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CompTIA Security+ course details

CompTIA Security+ Course Training

Length: 4 days
Audience: Anyone
Job Opportunity: IT Specialist, Network Security
Delivery Method: Electronic Learning(Online Learning), Instructor-led (classroom)
Training Centres: Cape Town, Johannesburg


CompTIA Security+ training is meant to provide an introduction to the world of computer security and network security. The course teaches the basics of securing a company network and the various different types of threats users may encounter.

A marked increase in hacker activity, the rapid surge in virus-related activity and the need to protect sensitive data has led to the creation of the CompTIA Security+ training and certification course.

Security+ course offered at MasterGrade - CompTIA security, comptia security training

Who should attend?

The CompTIA Security+ course is ideal for administrators who are responsible for the day-to-day administration of Microsoft Windows.

CompTIA Security + Certification

Lesson 1: Security Fundamentals

  • Information Security Cycle 
  • Information Security Controls 
  • Authentication Methods 
  • Cryptography Fundamentals 
  • Security Policy Fundamentals 

Lesson 2: Security Threats and Vulnerabilities

  • Social Engineering 
  • Physical Threats and Vulnerabilities 
  • Network-Based Threats 
  • Wireless Threats and Vulnerabilities 
  • Software Based Threats 

Lesson 3: Network Security

  • Network Devices and Technologies 
  • Network Design Elements and Components 
  • Implement Networking Protocols 
  • Apply Network Security Administration Principles 
  • Secure Wireless Traffic 

Lesson 4: Security Fundamentals

  • Establish Device/Host Security 
  • Application Security 
  • Data Security 
  • Mobile Security 

Lesson 5: Access Control, Authentication, and Account Management

  • Access Control and Authentication Services 
  • Implement Account Management Security Controls 

Lesson 6: Managing Certificates

  • Install a Certificate Authority (CA) Hierarchy 
  • Enroll Certificates 
  • Secure Network Traffic by Using Certificates 
  • Renew Certificates 
  • Revoke Certificates 
  • Back Up and Restore Certificates and Private Keys 
  • Restore Certificates and Private Keys 

Lesson 7: Compliance and Operational Security

  • Physical Security 
  • Legal Compliance 
  • Security Awareness and Training 

Lesson 8: Risk Management

  • Risk Analysis 
  • Implement Vulnerability Assessment Tools and Techniques 
  • Scan for Vulnerabilities 
  • Mitigation and Deterrent Techniques 

Lesson 9: Managing Security Incidents

  • Respond to Security Incidents 
  • Recover from a Security Incident 

Lesson 10: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning

  • Business Continuity 
  • Plan for Disaster Recovery 
  • Execute Disaster Recovery Plans and Procedures


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Course Content
CompTIA Security+

   • Security Fundamentals
   • Security Threats and Vulnerabilities
   • Network Security
   • Managing Application, Data and Host Security
   • Managing Certificates
   • Compliance and Operational Security
   • Risk Management
   • Managing Security Incidents
   • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning


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