Is This for You?

This course is essential for IT professionals in the cybersecurity industry whose primary responsibility is to secure complex enterprise environments.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 60 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date
Study Type
In centre, online, or a combination
Training Type
60 hours or 3 weeks full-time

About This Course

This course is designed for IT professionals who want to acquire the technical knowledge and skills needed to conceptualise, engineer, integrate, and implement secure solutions across complex enterprise environments.

You will expand on your knowledge of information security to apply more advanced principles that will keep an organisation safe from the many ways it can be threatened. You will develop the skill set needed to confidently perform the duties of an advanced security professional.

Additionally, the course will prepare you to take the CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CAS-003) certification examination.*

*The exam will need to be organised separately.

Modules in this course

Module 1: Explore various business and industry influences along with their associated security risks

Module 2: Compare various critical security and privacy policies and procedures that represent organisational requirements

Module 3: Execute risk mitigation strategies and controls in a given scenario

Module 4: Analyse different risk metric situations for enterprise security

Module 5: Explore integration of network and security components, concepts, and architectures

Module 6: Explore integration of security controls for host devices to meet security requirements

Module 7: Analyze ways to integrate security controls for mobile and small form factor devices to meet security requirements

Module 8: Investigate security controls in various application vulnerability scenarios

Module 9: Explore enterprise security operations and methods for conducting effective security assessments

Module 10: Implement incident response and recovery procedures in various scenarios

Module 11: Integrate hosts, storage, networks, and applications into a secure enterprise

Module 12: Integrate cloud and virtualization technologies into a secure enterprise architecture

Module 13: Integrate and troubleshoot advanced authentication and authorization technologies in support of enterprise security initiatives and goals

Module 14: Implement various cryptographic techniques in different scenarios

Module 15: Deploy appropriate controls to secure communications and collaboration solutions

Module 16: Understand the importance of applying research methods to determine industry trends and their impact on the enterprise

Module 17: Survey security activities across the technology and software development life cycles

Module 18: Explore interaction across diverse business units to achieve security goals

Certification Test Preparation

With our Test Preparation module, you can assess your knowledge of the skills and competencies and readiness for the CompTIA certification exam. The Practice Test can be taken in both Study and Certification modes.

Study mode is designed to maximise learning by not only testing your knowledge of the material, but by providing feedback on your answer choices and additional information on the topics presented.

Certification mode is designed to test your knowledge of the material within a structured testing environment, similar to what you will experience when you take the CompTIA certification exam.

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Aims and Objectives

This course is designed for those who need to implement secure solutions across complex enterprise environments, as well as IT professionals seeking the CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+) certification.


This course is intended for those who are already working as IT professionals and who ideally hold the CompTIA Security+ certification.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: –


  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

Funding & Grants:

There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the Skills Development Scotland ITAs and the ReAct programme in Wales. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.

We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

Career Path

CASP+ CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (exam CAS-003) is the course you will need to take if your job responsibilities include securing complex enterprise environments.

What's the Difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.