CompTIA Security+ Virtual

CompTIA Security+ Virtual Live Course (Exam SY0-701)

Gain practical CompTIA Security+ cybersecurity skills in a state of the art virtual classroom

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

Globally trusted certification to validate foundational, vendor-neutral IT security knowledge and skills - ANSI and ISO standard.

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Symbols: W/E = Weekend Course MORN = Morning Session AFT = Afternoon Session EVE = Evening Session

* QA pricing from their website 16/11/2023. QA class sizes up to 16 possibly mixed Virtual and In-Person attendees on the same event. Prices INCLUDE VAT.

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Virtual 'Attend from Anywhere' Security+ Course Introduction

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

TrainX's Security+ virtual course is CompTIA authorised and designed to achieve the learning objectives of the SY0-701 as efficiently as possible.

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

The SY0-701 virtual course delivery includes discussions, presentations and a high level of hands-on in a comprehensive CompTIA authorised Security+ course delivery.

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

Our live virtual Security+ course covers the examination syllabus and we provide additional preparation materials and guidance.

The CompTIA Security+ SY0-701

The certification meets ISO 17024 and is owned by CompTIA (Website): Security+ SY0-701

Our live virtual 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 and SY0-701 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.


TrainX's Security+ virtual 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 is The Official CompTIA Security+ Guide (Exam SY0-701) to ensure that you've the best materials.

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

CompTIA Security+ Virtual 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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