CompTIA Security+ Training Boot Camp

Security+ holders have the knowledge and skills to help organizations proactively identify potential security risks and respond more quickly when incidents do occur. This boot camp includes five days of live training covering today's most critical information security issues and practices. You will leave fully prepared to pass the popular CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 exam and address real-world security challenges across the five areas outlined by the Security+ exam objectives:

  • Attacks, threats,...
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Course code: LBC107

What you will learn

  • Essential information security concepts
  • Threats and attack vectors used by malicious actors
  • Network security, monitoring, access control, cryptography, and more

How you will benefit

  • Learn key concepts and objectives related to information security issues and practices
  • Obtain techniques and methodologies used to successfully configure, execute, construct, and troubleshoot network security to ensure the threat of viruses, worms, Trojans, and improper configuration is minimized or negated
  • Training covers the updated objectives added to the most recent version of the exam (SY0-601), including additional cyber threats, cloud environments, entry-level incident response, and governance, risk, and compliance (GRC)

How the course is taught

  • Live Online, Instructor-Led
  • 5 Days to complete Boot Camp
  • 90-day extended access to all boot camp materials
  1. Domain 1: Threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities
    1. Social engineering techniques
    2. Types of attacks
    3. Application attacks
    4. Network attacks
    5. Threat actors
    6. The impact of specific vulnerabilities
    7. Security assessment techniques
    8. Pentesting concepts
  2. Domain 2: Architecture and design
    1. Security concepts
    2. Cloud & virtualization
    3. Application development, deployment and automation
    4. Authentication and authorization
    5. Resilience
    6. Implications of embedded systems
    7. Physical security
    8. Cryptography concepts
    9. Cryptographic algorithms
    10. Wireless security
  3. Domain 3: Implementation
    1. Secure protocols
    2. Host and application security controls
    3. Network architecture concepts
    4. Wireless security
    5. Mobile device security
    6. Cloud & virtualization solutions
    7. Identity & access management concepts
    8. Implement identity & access management controls
    9. Account management practices
  4. Domain 4: Operations and incident response
    1. Network reconnaissance and discovery
    2. Following incident response procedures
    3. Disaster recovery & continuity of operation
    4. Sources for investigation
    5. Mitigation techniques
    6. Basic forensics concepts
  5. Domain 5: Governance, risk and compliance
    1. Security control types
    2. Regulations, standards and frameworks
    3. Security policies, plans & procedures
    4. Data security & privacy best practices
  6. SY0-601 exam
    1. SY0-601 overview
    2. Security+ SY0-601 exam cram

Boot camps are led by instructors that have years of industry experience and are recognized as subject matter experts.


Prior to enrolling in the Security+ Boot Camp, students should have roughly 12-24 months of experience working with information systems and networking.


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC, Mac, or Chromebook.
  • A microphone.
  • Speakers.
  • A webcam.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 7 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.7 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox is preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Microsoft Word Online.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Zoom Meetings.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The student materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

CompTIA Security+ is a global certification that proves you have the basic skills needed to perform the core security functions an organization needs. The CompTIA Security+ certification exam focuses on up-to-date best practices in risk management and mitigation, including an emphasis on your ability to effectively identify and address security threats, attacks and vulnerabilities.

There are a variety of jobs in cybersecurity available. Possible positions include junior penetration tester, systems administrator, network administrator, security administrator, and cybersecurity specialist. The average salaries for these roles range from entry-level roles at $70,000 to more experienced professionals at $111,052 according to top reporting sites like PayScale, and ZipRecruiter.

Most of the jobs that IT professionals with a CompTIA Security+ certification would hold fall under the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) category of network and computer systems administrators. The BLS reports that jobs in this category earn a median annual salary of $80,600.

CompTIA Security+ is typically the first certification that an IT professional should earn and will provide you with a career boost into intermediate-level cybersecurity roles. It is a certification that is required by many organizations as evidence of your core knowledge and skills in the field of cybersecurity.

Yes, you will be prepared to sit for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam and receive an exam voucher with your enrollment.

You can register for the boot camp whenever you are ready. Our team will help you select the session that will best fit you.

Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country's regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.

The boot camp is 5 days in length. You will have 3 months from the completion of the Boot Camp to access all Boot Camp materials.

The boot camp instructor will be available during the session to answer any questions. You will also have access to the Infosec Skills platform where you will be able to create support requests, as needed.

Upon successful completion of your boot camp session, you will be awarded a certificate of completion from Infosec and the school or organization that you registered through.

ed2go courses will help you gain the skills and knowledge you need to take the next step in your career and stand out to potential employers s. However, you should always research the job market in your area before enrolling.

ed2go courses are non-credit, so they do not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA, and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards may provide funding to take our courses. Additionally, you may qualify for financial assistance if you meet certain requirements. Learn more about financial assistance.

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