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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 course material reflects what is going to be on the exam. Due to the upcoming changes, all courses starting after 4/30/2021 will be SYO-601 based. It is noted in the section notes if SYO-501 or SYO-601 material is being taught. If it is SYO-501, students can test until July 31, 2021. 

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 (Central Time)
8:30AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Aug 08, 2022 to Aug 12, 2022
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Special Offering  
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes

This is a private Boeing course taking place in-person. Class will take place in Oklahoma City @ SpringHill Suites by Marriott, Dell City, OK.

Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
T, Th
Time (Central Time)
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Aug 23, 2022 to Sep 22, 2022
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time (Central Time)
9:00AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Sep 12, 2022 to Sep 16, 2022
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, W
Time (Central Time)
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Oct 10, 2022 to Nov 09, 2022
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time (Central Time)
9:00AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Nov 07, 2022 to Nov 11, 2022
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
T, Th
Time (Central Time)
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Nov 08, 2022 to Dec 15, 2022
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
33.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time (Central Time)
9:00AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Dec 05, 2022 to Dec 09, 2022
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, W
Time (Central Time)
9:00AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Dec 05, 2022 to Jan 18, 2023
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
60.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time (Central Time)
9:00AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Jan 23, 2023 to Jan 27, 2023
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
T, Th
Time (Central Time)
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Feb 14, 2023 to Mar 16, 2023
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time (Central Time)
9:00AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Feb 27, 2023 to Mar 03, 2023
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, W
Time (Central Time)
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Mar 20, 2023 to Apr 19, 2023
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
T, Th
Time (Central Time)
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Apr 18, 2023 to May 18, 2023
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time (Central Time)
9:00AM to 4:30PM
Dates
May 01, 2023 to May 05, 2023
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
T, Th
Time (Central Time)
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
May 16, 2023 to Jun 15, 2023
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time (Central Time)
9:00AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Jun 05, 2023 to Jun 09, 2023
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, W
Time (Central Time)
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Jun 12, 2023 to Jul 17, 2023
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time (Central Time)
9:00AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Jul 17, 2023 to Jul 21, 2023
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time (Central Time)
9:00AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Aug 07, 2023 to Aug 11, 2023
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
T, Th
Time (Central Time)
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Aug 22, 2023 to Sep 21, 2023
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time (Central Time)
9:00AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Sep 11, 2023 to Sep 15, 2023
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time (Central Time)
9:00AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Oct 09, 2023 to Oct 13, 2023
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time (Central Time)
9:00AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Nov 06, 2023 to Nov 10, 2023
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
T, Th
Time (Central Time)
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Nov 07, 2023 to Dec 14, 2023
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Title
CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
Type
Instructor-Led
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time (Central Time)
9:00AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Dec 04, 2023 to Dec 08, 2023
Schedule and Location
# of Course Hours
30.0
Delivery Option
Course Fee(s)
Rate non-credit $2,995.00
Potential Discount(s)
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