Comptia Security+ Course Overview

From network installation and security configuration to securing applications and devices, our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Kuala Lumpur covers all the vital IT skills. Students in our CompTIA Security Plus certification course in Kuala Lumpur also learn how to identify potential threats and deploy effective solutions.

Comptia Security+ Course Key Features

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  • Exam Voucher included
  • 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 Kuala Lumpur, opens doors to different types of IT roles. The average salary of a certified professional is more than $86,000 annually and completing our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Kuala Lumpur is going to be your first step to a new career!

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Training Options

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$ 1,999

  • 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 Kuala Lumpur from:-
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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


If you have an interest in IT, regardless of your experience level, we encourage you to enroll in our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Kuala Lumpur. Learners who enroll in our CompTIA Security Plus certification course in Kuala Lumpur go on to work as IT auditors, network administrators, system administrators, and other exciting roles in IT.
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If you would like to sign up for our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Kuala Lumpur, there aren’t any required prerequisites. We recommend that if you're looking to sign up for our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Kuala Lumpur take the Network+ certification before finally signing up for the 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 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • How do I get certified in CompTIA Security+ 501 in Kuala Lumpur?

    You must take and pass the SY0-501 exam in order to become certified once you’ve completed our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Kuala Lumpur. Learners are fully prepared to successfully tackle the exam once they’ve finished the CompTIA Security Plus certification course in Kuala Lumpur. The test has a 90-minute time limit and consists of 90 questions. Students must score at least 750 in order to pass.

    Please visit the following link to learn more:

  • How do I unlock my certificate?

    Online Classroom:
    The first step is to sign up for our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Kuala Lumpur. Once learners have attended one complete online classroom as part of the CompTIA Security Plus certification course in Kuala Lumpur, they'll be allowed to unlock their certificate.

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

    There aren’t any prerequisites to take this certification, but we recommend that candidates take the Network+ certification before taking the Security+ SYO-501 training and certification exam

  • How long is the CompTIA Security+ Certification valid in Kuala Lumpur?

    This CompTIA Security+ certification in Kuala Lumpur is good for three years from the date you pass your exam

  • Does the course fee include examination fees as well?

    The CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Kuala Lumpur is inclusive of the exam fee, however, it is not the same in few locations around the world.  The CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Kuala Lumpur fee and the testing fee are two separate fees in Africa.

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

    Our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Kuala Lumpur includes the exam fee in most locations. Candidates are required to procure the exam voucher within the said timeline of three months of signing up for our CompTIA Security Plus certification course in Kuala Lumpur. If the fee for the test happens to increase prior to registering for the test, we ask that the difference is paid to Simplilearn.

  • How do I schedule my exam?

    Once the CompTIA Security Plus certification course in Kuala Lumpur is successfully completed, students are ready for the exam. One of our sales consultant (inside sales manager) can help with exam scheduling upon completion of the CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Kuala Lumpur. Alternatively, you can contact or submit a support request to Simplilearn.

  • What is the validity of my exam voucher?

    You will have one year's time to use your exam voucher once you’ve enrolled in our in-depth CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Kuala Lumpur. You will need to purchase the voucher again if you haven’t registered for the exam within one year of enrolling in our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Kuala Lumpur.

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

    No, the cost of the exam voucher cannot be refunded once it is issued to a learner because we procure this from third party bodies. Simplilearn does not own the voucher policies or cost.

  • How frequently does the exam fee change?

    Exam prices are controlled by the certification body and can change. These changes are usually announced at the end of the calendar year. If an exam price goes up and you have not yet scheduled your exam, you will need to pay the difference to Simplilearn.

  • What are the CompTIA Security+ Exam eligibility requirements?

    While there are no prerequisites for CompTIA Security+, it is recommended that you have:

    • At least two years of experience in IT administration (with a focus on security)
    • CompTIA Network+ credential prior to taking the CompTIA Security+ Exam

  • What are the CompTIA Security+ Exam Costs?

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

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

    To pass the exam, you need to achieve a minimum score of 750 out of 900. The exam 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 is no waiting period before you can take the exam a second time. However, if you fail the second time, you must wait fourteen days from the date of the last exam to retake the exam. Once you pass the exam, you cannot re-take it without prior consent from CompTIA. Candidates are required to pay the exam fee every time they take the CompTIA Security+ Exam.

  • How do I become a Security Specialist?

    You can become a Security Specialist by opting for security-oriented courses like CompTIA Security+ certification, which will help you understand the nitty-gritty of security and various tools and techniques.

