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CompTIA™ Security+ Certification Training (Voucher Included)

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Hours to Complete Course : 80 Hours

Course Length : 6 Months

DOB Approved : No

Voucher Included : No

Average Salary : N/A

Sectors: Security

The Security+ training course will assist you in preparing for the CompTIA Security+ certification SY0-601 exam through comprehensive material that covers the key objectives and fundamentals to perform core security functions while pursuing an information technology-based career. Successful completion of this course will allow you to assess an organization's security strength while recommending and implementing appropriate security solutions based on those assessments. Learners will be able to monitor and secure various security environments like cloud, mobile, and IoT (Internet of Things) in addition to obtaining an awareness of applicable laws, policies, and compliance standards. Also, you will be able to identify, analyze, and properly respond to security incidents.

Cybersecurity skills are applicable in a variety of IT (Information Technology) positions and have become imperative in security-related roles. With an estimated 31 percent employment increase projected over the next ten years according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for security professionals is high. Learning comprehensive workplace security skills allows you to become a knowledgeable go-to source for reducing liabilities, risk, and other expenses for an organization.

This course offers enrollment with or without a voucher. The voucher is prepaid access to sit for the certifying exam upon eligibility. After completing the course, you can set up your own exam dates and times at a nearby testing center.


What you will learn

  • How to calculate, test, and manage risk, respond to incidents, and implement security protocols on all types of devices.
  • Secure authentication methods, services, and protocols, and approved authorization models.
  • Administrative principles and techniques to raise security awareness.
  • Cryptography concepts and protocols, computer forensics, and public key infrastructure (PKI).

