Security+

This course will help you progress your IT and network administration knowledge and help you understand systems security. Successful completion of this course means you would be well placed to go on and gain the CompTIA Security+ qualification.

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Is this for you?

This course is great for anyone looking to work as an IT Technician, Security Engineer, IT Security Consultant, IT Manager or Network Administrator. Also good for those wanting to gain the CompTIA Security+ certification exam, SY0-401.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 70 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

Blended, distance learning, in centre

Training Type

course

Duration

70 hours or 2 weeks full-time study

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About this course

Security+ is an online IT training course designed to help you learn about systems security, network security, access control and managing risk. Each online training session will guide you through step-by-step and help you learn everything you need to know to go on and gain your CompTIA certification SY0-401.

If you’d like to work in roles such as IT Security Consultant, Network Administrator, this course will ensure you’re well placed to achieve your IT career goals.

The course is online so you can study wherever, and whenever you choose and you’ll still have full support of the Pitman Training Course Advisors. One student said of this course "Extremely easy to follow and well constructed. Fun, too! I really enjoyed this element of my course."

To discuss this course or any of our online IT training, call us today!

There are seven sessions within this online IT Security+ course:

Lesson One – Introduction, Security Principles, Risk Analysis, Risk Mitigation, Incident Response, Security Policies, Security Awareness Training;

Lesson Two – Business Continuity, Network Infrastructure Devices, Network Services, Network Design, TCP/IP, Network Protocols and Ports;

Lesson Three – Understanding Firewalls, Additional Network Components, Understanding Wireless, Application Security, Data and Database Servers, Understanding Authentication, Authentication Services;

Lesson Four  - Cryptography 101, Cryptographic Tools and Products, Public Key Infrastructure, Authentication  Attacks, Wired Network Attacks, Wireless Network Attacks;

Lesson Five – Application Attacks, Database Vulnerabilities, Server Attacks, Malware, Social Engineering, Additional Attacks;

Lesson Six – Detecting Attacks, Automated Detection, Physcial Security, Environmental Controls, Secure Administration, Server Hardening;

Lesson Seven – Port Security, Vulnerability Scanning, Application Security and Hardening, Update and Patch Management, Virtualisation, Disaster Recovery.

 

Aims and Objectives

This online IT Security course is designed to help you increase your understanding of how to secure an IT network.

The course is designed to prepare you for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam, SY0-401.

Pre-Requisites

Before starting this training course, it would be ideal for you to have existing IT skills and knowledge, preferably having done the Network+ course. 

 

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: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • 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*).

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

 

 

Career Path

This renowned CompTIA certification will help set you on the path to a rewarding IT career. With this training and experience you could work towards jobs such as Information Security Analyst, Support Technician, Nework Engineer and Security Engineer. 

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