Comptia Security+
Boost your career in one of the fastest growing sectors in Industry
Course Overview
CompTIA Security+ certification designates knowledgeable professionals in the field of security, one of the fastest-growing fields in IT. It ensures that security personnel are anticipating security risks and guarding against them. A truly global certification, having this will open doors for you anywhere and eveerywhere.

Organizations that employ CompTIA Security+ certified staff include Hitachi Information Systems (Japan), Trendmicro (Philippines), Lockheed Martin, the U.S. State Department, Prestariang Systems Sdn. Bhd. (Malaysia) and U.S. government contractors such as EDS, General Dynamics and Northrop Grumman. CompTIA Security+ is one of the options for certifications required by the U.S. Department of Defense, for military personnel or military contractors engaged in information assurance activities.CompTIA Security+ is an international, vendor-neutral certification that demonstrates competency in:

  • Network security
  • Compliance and operational security
  • Threats and vulnerabilities
  • Application, data and host security
  • Access control and identity management
  • Cryptography
Course Outline
Module 1
Network Security
Module 2
Compliance and Operational Security
Module 3
Threats and Vulnerabilities
Module 4
Application, Data and Host Security
Module 5
Access Control and Identity Management
Module 6
Cryptography
Test Details
Number of Questions
Maximum of 100 questions
Type of Questions
Multiple choice and performance based
Length of Test
90 minutes
Passing Score
750
(on a scale of 100 - 900)
Recommended Experience
CompTIA Network+ certification and two years of technical networking experience, with an emphasis on security.
Languages
English, Korean, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese
Exam Code
SY0-301
Why
  • Candidate job roles include security architect, security engineer, security consultant/specialist, information assurance technician, security administrator, systems administrator, and network administrator.
  • CompTIA name globally recognized
  • Vendor-neutral
Prerequisites
Although not a prerequisite, we advise that you have at least two years of technical networking experience, with an emphasis on security. The CompTIA Network+ certification is also recommended for those wishing to undertake this course.