CompTIA Security +

Most popular cyber security course with cyber security exam included

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£499 inc VAT
Study method
Online, self-paced
30 hours
Access to content
12 months
CompTIA Security+
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CompTIA Security + course included

CompTIA Security + course included with 12 months access

CompTIA Security + exam included

CompTIA Security + exam included with 12 months access

Unlimited Mock Test Support included

In the real CompTIA Security + exam you need to achieve 83% to pass. Our unlimited Mock Test Support means that you have unlimited chances to get to our 93% pass rate before you are put forward for the exam. This gives you the confidence to know that when you take the real exam you will pass.

CompTIA Security + Module Outline

The CompTIA Security+ course will prepare you to become CompTIA Security+ certified. ITcertify covers many vendor neutral topics including different types of threats and attacks, networking technologies and tools, secure design and architecture, identity and access management, risk assessment and management.

You will cover everything from the ever-expanding virtualisation of computing systems to industry management of smart devices. These topics will be covered from a ground up perspective so that even inexperienced students will be able to follow. IT security is the fastest growing IT sector and its importance is recognised by every company.

Full Module Outline for the CompTIA Security + Course

Threats, Attacks, and Vulnerabilities

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Types Of Malware- Part 1
1.3 Types Of Malware- Part 2
1.4 Types Of Attacks- Part 1
1.5 Types Of Attacks- Part 2
1.6 Types Of Attacks- Part 3
1.7 Types Of Attacks- Part 4
1.8 Types Of Attacks- Part 5
1.9 Threat Actors- Part 1
1.10 Threat Actors- Part 2
1.11 Penetration Testing And Vulnerability Scanning- Part 1
1.12 Penetration Testing And Vulnerability Scanning- Part 2
1.13 Impact Of Vulnerabilities- Part 1
1.14 Impact Of Vulnerabilities- Part 2

Technologies and Tools

2.1 Networking Hardware And Software- Part 1
2.2 Networking Hardware And Software- Part 2
2.3 Networking Hardware And Software- Part 3
2.4 Networking Hardware And Software- Part 4
2.5 Networking Hardware And Software- Part 5
2.6 Networking Hardware And Software- Part 6
2.7 Security Assessment- Part 1
2.8 Security Assessment- Part 2
2.9 Troubleshooting Issues- Part 1
2.10 Troubleshooting Issues- Part 2
2.11 Securing Mobile Devices- Part 1
2.12 Securing Mobile Devices- Part 2
2.13 Securing Mobile Devices- Part 3
2.14 Securing Mobile Devices- Part 4
2.15 Secure Protocols- Part 1
2.16 Secure Protocols- Part 2

Architecture and Design

3.1 Secure Network Architecture- Part 1
3.2 Secure Network Architecture- Part 2
3.3 Secure System Designs- Part 1
3.4 Secure System Designs- Part 2
3.5 Secure Staging Deployment Concepts
3.6 Embedded Systems- Part 1
3.7 Embedded Systems- Part 2
3.8 Application Development And Deployment- Part 1
3.9 Application Development And Deployment- Part 2
3.10 Application Development And Deployment- Part 3
3.11 Physical Security Controls- Part 1
3.12 Physical Security Controls- Part 2
3.13 Physical Security Controls- Part 3
3.14 Cloud Virtualization- Part 1
3.15 Cloud Virtualization- Part 2

Identity and Access Management

4.1 Identity And Access Management- Part 1
4.2 Identity And Access Management- Part 2
4.3 Identity And Access Services- Part 1
4.4 Identity And Access Services- Part 2
4.5 Management Controls- Part 1
4.6 Management Controls- Part 2
4.7 Account Management Practices- Part 1
4.8 Account Management Practices- Part 2
4.9 Account Management Practices- Part 3

Risk Management

5.1 Organizational Security- Part 1
5.2 Organizational Security- Part 2
5.3 Business Impact Analysis Concepts- Part 1
5.4 Business Impact Analysis Concepts- Part 2
5.5 Risk Management- Part 1
5.6 Risk Management- Part 2
5.7 Incident Response Procedures- Part 1
5.8 Incident Response Procedures- Part 2
5.9 Forensics- Part 1
5.10 Forensics- Part 2
5.11 Disaster Recovery- Part 1
5.12 Disaster Recovery- Part 2
5.13 Types Of Control- Part 1
5.14 Types Of Control- Part 2
5.15 Data Security And Privacy Practices- Part 1
5.16 Data Security And Privacy Practices- Part 2

Cryptography and PKI

6.1 Cryptographic Basics- Part 1
6.2 Cryptographic Basics- Part 2
6.3 Cryptographic Basics- Part 3
6.4 Cryptographic Algorithms- Part 1
6.5 Cryptographic Algorithms- Part 2
6.6 Wireless Security- Part 1
6.7 Wireless Security- Part 2
6.8 Implementing PKI- Part 1
6.9 Implementing PKI- Part 2
6.10 Implementing PKI- Part 3
6.11 Conclusion


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Our self paced training programmes allow you to study anywhere at any time. Pause, Rewind and play as many times as you like with 24 hour access.

Expert instructor led training

Our instructors are experts in the IT industry with a minimum of 15 years real world experience backed with many certifications in their subject of expertise

Visual demonstrations and multimedia presentations

Expert-led demonstrations and content rich presentations allow ITcertify students to develop their skills based on real world scenarios

Quizzes and exam simulators

Custom made practice exams reflect progress you have made throughout the course. Practice quizzes after each module build your confidence before moving to the next level.

Flash cards and educational games

ITcertify understand every student is unique and learns at a different pace. Our Flashcards and Educational Games are engineered to keep you engaged and 100% focused by providing a bit more fun to learning.

Who is this course for?

Anyone with an interest in a career in IT


No age limits and no experience needed

Career path

Entry level Cyber Security

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