The CompTIA Security+ certification is an international, vendor-neutral credential densuring foundation-level skills and knowledge in identifying risk, participating in risk mitigation activities, and providing infrastructure, information, operational, and application security. The CompTIA Security+ certification proves the recipient's ability to understand and explain the security functions of common network devices and technologies.
CompTIA Security+ certification exam objectives are as follows:
- Risk Management (14%)
- Cryptography and PKI (12%)
- Technologies and Tools (22%)
- Architecture and Design (15%)
- Identity and Access Management (16%)
- Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities (21%)
Here are some of the key skills measured in the CompTIA Security+ certification exam:
- Explaining the impacts and proper use of environmental controls.
- Identifying security threats and performing risk mitigation activities.
- Understanding applicable policies, laws and regulations of IT security.
- Exemplifying the concepts of data confidentiality, integrity and availability.
- Understanding and applying cryptography and public key infrastructure (PKI).
- Implementing and configuring a wireless network in a safe and secure manner.
- Explaining the concepts of user authentication, authorization and access control.
- Applying and implementing secure network administration principles and procedures.
CompTIA Security+ certification preparation program certifies aptitude and proficiency in the field of access control, system security, network infrastructure and organizational security.
Please note that our online courses are instructor-led virtual courses that require live interaction between instructors and students on assigned days and for assigned activities.