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SECURITY+ CERTIFICATION TRAINING

Begin Your Cyber Security Career with CompTIA Training and Security+ Certification

CompTIA Security+ Training

Our CompTIA Security+ training will help you understand the field of network security and how it relates to other areas of information technology while preparing you to pass the current CompTIA Security+ certification.

The CompTIA Security+ certification designates knowledgeable professionals in the field of security – one of the fastest-growing fields in IT!

To request more information or a complete syllabus for any of our IT career training programs or individual course offerings, contact us today or simply complete the form on this page!

Is This CompTIA Training for Me?

A typical student taking CompTIA Security+ training should have a minimum of nine months or more of professional computer support experience as a PC or help desk technician. Network security experience and CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications or equivalent skills and knowledge are helpful but not mandatory.

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Program Prerequisites

This is an intermediate level class with the following prerequisites:

  • Basic computer literacy
  • PC operating system navigation skills
  • Internet usage skills
  • IP addressing knowledge

Prerequisites for CompTIA Security+ Training
A typical student taking CompTIA Security+ training should have a minimum of nine months or more of professional computer support experience as a PC or help desk technician. Network security experience and A+ and Network+ certifications or equivalent skills and knowledge are helpful but not mandatory.

 

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Course at a Glance

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BASE TRAINING PERIOD

5 Days

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IT CERTIFICATION

CompTIA Security+
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SKILL LEVEL

Intermediate level
Prior experience, skills, and/or courses required
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LIVE INSTRUCTOR

This course is available at any LQ campus

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VA APPROVED

This course is eligible for VA tuition benefits

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What You'll Learn

Course Objectives:

  • Monitor the security infrastructure and identify security threats
  • Harden internal systems and services and internet work devices and services
  • Secure network communications and enforce an organizational security policy
  • Manage a PKI and certificates
Unit 1-5:
  • Unit 1: Mitigating Security Threats
    • Core system maintenance
    • Virus and spyware management
    • Browser security
    • Social engineering threats
  • Unit 2: Cryptography
    • Symmetric cryptography
    • Public key cryptography
  • Unit 3: Authentication Systems
    • Authentication
    • Hashing
    • Authentication systems
  • Unit 4: Messaging Security
    • E-mail security
    • Messaging and peer-to-peer security
  • Unit 5: User and Role-Based Security
    • Security policies
    • Securing file and print resources
Unit 6-10:
  • Unit 6: Public Key Infrastructure
    • Key management and life cycle
    • Setting up a certificate server
    • Web server security with PKI
  • Unit 7: Access Security
    • Biometric systems
    • Physical access security
    • Peripheral and component security
    • Storage device security
  • Unit 8: Ports and Protocols
    • TCP/IP review
    • Protocol-based attacks
  • Unit 9: Network Security
    • Common network devices
    • Secure network topologies
    • Browser-related network security
    • Virtualization
  • Unit 10: Wireless Security
    • Wi-Fi network security
    • Non-PC wireless devices
Unit: 11-15
  • Unit 11: Remote Access Security
    • Remote access
    • Virtual private networks
  • Unit 12: Auditing, Logging, and Monitoring
    • System logging
    • Server monitoring
  • Unit 13: Vulnerability Testing
    • Risk and vulnerability assessment
    • IDS and IPS
    • Forensics
  • Unit 14: Organizational Security
    • Organizational policies
    • Education and training
    • Disposal and destruction
  • Unit 15: Business Continuity
    • Redundancy planning
    • Backups
    • Environmental controls

Job Outlook

Individuals who complete Security+ training and certification qualify for the following or similar job roles:

  • Network Security Administrator
  • Information Security Analyst
  • IT Security Analyst
  • Cyber Security Consultant
  • Network Administrator
  • IT Risk Analyst
  • Homeland Security Jobs
Median Network Administrator national salary range: $92,000 – $155,000*
CompTIA Security+ Training and Certification

*Robert Half 2018 Technology & IT Salary Guide

Learn In...

