Comptia Security+ Course Overview

This CompTIA Security Plus certification course in Baltimore teaches you the skills needed to install and configure systems for various network, application, and device security. Learners in our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Baltimore will learn how to participate in risk mitigation ventures and analyze potential threats.

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

Benefits

You can choose from several different IT careers to pursue after completing our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Baltimore. Professionals working in the security industry who have completed the CompTIA Security Plus certification course in Baltimore earn over $86,000 annually, on average.

  • Designation
  • Annual Salary
  • Hiring Companies
  • Annual Salary
    $53KMin
    $72KAverage
    $110KMax
    Source: Glassdoor
    Hiring Companies
    IBM hiring for Network Architect professionals in Baltimore
    Oracle hiring for Network Architect professionals in Baltimore
    Goldman Sachs hiring for Network Architect professionals in Baltimore
    Nokia hiring for Network Architect professionals in Baltimore
    Source: Indeed
  • Annual Salary
    $51KMin
    $72KAverage
    $110KMax
    Source: Glassdoor
    Hiring Companies
    VMware hiring for Security Engineer professionals in Baltimore
    IBM hiring for Security Engineer professionals in Baltimore
    Microsoft hiring for Security Engineer professionals in Baltimore
    Oracle hiring for Security Engineer professionals in Baltimore
    Source: Indeed
  • Annual Salary
    $49KMin
    $69KAverage
    $95KMax
    Source: Glassdoor
    Hiring Companies
    Citi hiring for Security Analyst professionals in Baltimore
    Wells Fargo hiring for Security Analyst professionals in Baltimore
    IBM hiring for Security Analyst professionals in Baltimore
    Goldman Sachs hiring for Security Analyst professionals in Baltimore
    Morgan Stanley hiring for Security Analyst professionals in Baltimore
    Source: Indeed

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 Baltimore from:-
27th Nov: Weekend Class
17th Dec: Weekday Class
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Corporate Training

Customized to your team's needs

  • 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

Eligibility

Professionals interested in pursuing an IT career can benefit from enrolling in our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Baltimore. If you wish to work as an IT auditor, network administrator, security administrator, or system administrator, our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Baltimore will definitely help you meet your goals.
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Pre-requisites

If you are interested in enrolling in our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Baltimore, there aren’t any specific prerequisites. However, it is recommended that learners who wants to enroll in our CompTIA Security Plus certification course in Baltimore should first enroll in the Network+ certification prior to taking the Security+ training and certification exam.
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Course Content

  • CompTIA Security+ 601

    Preview
    • Lesson 01 Risk Management

      02:11:19Preview
      • 01 Introduction
        03:21
      • 02 The CIA of Security
        03:45
      • 03 Threat Actors
        06:39
      • 04 What is Risk
        09:53
      • 05 Managing Risk
        11:56
      • 06 Using Guides for Risk Assessment
        06:23
      • 07 Security Controls
        07:23
      • 08 Interesting Security Controls
        03:15
      • 09 Defense in Depth
        04:57
      • 10 IT Security Governance
        08:18
      • 11 Security Policies
        08:17
      • 12 Frameworks
        08:21
      • 13 Quantitative Risk Calculations
        08:11
      • 14 Business Impact Analysis
        11:58
      • 15 Organizing Data
        09:59
      • 16 Security Training
        10:01
      • 17 Third Party Agreements
        08:42
    • Lesson 02 Cryptography

      02:26:46Preview
      • 01 Cryptography Basics
        17:11
      • 02 Cryptographic Methods
        07:24
      • 03 Symmetric Cryptosystems
        11:45
      • 04 Symmetric Block Modes
        07:46
      • 05 RSA Cryptosystems
        10:18
      • 06 Diffie-Hellman
        06:42
      • 07 PGP GPG
        09:45
      • 08 Hashing
        07:15
      • 09 HMAC
        03:46
      • 10 Steganography
        05:38
      • 11 Certificates and Trust
        14:15
      • 12 Public Key Infrastructure
        20:48
      • 13 Cryptographic Attacks
        24:13
    • Lesson 03 Identity and Access Management

      01:37:27Preview
      • 01 Identification
        12:42
      • 02 Authorization Concepts
        05:48
      • 03 Access Control List
        06:28
      • 04 Password Security
        09:13
      • 05 Linux File Permissions
        14:52
      • 06 Windows File Permissions
        13:38
      • 07 User Account Management
        06:44
      • 08 AAA
        08:03
      • 09 Authentication Methods
        09:50
      • 10 Single Sign On
        10:09
    • Lesson 04 Tools of the Trade

