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CompTIA Security+ Course

195.0000 2023-12-30 COMPTIA501 195.0000
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  • Course Type Online Course
  • Course Duration 21 Hours
  • Course Access 12 Months
  • Awarded By CompTIA
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CompTIA Security+ SYO-701 is a vendor-neutral certification that validates the competency of security professionals working within the IT industry. This certification confirms a technician’s critical knowledge of communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, operational security, and general security concepts.
Course Description

This CompTIA Security+ course offers invaluable preparation for the latest CompTIA security Exam SY0-701.

The CompTIA Security+ certification training course is designed to equip individuals with the essential knowledge and skills required to secure networks, detect and prevent security breaches, and protect critical information. This comprehensive CompTIA Security+ course provides a solid foundation in the field of cybersecurity, enabling students to pursue a career in this rapidly evolving domain.

Throughout this Security+ course, students will delve into various security concepts, technologies, and best practices, gaining a deep understanding of both theoretical principles and hands-on practical skills. They will learn how to identify potential threats and vulnerabilities, implement effective security controls, and respond to security incidents in a timely and efficient manner.

By the end of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills necessary to pass the CompTIA Security+ certification exam and pursue a career in the cybersecurity field. They will gain a solid understanding of security principles, technologies, and practices, enabling them to protect information and systems against ever-evolving threats in today's digital landscape.

Training Features

  • 12 Months Unlimted Access
  • Online video tutorials created by expert instructors.
  • Downloadable workbooks.
  • Flashcard and educational games.
  • MTA Course completion certificate.

*To include an exam voucher or a practice lab in your order, simply select the option to 'Add CompTIA Security+ Exam Voucher' or 'Add CompTIA Security+ Practice Lab' above.

Why should I get Security+ certified?

By achieving the CompTIA Security+ certification you will create more career opportunities and be better positioned when applying for work.

The CompTIA Security+ certification is a vendor-neutral certification widely recognized by the IT industry. It equips individuals with the skills they need to get one of the many job roles in cybersecurity. Once certified, you’ll qualify for jobs such as IT security engineer and Cybersecurity engineer, earning up to £65k a year.

CompTIA Security+ Prerequisites 

Although there are no prerequisites to study the CompTIA Security+ course, it is recommended that you earn the CompTIA Network+ certification first before studying the CompTIA Security+ course.

For anyone who manages their CompTIA training, this CompTIA training can be used for CompTIA exam prep, on-boarding new staff, or as part of a team training plan.

Why train with us?

We're an authorized CompTIA Training Partner, offering:

  • Bite-sized, self-paced course content for easy learning.
  • Step-by-step tutorial videos to prepare you for certification exams.
  • Access to courses on Mobile, Tablet, or Desktop.
  • State-of-the-art e-learning platform for a user-friendly experience.
  • Eligibility to apply for a TOTUM Pro Card.
  • Exceptional student support throughout your learning journey. Plus, our training comes with a 14 day money-back guarantee for your peace of mind.

Bulk discounts

Bulk discounts are available on purchases of 10 or more courses.

If you wish to discuss a large individual order for this course, and/or would like to be invoiced in advance, please call our sales team on 0808 175 1269 to make an enquiry.

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at individuals and teams looking to learn more about IT security and prepare for the latest CompTIA security Exam SY0-701.

Our online course is a cost-effective and successful approach for many individuals and teams. It provides a flexible learning method, allowing candidates to schedule learning at a time that suits them and fits in with other commitments; ideal for those who find it difficult to take time away from their workplace. It also allows candidates to work at their own pace, and revisit sections of the course as often as needed, leading to a fuller understanding of all the topics covered.

In addition, there are none of the high costs of travel and accommodation associated with courses at an external venue.

Course Assessment Process

To earn your official Security+ certification from CompTIA, you will need to study the CompTIA Security+ training course and pass the compulsory CompTIA Security+ exam. 

Exam Code:

  • CompTIA SY0-701

To help you prepare for your exam, we provide a mock exam at the end of your course with over 100 multiple choice questions to ensure you’re fully prepared for the real thing. Once you’ve passed with at least 90%, you’ll be ready to book your exam as a private candidate. To make life easier, we can help you find an appropriate exam centre and give you all the information you need to secure your place.

