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  • Sector IT
  • Course Type Online
  • Duration Part-time
  • Price £150.00 use code Jobstoday10 to get 10% discount

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CompTIA Security+ is an international, vendor-neutral certification that demonstrates competency in:

  • Network security
  • Compliance and operational security
  • Threats and vulnerabilities
  • Application, data and host security
  • Access control and identity management
  • Cryptography

CompTIA Security+ not only ensures that candidates will apply knowledge of security concepts, tools, and procedures to react to security incidents; it ensures that security personnel are anticipating security risks and guarding against them.

Candidate job roles include security architect, security engineer, security consultant/specialist, information assurance technician, security administrator, systems administrator, and network administrator. Organizations that employ CompTIA Security+ certified staff include Hitachi Information Systems (Japan), Trendmicro (Philippines), Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics and Northrop Grumman. With Network Security being the fast growing sector within IT having your Security+ will put you or your team ahead of the competition!



  • Topic A: System Maintenance
  • Topic B: Application Security
  • Topic C: Physical Security
  • Topic D: Malware

UNIT 02 – Cryptography

  • Topic A: Symmetric Cryptography
  • Topic B: Public Key Cryptography

UNIT 03 – Authentication

  • Topic A: Authentication Factors and Requirements
  • Topic B: Authentication Systems
  • Topic C: Authentication System Variables

UNIT 04 – User – and Role-based Security

  • Topic A: Baseline Security Policies
  • Topic B: Resource Access

UNIT 05 – Peripheral Security

  • Topic A: File and Disk Encryption
  • Topic B: Peripheral and Component Security

UNIT 06 – Public Key Infrastructure

  • Topic A: Public Key Cryptography
  • Topic B: Implementing Public Key Infrastructure
  • Topic C: Web Server Security with PK

UNIT 07 – Application and Messaging Security

  • Topic A: Application Security
  • Topic B: E-mail Security
  • Topic C: Social Networking and Messaging

UNIT 08 – Ports and Protocols

  • Topic A: TCP/IP Basics
  • Topic B: Protocol-based Attacks

UNIT 09 – Network Security

  • Topic A: Network Devices
  • Topic B: Secure Network Topologies
  • Topic C: Secure Networking
  • Topic D: Virtualization and Cloud Computing

UNIT 10 – Wireless Security

  • Topic A: Wireless Network Security
  • Topic B: Mobile Device Security

UNIT 11 – Remote Access Security 

  • Topic A: Remote Access
  • Topic B: Virtual Private Networks

UNIT 12 – Vulnerability Testing and Monitoring

  • Topic A: Risk and Vulnerability Assessment
  • Topic B: Auditing and Logging
  • Topic C: Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems

UNIT 13 – Organizational Security

  • Topic A: Organizational Policies
  • Topic B: Education and Training

UNIT 14 – Business Continuity

  • Topic A: Business Continuity Planning
  • Topic B: Disaster Recovery


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