      01:17:00Preview
      • 01 OS Utilities
        14:46
      • 02 OS Utilities ipconfig
        14:04
      • 03 Network Scanners
        10:47
      • 04 Protocol Analyzers
        10:51
      • 05 SNMP
        15:22
      • 06 Logs
        11:10
    • Lesson 05 Securing Individual Systems

      03:03:36Preview
      • 01 Denial of Service
        08:33
      • 02 Host Threats
        09:01
      • 03 Man in the Middle
        22:07
      • 04 System Resiliency
        11:17
      • 05 RAID
        11:19
      • 06 NAS and SAN
        15:59
      • 07 Physical Hardening
        07:26
      • 08 RFI, EMI and ESD
        03:13
      • 09 Host Hardening
        16:17
      • 10 Data and System Security
        04:22
      • 11 Disk Encryption
        06:42
      • 12 Hardware Firmware Security
        09:11
      • 13 Secure OS Types
        07:43
      • 14 Securing Peripherals
        11:03
      • 15 Malware
        10:11
      • 16 Analyzing Output
        14:54
      • 17 IDS and IPS
        04:29
      • 18 Automation Strategies
        04:57
      • 19 Data Destruction
        04:52
    • Lesson 06 The Basic LAN

      01:43:09Preview
      • 01 LAN Review
        08:00
      • 02 Network Topologies Review
        05:03
      • 03 Network Zone Review
        10:26
      • 04 Network Access Controls
        10:31
      • 05 The Network Firewall
        13:05
      • 06 Proxy Servers
        12:44
      • 07 Honeypots
        04:32
      • 08 Virtual Private Networks
        13:46
      • 09 IPSec
        11:55
      • 10 NIDS NIPS
        06:00
      • 11 SIEM
        07:07
    • Lesson 07 Beyond the Basic LAN

      03:35:56Preview
      • 01 Wireless Review
        09:43
      • 02 Living in Open Networks
        09:41
      • 03 Vulnerabilities with Wireless Access Points
        07:01
      • 04 Cracking WEP
        11:58
      • 05 Cracking WPA
        09:24
      • 06 Cracking WPS
        09:47
      • 07 Wireless Hardening
        14:03
      • 08 Wireless Access Points
        13:13
      • 09 Virtualization Basics
        07:15
      • 10 Virtual Security
        15:05
      • 11 Containers
        10:46
      • 12 IaaS
        09:32
      • 13 PaaS
        09:03
      • 14 SaaS
        02:39
      • 15 Deployment Models
        08:41
      • 16 Static Hosts
        07:30
      • 17 Mobile Connectivity
        12:03
      • 18 Deploying Mobile Devices
        05:25
      • 19 Mobile Enforcement
        12:32
      • 20 Mobile Device Management
        10:24
      • 21 Physical Controls
        08:44
      • 22 HVAC
        07:25
      • 23 Fire Suppression
        04:02
    • Lesson 08 Secure Protocols

      01:21:49Preview
      • 01 Secure Applications and Protocols
        10:55
      • 02 Network Models
        06:45
      • 03 Know Your Protocols TCP IP
        06:07
      • 04 Know Your Protocols Applications
        05:42
      • 05 Transport Layer Security
        12:04
      • 06 Internet Service Hardening
        06:43
      • 07 Protecting Your Servers
        06:12
      • 08 Secure Code Development
        10:17
      • 09 Secure Deployment Concepts
        12:04
      • 10 Code Quality and Testing
        05:00
    • Lesson 09 Testing Your Infrastructure

      01:05:07Preview
      • 01 Vulnerability Scanning Tools
        09:22
      • 02 Vulnerability Scanning Assessment
        04:43
      • 03 Social Engineering Principles
        02:14
      • 04 Social Engineering Attacks
        07:54
      • 05 Attacking Web Sites
        07:53
      • 06 Attacking Applications
        10:56
      • 07 Exploiting a Target
        11:17
      • 08 Vulnerability Impact
        10:48
    • Lesson 10 Dealing with Incidents

      36:03Preview
      • 01 Incident Response
        06:34
      • 02 Digital Forensics
        11:36
      • 03 Contingency Planning
        10:10
      • 04 Backups
        07:43

Comptia Security+ Exam & Certification

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

    If you wish to become CompTIA Security+ SYO-501 certified, you must pass the SY0-501 test after completing our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Baltimore. Once you enrol in our CompTIA Security Plus certification course in Baltimore, you’ll be suitably prepared for the exam. It consists of 90 questions with a 90-minute time limit, and students must receive a minimum score of 750 in order to pass.

    The following link provides more information regarding the certification exam: https://certification.comptia.org/certifications/security

  • How do I unlock my certificate?

