CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601) eLearning Bundle Course

Course Details:

Length: 5 courses

Access Length: 6 months

Price: $475/person (USD)

Bulk Pricing: 10+ Contact Us

Course Features:

Instant Access After Purchase

Lecture by Recorded Video

Stop and Start as Needed

Certificate of Completion

Software Lab Included?: No

Delivery Method:

Self-Paced Online

Individuals and Groups
@ Your Location

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Course Overview

Hack Your Way to Cybersecurity Hero: Master the CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601) eLearning Bundle!

Cybersecurity threats lurk everywhere. Hackers, malware, and social engineering schemes are just a click away, but you can become the hero. This 15-hour CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601) eLearning Bundle is your ultimate weapon, forged by industry veteran Gordon Shenkle with 30+ years of IT experience (15 in security!).

No cybersecurity novice left behind! We build your skills from the ground up, starting with understanding threat actors, intelligence sources, and security roles. Then, we dive deep into real-world troubleshooting for social engineering attacks, malware, and network vulnerabilities.

Become a network ninja:

  • Master cryptography, authentication, and data privacy.
  • Secure your network with firewalls, proxies, and SIEMs.
  • Thwart mobile device threats and implement secure coding practices.
  • Respond to incidents like a pro with forensics and mitigation strategies.

But wait, there's more!

  • Learn from an expert's real-world insights and war stories.
  • Prepare to crush the CompTIA Security+ exam and land your dream job.

This is your chance to:

  • Boost your earning potential in the booming cybersecurity field.
  • Gain the skills and knowledge to protect your organization and data.
  • Become a cybersecurity hero, ready to face any digital threat.

Don't wait! Enroll in this epic eLearning Bundle today and unlock your cybersecurity superpowers!

This course is designed to follow CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Network+ training for optimal learning. If you haven't completed those yet, fear not! You can still jump in and level up your cybersecurity skills.

Ready to become a legend in the digital world? Click "Enroll Now" and start your cybersecurity adventure!

Also Included - 4 Courses: An Essential Career Skills Pack with 4 courses in key areas for career management and growth, including Time Management, Digital Skills, Creativity and Soft Skills.


Course Notes

Important Course Information
This is a Lecture-Only eLearning Course. If you would like to practice any hands-on activities, you must use your own software.

eLearning Training Delivery Method

How It Works

This self-paced online course lets you learn independently at your own pace through Certstaffix Training's easy-to-use platform.

  • Learn at your own pace - Start and stop as it is convenient for you. Pick up where you left off.
  • Lecture utilizing video and recorded screenshots
  • 6-month subscription length
  • Instant Access After Purchase

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Suggested Prerequisites

You should be familiar with the topics covered in:

Target Audience

Individuals aspiring to a career in cybersecurity:

  • Tech novices: Individuals with some basic IT knowledge who are looking to break into the cybersecurity field. The comprehensive nature of the bundle, starting with fundamental concepts, caters to their learning needs.
  • IT professionals: IT professionals seeking to specialize in cybersecurity, expand their skill set, and enhance their career prospects. The bundle offers advanced coverage of security architecture, operations, and compliance, appealing to their desire for deeper knowledge.
  • Career changers: Individuals from diverse backgrounds looking for a career transition into cybersecurity. The bundle provides accessible entry and prepares them for the CompTIA Security+ certification, a valuable stepping stone.

Professionals seeking to enhance their cybersecurity knowledge and skills:

  • Network administrators and security analysts: These professionals can strengthen their understanding of security concepts, threat mitigation strategies, and incident response procedures, improving their effectiveness in their roles.
  • System administrators and IT managers: They can gain valuable insights into designing and implementing secure system architectures, managing vulnerabilities, and adhering to compliance regulations.
  • Penetration testers and security consultants: The bundle can broaden their knowledge base with advanced topics like digital forensics and vendor assessment, potentially expanding their service offerings.

