CompTIA Security+ (SYO-701, 2023 release) Learning Path

Learn fundamental information security concepts and technical controls.

23 hours,

Quick facts

About this learning path

  • courses

    100% online

  • Duration

    23 hours,

  • Assessment

    questions

About CompTIA Security+ (SYO-701, 2023 release)

This learning path builds on your existing networking skills and prepares you to earn your Security+, one of the most popular entry-level cybersecurity certifications. You’ll learn the foundations of information security as you progress through an introduction to the test and 14 courses tied to the five Security+ certification exam domains and 28 objectives. The domains are: General Security Concepts; Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Mitigations; Security Architecture; Security Operations; and Security Program Management and Oversight. Upon completion of this path, you’ll be prepared to earn your Security+ certification and have an established base of cybersecurity knowledge you can use to progress into more advanced security certifications or career roles.

 

Syllabus

Security+ (701) skills assessment: Risk management

Assessment - 4 questions

Security+ (701) skills assessment: Foundations of cryptography, physical security, and identity and account management

Assessment - 15 questions

Security+ (701) skills assessment: Tools of the trade

Assessment - 4 questions

Security+ (701) skills assessment: Securing individual systems

Assessment - 8 questions

Security+ (701) final practice exam

Assessment - 76 questions

Security+ (701) skills assessment: Securing the basic LAN

Assessment - 11 questions

Security+ (701) skills assessment: Securing wireless LANs

Assessment - 7 questions

Security+ (701) skills assessment: Securing virtual and cloud environments

Assessment - 5 questions

Security+ (701) skills assessment: Securing dedicated and mobile systems

Assessment - 6 questions

Security+ (701) skills assessment: Secure protocols and applications

Assessment - 6 questions

Security+ (701) skills assessment: Testing infrastructure

Assessment - 3 questions

Security+ (701) skills assessment: Business security impact

Assessment - 3 questions

Security+ (701) skills assessment: Dealing with incidents

Assessment - 3 questions

Security+ (SY0-701) introduction

Course - 00:27:00

Risk management

Course - 01:20:00

Foundations of cryptography

Course - 00:59:00

Physical security

Course - 00:29:00

Identity and account management

Course - 01:30:00

Tools of the trade

Course - 02:17:00

Securing individual systems

Course - 01:46:00

Securing the basic LAN

Course - 03:54:00

Securing wireless LANs

Course - 01:07:00

Securing virtual and cloud environments

Course - 01:09:00

Securing dedicated and mobile systems

Course - 01:04:00

Secure protocols and applications

Course - 01:05:00

Testing infrastructure

Course - 00:40:00

Business security impact

Course - 01:51:00

Dealing with incidents

Course - 00:52:00

The details

Learning path insights

How to claim CPEs

Should you complete this learning path, you’ll be able to download a certificate of completion. Use this to claim your CPEs or CPUs.

No software. No set up. Unlimited access.

Skip the server racks and spin up a realistic environment with one click. Infosec Skills cyber ranges require no additional software, hardware or server space so your team can spend less time configuring environments and more time learning. Unlimited cyber range access is included in every Infosec Skills subscription so your team can skill up however they learn best.

Unlock 7 days of free training

  • 1,400+ hands-on courses and labs
  • Certification practice exams
  • Skill assessments

Plans & pricing

Infosec Skills Personal

$299 / year

  • 190+ role-guided learning paths (e.g., Ethical Hacking, Threat Hunting)
  • 100s of hands-on labs in cloud-hosted cyber ranges
  • Custom certification practice exams (e.g., CISSP, Security+)
  • Skill assessments
  • Infosec peer community support

Infosec Skills Teams

$799 per license / year

  • Team administration and reporting
  • Dedicated client success manager
  • Single sign-on (SSO)
    Easily authenticate and manage your learners by connecting to any identity provider that supports the SAML 2.0 standard.
  • Integrations via API
    Retrieve training performance and engagement metrics and integrate learner data into your existing LMS or HRS.
  • 190+ role-guided learning paths and assessments (e.g., Incident Response)
  • 100s of hands-on labs in cloud-hosted cyber ranges
  • Create and assign custom learning paths
  • Custom certification practice exams (e.g., CISSP, CISA)
  • Optional upgrade: Guarantee team certification with live boot camps

Learn about scholarships and financing with

Affirm logo