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.

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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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  • 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 Kuala Lumpur 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 CompTIA Security+ certification training in Kuala Lumpur?

    The CompTIA Security+ certification training in Kuala Lumpur 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 Kuala Lumpur?

    Achieving a CompTIA Security+ Certification in Kuala Lumpur 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 CompTIA-certified professional in Kuala Lumpur?

    The average annual salary for a CompTIA certified professional is RM56K per year. However, the salary numbers may vary depending on the seniority level, knowledge, and skills one has acquired during CompTIA security plus certification in Kuala Lumpur.

  • What are the major companies hiring for CompTIA certified professionals in Kuala Lumpur?

    CompTIA-certified professionals have numerous opportunities in the Software/IT industry. Some companies hiring professionals with CompTIA security plus certification in Kuala Lumpur are Starweb Global Sdn Bhd, AS White Global Pty Ltd., Axiom Technologies, Deloitte, etc.

  • What are the major industries in Kuala Lumpur?

    Kuala Lumpur has a variety of small as well large-scale businesses. However, the major industries contributing to its economy are oil, gas, transportation, manufacturing, IT, food, beverage, bakery, fashion, clothing, finance, construction, electronics, electric equipment, supplies, etc. A CompTIA security plus certification Kuala Lumpur is an ideal certification if you wish to work in the cyber security industry.

  • How to become a CompTIA professional in Kuala Lumpur?

    To become a certified CompTIA professional, one should possess basic IT skills and enroll in a Comptia course or sign up for CompTIA security plus certification in Kuala Lumpur. On acquiring the CompTIA certification, your skills for working in major areas of the IT industry will be enhanced, making you eligible for several job opportunities in IT. 

  • How to Find CompTIA Security Plus Courses in Kuala Lumpur?

    Google about CompTIA courses online, and you will find a list of institutes that offer CompTIA security plus certification in Kuala Lumpur. You can take up a course as per your requirement of batch timings, duration, fees, curriculum, industry partners, tutors, accreditations, etc. The CompTIA Security Plus certification course or training will introduce you to different IT industry technologies and concepts, which will land you a highly skilled job in the IT industry. Some institutes provide recruitment support post completion of CompTIA security plus course.

  • What is CompTIA Security+ used for?

    CompTIA Security+ is primarily used for IT auditing and penetration testing, part of core security practices used to safeguard systems and sensitive information from cyber-attacks. Upon completion of this CompTia Security+ course, you’ll gain a detailed understanding of what exactly CompTia Security+ is used for.

  • 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.

  • How do beginners learn CompTia Security+?

    As a beginner, you can consider opting for this comprehensive CompTia Security+ training that will help you gain foundational, vendor-neutral IT security knowledge and skills. 

  • 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 are the job roles available after getting a CompTia Security+ certification?

    Upon completing this CompTia Security+ certification, you can work as:

    • Cyber Security Analyst
    • Systems Administrator
    • Network Administrator
    • Network Engineer
    • System Administrator
    • Systems Engineer
    • Information Technology (IT) Manager

  • 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.

  • What skills should a Security Specialist know?

    A Security specialist must be proficient in the following skills:

    • Intrusion detection
    • Malware analysis and mitigation
    • Programming knowledge (C, C++, PHP, Java, Perl, and Shell)
    • Ability to think like a hacker
    • A well-rounded skillset
    • Risk analysis and mitigation
    • Cloud security
    • Security analysis

    This CompTIA Security+ certification will help you gain these skills and learn more about Security+.

  • What industries use CompTia Security+ most?

    Industries that use CompTia Security+ the most include:

    • Government services like Military and Homeland Security
    • Aerospace and Defense
    • Education Services
    • Construction
    • Architecture
    • Engineering

  • 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 book do you suggest reading for CompTia Security+?

    While pursuing this CompTia Security+ course, you can look into the following top books for reference:
    CompTIA Security+ Get Certified Get Ahead: SY0-601 Study Guide by Darril Gibson 
    Mike Meyers’ CompTia Security+ Certification Guide, 3rd Edition (Exam SY0-601) by Mike Meyers and Scott Jernigan

    • CompTIA Security+ Certification Guide: Master IT security essentials and exam topics for CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 certification by Ian Neil 
    • CompTIA Security+ All-in-One Exam Guide, Sixth Edition (Exam SY0-601) by Wm. Arthur Conklin, Greg White, et al.
    • CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 Exam Cram (6th Edition) by Diane Barrett and Martin M. Weiss

  • 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 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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