How you will benefit

  • Build the knowledge you need to take the CompTIA? Security+ exam.
  • Gain experience that will be invaluable to your current or potential employers.
  • Receive a certificate of completion to prove your newfound skills.
  • Prepare for a career as an information assurance technician, security consultant, forensic analyst, and more.
  1. Introduction
    1. Welcome
      1. About the Course
      2. About the Certification
  2. Security Foundations
    1. Introduction to Security
      1. Key Terms: Introduction to Security
      2. Flashcards: Introduction to Security
      3. Readings and Resources: Introduction to Security
      4. Slide Deck: Introduction to Security
      5. Self-Assessment: Introduction to Security
      6. Critical Questions: Introduction to Security
      7. Supplemental Projects: Introduction to Security
      8. Complimentary Lecture Prep: Introduction to Security
      9. Access Complimentary Lectures - Security Foundations
      10. Key Terms Practice Quiz: Introduction to Security
      11. Quiz: Part 1
    2. Threat Management
      1. Key Terms: Threat Management
      2. Flashcards: Threat Management
      3. Readings and Resources: Threat Management
      4. Slide Deck: Threat Management
      5. Self-Assessment: Threat Management
      6. Critical Questions: Threat Management
      7. Supplemental Projects: Threat Management
      8. Complimentary Lecture Prep: Threat Management
      9. Access Complimentary Lectures - Threat Management
      10. Key Terms Practice Quiz: Threat Management
      11. Quiz: Part 2
  3. Security and Protection
    1. Threats and Attacks
      1. Key Terms: Threats and Attacks
      2. Flashcards: Threats and Attacks
      3. Readings and Resources: Threats and Attacks
      4. Slide Deck: Threats and Attacks
      5. Self-Assessment: Threats and Attacks
      6. Critical Questions: Threats and Attacks
      7. Supplemental Projects: Threats and Attacks
      8. Complimentary Lecture Prep: Threats and Attacks
      9. Access Complimentary Lectures - Threats and Attacks
      10. Key Terms Practice Quiz: Threats and Attacks
      11. Quiz: Part 3
    2. Endpoint Application Development
      1. Key Terms: Endpoint Application Development
      2. Flashcards: Endpoint Application Development
      3. Readings and Resources: Endpoint Application Development
      4. Slide Deck: Endpoint Application Development
      5. Self-Assessment: Endpoint Application Development
      6. Critical Questions: Endpoint Application Development
      7. Supplemental Projects: Endpoint Application Development
      8. Complimentary Lecture Prep: Endpoint Application Development
      9. Access Complimentary Lectures - Endpoint Application Development
      10. Key Terms Practice Quiz: Endpoint Application Development
      11. Quiz: Part 4
    3. Mobile Device Security
      1. Key Terms: Mobile Device Security
      2. Flashcards: Mobile Device Security
      3. Readings and Resources: Mobile Device Security
      4. Slide Deck: Mobile Device Security
      5. Self-Assessment: Mobile Device Security
      6. Critical Questions: Mobile Device Security
      7. Supplemental Projects: Mobile Device Security
      8. Complimentary Lecture Prep: Mobile Device Security
      9. Access Complimentary Lectures - Mobile Device Security
      10. Key Terms Practice Quiz: Mobile Device Security
      11. Quiz: Part 5
  4. Cryptography
    1. The Basics
      1. Key Terms: The Basics
      2. Flashcards: The Basics
      3. Readings and Resources: The Basics
      4. Slide Deck: The Basics
      5. Self-Assessment: The Basics
      6. Critical Questions: The Basics
      7. Supplemental Projects: The Basics
      8. Complimentary Lecture Prep: The Basics
      9. Access Complimentary Lectures - The Basics
      10. Key Terms Practice Quiz: The Basics
      11. Quiz: Part 6
    2. Part 7: Keys and Protocols
      1. Key Terms: Keys and Protocols
      2. Flashcards: Keys and Protocols
      3. Readings and Resources: Keys and Protocols
      4. Slide Deck: Keys and Protocols
      5. Self-Assessment: Keys and Protocols
      6. Critical Questions: Keys and Protocols
      7. Supplemental Projects: Keys and Protocols
      8. Complimentary Lecture Prep: Keys and Protocols
      9. Access Complimentary Lectures - Keys and Protocols
      10. Key Terms Practice Quiz: Keys and Protocols
      11. Quiz: Part 7
  5. Security on Networks
    1. Networking Threats
      1. Key Terms: Networking Threats
      2. Flashcards: Networking Threats
      3. Readings and Resources: Networking Threats
      4. Slide Deck: Networking Threats
      5. Self-Assessment: Networking Threats
      6. Critical Questions: Networking Threats
      7. Supplemental Projects: Network Threats
      8. Complimentary Lecture Prep: Network Threats
      9. Access Complimentary Lectures = Networking Threats
      10. Key Terms Practice Quiz: Networking Threats
      11. Quiz: Part 8
    2. Network Applications
      1. Key Terms: Network Applications
      2. Flashcards: Networking Applications
      3. Readings and Resources: Network Applications
      4. Slide Deck: Network Applications
      5. Self-Assessment: Network Applications
      6. Critical Questions: Network Applications
      7. Supplemental Projects: Network Applications
      8. Complimentary Lecture Prep: Network Applications
      9. Access Complimentary Lectures - Networking Applications
      10. Key Terms Practice Quiz: Networking Applications
      11. Quiz: Part 9
    3. Cloud and Virtualization
      1. Key Terms: Cloud and Virtualization
      2. Flashcards: Cloud and Virtualization
      3. Readings and Resources: Cloud and Virtualization
      4. Slide Deck: Cloud and Virtualization
      5. Self-Assessment: Cloud and Virtualization
      6. Critical Questions: Cloud and Virtualization
      7. Supplemental Projects: Cloud and Virtualization
      8. Complimentary Lecture Prep: Cloud and Virtualization
      9. Access Complimentary Lectures - Cloud and Virtualization
      10. Key Terms Practice Quiz: Cloud and Virtualization
      11. Quiz: Part 10
    4. Wireless Networks
      1. Key Terms: Wireless Networks
      2. Flashcards: Wireless Networks
      3. Readings and Resources: Wireless Security
      4. Slide Deck: Wireless Networks
      5. Self-Assessment: Wireless Networks
      6. Critical Questions: Wireless Network
      7. Supplemental Projects: Wireless Security
      8. Complimentary Lecture Prep: Wireless Security
      9. Access Complimentary Lectures - Wireless Networking
      10. Key Terms Practice Quiz: Wireless Security
      11. Quiz: Part 11
  6. Enterprise Security
    1. Authentication
      1. Key Terms: Authentication
      2. Flashcards: Authentication
      3. Readings and Resources: Authentication
      4. Slide Deck: Authentication
      5. Self-Assessment: Authentication
      6. Critical Questions: Authentication
      7. Supplemental Projects: Authentication
      8. Complimentary Lecture Prep: Authentication
      9. Access Complimentary Lectures = Authentication
      10. Key Terms Practice Quiz: Authentication
      11. Quiz: Part 12
    2. Incidents
      1. Key Terms: Incidents
      2. Flashcards: Incidents
      3. Readings and Resources: Incidents
      4. Slide Deck: Incidents
      5. Self-Assessment: Incidents
      6. Critical Questions: Incidents
      7. Supplemental Projects: Incidents
      8. Complimentary Lecture Prep: Incidents
      9. Access Complimentary Lectures = Incidents
      10. Key Terms Practice Quiz: Incidents
      11. Quiz: Part 13
    3. Resilience
      1. Key Terms: Resilience
      2. Key Terms: Resilience
      3. Flashcards: Resilience
      4. Slide Deck: Resilience
      5. Self-Assessment: Resilience
      6. Critical Questions: Resilience
      7. Supplemental Projects: Resilience
      8. Complimentary Lecture Prep: Resilience
      9. Access Complimentary Lectures = Resilience
      10. Key Terms Practice Quiz: Resilience
      11. Quiz: Part 14
    4. Risk Management
      1. Key Terms: Risk Management
      2. Flashcards: Risk Management
      3. Readings and Resources: Risk Management
      4. Slide Deck: Risk Management
      5. Self-Assessment: Risk Management
      6. Critical Questions: Risk Management
      7. Supplemental Projects: Risk Management
      8. Complimentary Lecture Prep: Risk Management
      9. Access Complimentary Lectures = Risk Management
      10. Key Terms Practice Quiz: Risk Management
      11. Quiz: Part 15
  7. Conclusion
    1. Final Exam
    2. Completion Confirmation