Overall, the target audience includes anyone interested in cybersecurity, ranging from beginners to experienced professionals, who are motivated to build their skills and advance their careers in this field.

Learning Objectives:

Assess the security posture of an enterprise environment:

  • Identify and categorize different security controls for various purposes.
  • Understand the core principles of security, authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA).
  • Analyze physical security measures and deception technologies.
  • Apply best practices for business processes and security operations.

Secure hybrid environments encompassing cloud, mobile, and IoT technologies:

  • Recognize vulnerabilities in hardware, cloud, virtualization, and cryptographic systems.
  • Identify indicators of various attack types targeting malware, physical infrastructure, networks, applications, and cryptography.
  • Implement effective cybersecurity mitigation techniques.
  • Design and implement secure network architectures with considerations for cloud, virtualization, IoT, and SCADA.

Master security operations and incident response:

  • Manage identity and access, wireless security, operating systems, firewalls, and intrusion detection devices.
  • Implement robust password security and web filtering protocols.
  • Understand and execute the incident response process, including endpoint detection and response (EDR).
  • Leverage automation and scripting to streamline security operations tasks.

Manage risk and ensure compliance:

  • Develop and maintain comprehensive security guidelines, policies, and procedures.
  • Conduct thorough risk identification, assessment, and analysis.
  • Implement effective risk management strategies and report on risks and business impact analyses (BIAs).
  • Understand vendor assessment, selection, and compliance considerations.
  • Navigate privacy regulations and attestation processes.

Gain proficiency in essential cybersecurity skills:

  • Analyze investigation data sources and log data for security threats.
  • Perform vulnerability analysis, digital forensics activities, and security hardening procedures.
  • Secure mobile devices and implement email security measures.
  • Monitor and respond to security alerts effectively.
  • Design and execute user training programs for cybersecurity awareness.

By mastering these top learning objectives, you'll be well-equipped to excel in various cybersecurity roles and protect vital systems and data in today's dynamic threat landscape.

Key Features
  • Audio Narration
  • Video
  • Inline Activities
  • Exercises
  • Assesment
  • Supplemental Resources
  • Audio/Video/Course Text: American English.
  • Subtitles (Closed Caption): N/A.
Course Duration
  • CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601) Exam Prep: 15 hrs
  • Essential Career Skills Pack: 2 hrs 23 min


Related Exams & Certifications

  • This course prepares students for the CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 Exam.
Certification Notes: Certification exams are administered by third party testing companies. Our course teaches topics that can be useful with certification exam(s), which is an additional fee paid to the testing provider. You must contact the corresponding testing provider to take a certification exam.


Course Topics

CompTIA Security+ SY0-601

Course Duration - 15 hrs

SY0-601 Security+ is a beneficial cyber security-specific certification for IT job candidates to hold, often being the first instance where candidates learn to identify and handle InfoSec threats. This CompTIA training course is presented by instructor Gordon Shenkle. Gordan has over 30 years of IT experience with 15 of those years specializing in IT security. Students will learn the best real-world troubleshooting practices for identifying and handling cybersecurity incidents. It is recommended that students complete CompTIA A+ training and CompTIA Network+ Training before beginning this course.

In this course, you will learn how to explain threat actors and threat intelligence, compare security roles and security controls, and perform security assessments in order to identify social engineering attacks or malware. Gain knowledge on basic cryptographic concepts, authentication controls, data privacy, account management, network security protocols, and many other topics.

