Security+ Sheffield Course

CompTIA Security+ Sheffield Course (Exam SY0-701)

Official CompTIA Security+ Yorkshire training utilising the latest in classroom learning

CompTIA Security+ (Security-Plus) Sheffield Course for Exam SY0-701

Worldwide recognised vendor-neutral essential IT networking certification - ANSI and ISO standard.

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Security+ Sheffield Course Introduction

Achieve your next career step by attaining this most sought-after Cybersecurity certification!

TrainX's Security+ course in Sheffield, Yorkshire is CompTIA authorised and designed to achieve the learning objectives of the required examination as efficiently as possible.

Our in-house trainer is a CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+) which validates the trainer's skills in classroom training delivery and has the relevant CompTIA technical certifications along with a broad experience with Microsoft and Cisco technologies.

The course delivery includes discussions, presentations and a high level of hands-on via CompTIA's official platorm. This includes client and server technology utilising both Microsoft Windows and Linux.

Security+ Certification and Related Examinations

To achieve Security+ certification, you'll need to pass the following exam:

  • CompTIA Security+ SY0-701 - foundation-level security skills and knowledge

The CompTIA Security+ Certification

The certification meets ISO 17024 and is owned by CompTIA (Website): CompTIA Security+

Our Sheffield Security+ course covers the SY0-701 examination syllabus (NB SY0-601 courses still available until June 2024 - contact us) and we provide additional preparation materials for SY0-701 and examination succcess guidance.


Security+ is recognised worldwide as the foundational certification for security experts. Here's a list of just some of the job roles that Security+ is a foundation for:

  • Security Administrator
  • Systems Administrator
  • Helpdesk Manager / Analyst
  • Network / Cloud Engineer
  • Security Engineer / Analyst
  • DevOps / Software Developer
  • IT Auditors
  • IT Project Manager
  • Cloud Penetration Tester
  • Network Security Operations
  • Penetration Tester
  • Network Security Analyst
  • Web App Penetration Tester
  • Security Architect

Contact us for an informal chat about the value of the CompTIA Security+.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students have covered the CompTIA Security+ exam syllabus (exam SY0-701) which is presented under the follow domains:

  • 1.0 General Security Concepts
  • 2.0 Threats, Vulnerabilities and Mitigations
  • 3.0 Security Architecture
  • 4.0 Security Operations
  • 5.0 Security Program Management and Oversight

The CompTIA Security+ certification exam will certify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required 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 Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Operate with an awareness of applicable regulations and policies, including principles of governance, risk, and compliance
  • Identify, analyze, and respond to security events and incidents

Contact us to discuss the course objectives.


The course is suitable for learners who have core IT skills and the following is recommended as a prerequisite:

Please contact us for further information.

Security+ Course Materials

The courseware adheres to CompTIA's strict quality standards and is CompTIA Approved Quality Content (CAQC).

Security+ requires understanding of Server, PC and Networking technologies and we provide a very comprehensive CompTIA authorised set of 'labs' during the course to ensure you've relevant 'hands-on' experience.

CompTIA Security+ Sheffield Classroom Course Outline

The public course has a number of delivery formats including a standard 5 day event and a two-weekend event. See the schedule for details. Onsite and single-company custom course formats are available.

The course design is based on five knowledge and skill areas known as domains (listed below) and provides in-depth concepts and hands-on skill development for each.

  • 1.0 General Security Concepts
  • 2.0 Threats, Vulnerabilities and Mitigations
  • 3.0 Security Architecture
  • 4.0 Security Operations
  • 5.0 Security Program Management and Oversight

Lesson 1: Summarize Fundamental Security Concepts

  • Topic 1A: Security Concepts
  • Topic 1B: Security Controls

Lesson 2: Compare Threat Types

  • Topic 2A: Threat Actors
  • Topic 2B: Attack Surfaces
  • Topic 2C: Social Engineering

Lesson 3: Explain Cryptographic Solutions

  • Topic 3A: Cryptographic Algorithms
  • Topic 3B: Public Key Infrastructure
  • Topic 3C: Cryptographic Solutions

Lesson 4: Implement Identity and Access Management

  • Topic 4A: Authentication
  • Topic 4B: Authorization
  • Topic 4C: Identity Management

Lesson 5: Secure Enterprise Network Architecture

  • Topic 5A: Enterprise Network Architecture
  • Topic 5B: Network Security Appliances
  • Topic 5C: Secure Communications

Lesson 6: Secure Cloud Network Architecture

  • Topic 6A: Cloud Infrastructure
  • Topic 6B: Embedded Systems and Zero Trust Architecture

Lesson 7: Explain Resiliency and Site Security Concepts

  • Topic 7A: Asset Management
  • Topic 7B: Redundancy Strategies
  • Topic 7C: Physical Security

Lesson 8: Explain Vulnerability Management

  • Topic 8A: Device and OS Vulnerabilities
  • Topic 8B: Application and Cloud Vulnerabilities
  • Topic 8C: Vulnerability Identification Methods
  • Topic 8D: Vulnerability Analysis and Remediation

Lesson 9: Evaluate Network Security Capabilities

  • Topic 9A: Network Security Baselines
  • Topic 9B: Network Security Capability Enhancement

Lesson 10: Assess Endpoint Security Capabilities

  • Topic 10A: Implement Endpoint Security
  • Topic 10B: Mobile Device Hardening

Lesson 11: Enhance Application Security Capabilities

  • Topic 11A: Application Protocol Security Baselines
  • Topic 11B: Cloud and Web Application Security Concepts

Lesson 12: Explain Incident Response and Monitoring Concepts

  • Topic 12A: Incident Response
  • Topic 12B: Digital Forensics
  • Topic 12C: Data Sources
  • Topic 12D: Alerting and Monitoring Tools

Lesson 13: Analyze Indicators of Malicious Activity

  • Topic 13A: Malware Attack Indicators
  • Topic 13B: Physical and Network Attack Indicators
  • Topic 13C: Application Attack Indicators

Lesson 14: Summarize Security Governance Concepts

  • Topic 14A: Policies, Standards, and Procedures
  • Topic 14B: Change Management
  • Topic 14C: Automation and Orchestration

Lesson 15: Explain Risk Management Processes

  • Topic 15A: Risk Management Processes and Concepts
  • Topic 15B: Vendor Management Concepts
  • Topic 15C: Audits and Assessments

Lesson 16: Summarize Data Protection and Compliance Concepts

  • Topic 16A: Data Classification and Compliance
  • Topic 16B: Personnel Policies

Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to CompTIA Security+ (SY0-701)

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