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CompTIA

Security+ Certification Training

Phoenix TS is proud to be a CompTIA Authorized Platinum Partner; which is the highest level of partnership awarded by CompTIA!

Course Overview

Our 5-day instructor-led Security+ training and certification boot camp in Washington, DC Metro, Tysons Corner, VA, Columbia, MD or Live Online is aimed at IT security professionals and will teach you the basics of network security. By the end of this course, you will be able to secure a network, identify and mitigate risks, and manage access control. This course will teach the skills needed to: 

  • Assess the cybersecurity posture of an enterprise environment
  • Recommend and implement appropriate cybersecurity solutions
  • Monitor and secure hybrid environments
  • Operate with an awareness of applicable laws and policies
  • Identify, analyze and respond to cybersecurity events and incidents

This course will fully prepare you for the CompTIA Security+ Certification exam.

Prerequisites

You should have at least two years of network experience and a working knowledge of security concepts. It is also recommended that you have the CompTIA® Network+ Certification.

Schedule

Security+ Certification Training

date
location
12/07/20 - 12/11/20 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Guaranteed to run
12/07/20 - 12/11/20 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Limited Availability
12/07/20 - 12/18/20 (10 days)

5:00PM - 9:00PM EST

Online
Guaranteed to run
12/14/20 - 12/18/20 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
1/11/21 - 1/15/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:00PM EST

Columbia, MD
Sold Out
1/11/21 - 1/15/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
1/11/21 - 1/15/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
1/25/21 - 1/29/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Columbia, MD
Open
1/25/21 - 2/24/21 (10 days)

5:00PM - 9:00PM EST

Online
Open
2/01/21 - 2/05/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Online
Sold Out
2/01/21 - 2/05/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Columbia, MD
Open
2/01/21 - 2/05/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:00PM EST

Mechanicsburg, PA
Sold Out
2/01/21 - 2/05/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
2/08/21 - 2/12/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
2/08/21 - 2/12/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Online
Guaranteed to run
2/15/21 - 2/19/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
3/09/21 - 4/08/21 (10 days)

5:00PM - 9:00PM EST

Online
Open
3/15/21 - 3/19/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
3/22/21 - 3/26/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Columbia, MD
Open
3/22/21 - 3/26/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Online
Open
4/12/21 - 4/16/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
4/19/21 - 4/23/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Columbia, MD
Open
4/19/21 - 4/23/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Online
Open
4/19/21 - 5/19/21 (10 days)

5:00PM - 9:00PM EST

Online
Open
5/03/21 - 5/07/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Sold Out
5/17/21 - 5/21/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
5/24/21 - 5/28/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Columbia, MD
Open
5/24/21 - 5/28/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Online
Open
6/14/21 - 6/18/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
6/21/21 - 6/25/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Columbia, MD
Open
6/21/21 - 6/25/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST.

Online
Open
7/27/21 - 8/26/21 (10 days)

5:00PM - 9:00PM EST

Online
Open
9/13/21 - 9/17/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
9/13/21 - 9/17/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Sold Out
9/14/21 - 10/14/21 (10 days)

5:00PM - 9:00PM EST

Online
Open
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Course Outline

Security Fundamentals

  • Security concepts
  • Risk management
  • Vulnerability assessment

Understanding Attacks

  • Understanding attackers
  • Social engineering
  • Malware
  • Network attacks
  • Application attacks

Cryptography

  • Cryptography concepts
  • Public key infrastructure

Network Fundamentals

  • Network components
  • Network addressing
  • Network ports and applications

Securing Networks

  • Network security components
  • Transport encryption
  • Hardening networks
  • Monitoring and detection

Securing Hosts And Data

  • Securing hosts
  • Securing data
  • Mobile device security

Securing Network Services

  • Securing applications
  • Virtual and cloud systems

Authentication

  • Authentication factors
  • Authentication protocols

Access Control

  • Access control principles
  • Account management

Organizational Security

  • Security policies
  • User training
  • Physical security and safety

Disaster Planning And Recovery

  • Business continuity
  • Fault tolerance and recovery
  • Incident response

Exam Information

Security+ Certification Exam Details:

  • Exam code: SY0-601
  • Number of questions: 90
  • Question types: multiple choice 
  • Passing score: 750 on scale of 100-900
  • Test duration: 90 minutes
  • Delivery – Pearson VUE
  • Price – $339

Exam focuses on these skill areas:

Domain

Percentage Weight

Attacks, Threats and Vulnerabilities

24%

Architecture and Design

21%

Implementation

25%

Operations and Incident Response

16%

Governance, Risk and Compliance

14%

Security+ Certification Training FAQs

What is the average salary for a professional with the Security+ Certification?

According to payscale.com, the average salary for professionals with their CompTIA Security+ Certification is $73,000 annually.

What organizations support the Security+ Certification?

Northrop Grumman, Nationwide and Brotherhood Mutual are a few of the organizations who contributed to and support the CompTIA Security+ Certification as a validation of core cyber security skills.

What jobs can you get with the Security+ Certification?

This certification is ideal for systems administrators, security administrators, security specialists, security engineers, network administrators, security consultants and IT auditors.

How long does the Security+ Certification last for?

This certification is valid for three years, after which time you can renew it by submitting a minimum of 50 continuing education units. You can learn more about how to renew your Security+ Certification on on our blog.

The SYO -601 is scheduled to launch Mid November.

SYO – 501 will retire on July 31, 2021. 

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