CompTIA Security+ Certification Prep

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Overview Cyber security refers to the process of protecting computer systems and digital information from unauthorized access, theft and other …


Cyber security refers to the process of protecting computer systems and digital information from unauthorized access, theft and other unethical activities. Computer defense, on the other hand is the process of taking appropriate precautions in order to prevent computer systems and networks from being attacked. Both of these concepts have become very important in this digital era. Failure to implement both these concepts within organizations would cost millions and put the reputation and confidential information of the organizations at risk. Therefore, organizations have to ensure these two concepts are incorporated properly within their systems and networks.

Organizations around the globe have started to realize the importance of cyber security and dedicate their time towards creating a strong cyber security team within their organizations. There are currently over a million Cyber Security job openings global and the demand is greatly outpacing supply. A career in cyber security is the ideal one for you, if you like challenges, room for progression and a higher salary in your profession. This course is for beginners and IT pros looking to get certified and land an entry level Cyber Security position. This CompTIA security + Certification prep training course will prepare you for the Security + Certification exam by teaching you about real-world cyber threats and defenses. The Security+ exam (SY0-501) covers six domains, and this course helps you understand all of them.

  • Why consider learning at study 365?
  • Learning outcomes
  • Access duration
  • Who is this course aimed at?
  • Entry requirements
  • Method of assessment
  • Certification and awarding body
  • Tutor info
  • Progression and career path
  • Other benefits

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  • Network Security Domain
  • Compliance and Operational Security Domain
  • Threats and Vulnerabilities Domain
  • Applications, Data and Host Security Domain
  • Access Control and Identity Management Domain
  • Cryptography Domain

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

  • IT students
  • Job seekers
  • IT and cyber professionals
  • Learners must be age 16 or over and
  • Should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT.
  • Should have an interest in cyber security and defense

At the end of the course, you will have one assignment to be submitted (you need a mark of 65% to pass) and you can submit the assignment at any time. You will only need to pay £19 for assessment and certification when you submit the assignment. You will receive the results within 72 hours of submittal, and will be sent a certificate in 7-14 days if you have successfully passed.

Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the CompTIA security + certification prep certificate by CPD & iAP. The qualification will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Chad Russell has been in the CyberSecurity industry for over 15 years. He has taught Microsoft Engineering courses as a Certified trainer, managed teams of security engineers and analysts for an internet banking provider, and has been an information security consultant working for companies including SAP, Microsoft and Oracle.

He leads and conducts ‘Security Risk Assessments’ for customers throughout North America with an emphasis on cloud security, identity governance, network security, social engineering, mobile security, breach assessments, database security, and access management.

Over the past 15 years he has held numerous certifications including CISSP, CCNP, MCSE and MCDBA certifications, and has a B.S. in Computer Science from Excelsior College.

This course in CompTIA security + certification prep will help you prepare for the Security + certification exam. With this certificate and the certificate in Security + certification exam certification you can get ahold of many job positions in the IT and cyber security field. You can also use this certificate to progress further in your career by demanding for job promotions and salary increments from your employer. The job positions you can get ahold of with this course, along with the average UK salary according to, is given below,

  • Software developer – £30,661 per annum
  • Software engineer – £34,671 per annum
  • Information Technology (IT) architect – £59,124 per annum
  • Information security analyst – £33,317 per annum
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  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
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  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

Course Curriculum

1. Network Security Domain
Networking 101 00:00:00
LAN Security 00:00:00
Firewalls 00:00:00
IDS – Video 00:00:00
Transport Layer Security 00:00:00
IPSec 00:00:00
NAC 00:00:00
Advanced IDS 00:00:00
Advanced Perimeter Security 00:00:00
2. Compliance and Operational Security Domain
Principles of Security 00:00:00
Risk Management 00:00:00
Physical Security 00:00:00
Environmental Security 00:00:00
Data Classification 00:45:00
Operational Security 00:00:00
Incident Response 00:00:00
Change Management 00:00:00
Disaster Recovery 00:00:00
Forensics 00:00:00
3. Threats and Vulnerabilities Domain
Malware 101 00:00:00
Cyberattacks 00:00:00
DNS Security 00:00:00
Social Engineering 00:00:00
Wireless Attacks 00:00:00
Advanced Wireless Security 00:00:00
Cross Site Scripting – XSS Attacks 00:00:00
Buffer Overflows 00:00:00
Security Testing Tools 00:00:00
Security Information and Event Management 00:00:00
Platform Hardening and Baselining 00:00:00
Honeypots 00:00:00
4. Applications, Data and Host Security Domain
Application Design Flaws and Bugs 00:00:00
Mobile Security and Device Management 00:00:00
Key Management 00:00:00
Virtualization and Cloud Security 00:00:00
Securing Storage and Storage Platforms 00:00:00
Information Lifecycle Management 00:00:00
Hacking IoT 00:00:00
Securing the Power Grid 00:00:00
5. Access Control and Identity Management Domain
Access Controls 00:00:00
Kerberos 00:00:00
Single Sign On 00:00:00
Identity Federation 00:00:00
Id Governance 00:00:00
6. Cryptography Domain
Encryption 00:00:00
Advanced Cryptography 00:00:00
Message Authentication Codes 00:00:00
Crypto Algorithms 00:00:00
A Note On Salting 00:00:00
Public Key Infrastructure 00:00:00
PKI Management 00:00:00

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    Amina Jordan

    May 13, 2019 - 3:29pm
    Very Engaging and Coordinated Course

    A great prep up course on cyber threats and defense. The modules are well narrated with great consideration to quality. The support team should also be appreciated on their efforts.

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    Henry Rand

    January 31, 2019 - 4:37pm
    Fantastic Course

    This online course gave me an extensive knowledge in CompTIA security to boost up my cyber career. Fantastic course.

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