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CompTIA™ Security+ Certification Training (Voucher Included)

Gain the skills you need to be a security professional, and prepare to take the CompTIA™ Security+ certification SY0-501 exam, as you master the basics of system security, network infrastructure, access control, and organizational security. Once you complete this program, you'll be proficient in installation and configuring systems to secure applications, networks, and devices; performing threat analysis and responding with appropriate mitigation techniques; participating in risk mitigation activities; and operating with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations.

6 Months / 80 Course Hrs
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CompTIA™ Security+ Certification Training (Voucher Included) Details + Objective

Course Code: GES330

You Will Learn
  • Perform network design security, risk calculations, penetration testing, and risk management
  • Implement device security, wireless security, static environment security, secure authentication methods and authorization models
  • Manage attack types, mitigating malware, discovery tools, and security administrative principles
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 80 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Prepare to successfully pass the CompTIA™ Security+ Exam SY0-501
  • Develop the necessary skills for a career as an IA technician, security consultant, information security analyst, or forensic analyst
  • Create an initial understanding of or build upon your existing IT knowledge by exploring computer and network security concepts
CompTIA™ Security+ Certification Training (Voucher Included) Outline
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Program Details

Unit 1: Security Attacks and Cryptography

Unit 2: Security and Networking

Unit 3: Securing Networks and Clients

Unit 4: Mobile Security and Access Management

Unit 5: Business Continuity and Risk Mitigation

Final Unit: Final Exam and Completion Steps

CompTIA™ Security+ Certification Training (Voucher Included) Instructors
David Grimes

David brings over 10 years experience in IT, education, instruction, curriculum design, combined with extensive management and leadership experience in the private and non-profit sectors. His passion for technology and education has led David to work as an academic dean, student services director, technology coordinator, teacher, consultant, and technology columnist and blogger. David holds a Master of Education and a Bachelor of Science, both in Technology Education, from Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. In addition, he has earned IT industry certifications and has been published in a book on gamification in the classroom.

Prerequisites / Requirements


There are no prerequisites for this course. However, it is recommended to have at least two years of technical networking experience with an emphasis on security. 


Hardware Requirements: 

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac device.
  • Mac users are encouraged to have access to a Windows environment on their device.

Software Requirements: 

  • Windows 7 and later operating systems and the latest version of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari browsers. (Although Firefox or Chrome is preferred). Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Other: Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional material requirements: 

  • The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment.
More About CompTIA™ Security+ Certification Training (Voucher Included)

This program will prepare you to obtain a CompTIA Security+ Certification designation. After completing the program, you're encouraged to set up your own exam dates and times at a testing center close to you. 

CompTIA™ Security+ Certification Training (Voucher Included) Frequently Asked Questions
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How long does it take to complete a program?
This program is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start and finish at your own pace. Upon registering, you're given six (6) months to complete this program.
Do I have to buy additional materials?

All the materials you'll need are included, and their cost will be covered by your tuition. ed2go will ship all materials ground service upon enrollment.

Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements.

What happens when I complete the program?
Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.
Am I guaranteed a job?

ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don’t provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Who will be my instructor?
Each student is paired with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.
How can I do the applied labs if I don't have the equipment?

The majority of labs can be done using the online lab system. You'll receive a link to schedule the lab for each course section that includes a lab.

Can I use a Mac?

Yes, you can use a Mac for this program; however, it will not support the online labs. Instructions for configuring a home lab environment using VirtualBox are included in the course.

How can I get more information about this program?

If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact us via LIVE CHAT or by calling us at (855) 598-3856. If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please feel free to send us a question using the Contact Us form.

When can I start the program?

Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.

Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.

Do the CompTIA programs get me prepared for actual certification?

The ed2go CompTIA Online Training Programs give you the training for the exam. Once you complete your online program work, you can move forward to take the certification exam. CompTIA certification testing is administered by third-party vendors such as Prometric and Virtual University Enterprises (VUE), two leading providers of technology-based testing. Both offer a network of computer-based testing centers with thousands of locations worldwide. 

What if I don't have enough time to complete my program within the time frame provided?

The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of course hours. If after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete your program on time, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee may be charged for an extension.

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