertification

Module 8: Implementing a Secure Network Architecture


  • Implement Secure Network Architecture Concepts
  • Install and Configure a Secure Switching Infrastructure
  • Install and Configure Network Access Control
  • Install and Configure a Secure Routing and NAT Infrastructure

Module 9: Installing and Configuring Security Appliances


  • Install and Configure Firewalls and Proxies
  • Install and Configure Load Balancers
  • Install and Configure Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems
  • Install and Configure Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Systems
  • Install and Configure Logging and SIEM Systems

Module 10: Installing and Configuring Wireless and Physical Access Security


  • Install and Configure a Wireless Infrastructure
  • Install and Configure Wireless Security Settings
  • Explain the Importance of Physical Security Controls

Module 11: Deploying Secure Host, Mobile, and Embedded Systems


  • Implement Secure Hardware Systems Design
  • Implement Secure Host Systems Design
  • Implement Secure Mobile Device Systems Design
  • Implement Secure Embedded Systems Design

Module 12: Implementing Secure Network Access Protocols


  • Implement Secure Network Operations Protocols
  • Implement Secure Remote Access Protocols
  • Implement Secure Remote Administration Protocols

Module 13: Implementing Secure Network Applications


  • Implement Secure Web Services
  • Implement Secure Communications Services
  • Summarize Secure Virtualization Infrastructure
  • Summarize Secure Cloud Services

Module 14: Explaining Risk Management and Disaster Recovery Concepts


  • Explain Risk Management Processes and Concepts
  • Explain Resiliency and Automation Strategies
  • Explain Disaster Recovery and Continuity of Operation Concepts
  • Summarize Basic Concepts of Forensics

Module 15: Summarizing Secure Application Development Concepts


  • Explain the Impact of Vulnerability Types
  • Summarize Secure Application Development Concepts

Module 16: Explaining Organizational Security Concepts


  • Explain the Importance of Security Policies
  • Implement Data Security and Privacy Practices
  • Explain the Importance of Personnel Management

Learning Outcomes

  • Confidently explain and define security vulnerabilities.
  • Navigate the complexities of secure systems and network design.
  • Explore defensive measures like PKI, firewalls, and IDS.
  • Implement robust identity management and access control.

Audience Profile

This course is designed for information technology (IT) professionals who have networking and administrative skills in Windows®-based Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) networks; familiarity with other operating systems, such as macOS®, Unix®, or Linux®; and who want to further a career in IT by acquiring foundational knowledge of security topics or using CompTIA Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles.

This course is also designed for students who are seeking the CompTIA Security+ certification and who want to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Certification Exam.


To ensure your success in this course, you should have basic Windows user skills and a fundamental understanding of computer and networking concepts.

CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications, or equivalent knowledge, and six to nine months' experience in networking, including configuring security parameters, are strongly recommended. 

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