CompTIA Security+ Certification

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CompTIA Security+ Certification

CompTIA Security+ is the certification globally trusted to validate foundational, vendor-neutral IT security knowledge and skills. As a benchmark for best practices in IT security, this certification covers the essential principles for network security and risk management – making it an important stepping stone of an IT security career.

CompTIA Security+ is the first security certification a candidate should earn. It establishes the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role and provides a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs. Security+ incorporates best practices in hands-on troubleshooting, ensuring candidates have practical security problem-solving skills.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This is a course for those interested in pursuing CompTIA Security+ certification. CompTIA Security+ is a global certification that validates the baseline skills necessary to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career. The course includes an exam voucher and our on-site testing centre allows you to take the exam when you're ready.

Jobs that use CompTIA Security+

  • Security Administrator
  • Helpdesk Manager / Analyst
  • Security Engineer / Analyst
  • IT Auditor
  • Systems Administrator
  • Network / Cloud Engineer
  • DevOps / Software Developer
  • IT Project Manager


It is recommended that you hold CompTIA Network+ Certification and have two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus.

Training Course Content

Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities

  • Compare and contrast different types of social engineering techniques
  • Analyze potential indicators to determine the type of attack
  • Analyze potential indicators associated with application attacks
  • Analyze potential indicators associated with network attacks
  • Explain different threat actors, vectors, and intelligence sources
  • Explain the security concerns associated with various types of vulnerabilities
  • Summarize the techniques used in security assessments
  • Explain the techniques used in penetration testing

Architecture and Design

  • Explain the importance of security concepts in an enterprise environment
  • Summarize virtualization and cloud computing concepts
  • Summarize secure application development, deployment, and automation concepts
  • Summarize authentication and authorization design concepts
  • Implement cybersecurity resilience
  • Explain the security implications of embedded and specialized systems
  • Explain the importance of physical security controls
  • Summarize the basics of cryptographic concepts


  • Implement secure protocols
  • Implement host or application security solutions
  • Implement secure network designs
  • Install and configure wireless security settings
  • Implement secure mobile solutions
  • Apply cybersecurity solutions to the cloud
  • Implement identity and account management controls
  • Implement authentication and authorization solutions
  • Implement public key infrastructure

Operations and Incident Response

  • Use the appropriate tool to assess organizational security
  • Summarize the importance of policies, processes, and procedures for incident response
  • Given an incident, utilize appropriate data sources to support an investigation
  • Given an incident, apply mitigation techniques or controls to secure an environment
  • Explain the key aspects of digital forensics

Governance, Risk, and Compliance

  • Compare and contrast various types of controls
  • Explain the importance of applicable regulations, standards, or frameworks that impact
  • organizational security posture
  • Explain the importance of policies to organizational security
  • Summarize risk management processes and concepts
  • Explain privacy and sensitive data concepts in relation to security

Course delivery details

All of our courses can be delivered virtually. And our Bath public schedule of courses are now available as live virtual sessions, using the popular Zoom Virtual Classroom and remote labs.

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Jobs that use CompTIA Security+

  • Security Administrator
  • Helpdesk Manager / Analyst
  • Security Engineer / Analyst
  • IT Auditor
  • Systems Administrator
  • Network / Cloud Engineer
  • DevOps / Software Developer
  • IT Project Manager

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