Course Objectives:
Course Objectives:
  • Identify and differentiate threat actors, attack vectors, and intelligence sources.
  • Perform security assessments using network reconnaissance tools and analyze indicators of malware attacks.
  • Apply cryptographic principles and techniques, including ciphers, modes, use cases, and vulnerabilities.
  • Implement and manage certificates, PKI infrastructure, and authentication technologies.
  • Design and enforce secure network architectures, including switching, routing, wireless, and load balancing.
  • Configure and administer firewalls, proxy servers, network security monitoring tools, and SIEM systems.
  • Implement secure protocols for network operations, applications, and remote access.
  • Deploy and manage endpoint security solutions, including firmware, endpoint protection, and mobile device management.
  • Identify and analyze indicators of application and web application attacks.
  • Understand and apply secure coding practices, scripting environments, deployment concepts, and automation for cybersecurity tasks.
Detailed Course Outline:
Detailed Course Outline:
Module 1: Information Security Roles Security Control and Framework Types
  • 1.1 Introduction and Overview
  • 1.2 Compare and Contrast Information Security Roles
  • 1.3 Compare and Contrast Security Control and Framework Types
  • 1.4 Module Summary
Module 2: Explain Threat Actor Types, Attack Vectors, and Intelligence Sources
  • 2.1 Explain Threat Actor Types and Attack Vectors
  • 2.2 Explain Threat Intelligence Sources
  • 2.3 Module Summary
Module 3: Organizational Security, Network Reconnaissance, General Vulnerability Types, Penetration Testing
  • 3.1 Assess Organizational Security with Network Reconnaissance Tools
  • 3.2 Packet Capture and Replay Demo
  • 3.3 Explain Security Concerns with General Vulnerability Types
  • 3.4 Summarize Vulnerability Scanning Techniques
  • 3.5 Explain Penetration Testing Concepts
  • 3.6 Module Summary
Module 4: Social Engineering, Indicators of Malware Attacks
  • 4.1 Compare and Contrast Social Engineering Techniques
  • 4.2 Analyze Indicators of Malware-based Attacks
  • 4.3 Fork Bomb Malware Demo
  • 4.4 Module Summary
Module 5: Cryptography
  • 5.1 Compare and Contrast Cryptographic Ciphers
  • 5.2 Summarize Cryptographic Modes of Operation
  • 5.3 Summarize Cryptographic Use Cases and Weaknesses
  • 5.4 Summarize Other Cryptographic Technologies
  • 5.5 Module Summary
Module 6: Certificates and PKI
  • 6.1 Implement Certificates and Certificate Authorities
  • 6.2 Implement PKI Management
  • 6.3 Implementing a PKI Demo
  • 6.4 Module Summary
Module 7: Authentication
  • 7.1 Summarize Authentication Design Concepts
  • 7.2 Implement Knowledge-based Authentication
  • 7.3 Password Cracker Demo
  • 7.4 Implement Authentication Technologies
  • 7.5 Summarize Biometrics Authentication Concepts
  • 7.6 Module Summary
Module 8: Identity and Accounts, Authorization, Personnel Policies
  • 8.1 Implement Identity and Account Types
  • 8.2 Implement Account Policies
  • 8.3 Account Types and Policies Demo
  • 8.4 Implement Authorization Solutions
  • 8.5 Explain the Importance of Personnel Policies
  • 8.6 Module Summary
Module 9: Network Design and Hardware (Part1)
  • 9.1 Implement Secure Network Designs
  • 9.2 Implement Secure Switching and Routing
  • 9.3 Various Types of Network Attacks Demo
  • 9.4 Implement Secure Wireless Infrastructure
  • 9.5 Implement Load Balancers
  • 9.6 Module Summary
Module 10: Network Hardware (Part2)
  • 10.1 Implement Firewalls and Proxy Servers
  • 10.2 Implement Network Security Monitoring
  • 10.3 Summarize the Use of SIEM
  • 10.4 Module Summary
Module 11: Network Protocols
  • 11.1 Implement Secure Network Operations Protocols
  • 11.2 Implement Secure Application Protocols
  • 11.3 Implement Secure Remote Access Protocols
  • 11.4 Module Summary
Module 12: Endpoint Security
  • 12.1 Implement Secure Firmware
  • 12.2 Implement Endpoint Security
  • 12.3 Endpoint Protection Demo
  • 12.4 Explain Embedded System Security Implications
  • 12.5 Module Summary
Module 13: Mobile Devices
  • 13.1 Implement Mobile Device Management
  • 13.2 Implement Secure Mobile Device Connections
  • 13.3 Module Summary
Module 14: Indicators of Attacks, Intro to Secure Coding, Scripting, Deployment, and Automation
  • 14.1 Analyze Indicators of Application Attacks
  • 14.2 Analyze Indicators of Web Application Attacks
  • 14.3 Summarize Secure Coding Practices
  • 14.4 Implement Secure Script Environments
  • 14.5 Summarize Deployment and Automation Concepts
  • 14.6 Module Summary
Module 15: Secure Coding, Scripting, Deployment, Cloud, and Virtualization
  • 15.1 Summarize Secure Cloud and Virtualization Services
  • 15.2 Apply Cloud Security Solutions
  • 15.3 Summarize Infrastructure as Code Concepts
  • 15.4 Module Summary
Module 16: Privacy and Data Protection
  • 16.1 Explain Privacy and Data Sensitivity Concepts
  • 16.2 Explain Privacy and Data Protection Controls
  • 16.3 Module Summary
Module 17: Incident Response
  • 17.1 Summarize Incident Response Procedures
  • 17.2 Utilize Appropriate Data Sources for Incident Response
  • 17.3 Apply Mitigation Controls
  • 17.4 Module Summary
Module 18: Forensics
  • 18.1 Explain Key Aspects of Digital Forensics Documentation
  • 18.2 Explain Key Aspects of Digital Forensics Evidence Acquisition
  • 18.3 Module Summary
Module 19: Risk Management and Business Impact Analysis
  • 19.1 Explain Risk Management Processes and Concepts
  • 19.2 Explain Business Impact Analysis Concepts
  • 19.3 Module Summary
Module 20: Redundancy and Backup Strategies
  • 20.1 Implement Redundancy Strategies
  • 20.2 Implement Backup Strategies
  • 20.3 Implement Cybersecurity Resiliency Strategies
  • 20.4 Module Summary
Module 21: Physical Security
  • 21.1 Explain the Importance of Physical Site Controls
  • 21.2 Explain the Importance of Physical Host Security Controls
  • 21.3 Module Summary
Module 22: Afterword
  • 22.1 Conclusion and General Exam Tips



