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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!

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.

Not sure which career path is best for you? Do you want to be qualified for a job and have access to open employment opportunities once you complete your training? LeaderQuest career services can help you with that and more!

Contact us anytime to request more information or a complete syllabus.

Program Prerequisites

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.

Not sure which career path is best for you? Do you want to be qualified for a job and have access to open employment opportunities once you complete your training? LeaderQuest career services can help you with that and more!

Not sure which career path is best for you? Do you want to be qualified for a job and have access to open employment opportunities once you complete your training? LeaderQuest career services can help you with that and more!

Course at a Glance

BASE TRAINING PERIOD

5 Days

IT CERTIFICATION

CompTIA Security+

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SKILL LEVEL

Intermediate level – view prerequisites

LIVE INSTRUCTOR

This course is available at any LQ campus

VA APPROVED

This course is eligible for VA tuition benefits

ACE CREDIT

See What You'll Learn

CompTIA Security+ Course Objectives
  • Monitor the security infrastructure and identify security threats
  • Harden internal systems and services and internetwork 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

Since I've been certified, I've gotten a job offer for every IT position I've applied for.

- Marcus Mingo

LeaderQuest Graduate, CompTIA Security+, EC-Council CEH, and CND-Certified

Job Outlook

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

Network Security Administrator Information Security Analyst, IT Security Analyst, Cyber Security Consultant, Network Administrator, IT Risk Analyst, Homeland Security Jobs, and similar roles.

 

  • Median Network Administrator national salary range: $92,000 – $155,000*
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*Robert Half 2018 Technology & IT Salary Guide

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Financing Options

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.

MILITARY EDUCATION BENEFITS

Post 9/11 G.I. Bill Education Program:
The Post 9/11 G.I. 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.

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.