    Online Classroom:
    First, you’ll need to enroll in our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Baltimore. After attending one complete online classroom as part of the CompTIA Security Plus certification course in Baltimore, you’ll unlock your certificate.

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

    Even though there aren’t any no specific prerequisites to take on this certification, it is highly recommended that aspirants take the Network+ certification before going for the Security+ SYO-501 training and certification exam. 

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

    Your CompTIA Security+ certification in Baltimore is authentic for three years from the date that you passed the exam.

  • Does the course fee include examination fees as well?

    Yes, our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Baltimore fee is also inclusive of the exam fee in most locations. In Africa, however, the CompTIA Security Plus certification course in Baltimore fee and the exam fee are separate fees.

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

    Enrollment in our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Baltimore includes the exam fee. However, you must procure the exam voucher within the said timeline, i.e., three months upon enrolling in our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Baltimore. In case the exam price increases and you have not booked the test yet, you will have to pay the difference to Simplilearn.

  • How do I schedule my exam?

    After you complete your CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Baltimore, you’ll be ready to take your exam. In case you need help to schedule your exam after completing your CompTIA Security Plus certification course in Baltimore, contact a sales consultant (inside sales manager), else you can also submit a support request to Simplilearn.

  • What is the validity of my exam voucher?

    Test vouchers are valid for one year after enrolling in our CompTIA Security Plus certification course in Baltimore. If you haven’t booked the test within one year of enrolling in our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Baltimore, you will need to separately purchase the voucher again.

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

    No, the exam voucher cost can’t be refunded once it is issued to a student because we get this from third party bodies. Voucher policies are not the property of Simplilearn. 

  • How frequently does the exam fee change?

    Exam prices are managed by the certification body, do change, and these changes are ordinarily announced at the end of the calendar year. If an exam price does go up and you have not yet booked the exam, you must pay the difference to Simplilearn.

  • What are the CompTIA Security+ Exam eligibility requirements?

    Even though there are no prerequisites for CompTIA Security+, we recommend that you have:

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

  • What are the CompTIA Security+ Exam Costs?

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

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

    To pass the exam, you need to achieve a score of at least 750 out of 900. The exam is an MCQ based questionnaire and 90 minutes long.

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

    If you fail the CompTIA Security+ Exam the first time, there is no waiting period before you take it a second time. However, if you are unsuccessful the second time, there is a fourteen-day waiting period before you can take it again. Once you pass the exam, you can’t re-take it without prior approval from CompTIA. Please note, every time you take the CompTIA Security+ Exam, you must pay the exam fee.

Comptia Security+ Training Reviews

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    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!

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    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.

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    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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Comptia Security+ Certification FAQs

  • What is the focus of this course?

    The CompTIA Security+ certification training in Baltimore 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 CompTIA Security+ course in Baltimore?

    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 Baltimore?

    Achieving a CompTIA Security+ Certification in Baltimore 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 officer in Baltimore?

    In Baltimore, the average annual income for a Cyber Security Analyst is $77,200. Cyber Security Analyst salaries in Baltimore were based on 51 salaries reported anonymously to Glassdoor by Cyber Security Analyst workers. Comptia Cyber Security Plus Certification Training in Baltimore helps you to obtain this perk.

  • What are the major companies hiring for cyber security in Baltimore?

    Security Architect, TEKsystems Software Security Engineer, Noblis Senior Associate, Federal Cyber Security Services, KPMG Senior Cyber Systems Engineer Parsons, V Principal Computer Systems Security Analyst (FireEye) VTS Cyber, LLC are among the prominent corporations. Comptia Cyber Security Plus Certification in Baltimore is a plus to get a position in any of these companies.

  • What are the major industries in Baltimore?

    Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics (TDL) are nine of Baltimore County's target industries. The strategic east coast location of Baltimore County makes it a vital centre for the TDL business. Construction, manufacturing, education, healthcare, government, financial services, professional services, and business services are all examples of industries. Candidates with comptia security plus certification training in Baltimore are highly preferred by the companies for the jobs.

  • How to become a cyber security  in Baltimore?

    Cyber securities should always be on the lookout for threats to important data and assets. Hackers aren't going to stand a chance. Small-to-medium-sized businesses can benefit from turnkey cyber security services.

  • How to Find Cyber Security Courses in Baltimore?

    Cybersecurity is a set of technology, processes, and practises aimed at preventing attacks, damage, and illegal access to networks, computers, and data. Cybersecurity programmes teach professionals how to identify weaknesses, defend against assaults, and respond quickly in an emergency.

  • 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 PayScale.com, 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 Baltimore, MD

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