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Course Description

Bootcamp 30 hours 3 CEUs $2,995

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, the application and testing process, as well as key test topics and practice questions. 

Security+ version SYO-601 is being replaced with SYO-701, students can still sit for the SYO-601 exam until the end of June 2024. The SLU Workforce Center sections of Security+ will cover SYO-601 through February 2024, starting in March of 2024, sections will cover SY)-701. If you need a specific version or you have a group that needs a specific version please let us know.

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. 

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

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CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
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5:30PM to 8:30PM
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Mar 18, 2024 to Apr 17, 2024
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30.0
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Rate non-credit $2,995.00
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CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
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Instructor-Led
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M, T, W, Th, F
Time (Central Time)
9:00AM to 4:30PM
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Mar 25, 2024 to Mar 29, 2024
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30.0
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CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
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Instructor-Led
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Apr 16, 2024 to May 16, 2024
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CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
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Apr 29, 2024 to May 03, 2024
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CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
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May 14, 2024 to Jun 13, 2024
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CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
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Jun 10, 2024 to Jul 17, 2024
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CompTIA Security+ Bootcamp
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