Comptia Security+ Course Overview

Learners enrolled in our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Austin will learn ways to install and configure security systems for several purposes. Students in our CompTIA Security Plus certification course in Austin also gain expertise in ways to analyze potential threats and participate in risk mitigation activities.

Comptia Security+ Course Key Features

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  • 8X higher interaction in live online classes conducted by industry experts
  • 2 Simulation Test Papers (90 Questions Each)
  • Covers 6 domains required to become an IT security professional
  • Course Completion certificate
  • Hands-on based learning

Skills Covered

  • Secure networks and applications
  • Perform threat analysis
  • Risk Management
  • Cryptography
  • Identity and Access Management
  • LAN
  • Secure Protocols
  • Vulnerability Scanning Assessment
  • Incident Response


Our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Austin teaches vital and in-demand skills needed to pursue different careers, and on average, these certified professionals earn over $86,000 annually. The first step to a lucrative new career is completing the CompTIA Security Plus certification course in Austin.

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    IBM hiring for Network Architect professionals in Austin
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    Goldman Sachs hiring for Network Architect professionals in Austin
    Nokia hiring for Network Architect professionals in Austin
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    VMware hiring for Security Engineer professionals in Austin
    IBM hiring for Security Engineer professionals in Austin
    Microsoft hiring for Security Engineer professionals in Austin
    Oracle hiring for Security Engineer professionals in Austin
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    Citi hiring for Security Analyst professionals in Austin
    Wells Fargo hiring for Security Analyst professionals in Austin
    IBM hiring for Security Analyst professionals in Austin
    Goldman Sachs hiring for Security Analyst professionals in Austin
    Morgan Stanley hiring for Security Analyst professionals in Austin
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Training Options

online Bootcamp

$ 1,499

  • 90 days of flexible access to online classes
  • Lifetime access to high-quality live class recordings
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support
  • Batches in alignment with the updated version
  • Classes starting in Austin from:-
27th Nov: Weekend Class
17th Dec: Weekday Class
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  • Blended learning delivery model (self-paced eLearning and/or instructor-led options)
  • Flexible pricing options
  • Enterprise grade Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Enterprise dashboards for individuals and teams
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support

Comptia Security+ Course Curriculum


Our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Austin was created to help anyone looking to grow in their IT career. Our CompTIA Security Plus certification course in Austin helps learners prepare for various roles in the industry, like IT auditor, system administrator, and network administrator.
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There aren’t any prerequisites for students looking to sign up for our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Austin. Ideally, students considering enrollment in our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Austin are supposed to take the Network+ certification before taking their Security+ training and certification test.
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Course Content

  • CompTIA Security+ 601

    • Lesson 01 Risk Management

      • 01 Introduction
      • 02 The CIA of Security
      • 03 Threat Actors
      • 04 What is Risk
      • 05 Managing Risk
      • 06 Using Guides for Risk Assessment
      • 07 Security Controls
      • 08 Interesting Security Controls
      • 09 Defense in Depth
      • 10 IT Security Governance
      • 11 Security Policies
      • 12 Frameworks
      • 13 Quantitative Risk Calculations
      • 14 Business Impact Analysis
      • 15 Organizing Data
      • 16 Security Training
      • 17 Third Party Agreements
    • Lesson 02 Cryptography

      • 01 Cryptography Basics
      • 02 Cryptographic Methods
      • 03 Symmetric Cryptosystems
      • 04 Symmetric Block Modes
      • 05 RSA Cryptosystems
      • 06 Diffie-Hellman
      • 07 PGP GPG
      • 08 Hashing
      • 09 HMAC
      • 10 Steganography
      • 11 Certificates and Trust
      • 12 Public Key Infrastructure
      • 13 Cryptographic Attacks
    • Lesson 03 Identity and Access Management

      • 01 Identification
      • 02 Authorization Concepts
      • 03 Access Control List
      • 04 Password Security
      • 05 Linux File Permissions
      • 06 Windows File Permissions
      • 07 User Account Management
      • 08 AAA
      • 09 Authentication Methods
      • 10 Single Sign On
    • Lesson 04 Tools of the Trade

      • 01 OS Utilities
      • 02 OS Utilities ipconfig
      • 03 Network Scanners
      • 04 Protocol Analyzers
      • 05 SNMP
      • 06 Logs
    • Lesson 05 Securing Individual Systems

