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CompTIA Security+

  • Length 5 days
  • Version SY0-601
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Why study this course

CompTIA Security+ is a global certification that validates the baseline skills necessary to improve baseline security readiness and incident response by applying current best practices for preventing and addressing today’s threats.

CompTIA Security+ validates core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role, and emphasises vendor-neutral, hands-on practical skills. This will ensure the security professional is better prepared to problem solve a wider variety of today’s complex issues faced by organisations, such as improving baseline security readiness and incident response by applying best practices for preventing and addressing the latest attacks, threats, and vulnerabilities.

This five-day instructor-led training course will help you prepare for the CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601) exam.

Please note: The exam is not included in the course fee but can be purchased separately.

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What you’ll learn

On successful course completion, students will be able to:

  • Assess the security posture of an enterprise environment and recommend and implement appropriate security solutions

  • Monitor and secure hybrid environments, including cloud, mobile, and IoT

  • Operate with an awareness of applicable laws and policies, including principles of governance, risk, and compliance

  • Identify, analyse, and respond to security events and incidents


CompTIA is the voice of the world’s information technology (IT) industry. A non-profit association, CompTIA offers IT professionals vendor neutral, industry-leading IT certifications. DDLS is proud to be a CompTIA Authorised Training Partner – offering A+, Security +, Linux+, Network+.

Stay ahead of the technology curve

Don’t let your tech outpace the skills of your people

Quality instructors and content

Expert instructors with real world experience and the latest vendor- approved in-depth course content.

Partner-Preferred Supplier

Chosen and awarded by the world’s leading vendors as preferred training partner.

Ahead of the technology curve

No matter your chosen technologies or platforms, we can help you stay one step ahead.

Who is the course for?

  • Security Administrator

  • Systems Administrator

  • Helpdesk Manager / Analyst

  • Security Analyst

  • Network / Cloud Engineer

  • IT Auditors

  • Security Engineer

  • IT Project Manager

  • Security Officer

  • Information Security Manager

  • DevOps / Software Developer

  • Security Architect

We can also deliver and customise this training course for larger groups – saving your organisation time, money and resources. For more information, please contact us via email on


Course subjects

Attacks, Threats and Vulnerabilities

  • Compare and contrast different types of social engineering techniques

  • Analyse potential indicators to determine the type of attack

  • Explain different threat actors, vectors, and intelligence sources

  • Explain security concerns associated with various types of vulnerabilities

  • Summarise techniques used in security assessments

  • Explain techniques used in penetration testing

Architecture and Design

  • Explain importance of security concepts in an enterprise environment

  • Summarise virtualisation and cloud computing concepts

  • Summarise secure application development, deployment, and automation concepts

  • Summarise authentication and authorisation design concepts

  • Given a scenario, implement cybersecurity resilience

  • Explain the security implications of embedded and specialised systems

  • Explain the importance of physical security controls

  • Summarise the basics of cryptographic concepts


  • Given a scenario, implement secure protocols

  • Given a scenario, implement host or application security solutions

  • Given a scenario, implement secure network designs

  • Given a scenario, install and configure wireless security settings

  • Given a scenario, implement secure mobile solutions

  • Given a scenario, apply cybersecurity solutions to the cloud

  • Given a scenario, implement identity and account management controls

  • Given a scenario, implement authentication and authorisation solutions

  • Given a scenario, implement public key infrastructure

Operations and Incident Response

  • Given a scenario, use appropriate tool to assess organisational security

  • Summarise importance of policies, processes, and procedures for incident response

  • Given an incident, utilise appropriate data sources to support investigations

  • Given an incident, apply mitigation techniques or controls to secure an environment

  • Explain key aspects of digital forensics

Governance, Risk and Compliance

  • Compare and contrast various types of controls

  • Explain importance of applicable regulations, standards, or frameworks that impact organisational security posture

  • Explain importance of policies to organisational security

  • Summarise risk management processes and concepts

  • Explain privacy and sensitive data concepts in relation to security


Students should have basic Microsoft Windows user skills and a fundamental understanding of computer and networking concepts.

CompTIA A+ and Network+ are also recommended but not required.

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