  • Dec 14 - Dec 18, 2020
  • 8:00am – 5:00pm MST
  • Jan 25 - Jan 29, 2021
  • 8:00am – 5:00pm MST
  • Dec 7 - Dec 18, 2020
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm MST
  • Jan 25 - Feb 5, 2021
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm MST
  • Mar 8 - Mar 19, 2021
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm MST
Until it is deemed safe to return to the classroom, all of our courses are being delivered in a virtual, online format. The health, well-being, and safety of our students and colleagues is our top priority. We are monitoring the development of COVID-19 closely and adjusting our training offering accordingly
  • Dec 7 - Dec 11, 2020
  • 8:00am – 5:00pm MST
  • Jan 18 - Jan 22, 2021
  • 8:00am – 5:00pm MST
  • Dec 7 - Dec 18, 2020
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm MST
  • Jan 25 - Feb 5, 2021
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm MST
  • Mar 8 - Mar 19, 2021
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm MST
Until it is deemed safe to return to the classroom, all of our courses are being delivered in a virtual, online format. The health, well-being, and safety of our students and colleagues is our top priority. We are monitoring the development of COVID-19 closely and adjusting our training offering accordingly
  • Jan 4 - Jan 8, 2021
  • 8:00am – 5:00pm CST
  • Jan 25 - Jan 29, 2021
  • 8:00am – 5:00pm CST
  • Dec 7 - Dec 18, 2020
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm CST
  • Jan 25 - Feb 5, 2021
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm CST
  • Mar 8 - Mar 19, 2021
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm CST
Until it is deemed safe to return to the classroom, all of our courses are being delivered in a virtual, online format. The health, well-being, and safety of our students and colleagues is our top priority. We are monitoring the development of COVID-19 closely and adjusting our training offering accordingly
  • Dec 7 - Dec 11, 2020
  • 8:00am – 5:00pm CST
  • Jan 18 - Jan 22, 2021
  • 8:00am – 5:00pm CST
  • Dec 7 - Dec 18, 2020
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm CST
  • Jan 25 - Feb 5, 2021
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm CST
  • Mar 8 - Mar 19, 2021
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm CST
Until it is deemed safe to return to the classroom, all of our courses are being delivered in a virtual, online format. The health, well-being, and safety of our students and colleagues is our top priority. We are monitoring the development of COVID-19 closely and adjusting our training offering accordingly
  • Dec 14 - Dec 18, 2020
  • 8:00am – 5:00pm EST
  • Jul 20 - Jul 24, 2020
  • 8:00am – 5:00pm EST
  • Dec 7 - Dec 18, 2020
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm EST
  • Jan 25 - Feb 5, 2021
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm EST
  • Mar 8 - Mar 19, 2021
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm EST
Until it is deemed safe to return to the classroom, all of our courses are being delivered in a virtual, online format. The health, well-being, and safety of our students and colleagues is our top priority. We are monitoring the development of COVID-19 closely and adjusting our training offering accordingly

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Financing Options

MILITARY EDUCATION BENEFITS

Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses (VET TEC):
VET TEC is a new tuition and housing assistance program designed to help veterans get short term technology training without using their GI Bill® benefits. If you’re a military veteran with at least one day of unexpired GI Bill® entitlement, you may be eligible, subject to approval by LeaderQuest. Learn more about VET TEC and whether this program is right for you.

Post 9/11 GI Bill® Education Program:
The Post 9/11 GI Bill® is an education benefit program for Active Duty, Selected Reserve, and National Guard service members who served on active duty after September 10, 2001.

Veterans Workforce Investment Program (VWIP):
VWIP provides resources for the training necessary to prepare eligible veterans for meaningful employment within the labor force.

The Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) VetSuccess Program:
The VR&E VetSuccess program, also known as Voc-Rehab or Chapter 31, offers disabled vets counseling, training, education and other services needed to prepare for, find, and keep suitable jobs.

Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA):
MyCAA provides up to $4,000 (over 2 years) of Financial Assistance for military spouses who are pursuing degree programs, licenses or credentials leading to employment in portable career fields.

Scholarship Opportunities

LeaderQuest IT Impact Scholarship:
LeaderQuest’s core purpose is to create meaningful outcomes that impact lives. The LeaderQuest IT Impact Scholarship was launched in 2019 to help us further fulfill that mission. Learn more and view application.

FEDERAL FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS FOR IT AND CYBER SECURITY TRAINING

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Adult and Dislocated Worker Program:
This program provides government funding for employment and training services. WIOA aids eligible adults and dislocated workers in both finding and qualifying for meaningful employment.

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA):
TAA is a federally funded employment program. It provides benefits to workers who lose their jobs or had their hours reduced as a result of foreign trade. Benefits may include training, job search allowances, relocation allowances, and other reemployment services.

PRIVATE TRAINING LOAN OPTIONS

LeaderQuest has partnered with Climb Credit! Climb Credit offers tuition financing at fixed interest rates starting at 5%. They offer high approvals and low monthly payments. Climb’s online application takes minutes to complete with instant pre-approval. Apply with a qualifying co-borrower for the best rates.

Approved and available funding programs vary by location. Visit www.climbcredit.com/leaderquest for complete details and eligibility requirements.

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