      • 01 Denial of Service
      • 02 Host Threats
      • 03 Man in the Middle
      • 04 System Resiliency
      • 05 RAID
      • 06 NAS and SAN
      • 07 Physical Hardening
      • 08 RFI, EMI and ESD
      • 09 Host Hardening
      • 10 Data and System Security
      • 11 Disk Encryption
      • 12 Hardware Firmware Security
      • 13 Secure OS Types
      • 14 Securing Peripherals
      • 15 Malware
      • 16 Analyzing Output
      • 17 IDS and IPS
      • 18 Automation Strategies
      • 19 Data Destruction
    • Lesson 06 The Basic LAN

      • 01 LAN Review
      • 02 Network Topologies Review
      • 03 Network Zone Review
      • 04 Network Access Controls
      • 05 The Network Firewall
      • 06 Proxy Servers
      • 07 Honeypots
      • 08 Virtual Private Networks
      • 09 IPSec
      • 10 NIDS NIPS
      • 11 SIEM
    • Lesson 07 Beyond the Basic LAN

      • 01 Wireless Review
      • 02 Living in Open Networks
      • 03 Vulnerabilities with Wireless Access Points
      • 04 Cracking WEP
      • 05 Cracking WPA
      • 06 Cracking WPS
      • 07 Wireless Hardening
      • 08 Wireless Access Points
      • 09 Virtualization Basics
      • 10 Virtual Security
      • 11 Containers
      • 12 IaaS
      • 13 PaaS
      • 14 SaaS
      • 15 Deployment Models
      • 16 Static Hosts
      • 17 Mobile Connectivity
      • 18 Deploying Mobile Devices
      • 19 Mobile Enforcement
      • 20 Mobile Device Management
      • 21 Physical Controls
      • 22 HVAC
      • 23 Fire Suppression
    • Lesson 08 Secure Protocols

      • 01 Secure Applications and Protocols
      • 02 Network Models
      • 03 Know Your Protocols TCP IP
      • 04 Know Your Protocols Applications
      • 05 Transport Layer Security
      • 06 Internet Service Hardening
      • 07 Protecting Your Servers
      • 08 Secure Code Development
      • 09 Secure Deployment Concepts
      • 10 Code Quality and Testing
    • Lesson 09 Testing Your Infrastructure

      • 01 Vulnerability Scanning Tools
      • 02 Vulnerability Scanning Assessment
      • 03 Social Engineering Principles
      • 04 Social Engineering Attacks
      • 05 Attacking Web Sites
      • 06 Attacking Applications
      • 07 Exploiting a Target
      • 08 Vulnerability Impact
    • Lesson 10 Dealing with Incidents

      • 01 Incident Response
      • 02 Digital Forensics
      • 03 Contingency Planning
      • 04 Backups

Comptia Security+ Exam & Certification

CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Certification Training in Austin, TX
  • How do I get certified in CompTIA Security+ 501 in Austin?

    If your goal is to become CompTIA Security+ SYO-501 certified, you must take and pass the SY0-501 exam. Our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Austin  helps prepare students. The test has a 90-minute time limit, has 90 questions, and to successfully crack this exam, you must receive at least a 750 score.

    You can learn more about the certification exam by visiting the following link:

  • How do I unlock my certificate?

    Online Classroom:

    After enrolling in our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Austin and attend one complete online classroom that’s a part of this CompTIA Security Plus certification course in Austin, the certificate will be unlocked.  

  • What are the prerequisites for the CompTIA Security+ certification in Austin?

    While there are no prerequisites to go for this certification, we recommend that you take the Network+ certification before the Security+ SYO-501 training and certification exam.

  • How long is the CompTIA Security+ Certification valid for in Austin?

    Once you pass your exam and earn your certification, your CompTIA Security+ certification in Austin is valid for three years.

  • Does the course fee include examination fees as well?

    Our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Austin also includes the cost of the exam in most locations. The fee that you'd have to pay for this CompTIA Security Plus certification course in Austin and examination fee amount in Africa are separate from each other.

  • How long do I have to redeem my voucher from Simplilearn?

    The exam fee is included when enrolled in our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Austin. You’ll have three months to procure the exam voucher after enrolling in our CompTIA Security Plus certification course in Austin. If the price of the final exam goes up and you still haven’t registered for the test, you will have to pay the difference to Simplilearn.

  • How do I schedule my exam?

    Once the CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Austin is finished, the next step is registering for the test. In case you need any assistance while registering for your exam once you’ve completed your CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Austin, you can submit a support request to Simplilearn or contact our sales consultant (inside sales manager).