Essential Career Skills Pack

Productivity and Time Management

Course Duration - 30 min

It seems that there is never enough time in the day. But, since we all get the same 24 hours, why is it that some people achieve so much more with their time than others? This course will explain how to plan and prioritize tasks, so that we can make the most of the limited time we have. By using the time-management techniques in this course, you can improve your ability to function more effectively – even when time is tight and pressures are high. So, by the end of the course you will have the knowledge, skills and confidence to be an effective manager of your time.

Course Objectives:
Course Objectives:
  • Set your priorities to better manage your time
  • Improve your productivity by sharpening your focus and multitasking effectively
Detailed Course Outline:
Detailed Course Outline:
  • Productiity & Time Management
  • Prioritization
  • Getting Things Done
  • Procrastination
  • Multitasking & Focus
  • Summary


Basic Digital Skills

Course Duration - 13 min

With the rise of digital transformation and technology, having a basic digital literacy is essential for all types of jobs, regardless of the industry. To stay competitive and be successful in the workplace, enhancing your digital skills should be a top priority.

Course Objectives:
Course Objectives:
  • Recall the essential digital skills framework
  • Elaborate on the toolkit of essential digital skills
  • Identify how to develop or improve your digital skills
Detailed Course Outline:
Detailed Course Outline:
  • The Essential Digital Skills Framework
  • The Toolkit of Essential Digital Skills
  • Developing Digital Skills
  • Summary


4 Ways to Boost Creativity

Course Duration - 30 min

The digital economy is opening up ways for everyone to be creative. It doesn’t just mean being artistic – it’s more about ideas, solutions, alternatives, incremental improvements. Peter Quarry and Eve Ash discuss ways that mental capacity can be developed, perspectives changed, group power leveraged and making things actually happen.

