Our Security+ Prep Course prepares you for the Security+ certification exam based on the SY0-401 exam,This 5-day course is intended for those wishing to qualify with CompTIA Security+ Certification. Security+ is foundation-level certification designed for IT administrator with 2 years’ experience whose job role is focused on system security.The CompTIA Security+ exam will certify that the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to identify risk, to participate in risk mitigation activities, and to provide infrastructure, application, information, and operational security. In addition, the successful candidate will apply security controls to maintain confidentiality, integrity, and availability, identify appropriate technologies and products, troubleshoot security events and incidents, and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations.


This course will teach you the fundamental principles of identifying risk and implementing security controls and help you to progress a career in IT security administration. It will prepare you to take the CompTIA Security+ exam by providing 100% coverage of the objectives and content examples listed on the syllabus. Study of the course can act as groundwork for more advanced training.

On completion, you will be able to:

  • Identify network attack strategies and defences.
  • Understand the principles of organisational security and the elements of effective security policies.
  • Know the technologies and uses of cryptographic standards and products.
  • Identify network – and host-based security technologies and practices.
  • Describe how wireless and remote access security is enforced.
  • Describe the standard and products used to enforce security on web and communications technologies.
  • Identify strategies for ensuring business continuity, fault tolerance, and disaster recovery.


Module 1: Security Threats and Controls

  • Security Controls
  • Lab: Hyper-V
  • Threats and Attacks
  • Lab: Trojans and Malware Protection
  • Network Attacks
  • Lab: Network Vulnerabilities
  • Assessment Tools and Techniques
  • Lab: Baseline Security Analyser

Module 2: Cryptography and Access Control

  • Cryptography
  • Lab: Steganography
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • Lab: Configuring Certificate Services
  • Password Authentication
  • Lab: Password Sniffing
  • Strong Authentication
  • Authorisation and Account Management

Module 3: Network Security

  • Secure Network Design
  • Security Appliances and Applications
  • Wireless Network Security
  • VPN and Remote Access Security
  • Lab: Configuring a VPN
  • Network Application Security
  • Lab: Attacks Against DHCP and DNS

Module 4: Host, Data, and Application Security

  • Host Security
  • Lab: Network Access Protection
  • Data Security
  • Lab: Data Leakage Prevention
  • Web Services Security
  • Lab: HTTP and HTTPS
  • Web Application Security
  • Lab: Web Application Vulnerabilities
  • Virtualisation and Cloud Security

Module 5: Operational Security

  • Site Security
  • Mobile and Embedded Device Security
  • Risk Management
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Incident Response and Forensics
  • Lab: Computer Forensic Tools
  • Security Policies and Training
  • Lab: Scenario Questions


Candidates for the Security+ certification (SY0-401)


5 Days