  • What is the validity of my exam voucher?

    Test vouchers can be used up to one year after CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Austin enrollment. If you haven’t registered for the exam within one year of enrolling in our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Austin, the voucher will need to be purchased separately.

  • Can I ask for a refund of my exam voucher cost once it’s issued to me?

    Once the exam voucher is issued to a learner, the cost of it cannot be refunded as we procure this from third party bodies. Simplilearn doesn’t own the voucher policies or cost.

  • How frequently does the exam fee change?

    The exam prices are governed by the certification body and can change. Any price changes are normally announced at the end of the calendar year. If you haven’t yet booked the exam and the price goes up, you will have to pay the difference in cost to Simplilearn.

  • What are the CompTIA Security+ Exam eligibility requirements?

    There are no prerequisites for CompTIA Security+, but it is recommended to have:

    • At least two years of experience as an IT administrator (with a focus on security)
    • A CompTIA Network+ credential before you take the CompTIA Security+ Exam

  • What are the CompTIA Security+ Exam Costs?

    • Emerging Market - USD 190
    • North America - USD 339
    • Great Britain - GBP 201
    • Japan - JPY 39,756
    • EURO - EURO 305
    • South Africa - ZAR 2,609
    • Australia - AUD 458

  • What is the passing score for the CompTIA Security+ exam?

    You must score at least 750 out of 900 to pass the exam which is 90 minutes long and is an MCQ-based questionnaire.

  • How many attempts do I have to pass the CompTIA Security+ Exam?

    If you fail your first attempt at the CompTIA Security+ Exam, there are no time constrictions before you attempt the exam a second time. If you also fail the second time, you will have to wait fourteen days from the last exam to retake it again. When you do pass the exam, you cannot re-take it without previous permission from CompTIA. Note that candidates must pay the exam fee every time they try to pass the CompTIA Security+ Exam.

Comptia Security+ Training Reviews

  • Chetan Pai

    Chetan Pai

    Head IT at Broadcom, Bangalore

    I appreciate the quality of learning material of Simplilearn. My experience in dealing with support team has been excellent. All-in-all, I feel Simplilearn is real value for money for professional IT education. Thank you Simplilearn!

  • Gurucharan Padki

    Gurucharan Padki

    IT Projects and Services Delivery Manager at Mercator Solutions FZE, Dubai

    The course was very informative for a newbie like me. It has wide coverage.

  • Lancelot Dsouza

    Lancelot Dsouza

    General Manager- IT & Projects at Cine Grand, Mumbai

    Simplilearn justifies their name “Learning Simplified” as they provide you with the right amount of study material with ample time and focused content so that you can understand the subject and can sail through the examination confidently. Their support team is also helpful even on Sundays. Thank you Simplilearn.


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  • Develop skills for real career growthCutting-edge curriculum designed in guidance with industry and academia to develop job-ready skills
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  • Learn by working on real-world problemsCapstone projects involving real world data sets with virtual labs for hands-on learning
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Comptia Security+ Certification FAQs

  • What is the focus of this course?

    The CompTIA Security+ certification training in Austin will enable learners to gain knowledge and skills required to install and configure systems to secure applications, networks, and devices; perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques; participate in risk mitigation activities; operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations. Upon successfully validating their skills by passing the certification exam learners will be able to perform these tasks to support the principles of confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

    CompTIA Security+ meets the ISO 17024 standard and is approved by U.S. Department of Defense to fulfill Directive 8570.01-M requirements. Once you obtain your Security+ you automatically have the CE designation required in the DoD Directive 8570.01 manual and going forward must comply with the CE program requirement of completing 50 CEUs in three years to maintain the credential. Security+ is also compliant with government regulations under the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Security Specialists, Administrators and Managers earn over $86,000 per year.

  • What are the course objectives?

    • Comprehend Risk identification and mitigation
    • Provide operational, information, application and infrastructure level security
    • Secure the network to maintain availability, integrity and confidentiality of critical information
    • Operate within a set of rules, policies and regulations wherever applicable

  • Who should take this course in Austin?

    The course is ideal for professionals in the role of a

    • Systems Administrator
    • Network Administrator
    • Security Administrator
    • Junior IT Auditor/Penetration Tester

  • What payment options are available?

    You can enroll for the training online. Payments can be made using any of the following options and receipt of the same will be issued to the candidate automatically via email.