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.
  • Mac users are encouraged to have access to a Windows environment on their device.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment. The following textbook will be shipped to you approximately 7-10 business days after enrollment:

  • CompTIA Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals

It is recommended to have at least two years of technical networking experience with an emphasis on security.


Jeff Rees has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry. Jeff's expertise covers a wide range of technical skills in the field of immersive technology, such as virtual reality, augmented reality, spatial computing, and holograms. He manages, creates, and delivers high-quality augmented and virtual reality technology experiences that enhance knowledge retention and engagement for learners. Jeff capitalizes on his multifaceted technical knowledge with his passion for implementing immersive solutions, which has given him a proven track record of producing one-of-a-kind solutions for clients. Jeff has previously served as a senior vice president of operations, chief technology officer, and technical director for diverse technology companies. Jeff has also taught numerous computer courses during his career. Jeff holds a bachelor's degree from DeVry University in Computer Sciences with an emphasis in Simulation Design.


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Does this course prepare for a certification?

The ed2go CompTIA Online Training courses give you the training for the exam. Once you complete your online course work, you can move forward to take the certification exam. CompTIA certification testing is administered by third-party vendors such as Prometric and Virtual University Enterprises (VUE), two leading providers of technology-based testing. Both offer a network of computer-based testing centers with thousands of locations worldwide.

Which version of the Exam does the course prepare?

The CompTIA Certification exams typically update every few years. Please check with an Enrollment Representative to confirm the version listed in the description is current or if a new version is upcoming.

When can I start the course?

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

How long does it take to complete this course?

This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my course within the time frame provided?

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact the student advising team to see what options you may have available to work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

What kind of support will I receive?

The course instructor will be available by email to answer any questions and provide feedback on your performance. Occasionally, your course may be supported by a team of industry experts. You will also receive support from the student advising team.

What happens when I complete the course?

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Am I guaranteed a job?

This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

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This course is non-credit, so it does not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more about financial assistance.

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The majority of labs can be done using the online lab system. You'll receive a link to schedule the lab for each course section that includes a lab.