CompTIA Security+

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Program Overview

Our 5-day instructor-led Security+ training and certification boot camp in Washington, DC Metro, 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.

Phoenix TS Security+ study guide and accelerated course provides participants with preparation for the Security+ certification exam. Participants will gain the knowledge and skills needed to protect computers and networks from theft, destruction of information, or disruption of communication.

Program Learning Objectives

This course will teach the skills needed to: 

• Recognize threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities.

• Use security technologies and tools.

• Design secure networks and systems.

• Manage identity and access.

• Understand risk management and compliance.

• Apply cryptography and PKI.

• Implement incident response and recovery.

• Secure networks, including wireless.

• Comprehend cloud and virtualization security.

• Establish enterprise security measures.

This course will also fully prepare you for the CompTIA Security+ SY0-701 Certification exam.


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Program Level



Students 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.

Advanced Preparation not required to attend this course if above prerequisites are met.

Training Delivery Methods

Group Live


5 Days / 32 hours Training

CPE credits

26 NASBA CPE Credits

Field of Study

Information Technology

Advanced Prep


Course Registration

Candidates can choose to register for the course by via any of the below methods:

Upon registration completion candidates are sent an automated course registration email that includes attachments with specific information on the class and location as well as pre-course study and test preparation material approved by the course vendor. The text of the email contains a registration confirmation as well as the location, date, time and contact person of the class.

Online enrolment closes three days before course start date.

On the first day of class, candidates are provided with instructions to register with the exam provider before the exam date.

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Course Outline

Chapter 1: Security fundamentals

Module A: Security concepts

Module B: Understanding threats

Module C: Enterprise security strategy


Chapter 2: Risk management

Module A: Risk management programs

Module B: Security audits

Module C: Conducting security assessments


Chapter 3: Organizational security

Module A: Social engineering

Module B: Security policies

Module C: User roles and training


Chapter 4: Cryptography

Module A: Cryptography concepts

Module B: Public key infrastructure


Chapter 5: Network connectivity

Module A: Network attacks

Module B: Packet flow


Chapter 6: Secure network configuration

Module A:  Network security components

Module B: Secure network protocols

Module C: Hardening networks


Chapter 7: Authentication

Module A: Authentication factors

Module B: Authentication protocols


Chapter 8: Access control

Module A: Access control principles

Module B: Account management


Chapter 9: Enterprise architecture

Module A: System vulnerabilities

Module B: System architecture


Chapter 10: Secure assets

Module A: Physical security and safety

Module B: Securing data


Chapter 11: Securing specialized systems

Module A: Securing hosts

Module B: Mobile security


Chapter 12: Secure applications

Module A: Application attacks

Module B: Securing applications


Chapter 13: Disaster planning and recovery

Module A: Secure operations

Module B: Resilience and recovery


Chapter 14: Threat detection and response

Module A: Security monitoring

Module B: Incident response procedures

Exam Information

Security+ Certification Exam Details:

  • Exam code: SY0-701
  • Number of questions: 90
  • Question types: multiple choice 
  • Passing score: 750 on scale of 100-900
  • Test duration: 90 minutes
  • Delivery – Pearson VUE
  • Price – $370

Exam focuses on these skill areas:


Percentage Weight

General Security Concepts


Threats, Vulnerabilities and Mitigations


Security Architecture


Security Operations


Security Program Management and Oversight


CompTIA Security+ Follow On Courses

After earning CompTIA Security+ training, cybersecurity professionals can take the next step by pursuing an intermediate skills-level cybersecurity certification, such as CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) or CompTIA PenTest+.

IT pros can pursue CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+) to prove their mastery of cybersecurity skills required at the 5- to 10-year experience level. CASP+ is the pinnacle of cybersecurity certifications and includes performance-based questions.

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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+ Training Certification as a validation of core cyber security skills.

What jobs can you get with the Security+ Training 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+ Training 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.

Security+ Certification Training Resources


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