Training Series Overview
The CompTIA Security+ (SY0-401) certification establishes knowledgeable professionals in the field of corporate security, one of the fastest-growing fields in IT. Even in a troubled economy, most businesses plan to at least maintain or optimally increase their investment in IT security. CompTIA Security+ is an international, vendor-neutral certification that demonstrates competency in network infrastructure, system security, organizational security and access control.
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Career Path: Security+ provides substantial earnings potential – according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Security Specialists, Administrators and Managers earn over $86,000 per year. Companies that use CompTIA Security+ include Apple, Dell, HP, IBM, Intel, and the U.S. Department of Defense. This certification can lead to jobs as a Security Specialist/Administrator, Security Consultant, Security or Systems Administrator, and Network Administrator.
Series Taught By: Ken Mayer
CompTIA Security+ is the certification globally trusted to validate foundational, vendor-neutral IT security knowledge and skills. As a benchmark for best practices in IT security, this certification covers the essential principles for network security and risk management – making it an important stepping stone of an IT security career. Recommended experience for this certification includes CompTIA Network+ and two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus. No prerequisites required.
Certification Exam Details:
SY0-401: Learn More about this certification exam.
Does this training qualify for college credits?
Yes! This course series does qualify for 3 college credits to be applied towards a degree program offered at American Business and Technology University.
Available CEUs for Course Series Completion: 20
Students can earn up to 20 CEUs for fully completing this course series. This information will be displayed on the certificate of completion.
- Course 01 – Security Fundamentals
- Course 02 – Identifying Security Threats and Vulnerabilities
- Course 03 – Managing Data, Application, and Host Security
- Course 04 – Implementing Network Security
- Course 05 – Implementing Access Control, Authentication, and Account Management
- Course 06 – Managing Certificates
- Course 07 – Implementing Compliance and Operational Security
- Course 08 – Risk Management
- Course 09 – Troubleshooting and Managing Security Incidents
- Course 10 – Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning