COMPTIA SECURITY+

About the course

This course is free only for residents within the following areas: Birmingham, Coventry, Solihull, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Sandwell and Dudley.

CompTIA Security+ is an international, vendor-neutral certification that validates the baseline skills necessary to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career.

Why is it different?

– No other certification that assesses baseline cybersecurity skills has performance-based questions on the exam. Security+ emphasises hands-on practical skills, ensuring the security professional is better prepared to problem solve a wider variety of issues
– More choose Security+ for DoD 8570 compliance than any other certification
– Focuses on the latest trends and techniques in risk management, risk mitigation, threat management and intrusion detection
– The new Security+ certification covers the Junior IT Auditor/Penetration Tester job role, in addition to the previous job roles for Systems Administrator, Network Administrator, and Security Administrator

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.

Jobs that use Security+ include:

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

Modules

  • 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

Entry requirements

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

Equipment needed

Other than a notepad all equipment required for training will be supplied.

Next steps

Upon successful completion of this course you can move onto higher education, IT and digital Apprenticeships.

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necessary to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career.*

*The courses are free to learners aged 19+ employed and unemployed in the eligible postcode areas. If you live outside the eligible postcode areas, the course fee is £741.00

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