CompTIA Security+ Certification 

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ABOUT THIS COURSE:

CompTIA Security+ Certification and in the job market it is considered the most essential IT certification for establishing an IT career. If you are trying to get your foot into the IT industry, this will help you achieve your goal. If you’re already an IT pro, the CompTIA Security+ certification authenticates your skills and can enhances your career. 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 for your IT security career. To gain your COMPTIA SECURITY+ Global qualification you will be required to sit 1 exam. 

COURSE OBJECTIVE:

The CompTIA Security+ objective is that it will certify you with the skills and knowledge of the IT Security + concepts. What it will enable you to do is:
 

  • How to install and configure IT Systems to secure applications, networks, and devices.
  • Be able to perform a threat test and share the results.
  • Once the test is complete, you will be able to respond with the right avoidance techniques and ensure it does not happen again.
  • You will also learn what is operational and permissible within the IT Governance policies, laws and regulations. You will be confident in performing these tasks and support the  confidentiality, integrity, and data availability.


Certification Exam Information: 

The official Certification Exam is included with this Course. With CompTIA Security +, there is exam SY0-501 which is included in this study package.

We can help with booking your certification exam when you have completed the course. The Exam Vouchers are valid for 12 months and are to be used within the 12 month period. Exam vouchers is non – refundable. CLICK HERE and contact our Learning Consultants or ask a question via the chat function.

This Course Package includes:

  • E- Learning Course – 12 months
  • Practice Virtual Labs – 12 months
  • Downloadable course notes
  • Practice exam – Valid for 6 months from the first time you log in and access the Exam portal.
  • Certification Exam Vouchers included and valid for 12 months

Pre-Requisite for course:

NO Pre-requisites to study the course.

Pre-Requisite for certification:

Complete this relevant study program and passing the practice exam at a score of above 80% score and at least 2 years basic IT Security Knowledge.

 

OPERATING SYSTEMS

  • Overview
  • Computer Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Apple MacOS
  • GNU Linux

SOFTWARE AND APPLICATIONS

  • Software Usage Requirements
  • Business And Productivity Software
  • Business And Productivity Software Part 2
  • Collaboration Software
  • Web Browser Settings
  • Web Browser Settings Part 2

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

  • Programming Concepts
  • Programming Concepts Part 2
  • Developing With Python

COMPUTER HARDWARE

  • Central Processing Unit (CPU)
  • Common Hardware
  • Common Hardware Part 2
  • Peripheral Devices
  • Peripheral Devices Part 2
  • Display Hardware
  • Storage Hardware

NETWORKING

  • Basic Networking Concepts
  • Basic Networking Concepts Part 2
  • Configuring A Wireless Router
  • Configuring A Wireless Router Part 2
  • Connection And Service Types
  • Connection And Service Types Part 2

DATABASES

  • Database Concepts
  • Querying A Database
  • Table Design

SECURITY

  • Basic Security Principles
  • Basic Security Principles Part 2
  • Security Best Practices
  • Security Best Practices Part 2
  • Security Best Practices Part 3

TROUBLESHOOTING

  • Troubleshooting Methodology
  • Troubleshooting Methodology Part 2
  • Troubleshooting Example
STUDY UNIT/ CURRICULUM

• The Present Threat Landscape
• Types of Malware
• Social Engineering & Related Attacks
• Application & Service Attacks
• Cryptographic & Wireless Attacks
• Penetration Testing & Vulnerability Scanning
• Impacts from Vulnerability Types
• Components Supporting Organisational Security
• Security Assessment Using Software Tools
• Cryptography
• Public Key Infrastructure
• Wireless Security Settings
• Analysing Output from Security Technologies
• Deploying Mobile Devices Securely
• Implementing Secure Protocols
• Troubleshooting Common Security Issues
• Identity & Access Services
• Identity & Access Management Controls
• Common Account Management Practices
• Frameworks, Guidelines, & Physical Security
• Implementing a Secure Network Architecture
• Secure System, Application Design, & Deployment
• Cloud Computing, Virtualization, & Resiliency
• Policies, Plans, & Procedures
• Take Test
• Business Impact Analysis & Risk Management
• Incident Response, Forensics, Recovery, & Security Controls

HOW MANY HOURS TO STUDY

The course duration shown above depends on the learner, how quickly you pick the skills is up to you – the student. You have a comfortable 12 months (365 days) months access to your course material. You have more than enough time to complete this short course.

For Example:

** Part – time students dedicate on average 5 hours study time per week. Therefore, a 40 hour course would approximately take 8 – 10 weeks to complete at that pace of study.

COURSE LOCATION

Online – 100% Flexible Self Study – You study at your own pace, at your own time. You have 24 hours access via your own private study portal and you study at your time.

START DATE

Once you have enrolled and made payment for the course, our consultants will give you a ring and walk you through your portal set-up. You will receive your login details via the email address provided on the enrolment form within 48 hours. You can also pick your own start date! To pick your start date, after the payment is made, please send an email or send a message via our CONTACT US page.

Mode of Delivery & Duration

The course is offered through an online learning mode. The self paced online mode can be started and completed anytime during the course access duration of 12 months.

PRACTICE LABS INFORMATION
  • Gain practical experience with real-world scenarios.
  • You have access to real hardware and software in real time.
  • Experiment and put theory that you learn into real practice.
  • 100% hands on excercises on real equipment connected remotely.
  • You receive 12 months access to the practice labs
PRACTICE EXAMS INFORMATION

The practice tests are designed to help candidates prepare for and pass the relevant certification exams first time.

The practice exam is aimed at professionals and covers a wide range of fundamental topics related to the certification exam. It simulates the actual exam with time being measured.

System Requirements

  • Windows 7 or newer, OSX 10.9 or newer

Brower Requirements

  • PC: Chrome 39 or newer; Firefox 34 or newer; Internet Explorer 10 or newer
  • Linux: Chrome 39 or newer; Firefox 34 or newer
  • Mac: Chrome 39 or newer; Firefox 34 or newer; Safari 8 or newer
  • iOS: Safari 8 or newer; Chrome 39 or newer
  • Android: 4.0 or newer; Chrome 39 or newer

Delivery

Your will receive your login details within 24 hours after your transaction is complete that will include a registration key and instructions on how to redeem the key. Ensure you are registered for the oractice exam within 12 months of purchase. Please contact us if you have any questions around the practice tests.

Validity

Practice Exams are valid for 6 months from the first date that you log into your Practice Exam portal.

20 hours study time

Course Access: 12 months

Study Mode: Online

Certificate of Completion

Support: Practice Test included

Pre Requisites: None

Fees: AUD $995.00

provider:

Career opportunities:

  • Anyone looking for a start in IT
  • Career changer into IT
  • Graduate
  • School leaver
  • IT Hobbyist
  • IT Technician role
  • IT Helpdesk roles
  • IT Administration Roles

Looking to study more than one course?

If you are looking at completing more than one Certification in the next 12 months, it might be worthwhile looking at our Course Subscription option. To find out more SUBSCRIPTION OPTIONS

 

Resources Required:

  • Access to the internet with atleast ADSL2 connection
  • MAC or PC computer
  • Basic knowledge of computers i.e be able to surf the internet and be comfortable listening to audio and visuals.

PAYMENT OPTIONS:

  • Payment an be made up-front via credit or debit card, bank transfer or PayPal. Click on the Enrol Now Button to Enrol
  • Contact our learning consultants and they can support you through the enrolment process too.

 

Fees: AUD $995.00

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