Training: CompTIA Security+

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The CompTIA Security+ exam will certify that the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to identify risk, to participate in risk mitigation activities, and to provide infrastructure, application, information, and operational security. In addition, the successful candidate will apply security controls to maintain confidentiality, integrity, and availability, identify appropriate technologies and products, troubleshoot security events and incidents, and operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations.

Participant profiles

  • Consultants and network engineers
  • Security administrators
  • System administrators
  • Security analysts


  • Identify network attack strategies and defences
  • Understand the principles of organisational security and the elements of effective security policies
  • Know the technologies and uses of cryptographic standards and products
  • Identify network – and host-based security technologies and practices
  • Describe how wireless and remote access security is enforced
  • Describe the standard and products used to enforce security on web and communications technologies
  • Identify strategies for ensuring business continuity, fault tolerance, and disaster recovery


  • Having followed or the knowledge covered by the trainings: CompTIA A+ et CompTIA Network+

Course content

Module 1: Security Fundamentals
  • Lesson 1: Security concepts
  • Lesson 2: Risk management
  • Lesson 3: Vulnerability assessment
Module 2: Understanding attacks
  • Lesson 1: Understanding attackers
  • Lesson 2: Social engineering
  • Lesson 3: Malware
  • Lesson 4: Network attacks
  • Lesson 5: Application attacks
Module 3: Cryptography
  • Lesson 1: Cryptography concepts
  • Lesson 2: Public key infrastructure
Module 4: Network fundamentals
  • Lesson 1: Network components
  • Lesson 2: Network addressing
  • Lesson 3: Network ports and applications
Module 5: Securing networks
  • Lesson 1: Network security components
  • Lesson 2: Transport encryption
  • Lesson 3: Hardening networks
  • Lesson 4: Monitoring and detection
Module 6: Securing hosts and data
  • Lesson 1: Securing hosts
  • Lesson 2: Securing data
  • Lesson 3: Mobile device security
Module 7: Securing network services
  • Lesson 1: Securing applications
  • Lesson 2: Virtual and cloud systems
Module 8: Authentication
  • Lesson 1: Authentication factors
  • Lesson 2: Authentication protocols
Module 9: Access control
  • Lesson 1: Access control principles
  • Lesson 2: Account management
Module 10: Organizational security
  • Lesson 1: Security policies
  • Lesson 2: User training
  • Lesson 3: Physical security and safety
Module 11: Disaster planning and recovery
  • Lesson 1: Business continuity
  • Lesson 2: Fault tolerance and recovery
  • Lesson 3: Incident response


  • Digital courseware included

Lab / Exercises

  • Official CompTIA Labs included


  • This course prepares you to the SYO-601 exam. If you wish to take this exam, please contact our secretariat who will let you know the cost of the exam and will take care of all the necessary administrative procedures for you.

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Prix de l'inscription
CHF 3'550.-
Inclus dans ce cours
  • Official CompTIA training program
  • Documentation in digital format
  • Exam preparation guide
  • Achievement Badge

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