CompTIA Certified Expert: Security+

Programs Keywords

CompTIA Cybersecurity Intermediate


CompTIA Security+

The CompTIA Certified Expert: Security+ program establishes the core knowledge required in any cybersecurity role. Program completers will learn to assess the security posture of an enterprise environment; recommend and implement appropriate security solutions; monitor and secure hybrid environments; operate with an awareness of applicable laws and policies; and identify, analyze, and respond to security events and incidents.

Competency Goals

  • Compare security roles and security controls
  • Explain threat actors and threat intelligence
  • Perform security assessments and identify social engineering attacks and malware types
  • Summarize basic cryptographic concepts and implement public key infrastructure
  • Implement authentication controls
  • Implement identity and account management controls
  • Implement secure network designs, network security appliances, and secure network protocols
  • Implement host, embedded/Internet of Things, and mobile security solutions
  • Implement secure cloud solutions
  • Explain data privacy and protection concepts
  • Perform incident response and digital forensics
  • Summarize risk management concepts and implement cybersecurity resilience
  • Explain physical security

Sample Job Titles

Information Security Analyst, Information Security Administrator, or other similar jobs, Network Administrator, Network Operation Technician, Network Support Specialist, Network Support Technician, Network Technician, Computer Support Specialist, Helpdesk Support, Desktop Support, or other similar jobs.

Learning Methodology: Blended

Credential Awarded: Certificate of Completion

Length of Program: 72 Clock Hours (1-2 Months)

Lecture/Lab Hours: 43/29

Maximum Student/Teacher Ratio: 25:1

Withdrawal Fee: $100.00

Prerequisites: None

Recommended: At least 2 years of experience in IT Administration with a security focus

Tuition for Program: $3,750.00

Course Materials Fee (nonrefundable): $250.00

Included in Course Materials Fee
Digital Course Content: $50.00
Virtual Labs: $100.00
Practice Tests: $75.00
eBooks: $25.00