CompTIA® Security+® (Exam SY0-501) is the primary course you will need to take if your job responsibilities include securing network services, devices, and traffic in your organization. You can also take this course to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination. In this course, you will build on your knowledge of and professional experience with security fundamentals, networks, and organizational security as you acquire the specific skills required to implement basic security services on any type of computer network.
This course is targeted toward the information technology (IT) professional who has networking and administrative skills in Windows®-based Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) networks; familiarity with other operating systems, such as macOS®, Unix, or Linux; and who wants to further a career in IT by acquiring foundational knowledge of security topics; preparing for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination; or using Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles.
To ensure your success in this course, you should possess basic Windows user skills and a fundamental understanding of computer and networking concepts. You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking one of the following Logical Operations courses:
Using Microsoft® Windows® 10
Microsoft® Windows® 10 Transition from Windows® 7
CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications, or equivalent knowledge, and six to nine months’ experience in networking, including configuring security parameters, are strongly recommended
Additional introductory courses or work experience in application development and programming, or in network and operating system administration for any software platform or system, are helpful but not required:
Microsoft® Windows® Server 2016: Install, Store, and Compute
Microsoft® Windows® Server 2016: Networking
Microsoft® Windows® Server 2016: Identity
*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware. Course to run is subject to a minimum enrollment. If the minimum is not met this class may run as a virtual instructor led class live on line. If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-775-0244.