Course Objectives:
Course Objectives:
  • Define creativity
  • Think outside the box
  • Develop the right mental attitude
  • Leverage the power of groups
  • Ensure managers make it happen
Detailed Course Outline:
Detailed Course Outline:
  • What is Creativity at Work?
  • Learn to Think Outside the box
  • Develop the Right Mental Capacity
  • Laverage the Power of Groups
  • Ensure Managers Make It Happen
  • Summary


The 11 Essential Career Soft Skills

Course Duration - 1 hr 10 min

Soft Skills are the traits, characteristics, habits, and skills needed to survive and thrive in the modern work world. Soft skills aren't usually taught in school, but you will learn them all here in this course. Are you someone that other people in your organization and industry like to work with, collaborate with and partner with? Are you seen as a valuable asset to any new project that comes along?

This soft skills training course will teach you how to develop the skills that can make the difference between a lackluster career that tops out at middle management versus one that lands you in the executive suite. Or to wherever you define career success. So many soft skills seem like common sense at first glance, but they are not commonly applied by most workers. This soft skills training course will give you an edge over your competitors. It will also make your job, your career and your life more rewarding and enjoyable.

Course Objectives:
Course Objectives:
  • Understand how to be a great communicator
  • Become a stronger listene
  • Appear professional to co-workers and bosses of all ages
  • Avoid common career blunders that often end careers
  • Manage expectations for bosses and colleagues
  • Position yourself for promotions
  • Make technology your asset, even if you are afraid of technology
  • Avoid the Not My Job Syndrome
  • Develop EQ to Match Your IQ
  • Develop leadership qualities
Detailed Course Outline:
Detailed Course Outline:
  • Introduction
  • The Soft Tech Savvy Way to Always Be Essential
  • Not My Job, And I Am Happy to Do It
  • You Can Become a Master Communicator
  • Feedback Video for The 11 Essential Career Soft Skills
  • Become a Leader Without the Title or Formal Authority
  • Your EQ Will Beat a Higher IQ
  • Building Your Winning Team
  • Make Every One of Your Seconds Count
  • Unleash Your Inner Anthony Robbins
  • Avoid Being Uncool
  • Clothes Can Still Make or Break Your Career
  • Conclusion The 11 Essential Career Soft Skills
  • Extra: Developing Your Career Secret Sauce



Related CompTIA Security+ Information:

How Much Do CompTIA Security+ Training Courses Cost?

Public instructor-led CompTIA Security+ course prices start at $2,195 per student. Group training discounts are available.

Self-Paced CompTIA Security+ eLearning courses cost $475 at the starting point per student. Group purchase discounts are available.

What CompTIA Security+ Certification Skills Should I Learn?

A: If you are wondering what CompTIA Security+ skills are important to learn to prepare for certification, we've written a CompTIA Security+ Skills and Learning Guide that maps out CompTIA Security+ skills that are key to master and which of our courses teaches each skill.

Read Our CompTIA Security+ Skills and Learning Guide

Take a Security+ Course With Certstaffix Training

With Certstaffix Training, you have three different ways to gain invaluable knowledge from our CompTIA Security+ courses. Our methods include: 1) Live CompTIA Security+ online training, which provides real-time interactive sessions; 2) A self-paced Security+ course, for those who prefer to learn at their own speed, and 3) CompTIA Security courses which are offered on-site for corporate groups.

If you are looking for flexibility, our live or self-aced CompTIA Security+ online course is available, giving you the freedom to learn from anywhere. For corporate groups, we offer face-to-face CompTIA Security+ classes near me at your office. Naming variants such as Securityplus training and Sec Plus training are also available, designed to equip you with the necessary certification skills. All our Security+ courses are designed to prepare learners to sit the CompTIA Security+ certification exam, whether you're taking the CompTIA Security+ class in person (corporate groups) or online.

Embrace the opportunity to enhance your IT security skills with our multiple types of Security+ classes today!

What Does CompTIA Security+ Entail, and Which Professionals Have This Certification?

