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Course Description

This course provides a review of topics and exam preparation for the CompTIA Security+ Exam. The Security+ exam validates knowledge and understanding of foundation level security standards. It is an international vendor-neutral security certification widely used to demonstrate both compliance and competence in the security industry. The course reviews all areas of the Security+ exam including systems security, network infrastructure, access control, assessments and audits, cryptography and organizational security In addition, the application and testing process as well as key test topics and practice questions. 

Course Outline

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Security+ Application Process
    • Security+ Testing Process
    • Security+ Preparation
  • Networking Basics and Terminology
  • Introduction to Security Terminology
  • Security Policies and Standards
  • Types of Attacks
  • System Security Threats
  •  Mitigating Security Threats
  • Implementing System Security
  • Securing the Network Infrastructure
  • Wireless Networking and Security
  • Authentication
  • Access Control
  • Introduction to Cryptography
  • Managing a Public Key Infrastructure
  • Physical Security
  • Risk Analysis
  • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
  • Introduction to Computer Forensics
  • Security Assessment and Audits
  • Understanding Monitoring and Auditing

Learner Outcomes

CompTIA Security+ Certification provides a global benchmark for best practices in IT security across all vendor products.  The performance-based certification validates knowledge of network security, compliance and operational security, threats and vulnerabilities, application, data and host security and identity management.

Additional Information

SLU's CompTIA Security+ Course Kit: (included in the course fee):

  • CompTIA Authorized Quality Curriculum (CAQC)
  • Realistic Exam Preparation Software with over 300+ practice questions

Electronic content includes:

  • 300+ practice exam questions
  • Pre-assessment exam
  • Test engine that provides full-length practice exams and customized quizzes by chapter
  • Video clips
  • Security Audit Checklist
  • Review Guide
  • URL Reference List
  • PDF copies of both books

Exam Details CompTIA Security+:

  • Maximum of 90 questions
  • Multiple choice and performance-based
  • Length of test: 90 minutes
  • Passing score is 750 (on a scale of 100-900)

The Academic Unit Eligibility is based on contact hours, level of difficulty and certification exam results. Please note that college credit eligibility is a formal academic process that is unconnected to SLU’s Workforce Center.  We encourage all students to email their official exam results to info@workforcecenter.slu.edu so we can house pass/fail results in their student portal for verification.

Prerequisites

SEC100 Information Security Essentials or equivalent experience

Duration

30 Hours | 5 Days or 10 Nights

Testimonials

"The staff stuck with me to help me get my certification and for that I am grateful." - NGA

"Great class! Tim is a knowledgeable instructor." - Boeing

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time
9:00AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Jul 20, 2020 to Jul 24, 2020
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Section Fees
Security+ Exam Voucher - $221 $221.00 Optional
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes
IMPORTANT NOTE: Course price does not include the Exam Voucher. Also, the Exam Voucher is not eligible for payment by Boeing LTP. 
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
T, Th
Time
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Jul 21, 2020 to Aug 20, 2020
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Section Fees
Security+ Exam Voucher - $221 $221.00 Optional
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes
IMPORTANT NOTE: Course price does not include the Exam Voucher. Also, the Exam Voucher is not eligible for payment by Boeing LTP. 
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time
9:00AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Aug 17, 2020 to Aug 21, 2020
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Section Fees
Security+ Exam Voucher - $221 $221.00 Optional
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes
IMPORTANT NOTE: Course price does not include the Exam Voucher. Also, the Exam Voucher is not eligible for payment by Boeing LTP. 
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
T, Th
Time
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Aug 25, 2020 to Sep 24, 2020
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Section Fees
Security+ Exam Voucher - $221 $221.00 Optional
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes
IMPORTANT NOTE: Course price does not include the Exam Voucher. Also, the Exam Voucher is not eligible for payment by Boeing LTP. 
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time
9:00AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Sep 14, 2020 to Sep 18, 2020
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Section Fees
Security+ Exam Voucher - $221 $221.00 Optional
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes
IMPORTANT NOTE: Course price does not include the Exam Voucher. Also, the Exam Voucher is not eligible for payment by Boeing LTP. 
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, W
Time
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Oct 12, 2020 to Nov 11, 2020
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Section Fees
Security+ Exam Voucher - $221 $221.00 Optional
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes
IMPORTANT NOTE: Course price does not include the Exam Voucher. Also, the Exam Voucher is not eligible for payment by Boeing LTP. 
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Review/Test Prep
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
T, Th
Time
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Nov 10, 2020 to Nov 19, 2020
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
T, Th
Time
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Dec 01, 2020 to Dec 17, 2020
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Section Fees
Security+ Exam Voucher - $221 $221.00 Optional
Potential Discount(s)