CompTIA Security+ Certification Training Course
Baltimore | Columbia | Maryland | Washington DC | Northern Virginia

We host an instructor-led CompTIA Security Plus Certification Training Course at our facilities in Columbia, MD and Alexandria, VA, convenient for anyone in the Maryland, Virginia and Washington DC area. If you are located outside of the Baltimore Washington DC Metropolitan area, we have the capabilities of delivering our CompTIA Security+ course virtually and on-site nationwide.

The CompTIA Security Plus certification is vendor-neutral, internationally recognized and is included in the approved list of certifications to meet DoD Directive 8570.1 requirements. Carrying this accreditation signifies a demonstrated proficiency in system security management, network infrastructure establishment, access control configuration, cryptography and organizational defense measures. Essentially, this certification identifies knowledgeable professionals in the growing field of computer security.

Our Security Plus training course is designed for application by all types of network and security administrators regardless of what industry they serve.

CompTIA Security+ Certification Course Description:

Our accelerated five day CompTIA Security Plus training course provides you with the most complete Security+ certification exam preparation and real-world skill building available. Upon completing this course, you will be able to ensure compliance and operational security, effectively mitigate risks by implementing security protocols, identify security threats and vulnerabilities within networks, manage access control and identity and in the event of a security breach, you’ll be able to identify where the breach occurred. In short, you’ll  be able to efficiently and effectively design a network with security best practices in mind.

The CompTIA Security+ certification exam voucher is included and the student has the option of taking the exam on the last day of the class.

The United States Department of Defense has listed CompTIA Security+ as an "approved" certification for its Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program (8570 Directive).

Want to know more about Security+ Certification? Read our blog post What is Security Plus?

CompTIA Security+ Certification Course Outline:

Threat Mitigation

  • Maintaining Systems
  • App Security
  • Maintaining Physical Security
  • Malicious Software (Malware)
  • Social Engineering Threats

Cryptography

  • Symmetric
  • Public Key

Authentication

  • Requirements and Factors for Authentication
  • System Authentication
  • Vulnerabilities with System Authentication

User-Based & Role-Based Security

  • Policy Baseline
  • Accessing Resources

Peripheral Security

  • Encryption for Files and Disks
  • Component and Peripheral Security
  • Security for Mobile Devices

PKI

  • Public Key Cryptography
  • PKI Implementation Process
  • PKI for Web Server Security

Security for Apps and Messaging

  • Securing Apps and Email
  • Security for Social Networks and Messaging

Ports and Protocols

  • Basics of TCP/IP
  • Attacks Based on Protocols

Securing Networks

  • Devices for Networks
  • Securing Network Topologies
  • Networking Securely
  • Cloud Computing and Virtualization

Securing Wireless

  • Wireless Networks
  • Mobile Devices

Security for Remote Access

  • Remote Access
  • VPN

Monitoring and Vulnerability Testing

  • Assessing Risks and Potential Vulnerabilities
  • Logging and Auditing
  • IDS and IPS
  • Incident Response

Organizational-Based Security

  • Policies
  • Organization-Wide Training and Education
  • Device Destruction and Disposal

Business Continuity

  • Business Continuity Planning
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Environmental Controls 

CompTIA Security+ Exam (SY0-301) and Testing:

CompTIA Security+ Exam (SY0-301) Details:

  • Number of Questions on the CompTIA Security+ Exam - 100
  • The passing score for this exam is 750 on a scale of 100 to 900
  • The test duration is 90 minutes
  • The test format is multiple choice
  • Test Delivery: Pearson VUE

The CompTIA Security+ Exam (SY0-301) measures following skills:

  • General Security Concepts - 30%
  • Communication Security - 20%
  • Infrastructure Security - 20%
  • Basics of Cryptography - 15%
  • Operational and Organizational Security - 15%

CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam Price: $293

You can purchase your CompTIA exam vouchers through Phoenix TS. In order to purchase your Security+ voucher today call a Phoenix TS representative and they will walk you through the process. 

Phoenix TS is an authorized Pearson VUE testing center located in Columbia, MD. You can register to take your CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam at the Phoenix TS testing center by going to the Pearson VUE website or by giving us call a call at (301)-258-8200.

CompTIA Security+ Training Standard Price:

Total Cost:

$1,990.00

5 Day Course

GSA Eligible

Tuition Includes:

  • Expert instructor-led training with hands-on class exercises and sample exam questions
  • All courseware is provided including textbooks, pens, notebooks and other needed materials
  • Free exam voucher and retake option (the retake option is only valid for students who pay the full tuition price without discounts)
  • Course retake option
  • Breakfast provided including doughnuts, bagels, fruits, yogurt, and juices
  • Free coffee, tea, and soda available all day
  • Fresh baked cookies every afternoon (only at participating locations)

CompTIA Security+ Training Group Price:

In order to discuss a group pricing option please call us at (301) 258-8200 and we would be happy to assist you.

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Length
Time
Location
May 19, 2014
5 days
8:30AM - 4:30PM
Columbia, MD
May 19, 2014
5 days
8:30AM - 4:30PM
Chicago, IL
Jun 02, 2014
5 days
8:30AM - 4:30PM
Columbia, MD
Jun 02, 2014
10 days
Columbia, MD
Jun 16, 2014
5 days
8:30AM - 4:30PM
Columbia, MD
Jun 16, 2014
5 days
8:30AM - 4:30PM
Online
Jun 16, 2014
5 days
8:30AM - 4:30PM
Alexandria, VA
Jun 16, 2014
5 days
8:30AM - 4:30PM
San Francisco Bay Area, CA
Jul 14, 2014
5 days
8:30AM - 4:30PM
Columbia, MD
Aug 11, 2014
5 days
8:30AM - 4:30PM
Columbia, MD
Sep 15, 2014
5 days
8:30AM - 4:30PM
Alexandria, VA
FULL
Sep 15, 2014
5 days
8:30AM - 4:30PM
San Francisco Bay Area, CA
Sep 22, 2014
5 days
8:30AM - 4:30PM
Chicago, IL
Sep 22, 2014
5 days
8:30AM - 4:30PM
Online
Sep 22, 2014
5 days
8:30AM - 4:30PM
Columbia, MD
Oct 07, 2014
10 days
Columbia, MD
Oct 20, 2014
5 days
8:30AM - 4:30PM
Columbia, MD
Dec 01, 2014
5 days
8:30AM - 4:30PM
Columbia, MD
Dec 01, 2014
5 days
8:30AM - 4:30PM
Columbia, MD
Dec 08, 2014
5 days
8:30AM - 4:30PM
San Francisco Bay Area, CA
Dec 15, 2014
5 days
8:30AM - 4:30PM
Alexandria, VA
Click here to learn about earning potential for: Security+

In today’s workplace, many cyber security specialists are required to have a Security+ certification. This training course will give you the knowledge needed to be successful in the exam room as well as the hands-on experience that will allow you to implement security services on a wide range of computer networks. Phoenix TS has earned CompTIA Gold Partner status as a result of the consistent quality training courses we provide students and we only use Official CompTIA Approved Quality Content. All of our instructors are certified in the courses they teach and have extensive experience in and out of the classroom.

Which IT Professionals is the CompTIA Security+ Training Course Designed For?

Our accelerated Security+ boot camp is ideal for IT Security Professionals early in their careers that are responsible for securing network devices, network services and network traffic. Candidates for the CompTIA Security Plus Certification are recommended (not required) to possess the following certifications, work experience and knowledge:

How Will the CompTIA Security+ Course Benefit Your IT Career?

As a result of the growing rate and severity of cyber-attacks, there is a huge demand for IT professionals that are capable of effectively securing and defending critical networks. Candidates that complete the Security Plus training course will have the skills and knowledge necessary to be successful in the following job roles:

  • Network Administrators
  • Security Administrators
  • System Administrators
  • Security Engineers
  • Security Architects
  • Information Assurance Professionals

Classes Available Online & On-Site throughout Maryland, Washington DC, & Northern Virginia

If you are ready to enroll in an upcoming CompTIA Security+ training course, visit our class page by clicking the green button in the upper right hand corner to register or contact us via the form on the right hand side of this page. You can also use the form or call us at (301) 258-8200 if you have any additional questions regarding the CompTIA Security+ training course or exam or if you would prefer to schedule an on-site training session available worldwide.

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