A: CompTIA Security+ covers the fundamentals of cybersecurity involving networks and devices. It can also help with the implementation of security principles throughout organizations. Generally, CompTIA Security+ certification holders are expected to identify, manage, and address cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities. Individuals who earn a CompTIA Security+ certification often obtain entry-level cybersecurity jobs. These positions can include the titles of security specialist, security engineer, security consultant, junior penetration tester, cybersecurity specialist, systems administrator, security administrator, or network administrator. The best way for a novice to prepare for a certification exam is to sign up for hands-on, instructor-led classes.

More Information on CompTIA Security+ and Jobs With CompTIA Security+ Certification

How Are CompTIA Certifications Valuable?

A: CompTIA certifications are some of the most valuable certifications in the information technology (IT) industry because they are well-known and widely respected and can immediately convey technological proficiency to employers. Earning an entry-level CompTIA certification, such as CompTIA A+, can set employees on track to learning other skills and obtaining specialized credentials in areas like infrastructure, cybersecurity, and data analytics. A basic CompTIA A+ certification can open doors to several different professional positions. CompTIA certification-holders also typically enjoy pay increases after they obtain their credentials.

More Information on How CompTIA Certifications Are Valuable

Is CompTIA Security+ training worth it?

A: Yes, CompTIA Security+ training is definitely worth it! The course will teach you the necessary skills and knowledge to help you pass the CompTIA Security+ exam and become certified. The certification will give you a huge leg up in the job market, and employers will be impressed by your credentials. CompTIA Security+ is one of the most popular certifications out there, so it's definitely worth getting certified. Good luck!

Browse our available CompTIA Security+ training options

How long does IT take to get Security+ certified?

A: The CompTIA Security+ certification is a well-recognized and respected credential in the IT industry. It validates an individual's knowledge and skills in relation to cybersecurity. To obtain this certification, candidates must pass a rigorous exam that covers a wide range of topics.

So, how long does it take to get Security+ certified? The answer depends on several factors, including your prior experience and knowledge, study habits, and the amount of time you are able to dedicate to preparation.

If you have little to no experience in the field of cybersecurity, it will likely take longer to prepare for the exam than someone who is already working in the field. That being said, even those with experience can benefit from taking a CompTIA Security+ training course. These courses provide in-depth coverage of all the topics covered on the exam and can help you hone your test-taking skills.

On average, most people who take a CompTIA Security+ training course report that they spend between two and four months studying for the exam. However, this is just an estimate - your mileage may vary! The important thing is to make sure you give yourself enough time to adequately prepare. Rushing through your studies is not recommended and is more likely to lead to a unsuccessful attempt at the exam.

So, there you have it! While there is no definite answer to how long it takes to get Security+ certified, following a comprehensive study plan and dedicating adequate time to preparation are key to success. Enrolling in a CompTIA Security+ training course is also a great way to increase your chances of passing the exam on your first attempt.

Is CompTIA Security+ good for beginners?

A: CompTIA Security+ is a great cyber security certification for beginners. The coursework is designed to give you the skills and knowledge you need to work in the field of information security. CompTIA Security+ is an internationally recognized certification that will make you more marketable in the job market. The CompTIA Security+ exam is also a good way to show employers that you have the ability to understand and apply concepts of security.

Where Can I Learn More About CompTIA Security+?

CompTIA Security+ Blogs

CompTIA Security+ User Groups

CompTIA Security+ Online Forums

Explore Security+ Training Classes Near Me:

Certstaffix Training provides CompTIA Security+ classes near me or online, depending on the number of students involved. We offer online courses for individual learners, as well as in person classes at your office for corporate groups. Our trainers are highly experienced professionals with the expertise necessary to help you gain a thorough understanding of CompTIA Security+ concepts and tools. With our courses available online for individuals or in person for corporate groups, it's easy to develop your CompTIA Security+ skills. Start learning today and see how Certstaffix Training can help you reach your goals.


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