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CompTIA Security+ Certification Preparation

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Course Description | Outline | IT Certification Bootcamps


CompTIA Security+® (2009 Objectives) is the primary course you will need to take if your job responsibilities include securing network services, network devices, and network traffic. It is also the main course you will take to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ (2009 Edition) Certification examination (exam number SY0-301). In this course, you will build on your knowledge and professional experience with computer hardware, operating systems, and networks as you acquire the specific skills required to implement basic security services on any type of computer network.

The Security+ Certification offering is designed for the individual interested in obtaining CompTIA's vendor-neutral, industry-standard, entry-level IT Security credential, in order to pursue or advance a career as a computer security professional, or enhance any IT career role that has security implications. The Security+ course of study is also appropriate as a prerequisite to the CISSP or other advanced course of study.

This certification is approved by the Department of Defense to meet IAT Level II and IAM Level I requirements as defined in DoD 8570.01-M.

Certification Exam

This course prepares students for the CompTIA Security+ exam SY0-301.

Target Student

IT Professionals seeking a firm understanding of information and network security, and DoD professionals or contractors who require Security+ certification to meet 8570 requirements


Basic Windows skills and fundamental understanding of computer and networking concepts are required. CompTIA A+ and/or Network+ certification or equivalent knowledge, and some practical industry experience in networking are strongly recommended.


5 days (if class includes exams, students will take the exam on the last day of class)

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