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Get CompTIA Security+ Certified

The CompTIA Security+ certification path introduces you to a variety of information security concepts and technical controls. You'll learn about network and application security, compliance, different types of cyber threats and more.

18 courses  //   68 videos  //   7 hours of training

CompTIA Security+ training

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 18 courses tied to the six Security+ certification exam objectives. Upon completion, 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.

Learning path components

Security+ Custom Practice Exam
Practice Exam
Security+ Custom Practice Exam

Security+ Custom Practice Exam

Prepare for your Security+ exam and test your domain knowledge.

Number of questions: 1020

Introduction to Cryptography
Course
Introduction to Cryptography

Introduction to Cryptography

Build a baseline of cryptography knowledge as you progress through this nine-video course covering essential cryptography concepts and use cases.

9 videos
31 minutes of training

Security Technologies and Tools
Course
Security Technologies and Tools

Security Technologies and Tools

Explore the uses of common information security technology and tools as you progress through this nine-video introductory course.

9 videos
59 minutes of training

Introduction to Security Assessments
Course
Introduction to Security Assessments

Introduction to Security Assessments

Learn about penetration testing and vulnerability scanning as well as the importance of assessing the impact vulnerabilities can have on organizations.

3 videos
34 minutes of training

Threats and Threat Actors
Course
Threats and Threat Actors

Threats and Threat Actors

Build your knowledge of popular threats, including malware and social engineering as well as application, wireless and cryptographic attacks.

6 videos
61 minutes of training

Introduction to Security Controls
Course
Introduction to Security Controls

Introduction to Security Controls

Get an overview of common security control categories and types, and learn about important concepts such as data sanitation and data sensitivity.

3 videos
17 minutes of training

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
Course
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

Learn the planning, procedures and concepts that go into business continuity and disaster recovery in this introductory course.

3 videos
12 minutes of training

Incident Response and Forensics
Course
Incident Response and Forensics

Incident Response and Forensics

Explore the how an incident response plan works and learn the basic concepts related to digital forensics in this four-video introductory course.

4 videos
11 minutes of training

Risk Management Concepts
Course
Risk Management Concepts

Risk Management Concepts

Learn the key concepts related to risk management, including policies and procedures, business impact analysis, and threat and risk assessments.

4 videos
23 minutes of training

PKI Basics
Course
PKI Basics

PKI Basics

Explore the basics of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), including public and private keys and important concepts related to digital certificates.

3 videos
12 minutes of training

Identification and AAA
Course
Identification and AAA

Identification and AAA

Learn about one of the most important information security concepts related to access management: identification, authentication, authorization and accounting (IAAA).

4 videos
16 minutes of training

Physical Security
Course
Physical Security

Physical Security

Discover how common physical and environment security controls relate to information security in this brief overview course.

1 video
10 minutes of training

Resiliency and Automation
Course
Resiliency and Automation

Resiliency and Automation

Learn important terminology and concepts related to information security resiliency and automation in this brief overview course.

1 video
9 minutes of training

Virtualization and Cloud Security
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Virtualization and Cloud Security

Virtualization and Cloud Security

Explore the basics of virtualization and cloud security, including key cloud terminology, cloud storage concepts and commonly used as-a-service models.

2 videos
10 minutes of training

Software and Application Security
Course
Software and Application Security

Software and Application Security

Learn the basics of secure software and application development, including secure staging, secure coding techniques, and code quality and testing.

5 videos
24 minutes of training

Hardware and OS Security
Course
Hardware and OS Security

Hardware and OS Security

Gain an entry-level understanding of essential hardware, firmware and operating system security concepts in this three-video introductory course.

3 videos
16 minutes of training

Secure Network Design
Course
Secure Network Design

Secure Network Design

Lean the basics of designing secure networks, from an overview of network topologies to foundational security concepts such as segmentation and isolation.

3 videos
15 minutes of training

Security Frameworks
Course
Security Frameworks

Security Frameworks

Gain an entry-level understanding of security frameworks and how different organizations use them to secure their systems in this overview course.

1 video
7 minutes of training

Access Control Fundamentals
Course
Access Control Fundamentals

Access Control Fundamentals

Explore the essential concepts of access control in this four-video course covering access control models, implementation, concepts and enforcement.

4 videos
22 minutes of training

 

What you’ll learn.

The CompTIA Security+ certification exam includes six primary objectives:

  • Network security
  • Compliance and operational security
  • Threats and vulnerabilities
  • Application, data and host security
  • Access control and identity management
  • Cryptography

Who is this for?

Two years of experience in a networking role is recommended, or a Network+ or equivalent certification. This certification path is designed for:

  • IT support technicians
  • Help desk support
  • Junior network administrators
  • Application support analysts
  • Information security specialists
  • Anyone looking to earn an entry-level security certification!

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James Coyle

FireEye, Inc.

"I knew Infosec could tell me what to expect on the exam and what topics to focus on most."

Julian Tang

Chief Information Officer

"I’ve taken five boot camps with Infosec and all my instructors have been great."

Jeffrey Coa

Information Security Systems Officer

Plans & Pricing

Personal

$299

Annually

Teams

$599 / license

Annually. Volume discounts available. 10 license minimum.