Please note that the CompTIA exam fees aren’t included in the course price. To find the latest exam prices, visit:

Once you’re fully prepared and ready to sit your exam, all you’ll have to do is purchase your exam voucher and sit your exam either online or at a test centre near you. Online testing offers you the ease and convenience to test for your certification from any quiet, distraction-free and secure location at any time. For more testing options, please visit CompTIA Testing Options

For in-person testing, you can use the Pearson Vue Test Locator to find test centre locations near you.

Got a question about exams? Contact our course advisors by email or by phone on0808 175 1269. We're happy to help!


Our training works on all devices including Mobile phones, IPad’s, Android tablets, Macs and PC’s.

For the best viewing experience on our state-of-the-art eLearning platform we recommend an internet connection of 10Mbps or better. Please also use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox as your browser with Adobe Flash Player.

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Career Path

We've put together a list of relevant job titles you can apply for after achieving the CompTIA Security+ certification (note that some careers may require further study, training and/or work experience):

  • Internet Security Specialist
  • IT Compliance Specialist
  • Network Administrator
  • It Security Architect
  • IT Manager
  • IT Security Administrator
  • IT Security Consultant
  • IT Security Controls Manager

In these roles, the average salary you can earn is £32,500.00 per year (source: itjobswatch.co.uk, UK Only).

IT Jobs Watch provides a unique perspective on today's information technology job market. Their aim is to present a concise and accurate map of the prevailing UK IT job market conditions.

Career Advice

Once you have achieved your certification, you'll have full access to our recruitment package for a wide range of information and advice - including:

  • How to put together a killer CV, Covering Letters and Thank You emails.
  • How to gain relevant work experience.
  • How to prepare for interviews.
  • How to understand Job adverts.
  • How to choose the right recruitment agency.
  • How to look for work on LinkedIn.
  • Information on dealing with redundancy.

Our careers advice section is available for you to see now. For more information about our career advice services, contact us on 0808 175 1269 to speak with one of our friendly course advisors today.

Career Development

Getting a CompTIA certification will always help you stand out from the crowd, now and in the future - whether you're just starting out, developing your career, or changing direction entirely.

Research by e-Skills UK has shown that IT and telecommunications now employs 1 in 20 of the UK workforce. It also suggests the digital sector will need nearly 300,000 new recruits by 2020 to meet the demand for skills in this area.

Course Outline

This CompTIA Security+ Course is organised into the following modules:

Module 1 - SY0-701 General Security Concepts

  • 1.0 Introduction to the Course
  • 1.1 Fundamental Security Concepts
  • 1.2 Zero Trust
  • 1.3 Deception and Disruption
  • 1.3.1 ACTIVITY - Testing a Honeypot
  • 1.4 Security Controls
  • 1.5 Change Management and Security
  • 1.6 Cryptography Basics
  • 1.6.1 ACTIVITY - Examining Symmetric Encryption
  • 1.7 Asymmetric Encryption
  • 1.7.1 ACTIVITY - Exploring Asymmetric Encryption
  • 1.8 Hashing
  • 1.8.1 ACTIVITY - Verifying Integrity with Hashing
  • 1.9 Digital Certificates
  • 1.10 Public Key Infrastructure
  • 1.11 Data and Keys
  • 1.12 Crypto Implementations
  • 1.13 Blockchain
  • 1.14 Non-Cryptographic Data Protection

Module 2 - SY0-701 Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Mitigations

