Comptia Security+ Course Overview

This CompTIA Security Plus certification course in Washington 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 Washington will learn how to participate in risk mitigation ventures and analyze potential threats.

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

Benefits

You can choose from several different IT careers to pursue after completing our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Washington. Professionals working in the security industry who have completed the CompTIA Security Plus certification course in Washington 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 Washington
    Oracle hiring for Network Architect professionals in Washington
    Goldman Sachs hiring for Network Architect professionals in Washington
    Nokia hiring for Network Architect professionals in Washington
    Source: Indeed
  • Annual Salary
    $51KMin
    $72KAverage
    $110KMax
    Source: Glassdoor
    Hiring Companies
    VMware hiring for Security Engineer professionals in Washington
    IBM hiring for Security Engineer professionals in Washington
    Microsoft hiring for Security Engineer professionals in Washington
    Oracle hiring for Security Engineer professionals in Washington
    Source: Indeed
  • Annual Salary
    $49KMin
    $69KAverage
    $95KMax
    Source: Glassdoor
    Hiring Companies
    Citi hiring for Security Analyst professionals in Washington
    Wells Fargo hiring for Security Analyst professionals in Washington
    IBM hiring for Security Analyst professionals in Washington
    Goldman Sachs hiring for Security Analyst professionals in Washington
    Morgan Stanley hiring for Security Analyst professionals in Washington
    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 Washington from:-
17th Dec: Weekday Class
15th Jan: Weekend 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 Washington. If you wish to work as an IT auditor, network administrator, security administrator, or system administrator, our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Washington 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 Washington, there aren’t any specific prerequisites. However, it is recommended that learners who wants to enroll in our CompTIA Security Plus certification course in Washington 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: Course Introduction

      09:07Preview
      • 1.01 Course Introduction
        09:07
    • Lesson 02: Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities

      02:23:03Preview
      • 2.01 Compare and Contrast Information Security Roles
        08:39
      • 2.02 Compare and Contrast Security Control and Framework Types
        17:22
      • 2.03 Type of Threat Actors and Attack vectors
        21:41
      • 2.04 Threat Intelligent Sources
        14:58
      • 2.05 Assess Organizational Security with Network Reconnaissance Tools
        06:13
      • 2.06 Security Concerns with General Vulnerability Types
        16:44
      • 2.07 Vulnerability Scanning Techniques
        17:11
      • 2.08 Penetration Testing Concepts
        10:55
      • 2.09 Classify Contrast Social Engineering Techniques
        19:07
      • 2.10 Indicators of Malware-Based Attacks
        10:13
    • Lesson 03: Architecture and Design

      02:02:53Preview
      • 3.01 Compare and Contrast Cryptographic Ciphers
        20:20
      • 3.02 Cryptographic Modes of Operation
        07:07
      • 3.03 Cryptographic Use Cases and Weaknesses
        07:00
      • 3.04 Manage Certificates and Certificate Authorities
        10:52
      • 3.05 Implement PKI Management
        14:37
      • 3.06 Summarize Authentication Design Concepts
        07:58
      • 3.07 Implement Knowledge-Based Authentication
        07:24
      • 3.08 Implement Authentication Technologies
        07:18
      • 3.09 Summarize Biometrics Authentication Concepts
        06:35
      • 3.10 Identify Management Controls
        10:48
      • 3.11 Implement Account Policies
        08:16
      • 3.12 Implement Authorization Solutions
        05:16
      • 3.13 Importance of Personnel Policies
        09:22
    • Lesson 04: Implementation

      03:08:51Preview
      • 4.01 Implement Secure Network Designs
        17:56
      • 4.02 Implement Secure Switching and Routing
        14:36
      • 4.03 Implement Secure Wireless Infrastructure
        20:17
      • 4.04 Implement Load Balancers
        19:36
      • 4.05 Implement Firewalls and Proxy Servers
        16:00
      • 4.06 Implement Network Security Monitoring
        13:19
      • 4.07 Summarize the Use of SIEM
        15:36
      • 4.08 Implement Secure Network Operations Protocols
        08:04
      • 4.09 Implement Secure Application Protocols
        09:59
      • 4.10 Implement Secure Remote Access Protocols
        13:18
      • 4.11 Implement Secure Firmware
        06:02
      • 4.12 Implement Endpoint Security
        07:31
      • 4.13 Embedded System Security Implications
        05:42
      • 4.14 Implement Mobile Device Management
        11:04
      • 4.15 Implement Secure Mobile Device Connections
        09:51
    • Lesson 05: Operations and Incident Response

      02:19:34Preview
      • 5.01 Analyze Indicators of Application Attacks
        07:43
      • 5.02 Outline Indicators of Web Application Attacks
        13:29
      • 5.03 Illustrate Secure Coding Practices
        13:46
      • 5.04 Implement Secure Script Environments
        06:27
      • 5.05 Analyze Deployment and Automation Concepts
        07:36
      • 5.06 Secure Cloud Solutions
        15:19
      • 5.07 Cloud Security Solutions
        09:34
      • 5.08 Infrastructure as Code Concepts
        08:20
      • 5.09 Privacy and Data Sensitivity Concepts
        10:36
      • 5.10 Privacy and Data Protection Controls
        09:52
      • 5.11 Incident Response Procedures
        07:58
      • 5.12 Appropriate Data Sources for Incident Response
        08:47
      • 5.13 Mitigation Controls
        08:33
      • 5.14 Digital Forensics Documentation
        05:19
      • 5.15 Digital Forensics Evidence Acquisition
        06:15
    • Lesson 06: Governance Risk and Compliance

      55:49Preview
      • 6.01 Risk Management Processes and Concepts
        12:40
      • 6.02 Business Impact Analysis Concepts
        09:44
      • 6.03 Redundancy Strategies
        05:21
      • 6.04 Backup Strategies
        07:15
      • 6.05 Cybersecurity Resiliency Strategies
        10:29
      • 6.06 Importance of Physical Site Security Controls
        04:53
      • 6.07 Importance of Physical Host Security Controls
        05:27

Comptia Security+ Exam & Certification

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

    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 Washington. Once you enrol in our CompTIA Security Plus certification course in Washington, 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://www.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 Washington. After attending one complete online classroom as part of the CompTIA Security Plus certification course in Washington, you’ll unlock your certificate.

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

    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 Washington?

    Your CompTIA Security+ certification in Washington 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 Washington fee is also inclusive of the exam fee in most locations. In Africa, however, the CompTIA Security Plus certification course in Washington 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 Washington 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 Washington. 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 Washington, 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 Washington, 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 Washington. If you haven’t booked the test within one year of enrolling in our CompTIA Security Plus certification training in Washington, 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

  • 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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  • 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 Washington 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 Washington?

    The CompTIA Security+ certification training in Washington 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 Washington?

    Achieving a CompTIA Security+ Certification oin Washington ffers 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:

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