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CompTIA Security+ CertMaster - Self-paced

  • Length Self-paced / 365 days
Course overview
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Why study this course

CompTIA Security+ is a global certification that validates the baseline skills necessary to improve baseline security readiness and incident response by applying current best practices for preventing and addressing today’s threats.

CompTIA Security+ validates core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role, and emphasising vendor-neutral, hands-on practical skills, ensuring the security professional is better prepared to problem solve a wider variety of today’s complex issues faced by organisationssuch as improving baseline security readiness and incident response by applying best practices for preventing and addressing the latest attacks, threats, and vulnerabilities.

This self-paced course is a comprehensive eLearning experience that helps you gain the knowledge and practical skills necessary to be successful on your CompTIA certification exam (optional), and in your IT career.

Instructional lessons are combined with videos, practice questions, and performance-based questions to provide hours of engaging and interactive content aligned with the CompTIA exam objectives.

  • Lessons cover all exam objectives with integrated videos

  • Hundreds of practice questions test your knowledge

  • Performance-based questions apply what you’ve learned in a scenario

  • Flashcards ensure you know the terminology and acronyms required for the exam

  • The Learning Plan keeps you on track with your studies

CompTIA CertMaster Labs for Security+ (Exam SY0-601) enable hands-on practice and skills development using real equipment and software accessed through a remote, browser-based lab environment to make it easy for learners to practice and apply their skills in real workplace scenarios in preparation for the certification exam.

All lab activities include gradable assessments, offer feedback and hints, and provide a score based on learner inputs, ultimately guiding you to the most correct and efficient path through job tasks.

Includes: 12 months' access to CertMaster Learn and CertMaster Labs for Security+

Please note: The exam is not included in the course fee but can be purchased separately.

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What you’ll learn

The CompTIA Security+ certification exam (optional) will verify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to:

  • assess the security posture of an enterprise environment and recommend and implement appropriate security solutions

  • monitor and secure hybrid environments, including cloud, mobile, and IoT

  • operate with an awareness of applicable laws and policies, including principles of governance, risk, and compliance

  • identify, analyse, and respond to security events and incidents

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Quality instructors and content

Expert instructors with real world experience and the latest vendor- approved in-depth course content.

Partner-Preferred Supplier

Chosen and awarded by the world’s leading vendors as preferred training partner.

Ahead of the technology curve

No matter your chosen technologies or platforms, we can help you stay one step ahead.

Who is the course for?

  • Security Administrator

  • Systems Administrator

  • Helpdesk Manager / Analyst

  • Security Analyst

  • Network / Cloud Engineer

  • IT Auditors

  • Security Engineer

  • IT Project Manager

  • Security Officer

  • Information Security Manager

  • DevOps / Software Developer

  • Security Architect

Course subjects

  • Lesson 1: Comparing Security Roles and Security Controls

  • Lesson 2: Explaining Threat Actors and Threat Intelligence

  • Lesson 3: Performing Security Assessments

  • Lesson 4: Identifying Social Engineering and Malware

  • Lesson 5: Summarising Basic Cryptographic Concepts

  • Lesson 6: Implementing Public Key Infrastructure

  • Lesson 7: Implementing Authentication Controls

  • Lesson 8: Implementing Identity and Account Management Controls

  • Lesson 9: Implementing Secure Network Designs

  • Lesson 10: Implementing Network Security Appliances

  • Lesson 11: Implementing Secure Network Protocols

  • Lesson 12: Implementing Host Security Solutions

  • Lesson 13: Implementing Secure Mobile Solutions

  • Lesson 14: Summarising Secure Application Concepts

  • Lesson 15: Implementing Secure Cloud Solutions

  • Lesson 16: Explaining Data Privacy and Protection Concepts

  • Lesson 17: Performing Incident Response

  • Lesson 18: Explaining Digital Forensics

  • Lesson 19: Summarising Risk Management Concepts

  • Lesson 20: Implementing Cybersecurity Resilience

  • Lesson 21: Explaining Physical Security


  • Basic Microsoft Windows user skills

  • Basic Windows and Linux Administrator skills

  • Ability to implement fundamental networking and IP addressing concepts

  • It is strongly recommended to have a minimum of 12 months' working experience in network administration (including configuring security parameters)

  • CompTIA A+ and Network+ are also recommended but not required

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The supply of this course by DDLS is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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