  • 2.1 Threat Actors and Motivations
  • 2.2 Threat Vectors
  • 2.2.1 ACTIVITY - O.MG Cable Baiting
  • 2.3 Social Engineering
  • 2.4 Operating System Vulnerabilities and Attacks
  • 2.5 Application Vulnerabilities and Attacks
  • 2.5.1 ACTIVITY - Performing a Buffer Overflow
  • 2.6 Web-based Vulnerabilities and Attacks
  • 2.6.1 ACTIVITY - Abusing Unsanitized Input
  • 2.6.2 ACTIVITY - Grabbing Passwords with SQL Injection
  • 2.6.3 ACTIVITY - Swiping a Token with XSS
  • 2.7 Other Vulnerabilities
  • 2.8 Common Malicious Activity Indicators
  • 2.9 Insider Threat Indicators
  • 2.10 Social Engineering Indicators
  • 2.10.1 ACTIVITY - Capturing Credentials through Social Engineering
  • 2.11 Malware Activity Indicators
  • 2.12 Operating System Attack Indicators
  • 2.13 Application Attack Indicators
  • 2.13.1 ACTIVITY - Recognizing Directory Traversal
  • 2.14 Physical Attack Indicators
  • 2.14.1 ACTIVITY - Quickly Cloning an RFID Badge
  • 2.15 Network Attack Indicators
  • 2.15.1 ACTIVITY - Crashing a Target with DoS
  • 2.16 Cryptographic Attack Indicators
  • 2.17 Password Attack Indicators
  • 2.17.1 ACTIVITY - Password Cracking
  • 2.18 Network Segmentation
  • 2.19 Access Control
  • 2.20 Enterprise Device Hardening

Module 3 - SY0-701 Security Architecture

  • 3.1 Network Segmentation
  • 3.1.1 ACTIVITY - Segementing a Network
  • 3.2 High Availability
  • 3.3 Virtualization
  • 3.3.1 ACTIVITY - Deploying Docker Containers
  • 3.4 Cloud
  • 3.5 Serverless Computing
  • 3.6 IoT
  • 3.7 ICS SCADA
  • 3.7.1 ACTIVITY - Operating a SCADA System
  • 3.8 RTOS and Embedded Systems
  • 3.9 Reducing the Attack Surface
  • 3.10 Firewalls
  • 3.11 IDS IPS.mp4
  • 3.12 Secure Communications - Access
  • 3.13 Port Security
  • 3.14 SD-WAN and SASE
  • 3.15 Data Classifications
  • 3.16 Protecting Data Types
  • 3.17 Data Considerations
  • 3.18 Redundancy
  • 3.19 Alternate Sites
  • 3.20 Multiple Platforms
  • 3.21 Business Continuity

Module 4 - SY0-701 Security Operations

  • 4.1 Secure Baselines
  • 4.2 Attack Surface Reduction
  • 4.3 Wireless Installation
  • 4.4 Wireless Security Settings
  • 4.5 Mobile Solutions
  • 4.5.1 ACTIVITY - Pwning a Mobile Device
  • 4.6 Application Security Management
  • 4.7 Asset Management
  • 4.8 Vulnerability Management
  • 4.9 Monitoring Activities
  • 4.10 Monitoring Tools
  • 4.10.1 ACTIVITY - Scanning a Network for Vulnerabilities
  • 4.11 Firewall Configuration
  • 4.11.1 ACTIVITY - Configuring Firewall Rules
  • 4.12 Intrusion Detection Configuration
  • 4.13 Web Traffic Filtering
  • 4.14 Operating System Policy
  • 4.14.1 ACTIVITY - Examining Windows Group Policy
  • 4.15 Network Service Security
  • 4.16 Data Loss Protection
  • 4.16.1 ACTIVITY - Checking File Integrity
  • 4.17 Network Access Control
  • 4.17.1 ACTIVITY - Require Multifactor Authentication
  • 4.18 Identity Management
  • 4.19 Access Management
  • 4.19.1 ACTIVITY - Implementing Access Control
  • 4.20 Security Automation
  • 4.21 Incident Response
  • 4.22 Digital Forensics

Module 5 - SY0-701 Security Program Management and Oversight

  • 5.1 Elements of Effective Security Governance
  • 5.2 Elements of the Risk Management Process
  • 5.3 Third Party Risk Assessment and Management
  • 5.3.1 ACTIVITY - Analyzing the Solar Winds Supply Chain Failure
  • 5.4 Effective Security Compliance
  • 5.5 Audits and Assessments
  • 5.5.1 ACTIVITY - Conducting OSINT
  • 5.5.2 ACTIVITY - Performing Active Reconnaissance
  • 5.6 Security Awareness Practices
  • 5.7 Course Outro
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    To help you prepare for your exam, we provide a mock exam at the end of your course with over 100 multiple choice questions to ensure you’re fully prepared for the real thing. Our mock exams offer tailored practice that mirrors the format, difficulty, and content of your certification test. Practice makes perfect, and with our extensive question bank, you can hone your skills, improve time management, and boost your confidence.

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