CompTIA Security+ SY0-501

CompTIA Security+ is a global certification that validates the baseline skills needed to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career.

Who Should Attend

CompTIA Security+ is aimed at IT professionals with job roles such as security architect, security engineer, security consultant/specialist, information assurance technician, security administrator, systems administrator and network administrator.

What You Will Learn

This course prepares participants to take the CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 exam. On course completion, you will be able to:

  • Detect various types of compromise and have an understanding of penetration testing and vulnerability scanning concepts
  • Install, configure, and deploy network components while assessing and troubleshooting issues to support organizational security
  • Implement secure network architecture concepts and systems design
  • Install and configure identity and access services, as well as management controls
  • Implement and summarize risk management best practices and the business impact
  • Install and configure wireless security settings and implement public key infrastructure
What your registration includes:
  • Instructor-led virtual classroom training
  • Course book and study materials
  • Hands-on labs and practice exams
  • Registration for the CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 examination

Recommended Knowledge

It is recommended that participants complete the CompTIA Network+ certification course and exam and have 12 - 24 months experience of networking support, help desk or IT administration.

The following skills are recommended for participants in this training:

  • Know the functions and features of a PC operating system
  • Know basic network terminology and functions (such as OSI Model, Topology, Ethernet, Wi-Fi, switches, routers)
  • Understand TCP/IP addressing, core protocols, and troubleshooting tools

Course Outline
Threats, Attacks, and Vulnerabilities   
  • Indicators of Compromise
  • Critical Security Controls
  • Security Posture Assessment Tools
  • Incident Response
Identity and Access Management
  • Cryptography
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • Identification and Authentication
  • Identity and Access Services
  • Account Management
Architecture and Design (1)
  • Secure Network Design
  • Firewalls and Load Balancers
  • IDS and SIEM
  • Secure Wireless Access
  • Physical Security Controls
Architecture and Design (2)
  • Secure Protocols and Services
  • Secure Remote Access
  • Secure Systems Design
  • Secure Mobile Device Services
  • Secure Virtualization and Cloud Services
Risk Management
  • Forensics
  • Disaster Recovery and Resiliency
  • Risk Management
  • Secure Application Development
  • Organizational Security

Schedule and Location
Aimpoint Solutions' Training Center

All of our CompTIA certification classes are now delivered online in a virtual classroom. Classes are delivered Monday - Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. All classes marked GTR are Guaranteed To Run.

On-site Training

We also offer custom on-site training. Please contact us to discuss our onsite training options.

CompTIA Certification Exams

The examination fee is included in the course price. Get more information on taking the exam at:  https://www.comptia.org/testing 

Military and Group Discounts

We offer a 10% discount for active duty military, US government personnel, and groups of two or more students from the same organization.

Please contact us before you register to receive your discount coupon code.

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