    • Visa debit/credit card
    • American express and Diners club card
    • Master Card, or
    • Through PayPal

  • Can I cancel my enrollment? Will I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment. We provide you complete refund after deducting the administration fee. To know more please go through our Refund Policy.

  • How will I get my course completion certificate from Simplilearn?

    We offer course completion certificate after you successfully complete the training program.

  • Where and how can I access the e-learning content? Are there any limitations?

    Once you register with us for a course by paying the course fee, you can have 24/7 access to the e-learning content on our website. An automated course purchase confirmation mail from our side will guide you through the process.

  • I am not able to access the online course. Whom should I contact for a solution?

    Please raise a request via our Help and Support portal to have your issue resolved.

  • What comes after a CompTIA Security+ Certification in Austin?

    Achieving a CompTIA Security+ Certification in Austin offers you many career benefits. However, you shouldn’t stop upskilling yourself as the world of cybersecurity is quite dynamic. Here are some of the courses you can consider taking after becoming CompTIA Security+ certified:

  • What is the salary of a Cyber Security Engineer in Austin?

    The average annual salary of a Cyber Security Engineer in Austin is $91,915. Cybersecurity engineers detect risks in systems and software, then create and implement high-tech solutions to guard against hacking, insider threats, and other sorts of cybercrime. People who take up CompTIA security plus certification training in Austin are capable of getting placed in major sectors.

  • What are the major companies hiring for Cyber Security Engineer in Austin?

    Paypal, Keysight Technologies are a number of the highest companies employing Cyber Security Engineers in Austin. Comptia security plus certification training in Austin may be a solid affirmation for professional success and helps in advancing the career significantly faster.

  • What are the major industries in Austin?

    Advanced Manufacturing, Clean Technology, and Data Management are industries in which Cyber Security experts in Austin may work. Completing the comptia security plus certification training in Austin might help you land a job in one of the most promising fields.

  • How to become a Cyber Security Engineer in Austin?

    Knowledge of cyber security enables a business to adapt to changing customer demands and, as a consequence, to thrive in the future. It allows firms to compete more successfully in a constantly changing economic environment due to technology developments.

  • How to Find Cyber Security Courses in Austin?

    CompTIA Security plus certification training in Austin is globally trusted to validate foundational, vendor-neutral IT security knowledge and skills. To discover cyber security courses, check simplilearn’s website.

  • Is the CompTIA Security+ course difficult to learn?

    This CompTIA Security+ course is easy to learn and can be pursued by beginners as well as experienced professionals.

  • Is a Security Specialist a good career option?

    A Security Specialist is definitely a good career option. Seeking the CompTia Security+ certification helps professionals to demonstrate knowledge, skills, qualities aligned with ISO 17024 Standard. With this certification, you can definitely earn a much higher salary than your peers. According to, the salary of security specialists ranges between $42,130 and $95,830, depending on the experience. Additionally, according to one of the blogs by the ISC(2) leadership team members, the gap in cybersecurity skills is likely to result in 3.5 million vacancies by 2021.

  • Is CompTIA Security+ certification worth it?

    This CompTIA Security+ certification is definitely worth it as it will facilitate in gaining skills needed for installing and configuring systems to secure applications, networks, and devices; conduct threat analysis and address the issues with the right mitigation techniques; take part in risk mitigation activities, and operate with completed knowledge of applicable policies, and laws.

  • What do Security Specialists do?

    With the help of this CompTia Security+ certification, you will be able to learn in detail about the key roles and responsibilities of security specialists like:

    • Conducting physical security and risk vulnerability inspections, evaluating and offering recommendations
    • Reviewing facilities designs regarding where sensitive materials are located
    • Evaluating existing security procedures
    • Applying appropriate security standards
    • Greeting guests and conduct proper sign-in procedures
    • Developing and executing physical security standards and procedures.
    • Training and supervising security personnel.
    • Assisting or leading security and/or safety awareness training for personnel.
    • Recommending actions to avoid conditions conducive to threats such as vandalism, terrorism, or theft.
    • Evaluating clearances for management and personnel according to the information and property they may access.

  • Which companies hire Security Specialists?

    Companies hiring for professionals with CompTIA Security+ certification include Apple, Lockheed Martin, General Motors, Capital One, Cisco, Intel, Northrop Grumman, and Boeing.

  • What is the pay scale of Security Specialists across the world?

    On average, professionals with CompTia Security+ certification earn an annual salary of $65947.

CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Certification Training in Austin, TX

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