Class Details

Course Includes:

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  • Class exercises in addition to training instruction
  • Courseware books, notepads, pens, highlighters and other materials
  • Course retake option
  • Exam Voucher
  • A second voucher included with full purchase
  • Free exam retake voucher
  • Full breakfast with variety of bagels, fruits, yogurt, doughnuts and juice
  • Tea, coffee, and soda available throughout the day
  • Freshly baked cookies every afternoon - *only at participating locations

CompTIA’s Security+ training is a must for IT Professionals just beginning to focus their careers towards computer security. This certification course can be taken either in-person or through our live virtual classroom, making it easily accessible to professionals around the world. The 5-day training course will cover foundational principles vital for understanding how to secure a network, manage risk and ultimately prepare students for their certification exam.

This course is featured on our Top Security Certifications Infographic - View the infographic to see the average salary this cert demands:

Course Outline

Understanding Security Fundamentals

  • Information Security Cycle
  • Information Security Controls
  • Using Authentication
  • Cryptography
  • Establishing Security Policies

Vulnerabilities & Threats

  • What is Social Engineering
  • Physical Threats
  • Network Threats
  • Software Threats
  • Wireless Threats

Network Security

  • Network Technology and Devices
  • Network Design and Architecture
  • Network Protocol Implementation
  • Wireless Traffic Security
  • Implementing Network Security Administration Policies and Practices

Application, Data, & Host Security Management

  • Application Security
  • Data Security
  • Host and Device Security
  • Mobile Security

Authentication, Access Control, Managing Accounts

  • Authentication
  • Access Control
  • Security Controls for Account Management

Certificate Management

  • Certificate Enrollment
  • CA Hierarchy Installation
  • Network Traffic Security with Certificates
  • Renewing and Revoking Certificates
  • Backing Up and Restoration of Certification/Private Keys

Risk Management

  • Using Risk Analysis
  • Implementing Vulnerability Tools/Methodologies
  • Vulnerability Scanning
  • Methods for Mitigation and Deterrent

Security Incident Management

  • Security Incident Response
  • Security Incident Recovery

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

  • Ensuring Business Continuity
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
  • DRP Use and Procedures

Objectives

  • Identify network attack strategies and defenses
  • Understand the principles of organizational security and the elements of effective security policies
  • Know the technologies and uses of cryptographic standards and products
  • Identify network- and host-based security technologies and practices
  • Describe how wireless and remote access security is enforced
  • Describe the standards and products used to enforce security on the web and communications technologies
  • Identify strategies for ensuring business continuity, fault tolerance, and disaster recover

Class Exam

CompTIA Security+ Exam Voucher

$311.00

Security+ certification exam details include:

  • Exam SY0-401
  • Number of Questions: 90 multiple choice
  • Performance-based questions
  • Passing Score: 750 on scale of 100-900
  • Test Duration: 90 minutes
  • Format - Multiple Choice
  • Delivery - Pearson VUE
  • Price - $303

Exam focuses on these skill areas:

  • General Security Concepts (30%)
  • Communication Security (20%)
  • Infrastructure Security (20%)
  • Basics of Cryptography (15%)
  • Operational and Organizational Security (15%)

Phoenix TS is an authorized Pearson VUE testing center located in Columbia, MD. You can register to take your CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam at the Phoenix TS testing center by going to the Pearson VUE website or by giving us call.

 

Register for Class

Date Location
06/06/16 - 06/10/16, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Online Register
06/07/16 - 07/07/16, 10 days, 6:00PM – 10:00PM Columbia, MD Register
06/13/16 - 06/17/16, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Columbia, MD Register
06/13/16 - 06/17/16, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Grand Folks, ND FULL
06/27/16 - 07/01/16, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Online FULL
07/11/16 - 08/10/16, 10 days, 6:00PM – 10:00PM Columbia, MD Register
07/18/16 - 07/22/16, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Columbia, MD Register
07/18/16 - 07/22/16, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Tysons Corner, VA Register
07/25/16 - 07/29/16, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Online FULL
08/22/16 - 08/26/16, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Online FULL
08/29/16 - 09/02/16, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Gaithersburg, MD Register
09/19/16 - 09/23/16, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Online FULL
09/26/16 - 09/30/16, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Columbia, MD Register
09/26/16 - 09/30/16, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Online Register
10/24/16 - 10/28/16, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Gaithersburg, MD Register
10/24/16 - 10/28/16, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Tysons Corner, VA Register
11/07/16 - 11/11/16, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Columbia, MD Register
11/07/16 - 12/07/16, 10 days, 6:00PM – 10:00PM Columbia, MD Register
11/07/16 - 11/11/16, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Online Register