CompTIA Security+

In this course, students will build on their 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.


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Course Overview

CompTIA Security+

Course Length:
5 Days
Hours: 40

Comptia Security+ is the most recognized certification in the IT security field. A Comptia Security+ certification proves your ability to competently perform entry-level cybersecurity functions to a potential employer. The New Horizons Comptia Security+ course is specifically designed to build the understanding necessary to pass the SY0-501 exam required to obtain your Security+ certification. Our certified instructors will ensure that you understand;

  • How to detect different types of compromise and scan for vulnerabilities
  • How to configure and deploy components on a network
  • Supporting organizational security and the importance of penetration testing
  • Implementing and designing secure network architectures and systems
  • Configuring identification, access, and management controls
  • Best practices for risk management, and organizational impact
  • Configuring security over wireless networks
  • Public Key Infrastructure

Comptia Security+ is DOD 8570 compliant and is recognized as an appropriate proof of education for many Department of Defense cybersecurity positions.

Target Audience

This course is designed for information technology (IT) professionals who have 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 want to further a career in IT by acquiring foundational knowledge of security topics or using CompTIA Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles. This course is also designed for students who are seeking the CompTIA Security+ certification and who want to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Certification Exam.


To ensure your success in this course, you should have basic Windows user skills and a fundamental understanding of computer and networking concepts.

CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications, or equivalent knowledge, and six to nine months’ experience in networking, including configuring security parameters, are strongly recommended.

Career Oppurtunities

The Security+ certification prepares you for the following positions;

  • Junior IT auditor
  • Network Administrator
  • Security Administrator
  • Security Consultant
  • Security Engineer
  • Security Specialist
  • Systems Administrator

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