CompTIA Security+® Training

Course 446

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Exam Voucher: Yes
  • Language: English
  • 29 CompTIA CEUs
  • 29 NASBA CPE Credits (live, in-class training only)
  • Level: Intermediate

Looking to advance your career in information security? Look no further than CompTIA Security+ Training. This comprehensive course covers everything you need to know to pass the CompTIA Security+ SY0-701 certification exam and become an information system security best practices expert.

Gain a deep understanding of systems and network security, network infrastructure, access control, assessments and audits, cryptography, and organizational security. You'll also receive a CompTIA Security+ exam voucher and 500 practice questions to help you prepare.

With on-demand, online, and in-person training options, you can choose the delivery method that works best for you. And if you're looking for even more in-depth training, the Premium Blended Training and On-Demand Training Bundles offer annual access to a wealth of additional content and resources. So don't wait any longer to take your career to the next level - enroll in CompTIA Security+ Training today.

CompTIA Security+ Training Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

  • Blended Instructor-Led and On-Demand Training

CompTIA Security+ Training Information

In this Security+ course, you will learn how to:

  • Confidently explain and define general security concepts.
  • Navigate the complexities of secure systems and network design.
  • Explore threats, vulnerabilities, and mitigation tactics
  • Document  security operations and architectures

Security+ Training Prerequisites

Before taking this course, you should have networking experience or practical networking knowledge. A background in information assurance is recommended.

Security+ Certification Information

Passing the CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam meets U.S. DoD Directive 8570.01 Management Level-I and Technical Level-II requirements.

CompTIA Security+ Instructor-Led Training Outline

In this module, you will learn about:

  • The five domains of knowledge
  • Expected level of expertise
  • Assessing initial readiness

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Achieve the security triad with a variety of enforcement methods
  • Implement a variety of security controls to reduce risk
  • Maximize results through the change management process
  • Use appropriate cryptographic and PKI solutions

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Explain the importance of policies, plans, and procedures
  • Summarize regulations, standards, and frameworks to enhance security
  • Explore risk management for a more robust security posture
  • Carry out best practices for effective security governance

In this module, you will:

  • Compare and contrast types of attacks
  • Explore threat actor types and vectors
  • Explain penetration testing and vulnerability scanning concepts
  • Identify key attack indicators

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Deploy secure application models across an enterprise
  • Develop and deploy secure applications with trusted frameworks
  • Defend embedded systems, cloud assets, and virtualized servers
  • Implement resilience and recovery in a security architecture

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Install and configure network protocols
  • Identify effective host and application security solutions
  • apply common security techniques to computing resources
  • Secure wireless and mobile communications against breaches

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Prepare for the exam
  • Manage exam time properly
  • Handle difficult questions
  • Deal with questions that may have two correct answers
  • Make use of the exam prep questions

CompTIA Security+ Premium Blended Training

You get annual access to the following:

  • On-Demand CompTIA Security+ course content.
  • Unlimited retakes of our five-day instructor-led course 446, CompTIA Security+® Training.
  • Official CompTIA courseware, labs, and practice exams.
  • Support from the course instructor.
  • CompTIA IT Fundamentals - FC0-U51
  • CompTIA A+ - 220-901
  • CompTIA A+ - 220-902
  • CompTIA Accelerated A+ - 220-901 / 220-902
  • CompTIA Network+ (2016) - N10-006
  • CompTIA Network+ - N10-007
  • CompTIA Accelerated Network+ - N10-007
  • CompTIA Security+ - SY0-401
  • CompTIA Security+ (2017) - SY0-601
  • CompTIA Accelerated Security+ (2020)
  • CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) - CS0-001
  • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) (2016) - CAS-002
  • CompTIA Linux+ (Powered by LPI - LX0-103 / LX0-104)
  • CompTIA Cloud+ - CV0-001
  • CompTIA Project+ (2016) - PK0-004
  • CompTIA Server+

Module 1: Introduction to the CompTIA Security+ Exam

In this module, you will learn about:

  • The five domains of knowledge
  • Expected level of expertise
  • Assessing initial readiness

Module 2: General Security Concepts

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Achieve the security triad with a variety of enforcement methods
  • Implement a variety of security controls to reduce risk
  • Maximize results through the change management process
  • Use appropriate cryptographic and PKI solutions

Module 3: Security Program Management and Oversight

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Explain the importance of policies, plans, and procedures
  • Summarize regulations, standards, and frameworks to enhance security
  • Explore risk management for a more robust security posture
  • Carry out best practices for effective security governance

Module 4: Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Mitigations

In this module, you will:

  • Compare and contrast types of attacks
  • Explore threat actor types and vectors
  • Explain penetration testing and vulnerability scanning concepts
  • Identify key attack indicators

Module 5: Security Architecture 

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Deploy secure application models across an enterprise
  • Develop and deploy secure applications with trusted frameworks
  • Defend embedded systems, cloud assets, and virtualized servers
  • Implement resilience and recovery in a security architecture

Module 6: Security Operations

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Install and configure network protocols
  • Identify effective host and application security solutions
  • apply common security techniques to computing resources
  • Secure wireless and mobile communications against breaches

Module 7: Preparing for the Examination

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Prepare for the exam
  • Manage exam time properly
  • Handle difficult questions
  • Deal with questions that may have two correct answers
  • Make use of the exam prep questions

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CompTIA Security+ Training FAQs

The CompTIA Security+ certification is a vendor-neutral certification recognized worldwide as a benchmark for information system security best practices. Earning a Security+ certification demonstrates your knowledge of information security topics, such as systems and network security, access control, assessments and audits, cryptography, and organizational security.

In this Security+ course, you will learn how to confidently explain and define security vulnerabilities, navigate the complexities of secure systems and network design, explore defensive measures like PKI, firewalls, and IDS, implement robust identity management and access control, and more.

Before taking this course, you should have a strong understanding of networking fundamentals and a background in information assurance.

CompTIA Security+ training is available in-person, online, and on-demand.

You get annual access to on-demand CompTIA Security+ course content, unlimited retakes of our five-day instructor-led course 446, CompTIA Security+ Training, official CompTIA courseware, labs, and practice exams, and support from the course instructor.

To earn this certification, you must take and pass the CompTIA exam SY0-601. Exam vouchers are available upon request and are included in the tuition price.

Yes. You will receive a CompTIA Security+ Study Guide included in your tuition.

This course includes a voucher for the CompTIA Security+ exam. The Exam voucher is available upon request, call or email our customer service team, and they will be happy to provide your exam voucher.

Learning Tree makes the exam voucher available at the request of the students. Recipients will then register with a Pearson Vue center to take the exam at their convenience.

You will have 90 minutes to complete the 90-question Security+ certification exam. The questions are multiple-choice and performance-based. A passing score is 750 out of 900 possible points.

Follow these steps to schedule an in-person exam.

Yes. You will receive numerous practice exam questions.

You must earn 50 CompTIA CEUs over three years to maintain Security+ certification.

Log into your CompTIA account and submit your CEUs through their continuing education portals. Many Learning Tree courses are pre-approved for CompTIA CEUs.

Yes, passing the CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam meets U.S. DoD Directive 8570.01 Management Level-I and Technical Level-II requirements.

Once payment is received, you will receive an email from Learning Tree with all the links and information you need to get started.

16 accredited practice exams across the CompTIA curriculum are included.

You will access 12 different lab bundles spanning Security+ and the CompTIA curriculum.

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