Overview

CompTIA Security+ is the first security certification IT professionals should earn. It establishes the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role and provides a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs. Security+ incorporates best practices in hands-on trouble-shooting to ensure security professionals have practical security problem-solving skills. Cybersecurity professionals with Security+ know how to address security incidents – not just identify them.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the fundamental components of information security
  • Analyze risk
  • Identify various threats to information security
  • Conduct security assessments to detect vulnerabilities
  • Implement security for hosts and software
  • Implement security for networks
  • Manage identity and access
  • Implement cryptographic solutions in the organization
  • Implement security at the operational level
  • Address security incidents
  • Ensure the continuity of business operations in the event of an incident

Who should Attend?

  • The CompTIA Security+ Certification is intended for Information Technology (IT) professional who has networking and administrative skills in Windows-based TCP/IP networks and familiarity with other operating systems, such as OS X, Unix, or Linux, and who wants to further a career in IT by acquiring a foundational knowledge of security topics; prepare for CompTIA Security+ Certification examination; or use Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles.

Eligibility Criteria

  • CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications, or equivalent knowledge
  • 6 to 9 months experience in networking, including configuring security parameters, are strongly recommended
This course is endorsed under Critical Infocomm Technology Resource Programme Plus (CITREP+) Programme.
To find out more about CITREP+ Funding, please refer to Programme Support under CITREP+ page


Information is accurate as of 6 August 2020