CompTIA, Security+ Credential Training Course
Purdue’s CompTIA Security+ online bootcamp provides information technology professionals the core knowledge required for any cybersecurity role, along with preparing those professionals for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam.
CompTIA Security+ is a globally recognized certification covering core functions for an information technology security career and is the first security certification IT professionals should earn. This certification exam is an internationally recognized validation of foundation-level security skills and knowledge, and is used by organizations and security professionals around the globe.
CompTIA Security+ is an online offering that prepares information security professionals to perform core security functions and equips them with the foundational skills to secure systems and networks. Students will learn about attack threats and vulnerabilities; architecture, design and implementation; operations and incident response; and governance, risk and compliance.
CompTIA Security+ Informational Webinar
Watch a prerecorded webinar to learn more about the program and the benefits of earning your credentials.
Blended Learning Bootcamp
Students will have access to recorded videos and be asked to complete weekly assignments.
Start Date: March 1, 2021
Course Length: 4 weeks
Schedule: Instructor office hours will be available each week
- CompTIA recorded videos with access to recorded training videos for 3 months
- Weekly assigned coursework due each Friday and instructor feedback provided over the weekend
- Access to faculty through weekly virtual office hours
- Access to a lab platform that allows hands-on practice
- Access to CertMaster Practice, a set of practice tests and real-time feedback that helps you train for the exam
- Access to the electronic textbook
- An exam voucher
In this course you will use fundamental security principles to install and configure cybersecurity controls and participate in incident response and risk mitigation.
- Compare and contrast attacks and security controls
- Use security assessment tools
- Implement a public key infrastructure and a secure network architecture
- Implement, identity and access management controls
Manage access services and accounts
Install and configure security appliances and wireless and physical access security
Deploy secure host, mobile and embedded systems
Implement secure network access protocols and secure network applications
Explain basic cryptography concepts, risk management concepts, disaster recovery concepts and organizational security concepts
Describe secure application development concepts
The successful candidate will perform these tasks to support the principles of confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
Meet the Faculty Member
Dr. Brian Zuel
Dr. Brian Zuel has a background in education and technology with a Ph.D. in Educational Technology focused on online learning. He is well versed in Security+ and has taught security classes to a range of audiences, from college students to employees at large corporations looking to expand their skills.
Course Starts: March 1, 2021
Course Length: 4 weeks
Achieving CompTIA Security+ certification is an important career decision. The right preparation can make all the difference for the individual and the organization. Contact us at email@example.com to discuss further.