Course Description

What is the focus of this course?

The CompTIA Security+ course will enable learners to  gain 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;operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations. Upon successfully validating their skills by passing the certification exam learners will be able to perform these tasks to support the principles of confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

CompTIA Security+ meets the ISO 17024 standard and is approved by U.S. Department of Defense to fulfill Directive 8570.01-M requirements. Once you obtain your Security+ you automatically have the CE designation required in the DoD Directive 8570.01 manual and going forward must comply with the CE program requirement of completing 50 CEUs in three years to maintain the credential. Security+ is also compliant with government regulations under Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Security Specialists, Administrators and Managers earn over $86,000 per year.

What are the course objectives?

  • Comprehend Risk identification and mitigation
  • Provide operational, information, application and infrastructure level security
  • Secure the network to maintain availability, integrity and confidentiality of critical information
  • Operate within a set of rules, policies and regulations wherever applicable

Who should take this course?

The course is ideal for professionals in the role of a

  • Systems Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Security Administrator
  • Junior IT Auditor/Penetration Tester
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