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CompTIA Security+

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Level

3

Duration

Up to 12 weeks

Study method

Online

Provider

NWSLC

Entry requirements

To be eligible for this course, applicants will be required to have passed CompTIA A+.

 

Course overview

CompTIA Security+ is the first security certification IT professionals should earn. It establishes the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role and provides a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs. Security+ incorporates best practices in hands-on trouble-shooting to ensure security professionals have practical security problem-solving skills. Cybersecurity professionals with Security+ know how to address security incidents – not just identify them.

CompTIA Security+ develops the skills you need to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career.

Additional information

Modules you will cover include:

  • Threats, attacks and vulnerabilities – detecting various types of compromise and have an understanding of penetration testing and vulnerability scanning
  • Technologies and tools – installing, configuring, and deploying network components while assessing and troubleshooting issues to support organisational security
  • Architecture and design – implementing secure network architecture concepts and systems design
  • Identity and access management – installing and configuring identity and access services, as well as management controls
  • Risk management – implementing and summarising risk management best practices and the business impact
  • Cryptography and PKI – Installing and configuring wireless security settings and implement public key infrastructure